Gregory Paul Shanko

January 28, 1957 - May 25, 2022
Wroblewski Funeral Home
1442 Wyoming Avenue
Forty Fort, PA 18704
(570)287-8541 | Map
Tuesday 5/31, 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Panachida Services will be celebrated on Tuesday evening at 7:00 PM by the Reverend Father Andrii Dumnych.

Saint Michael the Archangel Byzantine Catholic Church
205 North Main Street
Pittston, PA 18640
Wednesday 6/1, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Oak Lawn Cemetery
Wednesday 6/1, 12:45 pm - 1:10 pm
Saint Michael the Archangel Byzantine Catholic Church
205 North Main Street
Pittston, PA 18640
Wednesday 6/1, 11:00 am - 12:15 pm
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Gregory Paul Shanko, Funeral Director, 65, a resident of the Hudson section of Plains Township, fell asleep in the Lord on Wednesday evening, May 25, 2022, in the comfort of his home.   Born on January 28, 1957, in Kingston, Gregory was one of three sons born to the late Nicholas J. Shanko and AnastasiaContinue Reading

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Nick Basta left a message on June 1, 2022:
Please accept our deepest sympathy for the loss of Greg. He was a "mensch" and always helped others. I remember his volunteer service for the Plains township paramedics. always helping someone. A well lived life of selfless service. He met and exceeded Mark Twain's challenge “Let us so live that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.” We have cherished memories of our family get together many years ago when we were young. Nick and Ed Basta
Kevin and Karla Hyman left a message on May 30, 2022:
We are so deeply sad to hear that Greg has passed away. He was the most fun loving and caring person we have ever met. He lived a wonderful life taking care of others. He was never selfish and had not one ounce of hate in his body. That was our first and lasting impression he gave of himself. It was an honor knowing him. He will be deeply missed. May God give strength to his family at this sad sad time.
Patrick J. Quigley left a message on May 30, 2022:
I'm so very saddened to hear of Greg's passing. He was such a genuinely good person and he touched so many lives throughout his career as a funeral director, paramedic and first responder. I’m grateful to have worked with Greg, he was a friend and brother on DMORT-III and I will miss him. You've earned your heavenly reward, Greg. Go rest high on that mountain, your work on earth is done. Eternal rest grant unto him, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon him. May he rest in peace, Amen.
Stephen Pelak left a message on May 30, 2022:
In loving memory of my dear cousin Greg: Your presence was always recognized where ever you went. Your stories at family dinners were so intriguing. Your devotion to family and friends will always be remembered. Greg, you are a master in your profession!!! Your care and compassion is a true testament to you! God Bless You!! May you rest in peace; until we meet again... Your loving cousin, Stephen
Ron Shiner left a message on May 30, 2022:
In memory of Gregory Paul Shanko, Ron Shiner lit a candle
Peace of mind is a call away. We’re here when you need us most.
John and Lori Morris left a message on May 29, 2022:
Rest in the peace of the Risen Christ, our friend. Until we meet again.
Millie and jimmy Curto left a message on May 29, 2022:
Jim and I will always remember all the good times we had at the hockey games. May you Rest In Peace Greg.
Doug Thomas left a message on May 28, 2022:
Basil….. my sincere condolences. Words can not express what Greg meant to me both personally and professionally. He will forever be a part of who I am today.
Rev Paul Wolensky left a message on May 28, 2022:
Well done, good and faithful servant! May God grant you blessed and joyous repose, and eternal memory. You will be missed so much. With prayers for your soul, Father Paul Wolensky ?☦️
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Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. Thank you for trusting us to care for your loved one. May comfort and peace surround all of you.
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