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David M. Pilch

August 24, 2021


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David M. Pilch

August 24, 2021


David M. Pilch, 68, of Wilkes-Barre, passed away on Tuesday, August 24, 2021, at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Plains Township.


Dave was born in Wilkes-Barre, a son of the late Andrew Sr. and Josephine Skoronski Pilch.  He attended Marymount grade school, was a graduate of G.A.R. Memorial High School and Wilkes-Barre Business College. Dave was employed as Head Maintenance Supervisor at the Osterhout Free Library and earlier employed at Help Line and CJ’s Pizza. Dave was formerly active with the Boy Scouts of America. Dave had a passion for gardening and a love of History. He had a funny personality and a heart of gold.  Everyone that knew him will miss him dearly.  Rest in peace our “Comeback Kid”.


In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Andrew Pilch, Jr.


Surviving are his sisters, Barbara Myzick and her husband, Gerald, Ashley, and Rosemarie Pilch, Wilkes-Barre, with whom he resided; sister-in-law, Geraldine Burgio-Pilch; nieces and nephews, Amanda Myzick-Azaizeh, Gerald Myzick Jr., Christopher Myzick, Andrew Pilch III, Andrea Bidding, Lisa Belles, Jeffrey and Adrian Pilch; great nieces and nephews, Jessica and Sarah, Brooke and Nathan, Cody and Dalton; great great niece, Aubrianna. Beloved pets, Amy Jo and Maggie Mae.


A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, August 30, 2021 at 9:30 am in Our Lady of Fatima Parish at St. Mary’s Church of the Immaculate Conception, 134 S. Washington Street, Wilkes-Barre. Interment will follow in St. Mary’s of the Maternity Cemetery, West Wyoming.


Friends may call on Monday from 8:30 –9:30 am at the church.


In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Blue Chip Farm Animal Refuge, 974 Lockville Road, Dallas, PA 18612 or to Whiskers World, 100 Williams St, Plains, PA 18705.


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


Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Nat & Gawlas Funeral Home, 89 Park Avenue, Wilkes-Barre.