Regina “Jean” Bartosh, 98, Trucksville, passed away Friday, July 26, 2019 at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital. Born in Kingston, she was the daughter of the late Anthony and Agnes Szleuzis Pechkis and had graduated from Edwardsville High School.
Jean was in the Garment Industry most of her working life. She had for some time worked in an ammunition factory during WW II to support her country. Some of Jean’s favorite past times included reading, crocheting, and traveling to various flea markets finding hidden treasures. In recent years, she enjoyed the company of her great-grandchildren.
Jean was preceded in death by sisters, Nell Drust, Helen Zabelski, and Ann Pechkis, Brothers, Adolf and Albert Pechkis. Surviving are her daughter, Jeanne Kapral, with whom she resided. Grandchildren, Regina Kapral and George Kapral and his wife Lisa. Great Grandchildren, Mercedes and Giavanna. Sister, Mildred McAdara.
A special thanks goes out to the nurses in 2 West at the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital who compassionately cared for her along with her in-home healthcare aides from Visiting Angels and Independent Living.
Memorial Service will be held Thursday, August 1, 2019 at 1:00 PM at St. Therese’s Church. 64 Davis Street, Shavertown, Pa. with The Rev. James Paisley, officiating. Interment will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Pringle.
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