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JOSEPH M. TOMSAK December 23, 1945 - January 27, 2022

JOSEPH M. TOMSAK
January 27, 2022

Joseph M. Tomsak, 76, a life-long resident of West Wyoming, passed away peacefully on January 27, 2022, at home surrounded by his children after a brief illness.

Born December 23, 1945, he was the son of the late Marshall and Josephine (Vitonovec) Tomsak. He was a graduate of West Wyoming High School, Class of 1963.

He served in the United States Navy, both actively and with the Naval Reserves, before officially retiring in 2005 with the title of Chief Yeoman. He was employed by United Parcel Service for 26 years before his untimely retirement in 1999 due to health reasons. He was a member of Saint Monica’s Parish, West Wyoming.

He was an avid fan of his Philadelphia sports teams, and thoroughly enjoyed fishing, the casino, and going on countless family vacations.

Preceding him in death, besides his parents, was his wife Margaret (Cookie) Tomsak.

Surviving are his sons, Thomas and his wife Amy, Exeter, Robert, West Wyoming, daughter Laura Tomsak, Stamford, Conn. Grandchildren, Sara and Megan Tomsak, Exeter and several cousins.

The family would like to sincerely thank Hospice of the Sacred Heart and all of their nurses, for the wonderful care they provided during the final stages of his life.

Funeral service will be held Monday January 31, 2022 at 9:30am from the Metcalfe Shaver Kopcza Funeral Home Inc 504 Wyoming Avenue Wyoming with a mass of Christian Burial at 10am in Saint Monica’s Parish 363 West 8th Street West Wyoming, with Fr. Peter Tomczak and Fr. Paul McDonnell, OSJ officiating.

Interment will be in the Denison Cemetery, Swoyersville.

Friends may call 4pm to 7pm on Sunday, January 30, at Metcalfe-Shaver-Kopcza Funeral Home, 504 Wyoming Ave., Wyoming.

In Lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The American Heart Association, 613 Baltimore Drive, suite 3, Wilkes-Barre, Pa 18702.

For more information or to send condolences please visit us at www.MetcalfeShaver.com.

Funeral service will be held Monday January 31, 2022 at 9:30am from the Metcalfe Shaver Kopcza Funeral Home Inc 504 Wyoming Avenue Wyoming with a mass of Christian Burial at 10am in Saint Monica’s Parish 363 West 8th Street West Wyoming, with Fr. Peter Tomczak and Fr. Paul McDonnell, OSJ officiating.

Interment will be in the Denison Cemetery, Swoyersville.

Friends may call 4pm to 7pm on Sunday, January 30, at Metcalfe-Shaver-Kopcza Funeral Home, 504 Wyoming Ave., Wyoming.

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    Mary Anne Stanczak Mikulka says

    My sincere sympathy to Joe’s entire family. Joe was a class mate of mine and he is remembered as being always friendly and a smile on his face. Never an unkind word about anyone. Rest in peace Joe. Being the kind of person your were I am sure your family has a lot of wonderful memories of time spent with you.

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    Alice Robbins says

    So sorry to hear Joe passing. He will be missed by all.

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    James Dennis says

    Tom, Bob and Laura,
    Joe T. was a leader in so many ways. Football, church going and true friend. He inspired many and one of the nicest persons, I had the pleasure to meet. West Wyoming lost a true favorite son.
    Deepest Sympathy!
    Jimmy Dennis

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    Joe Chmiel says

    Rob and Family

    So sorry to read of the passing of your dad. I’m sorry for your loss. I know how much you’ll miss him. My deepest sympathy.

    Sincerely
    Joe Chmiel

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In Lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The American Heart Association, 613 Baltimore Drive, suite 3, Wilkes-Barre, Pa 18702.