Margaret M. Kolakoski
Margaret M. Kolakoski, 92, formerly of Duryea, passed away Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016, at Wesley Village, Jenkins Township, where she resided for the past five years. Born in Pittston, on Oct. 24, 1924, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Anna Estock Kalinas. She was a graduate of Pittston High School, Class of 1942. Prior to her retirement, she was employed in the area garment industry. She was a member of Nativity of Our Lord Parish, Duryea. She was preceded in death by her husband, Anthony; sisters, Mary Osenkarski and Irene Haynes; and brothers, John, Michael and Joseph. Surviving are son, Ronald Kolakoski, Mehoopany; nieces and nephews. The funeral will be held at 9 a.m. Tuesday from Bernard J. Piontek Funeral Home Inc., 204 Main St., Duryea, with the Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. in Holy Rosary Church, 125 Stephenson St., Duryea. Interment will be in Holy Rosary Cemetery, Duryea. Friends may call Tuesday from 8 to 9 a.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, P.O. Box 650309, Dallas, Texas 75265-0309. To leave the family an online condolence, you can visit the funeral home's website, www.piontekfuneralhome.com .
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