Obituary of John Peter Pasternak
John “Jack” Pasternak passed away on Wednesday December 28th, 2022 at Gino J. Merli Veterans Center, Scranton, PA at the age of 80. Jack passed peacefully surrounded by his family.
Born October 4, 1942 in Manhattan, NY to John and Leona Pasternak. Jack was a proud U.S Marine Corp Veteran, serving from 1959-1965. Jack was the retired owner of Jack’s Lawn Care of Monsey, NY. Jack and Patricia moved to Hemlock Farms, PA in 1998. Jack worked for Hemlock Farms Water Department until the age of 67 when he retired. For those who knew him, Jack enjoyed anything Harley Davidson, being outdoors fishing, spending time with his family, and playing poker at the casino. Jack could always be found with a new ChapStick and handkerchief.
Jack married the love of this life Patricia Pasternak on October 30, 1966. He is survived by his wife Patricia; his children Diane Witt (Michael), Deborah Clese, and John Pasternak. He is also survived by his beloved grandchildren, Megan, Michael, Nicole, Joseph, Daniel, and John. He is also survived by his sisters Nancy and Barbara.
A viewing will be held at Stroyan Funeral Home, 405 West Harford St., Milford, Pa on Monday, January 2, 2023 from 2 to 4 PM. Funeral services will be held at the funeral home on January 2, 2023 at 4 PM. With Rev. Herb Jacobsen officiating.
Memorial donations in Jack’s memory may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project (www.woundedwarriorproject.org).
Arrangements by Stroyan Funeral Home, Milford, PA (www.stroyanfuneralhome.com).