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Andrew M. Powanda

July 3, 2019

U.S. Veteran

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A memorial mass will take place on Friday July 26, 2019 at Queen of Angels Parish at St. Michael’s Church, Jessup, at 10 a.m.  Inurnment of cremains will take place at Indiantown Gap VA National Cemetery, Annville, PA.   Arrangements are entrusted to the Frank T. Mazur Funeral Home, Inc. Dickson City.  To leave an online condolence visit the funeral home website.

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Andrew M. Powanda, 74, a resident of Gino Merli Veterans Center, Scranton, and formerly of Olyphant, died Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at Geisinger Community Medical Center, Scranton.

Born in Olyphant, he was the son of the late Andrew A. and Kathryn Repchak Powanda, and he was a member of Queen of Angels Parish at St. Michael’s Church, Jessup.  He was a graduate of St. Patrick’s High School, Olyphant, and he attended the University of Scranton.  Andy served over 20 years with the US Air Force, including three tours of duty in Vietnam.  After leaving the Air Force he worked at Johnnie’s Service Station, Dickson City for many years.

Andy was a kind, and thoughtful, son, brother, uncle, cousin, and friend to many.  He was an excellent bowler, rolling several 300 games.  He was honored to serve his country with the Air Force, and he will be deeply missed.

Surviving is a sister, Margaret Greco, Dunmore; nieces and nephews, Anthony Greco and wife, Mary Ann, Dunmore, Jean Marie Alu and husband, Dan, Dunmore, Juneann Greco, Dunmore, and Carolyn Rose and husband, Eugene, Clarks Summit; 7 grandnieces and nephews, and 4 great grandnieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a brother in law, John Greco.

A memorial mass will take place on Friday July 26, 2019 at Queen of Angels Parish at St. Michael’s Church, Jessup, at 10 a.m.  Inurnment of cremains will take place at Indiantown Gap VA National Cemetery, Annville, PA.   Arrangements are entrusted to the Frank T. Mazur Funeral Home, Inc. Dickson City.  To leave an online condolence visit the funeral home website.