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Henry S. Kobylanski

March 30, 2016

U.S. Veteran

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The funeral with military honors will be Friday at 10 a.m.  from the Frank T. Mazur Funeral Home, Inc., 601 Dundaff St., Dickson City with mass of Christian burial at  10:30 a.m. in St. Mary’s Visitation Church, Dickson City.

Friends may call Friday morning from 9 to 10 a.m.

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Henry S. Kobylanski, a resident of Dickson City, died Wednesday March 30, 2016 at the VNA Hospice Unit at Geisinger Community Medical Center, Scranton.  He is survived by his wife of 53 years the former, Eleanor Cichon.

 

Born in New Britain, CT, he was the son of the late Stanley and Sophie Budasz Kobylanski and he was a member of St. Mary’s Visitation Church, Dickson City.  He attended Dickson City schools and Lyman Washington State schools.  Before retirement he was employed by Tobyhanna Army Depot.

 

He served in the Navy during World War II, serving in the Marshall Islands, South Philippines Island, Luzon, Central Philippines, North West Philippines, Formosa, Caruraku Bay, French Indo China, Okinawa, Southern Kyuskee, Minamie Daito, Horosima Bay, Horsku Shikoku, Kure Naval Base, Northern Honshu, and Tokyo.  He received numerous medals including the American Campaign medal, the Asiatic Pacific Campaign medal with three bronze stars, the World War II victory medal, and the Philippine Liberation Ribbon with one star. He served on the USS Ticonderoga CV-14, V4 Division Combat information Center.

 

He was a member of the American Legion Post 665 and the Disabled American Veterans Chapter 11 both of Dickson City.

 

He was a caring husband, father and grandfather who enjoyed hunting with his sons, working in his garden and spending time with his family.  He will be missed by his family and friends.

 

Surviving are three sons, Ronald Kobylanski, David Kobylanski and wife, Beth and Mark Kobylanski and wife, Susan all of Dickson City; six grandchildren, Nicole, Matthew, Katlyn, Jennifer, Emma and Michael.

 

He was preceded in death by a daughter in law, Michele Kobylanski and a brother, Frank Kobylanski.

 

The funeral with military honors will be Friday at 10 a.m.  from the Frank T. Mazur Funeral Home, Inc., 601 Dundaff St., Dickson City with mass of Christian burial at  10:30 a.m. in St. Mary’s Visitation Church, Dickson City.

Friends may call Friday morning from 9 to 10 a.m.