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John D. "Ziggy" Soska - Friday 9/5/2014

John D. "Ziggy" Soska, 37, of West Wyoming, passed away Saturday morning, August 30, 2014, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.

Born in Kingston, he was a son of John F. Soska III, Pittston and Lori E. Daniel, Hughestown. John had attended Pittston Area High School. He was employed by Latona Trucking, Jenkins Township. He was a member of St. John the Evangelist Church, Pittston.

Ziggy was loved by his family and many friends. He will be remembered for his smile, great story telling, ability to brighten any room with his presence and willingness to always help others. He had a great love of the outdoors, which included fishing, hiking and camping. He will be dearly missed but never forgotten.

In addition to his parents, John is survived by his sister, Amy Soska, West Wyoming; brothers, Todd and Shawn Soska, Pittston; paternal grandfather, John F. Soska, Jr. Pittston; maternal grandparents, Albert & Joan Daniel, Hughestown; niece, Kylie Soska; aunts, uncles and cousins.

John was preceded in death by his paternal grandmother, Bridget (Jean) Soska.

A Memorial Mass will be held on Friday, September 5, 2014, at 9:30 A.M. in St. John the Evangelist Church, 35 William Street, Pittston. Interment will be at the convenience of the family. Everyone attending the mass is asked to go directly to the church on Friday morning.

Relatives and friends may pay their respects during a celebration of John's life on Thursday, September 4, 2014, from 4:00 to 8:00 PM at Baloga Funeral Home, Inc. 1201 Main Street, Pittston, (Port Griffith).

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From: Paddy Jordan

Location: Hughestown , PA    Date: 2014-09-05

You may be gone brother but your forever in my heart

From: Albert Sonny Kristofek Sr.

Location: Taylor, MI    Date: 2014-09-02

Sorry for your troubles, I'M YOUR COUSIN.

From: Linda Bartuska Cortes

Location: Dupont, PA    Date: 2014-09-01

I just don't know the proper words to say. I can't even comprehend that you're gone. That laugh & smile will carry on & never leave our minds!!! Will miss u dearly, Ziggy!!

From: Kimberly

Location: Noxen, PA    Date: 2014-09-01

Ziggy was a great guy and I'm sorry for your loss

From: Barbara (Shupp) Blannard

Location: Avoca, PA    Date: 2014-09-01

My heart felt sympathy goes out to your family at this time of sorrow. He was a great person. That will be missed by many

From: Ellen Maisano

Location: Gouldsboro, PA    Date: 2014-09-01

My deepest sympathy to the entire Daniel and Soska family.

From: Lorrie Novackowski

Location: Kingston, PA    Date: 2014-09-01

Amy so sorry for u and your family. I will keep u and your family in my prayers

From: sandi layou

Location: royal oak, MI    Date: 2014-09-01

Amy I'm so sorry for your loss. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers. Sending you my love , if you need anything you have my number.

From: Bob Stevens

Location: Clearwater, FL    Date: 2014-09-01

My deepest condolences to the Soska family and close friends of John. I didnt know John or personally but have been friends with his sister Amy for years since the "Friendz" days. I wish and pray for inner peace to the entire family to get through this most difficult time. My heart is with you all! <3

From: George Nelson

Location: pittston, PA    Date: 2014-09-01

such a sadd sadd story we always laughed when we would run into each other god bless you brother R.I.P my friend... till we meet again

From: Christine

Location: Jenkins Twp, PA    Date: 2014-09-01

My heart breaks for everyone. This will be one of the most difficult losses for you and I am deeply saddened beyond words. Amy, although the hole in your heart may never truely heal please try to fill it with all of the wonderful memories of your brother which will help down the road. Thinking of you always.

From: Janet O'Brien

Location: Wintersville, OH    Date: 2014-09-01

Dear family, I am so very sorry for your loss. No words can describe the sadness I feel! You all are in my thoughts and prayers. With deepest sympathy, Janet

From: PZ and Sheri

Location: Exeter, PA    Date: 2014-09-01

We will miss your smile and laugh!! You were one of the happiest and nicest guys we ever had the pleasure of knowing!! We know you are brightening Heaven!! Rest in Peace Ziggy!!

From: Crissy Levandosky

Location: Shavertown, PA    Date: 2014-09-01

In this time if pain,in sry sorry did yours loss. I hope you all find peace.

From: Tina George

Location: west pittston, PA    Date: 2014-08-31

So sorry to all of johns family and friends for your loss!! He will be sadly missed with his beautiful smile and his funny laughter. May god hold you in his arms at this difficult time in sorrow to ease the pain and give you the strength to get through this terrible time!!!! Rip John Soska

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