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David J. Gwynn

December 20, 1939 - March 22, 2018

Service Date: March 26, 2018

Funeral Home Corcoran Funeral Home Inc


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David J. Gwynn, 78 of Wilkes-Barre, passed away Thursday afternoon, March 22, 2018 at the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital.

Born in the Heights section of Wilkes-Barre, he was the son of the late David & Harriet (Allen) Gwynn.

Dave attended G.A.R. High School and was employed by the City of Wilkes-Barre in the Sanitation Dept. for 25 years, until his retirement.  He and his wife the former Donna Marie Chernowsky celebrated their 39th wedding anniversary on February 14, 2018, Valentine’s Day.

He was preceded in death by his son David Gwynn, Brother Thomas Gwynn, Sisters Dolores Gwynn, Catherine Prendis, Joanie Smith and Lois Krebs.

Surviving in addition to his wife Donna are his children Wayne Gwynn, Pittston, Rhonda Gwynn, Hunlock Creek, Barbara Derhammer and her husband Richard, Tomah, WI, Tina May and her husband Roger, Donna Soto and her husband Edwin, and Ruth Twyman, all of Wilkes-Barre, Victoria Maslar and her husband David, Wyoming, and Eugene Smith, Kingston, many grandchildren and great-grandchildren, brother James Gwynn and sister Peggy Gwynn, both of Wilkes-Barre, many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services for Dave will be held Monday, March 26, 2018 at 5:00 pm at the Corcoran Funeral Home, Inc., 20 South Main Street, Plains, PA  18705.  Family and friends may call Monday afternoon from 3:00 to 5:00 pm at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer´s Association of Northeastern PA, 57 North Franklin Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702.