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Ronald “Ron” Berlinski

Ronald “Ron” Berlinski, 73, passed away in the home he was born in on Monday, August 22, 2022. Born in Avoca, December 14, 1948, he was the son of the late John and Margaret Kolander Berlinski.

Ron was a member of Queen of The Apostles Parish Church, Avoca. He was a student of the first graduating class of Pittston Area High School, class of 1967. Immediately after graduating, he sought employment with Schott Optical, Duryea and retired after 35 years of employment.

Ron was a very devoted husband to his late wife Margaret “Peggy” Berlinski, who died on February 20, 2016. He dedicated his world to his family and was active and supportive in the lives of his children and grandchildren.

Ron enjoyed the outdoors; he loved to spend time caring for his garden, he loved his animals, watching local sports teams, Penn State Football, the Philadelphia Eagles and Philadelphia Phillies. He was also a very avid fan of wrestling. He will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him.

He is survived by his children, Tracy Berlinski, of Avoca, John of Uniondale, and Jay of Avoca. Also surviving are his granddaughters, Kala and her fiancé Troy Klush and Evelyn Below.

Ron’s family would like to thank the doctors, nurses, and staff of Geisinger Wyoming Valley Hospital and would also like to thank his wonderful neighbors that were always there to lend a helping hand with a special thanks to Jeff and Chrissy Brayer.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, August 25, 2022, at 7:30pm at Kiesinger Funeral Services, Inc., 255 McAlpine St., Duryea with Fr. Phillip Sladicka of Queen of The Apostles Parish Church officiating. Friends may call on Thursday evening from 5pm until time of service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Society, PO Box 22324, New York, NY 10087.

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