Jean (Regina) Obieleski, a lifetime resident of Wilkes-Barre, passed away on Monday, May 2, 2011, at home. She was a daughter of the late John and Maria (Verespy) Meletsky. Regina graduated from GAR Memorial High School. Before her retirement she worked for King’s Department Store.
Regina was a member of Madame Curie Society and a member of St. Mary’s Maternity Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Chester; sisters, Marion Souder, Helen Burick, Anne Seaman, Ann Judge, and Pauline Casterline; and brother, Ambrose Meletsky.
Surviving are her son, Chester, and his wife, Kathy, Naples, Fla.; and daughter, Deborah Sellitto, and her husband, Joseph, Laflin; grandchildren, Gina Russo and her husband, Joseph, Ridgewood, N.J.; Kristine Desciak and her husband, Edward, Ridgewood N.J.; Chad O’Hara and his wife, Lisa, Manhattan Beach, Calif.; and Elizabeth Kintzer and her husband, Robert, West Chester, Pa.; great-grandchildren, Edward, Catherine and Joseph Desciak; Caitlyn and Kylie O’Hara; and William Kintzer; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services will be handled by Graziano Funeral Home Inc., Pittston Township. Services will be held at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Saint Maria Goretti Church, 42 Redwood Drive, Laflin, PA 18702.