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Frank J. Konsavage Jr.

April 26, 2021

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Frank J. Konsavage Jr.

April 26, 2021


Frank J. Konsavage Jr., 88, of Wilkes-Barre, passed away on Monday, April 26, 2021, at Residential Hospice in Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre, surrounded by his loving family.


Frank was born in Wilkes-Barre, a son of the late Frank J. and Mathilda Konsavage Sr.  He was a graduate of G.A.R. High School, class of 1950. Frank was employed as a licensed electrician at RCA/Harris Semiconductor for 29 years. He was a member of IBEW 163.


Frank was a member of Our Lady of Hope Parish, Wilkes-Barre. Prior to its closing, he had been a member of Holy Trinity Church, Wilkes-Barre. He served in the U.S. Marine Corp as a sergeant during the Korean Conflict.


Frank was a baseball coach for the Mayflower Little League and the Heights Teeners League. He served as an assistant football coach for the original Heights Packers Mini Football team. Frank was an avid Penn State and Philadelphia Eagles football fan and Philadelphia Phillies baseball fan.


In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, John and William “Vince” Konsavage; sisters, Jeanette Konsavage, Mildred Bernetski, Emma Shortz, Marion Poris, Vera Sofa, Helen Konetski, and Ramona Kashuba.


Surviving are his wife of 64 years, Mary Ann Stuscavage Konsavage; children, Richard Konsavage, Sarasota, FL; Sharon Tyson and her husband, Tom, Wilkes-Barre; Patricia Dziak and her husband, Michael, Exeter; Donna Letcher and her husband, Dr. John, Toledo, OH; Mary Ann Thomas, Sugarloaf; 16 grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.


A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday at 10 AM in Our Lady of Hope Parish, 40 Park Avenue, Wilkes-Barre. Private interment will be in Holy Trinity Cemetery, Bear Creek.


Family and friends may call on Saturday from 9:30-10 AM at the church. Those attending the visitation and service are required to wear a mask and abide by social distancing.


Memorial donations in Frank’s name may be made to the Henry Cancer Center,

1000 E. Mountain Blvd., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711.


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


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