Martha E. Peznowski

Loved Animals

Martha E. Peznowski, Sunrise Drive, Mountain Top, died on Tuesday, August 27, 2013 at the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital.

She was born in Wilkes-Barre on June 4, 1941, a daughter of the late David and Martha Kisslo Morris.

Martha was employed in the advertising/classified departments of The Times Leader for more than 30 years. Prior to the birth of her children, she was employed by the Royal Globe Insurance Co.

She was a member of St. Jude Parish, Mountain Top.

Martha was the founder of the Luzerne County chapter of the Mother of Twins Club.

She had a great love of animals, enjoyed swimming, going to the beach and her many trips to New York City with her family and friends.

Martha was a vibrant, intelligent woman with a witty sense of humor. She had a zest for life and was a loyal and caring wife, mother, grandmother and friend.

Martha was preceded in death by her brother, David Morris.

Surviving is her husband of 45 years, Jerome F. Peznowski; daughter, Michelle Beth Peznowski; son, Jeffrey Peznowski and his fiancee, Linda Jeziorski; two grandchildren, Noah and Isabella; and several nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial was held in St. Jude Church, Mountain Top.

Donations can be made in Martha’s

memory to the Luzerne County SPCA.

Kenneth T. Kenny Meckes

White Haven Resident

Kenneth T. “Kenny” Meckes, 87, a White Haven resident, died Aug. 26, 2013, in Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center.

Born in Albrightsville, he was the son of the late John and Susie Kibler Meckes and was a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church and Kidder Township Volunteer Fire Company. Kenny was employed by PennDot for 30 years, retired from DER at Hickory Run State Park in 1985 and was on the Board of Directors of Laurel Cemetery for many years.

He was preceded in death by parents, brothers, Albert and Clayton and sisters, Clara Dotter and Mary Sibbach. Kenny is survived by his loving wife of 51 years, the former Belva Gower; sister, Anna Moser; brothers, John Jr., Roland and Lyman, nieces and nephews.

Funeral service was held at the Lehman Family Funeral Service, Inc. White Haven. Interment followed in Laurel Cemetery.