Henry J. “Hank” Faleski, 68, of 202 Furnace St, Shenandoah (Turkey Run) passed away on Saturday, October 12th at his home. Born in Shenandoah on October 2nd, 1951 he was the son of the late Henry T. and Helen “Mentz” Faleski.
Hank was a 1969 graduate of the former J.W. Cooper High School in Shenandoah and then went on to earn an associates degree. He worked as a corrections officer at the Schuylkill County Prison for many years until his retirement. He was a member of the East End Field & Stream Club, a former member of the Arrowhead Rod and Gun Club, and had a love for sports being an avid Penn State and New York Yankee fan.
Besides his parents, Hank was preceded by his father-in-law, John “JB” Buchinsky and 1 brother-in-law, Michael Pribish.
He is survived by his wife of 8 years, Julie Buchinsky whom he married on September 20th, 2011, but had spent the last 32 years together. His mother-in-law, Madeline Buchinsky, 2 brothers-in-law, Jack Buchinsky (Mary Lou) and Yogi Buchinsky (Eileen), 1 sister-in-law, Joann Pribish, nieces, nephews, several cousins, and many dear friends also survive.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, October 17th at 11am in Divine Mercy Parish – Sacred Worship Site – St. Casimir’s, 229 N. Jardin St, Shenandoah officiated by Msgr. Ronald Bocian. A visitation for family and friends will be held on Thursday morning from 8:30 to 10:30am at the Oravitz Home for Funerals Inc, 40 N. Jardin St, Shenandoah. Burial will follow in the Our Lady of Dawn Cemetery, Shenandoah Heights.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Hank’s memory may be made to Divine Mercy Parish or the Shenandoah Area Free Public Library.
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