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Lynn (Ashton) Kofchak
May 10, 1927 ~ January 8, 2024 (age 96) 96 Years Old
Mrs. Lynn (Ashton) Kofchak, 96, a resident of Wilkes-Barre, passed into eternal life peacefully Monday the morning of January 8th in the care of the Gardens at Wyoming Valley Nursing Center, Wilkes-Barre.
Born on Tuesday, May 10, 1927 in Wilkes-Barre, she was one of two children to the late Noah and Dolly (Penny) Ashton.
She was educated in the Plains Township schools, before furthering her education towards her vocation by graduating from the Lincoln School of Phoenix, Arizona as a Certified Nursing Attendant.
Until her retirement, Mrs. Kofchak was employed for eight years by the former Nesbitt Memorial Hospital of Kingston. Prior to that, she worked at the Maple Hill Nursing Home in Lehman Township.
Socially, she previously held membership in the Pittston Senior Citizens Club.
Mrs. Kofchak was preceded in death by her husband, Mr. Joseph J. Kofchak and by sons, William James and more recently, Dale "Buddy" James.
Left to keep her memory are a son, Robert James of Shavertown; daughter, Bunny James of the midwest; step-sons, Stephen and Joseph Kofchak, along with step-daughter, Cheryl Remakis, all of Wilkes-Barre; brother, Mr. Robert Ashton, Wilkes-Barre; Several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Funeral services for Mrs. Kofchak will be held privately and at the convenience of her family with no formal visitation.
Interment with prayers of committal will be held next to her husband in Maple Grove Cemetery, Pikes Creek.
The John V. Morris Family Funeral Home Inc. of Wilkes-Barre is honored to care for Mrs. Kofchak and her family at this time.