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Ruth Virginia Chervenitski
March 30, 2019


Ruth Virginia Gensel Chervenitski, 100 of Plymouth, passed away Saturday, March 30, 2019 at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital.
Ruth was born on April 18, 1918 in Shickshinny, to Clark Fox and Mary Etta Sherwood Gensel. She was the youngest, and last surviving, of 11 children.
She graduated from Shickshinny High School, Class of 1936.  Each year she attended the Shickshinny All Class Reunion in Sweet Valley. This past year was her 82ndreunion.  As a teenager, she worked for Hazleton Ice Cream Store and for the local dentist, Dr. Martin. Later on, she was the bookkeeper for her husband’s coal hauling business, Chervy’s, and the Wyoming Valley West School District.  She belonged to the St. Stephen’s Women’s Club and worked the food stand for the Plymouth Little League.
She was preceded in death by her husband: John J Chervenitski on July 26, 1970; brothers: Franklin, Alem and James; sisters: Myrtle, Daisy, Naomie, Florence, Beatrice, Martha, and Gertrude; grandsons: Lee Truskowski and Marc Chervenitski.
Surviving are: children: John C. Chervenitski and wife, Beatrice; Mary Ann Truskowski and husband, Ronald; Richard Chervenitski and wife, Jacqueline; Margaret Bolesta and husband, Leonard; 9 grandchildren: Yvette Bolesta Viercinski and husband, Stanley; Amy Truskowski Simmons and husband, James; Gregory Bolesta and wife, Stacey; Melissa Truskowski; Gary Bolesta and wife, Angela; Richard Scott Chervenitski; Collette Bolesta Heffelfinger and husband, Keith; Steven Chervenitski; Kimberly Chervenitski; 3 Step-Grandchildren: James Jr. and Elizabeth Simmons; Kenny Johnson and wife, Debra; 18 Great-Grandchildren: Adam, Lynn and Jillian Viercinski; Lauren and Derek Heffelfinger; Marc Jr., Madeline and Thomas Chervenitski; Austin, Hunter and Brooke Chervenitski; Kera and Wyatt Simmons; Gregory, Cole, Vance and Noah Bolesta and a step-great grandchild: Derek Johnson and wife, Lyndsey; Step-Great-Great-Grandson: Zane; numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, April 2, 2019 at 10 A.M. from Kearney Funeral Home Inc., 173 E. Green St., Nanticoke.  Interment will be in St. Stephen’s Cemetery, Lehman Twp. Visitation will be from 9 A.M. until the time of service.

Guestbook Entries

So sorry for your loss Rick your mom had a happy blessed life although I know she will be missed by all. Love to you and Jac and the family

Esther Roote (about 1 year ago)

So sorry for your loss. Couldn't ask for a nicer and kinder neighbor. She will be missed.

Gary, Carol, and Richard Kraynak (about 1 year ago)

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