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Gerald J. Edukaitis

January 19, 2019


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Gerald J. Edukaitis

January 19, 2019


Gerald J. Edukaitis, 81, of Wilkes-Barre, passed away on Saturday, January 19, 2019 at his home.


Gerald was a lifetime resident of the Heights Section of Wilkes-Barre. He was a son of the late Alex and Mary Geoblewski Edukaitis.  Gerald attended G.A.R. Memorial High School.  He was formerly employed by various construction companies and was a member of Laborers Local 215.  In his retirement years, he worked as a caretaker at Holy Trinity Cemetery in Bear Creek.


Gerald was a lifelong member of Holy Trinity Church in Wilkes-Barre, prior to its closing.  He later became a member of St. Nicholas Church in Wilkes-Barre.


He was preceded in death by his son-in-law, David Krasucki and by his brothers, Bernard Edukaitis, John and Joseph Zatavekas and by his sister, Betty Smith.


Surviving are his wife of 56 years, Bernadette Zasada Edukaitis; daughter, Denise Krasucki, Plains; grandchildren, Lauren Krasucki, Elkins Park and Matthew Krasucki, Plains; nieces and nephews.


A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday at 10 am in St. Nicholas Church, 226 South Washington Street, Wilkes-Barre.  Private interment will be held in Holy Trinity Cemetery.


Friends may call at the Church on Saturday from 9:30 – 10 am.


In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the St. Nicholas Food Pantry, 226 South Washington Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA  18701.


Online condolences may be sent by visiting Gerald’s obituary at www.natandgawlas.com.


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