Obituaries

Daniel D. Gowka

August 10, 1946 - May 2, 2017

U.S. Veteran

Service Date: May 6, 2017

Funeral Home Anthony P Litwin Jr Funeral Homes Inc

A Blessing Service will be held on Saturday at 10 am at the Anthony P. Litwin Jr. Funeral Homes, Inc. located at 33 Reynolds St, Factoryville, by the Rev. Arbogaste Satoun.  Burial will follow at the Cathedral Cemetery, Scranton. Friends may call at the funeral home Friday 6-8pm.

Daniel D. Gowka, 70, of Factoryville died on Tuesday May 2, 2017 at Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Dunmore. Born in Scranton on August 10, 1946, son of the late Walter W. and Monica E. Gillis Gowka, Dan graduated from Lackawanna Trail High School in 1964.  He served in the United States Air Force, and was stationed in Panama. He worked at Procter & Gamble for thirty years.  Daniel’s hobbies included hunting, fishing, and riding his motorcycle, but spent most of his time with friends and family.

 

Daniel is survived by his daughter, Michelle Gowka of Harrisburg; son Michael Gowka and his wife June of Factoryville, stepson Alan Coon of Scranton; sister Kathryn Gowka-Weiss of Allentown; and granddaughters Kayla and Julia of Factoryville, Lexus of Nicholson, and Brooke Coon of Scranton.

 

Preceded in death by his son Mark John Gowka, who died 2008.

 

A Blessing Service will be held on Saturday at 10 am at the Anthony P. Litwin Jr. Funeral Homes, Inc. located at 33 Reynolds St, Factoryville, by the Rev. Arbogaste Satoun.  Burial will follow at the Cathedral Cemetery, Scranton. Friends may call at the funeral home Friday 6-8pm.

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