US Air Force

Stephen Paul Wolensky

December 1, 2023

Stephen Wolensky Obituary

Mr. Stephen Paul Wolensky, 67, fell asleep in the Lord on Friday, December 1st in Connecticut. Born in Wilkes-Barre, on Thursday, August 9, 1956, Stephen was the son of the late Stephen Wolensky Jr. and the late Anne Wolensky.

Steve served four years honorably in the United States Air Force, obtaining the rank of Sergeant and working as a Technical Control Specialist.

He re-located to Connecticut, where he worked with pride as a Mechanical Engineer for Pratt & Whitney for 38 years. Steve thoroughly enjoyed and loved his job, designing and testing jet engines. He held two U. S. patents for airplane parts he invented.

Steve had a brilliant mind and was an incredible artist and musician, playing his guitars with much pleasure. He also spent many hours of his life playing basketball, volleyball and ping pong with fun and competitive spirit. He was a kind, caring and genuine person, a gentle soul. Steve was a very trusted and very special son, brother, uncle, great uncle and friend.

Steve is survived and will be greatly missed by his brother Rick (Cindy); sisters, Janie Kapinas (Tony), and Mary Ellen Walker (John); nieces, Kristie Kapinas of California. and Niki Eldridge (Alan) of Florida; nephews, Zack Walker (Ashley) of Florida and Tony Kapinas (Jess) of Bethlehem; great-nieces, Baily and Kalli; and great-nephews, Wesley, Anthony, Finley and Lachlan.

Services will be private and at the convenience of the family.

Arrangements are entrusted to the John V. Morris Family Funeral Home, Inc., 625 North Main Street, Wilkes-Barre.

Stephen was an animal lover, particularly of his cat PJ.

Donations can be made to Blue Chip Animal Rescue or SPCA of Luzerne County.

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