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Peter Paul Lukasavage Jr.

June 9, 2018

U.S. Veteran


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Peter Paul Lukasavage, Jr.

June 9, 2018


Peter Paul Lukasavage, Jr. of Wilkes-Barre, PA passed away on Saturday, June 9 th, 2018 at Geisinger

Wyoming Valley Hospital in Plains Township.


He was born on June 8 th, 1933 in Wilkes-Barre to the late Peter and Mary Lukasavage. He attended GAR High School and enlisted in the Navy in June of 1951. He then served in the Korean War aboard the USS Sarasota.


After the war, he worked at Foster Wheeler in Mountain Top, PA as a crane operator. He was a jack of all trades who worked as a private contractor and at Laborers Local 215.


He married his sweetheart, Betty Keyes Lukasavage in 1955 and they spent 63 wonderful years



In his younger years, he was an amateur boxer. He had a love for construction and was always

building something in the backyard. He was also a member of the Catholic War Vets.


Peter was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Tony Lukasavage.


He is survived by his wife, Betty, and their three sons, Peter, wife Cindy of Havre de Grace, MD, Kenneth, wife Eileen of Mountain Top, PA, and Michael, wife Maria of Dallas, PA. He is also survived by his beloved grandchildren, Jessica, Taylor, Michael, Matthew, and Morgan, along with his siblings, Barbara Hockenberry and Joan Lukasavage, as well as his nieces and nephews.


The family would like to extend their thanks Riverstreet Manor and Geisinger Wyoming Valley PCU for their top-notch care.


Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday at 11 am from the Nat & Gawlas Funeral Home, 89 Park Avenue, Wilkes-Barre.  Rev. John S. Terry will officiate.  Interment will be in Chapel Lawn Memorial Park, Dallas.


Friends may call on Tuesday from 9 – 11 am at the funeral home.


In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675-8517.


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