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JoAnn J. Margitish

May 6, 2018


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JoAnn J. Margitish

May 6, 2018


JoAnn J. Margitish, 60, of Wilkes-Barre Township, passed away on Sunday, May 6, 2018, at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Plains Township.


She was born in Wilkes-Barre Township on June 29, 1957, the daughter of the late Chester and Anna Lechman Stavish. JoAnn was a graduate of Coughlin High School, Class of 1975. She was employed as the supervisor of canteen services at the Department of Veterans’ Affairs Medical Center, Plains Township.


JoAnn was a member of Our Lady of Hope Parish, Park Avenue in Wilkes-Barre. She was also a member of the N.W.T.F. (National Wild Turkey Federation).


She was preceded in death by her parents.


Surviving are her husband of 40 years, George Margitish; daughter, Amy Rodriguez and her husband Robert, Wilkes-Barre Township; son, George Margitish and his fiancé Jessica Chromey, Wilkes-Barre Township; grandson, Maddox Margitish; brother, Chester Stavish, Lake Carey; nieces, nephews and cousins.

Funeral services will be held on Friday at 10:00 AM at the Nat & Gawlas Funeral Home, 89 Park Avenue, Wilkes-Barre, with the Rev. John S. Terry officiating. Interment will follow in St. John’s Cemetery, Courtdale.


Friends may call on Thursday at the funeral home from 5-8 PM.


Online condolences can be made by visiting JoAnn’s obituary at www.natandgawlas.com.