Leonard Stanley Bolinski, age 85, beloved eldest son of Stanley and Leokadya (Lottie) Bujno Bolinski of Mocanaqua, died peacefully in his sleep, Saturday, December 3, 2011, at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital.
Len was an active member of St. Therese’s Church, Shavertown, where he served as a Eucharistic Minister.
Preceding him in death, in addition to his parents, were sisters, Gertrude Runiewicz, Christine Yurkoski and brother, Robert Bolinski.
He is survived by his wife, Catherine Maxwell Bolinski; sons, Stephen Bolinski and wife, Kathy; David Bolinski and wife, Judy; daughter, Jeanine Pysniak and husband, Jim; grandson, Kevin Pysniak, who for the past 10 years was the joy of his life; brothers, Alfred and Maurice (Buddy) Bolinski; several nieces and nephews.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Wednesday, December 7, 2011 at 10 a.m. in St. Therese’s Church, Pioneer Avenue and Davis Street, Shavertown, PA 18708. The Reverend James J. Paisley and the Reverend Roger Griffith will officiate. A private interment will be made at the convenience of the family. Friends may call Tuesday, December 6, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Harold C. Snowdon Funeral Home Inc., 140 N. Main Street, Shavertown, PA 18708.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Therese’s Church, Pioneer Avenue and Davis Street, Shavertown, PA 18708 or to a project he dearly loved and actively supported with his wife, Trinity Presbyterian Church Back Pack Project, 105 Irem Road, P.O. Box 239, Dallas, PA 18612.