Richard P. Moskaluk, Sr., age 84, of Hanover Township, passed away peacefully Saturday, July 18, 2020 at home, surrounded by his loving wife and family.
Born in Wilkes-Barre on May 26, 1936, he was the son of the late Terrance and Lorraine Youlls Moskaluk.
Richard was a graduate of Harter High School and then served in the United States Marine Corps Reserve. He was a member of the Luzerne County Volunteer Sheriff’s Department Motorcycle Division and the Irem Temple Motor Corps. Richard always had a passion for riding his Harley Davidson. He also enjoyed gardening, cooking, entertaining and listening to Polka music.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Randy; brother, Terrance Moskaluk; and step-daughter, Lisa Marie Kearney.
Surviving are his loving wife of 27 years, Irene Lewis Moskaluk; children, Debra (Eddie) Piper, Donna (Ray) Sterwerf, Richard, Jr. (Dorene) Moskaluk; step-son, Ron (Kerry) Kearney; 12 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; sister Arden (Al) Decker; several nieces and nephews.
Richard’s family would like to extend a sincere thank you to the staff of Compassionate Care Hospice for assisting with his care during the last few months.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday at 10 AM from Kearney Funeral Home Inc., 173 E. Green St., Nanticoke, with the Rev. Dennis Gray officiating. Interment will follow in Edge Hill Cemetery.
Family and friends may call on Monday from 5-8 PM. Due to the current health restrictions, masks will be required and social distancing observed.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you please consider a donation in Richard’s memory to Compassionate Care Hospice, 1444 E. Lackawanna Ave., Ste 218, Olyphant, PA 18447.
Debbie, My deepest sympathy to you and your family in the loss of your Father. Thinking of you at this difficult time. I hope you find comfort in your family and friends.Robert Lorusso (6 months ago)
Debbie & family, so sorry for your loss. May knowing that he is now at peace, & your good memories together, carry you through this difficult time.Lorraine Kopec (6 months ago)
Debbie and family, our love and prayers are with you. So sorry for your loss.Debbie Stempien (6 months ago)
Deb and Donna, Ur dad had the biggest smile. I can always remember that when he would come to pick up you two at my house. Memories live forever in ones heart and will always in mine. Deepest Sympathies DaveDave Siergiej (6 months ago)
Debbie and family, My deepest sympathies to you and your family during this difficult time. Donna and I will keep your Dad and family in our prayers.Bob and Donna Menig (6 months ago)
Richard was a great guy that made every one laugh. He was a good friend, him, my husband, & son- in-law. Would talk and have a good time at my grandchildren birthday party. RIP Richard you will always be in my heart and always be missed Fly High. You are now an Angle, you are now having a beer with my husband Dale.Mrs. Carrie Walizer (6 months ago)