Henry Manarski

Henry R. "Hank" Manarski

1925 - 2012

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Henry R. Manarski, 86, of Hudson passed away in peace with his family at his side on February 22nd, 2012. Henry was born in Plains on February 27th, 1925. He was the son of the late Frank and Stella (Senderovicz) Mlynarski. He was a graduate of Plains Memorial High School class of 1943. Henry was drafted by the US Army after high school and fought in Europe during World War II as a member of the 127th A.A.A. Gun Battalion. After the war he settled in Plains and married the former Leona Considine of Hudson in 1953. Henry was active in local politics for much of his life, having served 22 years on the school boards of both Plains and Wilkes-Barre Area, and was also active in many other political organizations in Plains throughout his life. Henry was a member of the Plains American Legion Post 558 for over 60 years. He was employed for many years in the Assessors Office of the Luzerne County Courthouse. Henry enjoyed a long retirement and always cherished the time he was able to spend with his five grandchildren. He was a life-long member of the former St. Joseph Church, Hudson and a current member of Ss. Peter and Paul Church, Plains. He was preceded in death by a sister Natalie Pliscott of Exeter. In addition to his wife Leona, Henry is survived by daughters Karen Caffrey and her husband Joseph, Hudson; Debra Manarski, Hudson; son Mark Manarski and his wife, Virginia, Plains; and grandchildren Caitlin, Matthew, Joseph, Erica, and Benjamin. Also surviving are brothers Albert Mlynarski of Manville, NJ, and Edward Manarski of Swoyersville. Henry's funeral will be conducted on Monday at 9:00 a.m. from the Mark V. Yanaitis Funeral Home, 55 Stark Street, Plains, with a Mass of Christian Burial in Ss. Peter and Paul Church, Plains. Interment will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery, Hudson. Friends may call Sunday from 3 to 6 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to Alzheimer's Association, 57 N Franklin Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701. Condolences may be sent by clicking on the link below.
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Interment at: St. Joseph's Cemetery

11:00 am
Monday, February 27, 2012
St. Joseph's Cemetery
Hudson, Pennsylvania, United States