Lillian J. Guarino, 90, of Browndale, died Sunday September 20th at Geisinger CMC, Scranton. She was preceded in death by her first husband, John Skubic in 1991, and her second husband, John Guarino in 2003.
Born in Forest City, daughter of the late Joseph and Helen Kozlowski Petokas, she was a member of Ascension Parish, Forest City. She was a graduate of Forest City High School. Prior to retirement, she was employed as a seamstress in several Forest City area garment factories. She was a member of the International Ladies Garment Workers Union and the American-Slovenian Heritage Club. She was also a member of the Forest City Area Senior Citizens.
Surviving are a son: John Skubic and wife Deborah, Tulalid, WA; a daughter: Joann Trusky, Honeybrook; 5 grandchildren; three great grandchild; and several nieces and nephews.
She was also preceded in death by one grandson: Jessie Trusky; five brothers: Joseph, Daniel, Augustus, Peter, and Vincent Petokas; and five sisters: Theresa Arab; Martha Peterson; Mary Zoldak Evans; Ann Zoldak Stocker; and Florence Kershner.
Graveside services will be held Friday, September 25th at 11 am in Saint Anthony’s Cemetery, Forest City. Arrangements by the Jones & Brennan Funeral Home, 430 Main Street, Forest City.
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