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Barbara Lee Skrepenak

December 22, 2020


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Barbara Lee Skrepenak

December 22, 2020


Barbara Lee Skrepenak, 73, of Dallas passed away unexpectedly at home on Tuesday, December 22, 2020.


Barbara was born on January 26, 1947 in Wilkes-Barre, a daughter of the late Martin and Marie Reilly Andrescavage. She was a graduate of G.A.R. High School, Class of 1964 and the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital School of Nursing. Prior to her retirement, Barbara had been employed as a nurse and as an admissions director at Summit Healthcare and Riverstreet Manor in Wilkes-Barre


Barbara’s life was her family, she was very proud of her children as well as her grandchildren and she adored her great grandchildren. She was always there to be part of their sporting events, school functions and extracurricular activities, traveling any distance to show her love and support.  She was an avid reader, and extremely charitable to numerous causes.  Barbara loved to cook, especially for large family gatherings.  She was known as the queen of the tailgate, and will be sadly missed by her family and friends.


In addition to her parents, Barbara was preceded in death by her brother, Martin Andres in 2005.


Surviving are her husband of 54 years, Gregory Skrepenak, Dallas; children, Lisa Bitzer, Dallas, Kimberly Miller and her husband Steve, LaPlata, MD, Gregory Skrepenak, Wilkes-Barre, and Matthew Skrepenak, Dallas; grandchildren, Joseph and Kayla Bitzer, Christian, Gregory and Marie Skrepenak, Chelsea Skrepenak and Kendra and Mackenzie Miller; great-grandchildren, Trent Bitzer, Shaelyn and Janssen Twyman-Bitzer and Brenton Cohen; and numerous nieces and nephews.


Family and friends may call on Sunday from 2-4 PM from the Nat & Gawlas Funeral Home, 89 Park Avenue, Wilkes-Barre.


Those attending the visitation must wear a mask and abide by the state social distancing guidelines.


Private funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family.


Condolences may be sent by visiting Barbara’s obituary at www.natandgawlas.com.