John B. Mikulak, 80, of Carbondale, died Thursday March 9th at the VA Medical Center, Wilkes-Barre. He was preceded in death by his wife, the former Cherith Keisling.
Born in Carbondale, son of the late Joseph and Betty Hunt Mikulak, he was a member of the Berean Baptist Church, Carbondale. He was a 1960 graduate of Benjamin Franklin High School, Carbondale. He attended the University of Scranton and received his Associates Degree from Lackawanna College. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force, having served during the Vietnam War era. Prior to his retirement, he had been employed at RCA/Thompson Consumer Electronics, Dunmore; he had previously been employed at the Scranton Talk. He enjoyed walking around Lake Scranton and fishing and camping. He loved listening to music, especially Doo-wop, and he was always listening to his radio. John was a simple man who was kind and caring; he never forgot to say “I love you” to his family.
The family would like to thank the nurses and staff of Serenity Care Personal Care and the VA Hospital for the compassionate care given to John.
Surviving are four children: Roshelle Coleman and husband Kevin, Fleetville; Audrey Conflitti and husband Michael, Moosic; Joseph Mikulak and wife Diana, Gouldsboro; Jonathan Mikulak, West Palm Beach, FL; four grandchildren: Michael John, Paige, Noah and Isabella ; two sisters: Ann Morris and husband Thomas, Waymart; Catherine Mussari, Waymart; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
The funeral will be Wednesday March 15th in the Brennan & Brennan Funeral Home, Inc., 55 Lincoln Avenue Carbondale, with services at 11 am to be celebrated by Pastor Deborah Loessy. Interment, Our Mother of Sorrows Cemetery, Finch Hill. Friends may call Wednesday, from 10 am until service time.
Memorial donations may be made to the Berean Baptist Church, 33 Lincoln Ave., Carbondale, PA 18407.
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