Joseph C. (Panowicz) Panaway, 70, of Hanover Twp., passed away peacefully at his home Friday, Aug. 6, 2021, though surrounded by family members.
Born Oct. 12, 1950, in Wilkes-Barre, he was the son of the late Leon F. and Victoria Moch Panowicz. Joe grew up in the Plains Twp. region and was a graduate of Plains Memorial Superior Faculty, Course of 1969. He then enlisted in the U.S. Navy and was stationed in Sicily for his tour of obligation. He was honorably discharged and transferred into reserve standing.
After returning household, Joe achieved and fell in appreciate with Mary Ann Bonick. On June 1, 1974, the few married and settled in Hanover Twp. Alongside one another, the couple elevated their 3 children, Joseph, Michael and Susan. This June, the pair celebrated 47 several years of marriage jointly.
Joe worked in construction setting up neighborhood highways, and he was a member of the Laborers Local 215. He also labored for a lot more than 25 a long time with the I2M Production Corporation, retiring in 2015.
During his everyday living, Joe loved fishing. He taught quite a few spouse and children users how to fish all through the yrs. For Joe, the pleasure of fishing was about the encounter of staying on the pond and in character, not the thrill of the capture. Joe also relished viewing soccer and baseball and studying about background, particularly the Civil War and Entire world War II.
In 2012, Joe was identified with a terminal disease. When the health issues grew to become far too terrific in 2021, the competent nurses of the Household Hospice produced Joe’s previous months comforting for him and his spouse and children. The loved ones is eternally grateful to Dr. Greenwald, his personnel and the compassion of the Residential Hospice nurses.
Joseph was preceded in dying by his loving mothers and fathers daughter-in-legislation, Judy Panaway and brothers, Stanley, Raymond, Thomas and Bernard.
Surviving are his spouse, Mary Ann, at dwelling sons, Joseph A., Wilkes-Barre Michael, Hanover Twp. daughter, Susan A. Williams and her husband, Sean, Honesdale sisters, Leona Svab and spouse, Robert Bernadine Yencha Delphine Wejkszner Alice Mae Morgan and partner, Harry brother, Legal professional Robert Panowicz and his spouse, Cheryl and a lot of nieces and nephews.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday in St. Leo’s Holy Rosary Church, 33 Manhattan St., Ashley. Mass will be celebrated by the Rev. Vincent Dang, pastor. Military honors will be performed at the conclusion of Mass. Household and good friends are requested to obtain at the church prior to Mass. A memorial visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Yanaitis Funeral Household Inc., 55 Stark St., Plains Twp.
For condolences to the relatives or for instructions to support, be sure to pay a visit to www.yanaitisfuneralhome.com.
Printed by Citizens Voice from Aug. 11 to Aug. 12, 2021.