1201 Main Street - Pittston (Port Griffith), PA 18640

Scott J. Cienki - Tuesday, 6/29/2021

Scott J. Cienki, 54, of Wilkes-Barre, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, June 3, 2021 at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center- South Wilkes-Barre Campus. He and his wife, Dorothea Weaver Cienki, celebrated their 20th Wedding Anniversary on April 21, 2021.

Born in Hazleton, he was a son of Joseph Cienki, Sugarloaf and the late Mary Quinn Cienki. Scott was a graduate of Bishop Hafey High School, Hazleton. He earned his Bachelor's degree in Psychology from Kings College, Wilkes-Barre and Master's degrees from both Georgetown University, Washington, D.C. (Job Development and Placement) and the University of Scranton (Human Resources Administration). He was employed by Sharper Embroidery, Swoyersville and CareGivers America, Plains as a Support Service Worker. Prior to that, Scott worked for United Rehabilitation Services and Zayre's and Ames Department Stores.

Scott was a member of St. Andrew Parish, Wilkes-Barre.

In addition to his wife and father, he is survived by his furbaby, Zoey, brother, Chris Cienki and companion, Adrienne, Lewisburg; brother-in-law, George Weaver and wife, Susan, Waymart; several nieces and nephews.

He was also preceded in death by his furbaby, Areba, father-in-law and mother-in-law, Arthur and Ann Weaver.

A Blessing Service will be held 8:00 P.M. on Tuesday, June 29, 2021, at Baloga Funeral Home Inc., 1201 Main St., Pittston (Port Griffith).

Relatives and friends may pay their respects during a celebration of Scott's life on Tuesday, from 5:00 to 8:00 PM, at the funeral home.

Interment will be at 11:00 AM Wednesday in Fairview Memorial Park, Elmhurst. Everyone attending the interment is asked to go directly to the cemetery on Wednesday morning.

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From: Diane L Kollar

Location: KINGSTON, PA    Date: 2021-06-29

Dear Dorothea, what a shock to hear about Scott! I know he was your world. I found a quote that may help. "Death leaves a heartache no one can heal. Love leaves a memory no one can steal". May the memories of the special love you have for your Scotty make you strong. I am praying for you.

From: Cheryl Pauciello

Location: Wilkes-Barre, PA    Date: 2021-06-13

My dear friend and coworker words can not express the sadness of this situation with your beloved Scott taken far too soon take comfort in your memories together and may it bring you peace you are loved and you are not alone your friends and family are here for you and your Zoey

From: Sue Strittmatter

Location: MOUNTAIN TOP, PA    Date: 2021-06-08

Dear Dorothea and family, was so sorry to hear about Scott's passing. Cannot believe it. Such a great guy. My heart is so sad for you. Please know that myself and my family' s prayers are with you. May you feel God's strength and comfort. Scott worked so well with Todd. He was like family. Love, Sue

From: Dennis Karlheim III

Location: Scranton, PA    Date: 2021-06-07

Dear Dorothea, Mr. Joseph Cienki, Zoey and Cienki Family, I am so very sad and heart broken to hear of the passing of my good friend, Scott. I have fond memories of our times together, going out to eat and enjoying Mohegan Sun. All the fun times we spent together, I'll always remember. I thank you and I am grateful for all the support you provided me and especially your kindness. With Love, Dennis Karlheim

From: Cherise Pokorny

Location: Dallas, PA    Date: 2021-06-06

Dorothea, I am so sorry and my heart breaks for you. I'm here for you always. RIP Scott. Taken too soon!

From: Marianne Vitaliano

Location: Mountain Top, PA    Date: 2021-06-06

Dorothea. Sincere condolences to you. I was very sorry to see Scott passed away. I worked with you both at the group home on Northampton St. Sending prayers.

From: Ann Koshute

Location: Palmyra, PA    Date: 2021-06-05

Scott was a high school classmate and a kind soul. I am deeply sorry for your loss. Be assured of my prayers. May God grant Scott blessed repose and eternal memory

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