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Genevieve F. Babuscak (Banaszek)

November 16, 1925 - November 29, 2020

Service Date: December 3, 2020

Funeral Home Corcoran Funeral Home Inc

Cemetery Saints Peter & Paul Cemetery

Church Saints Peter and Paul Church

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Genevieve F. “Jean” Babuscak, 95 of Wilkes-Barre, passed away Sunday evening, November 29, 2020 at River Street Manor Nursing Home, Wilkes-Barre.

Born in Dupont, Jean was the daughter of the late Francis and Eleanor (Sieraszewska) Banaszek.

Jean attended James M. Coughlin High School, Wilkes-Barre, and was employed as a seamstress in several area garment factories. She was a member of Saints Peter & Paul Church, Plains and its Altar and Rosary Society, the Plains Senior Citizens Club, and enjoyed crocheting and making Prayer Shawls.

She was preceded in death by her husband Peter Babuscak in 1997, brother Stanley Banaszek, sisters Mary Leo, Ann Zysk, Julia Garbus, and Natalie Johnson.

Surviving are sons Jack Babuscak and his wife Ellen, Jenkins Twp., Michael Babuschak and his wife Judith, Stafford, VA, daughter Dorothy Middaugh and her husband Ralph, Wilkes-Barre, grandchildren Christopher Babuscak, Wyoming, Kara Babuscak, Harrisburg, Kimberly Fogarty and her husband Sean, and Cathy Pollock and her husband Brian, all of Virginia, Michelle Brownback and her husband Doug, South Dakota, Ralph Middaugh, Jr. and his wife Amanda, England, Genevieve Middaugh and her Fiancé Paul Casey, Wilkes-Barre, and Heath Middaugh and his wife Leslie, Swoyersville, great-grandchildren Amanda, Caitlyn, Bibiane, Michael, Addison, Cooper, Preston, Olivia, Everly, Lewis, and Aisha, brothers Edward Banaszek and his wife Joyce, Bear Creek, Henry Banaszek, Wilkes-Barre, and sister Helen Caban, Syracuse, NY, numerous nieces and nephews.

Jean’s family would like to thank the staff and administration of Life Geisinger, River Street Manor, and Compassus Hospice Care for their kindness and their care will forever be appreciated.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Thursday, December 3, 2020, at 10:00 am at Saints Peter & Paul Church, 13 Hudson Road, Plains, PA 18705, with Father John C. Lambert, Pastor, officiating. The service can be viewed on Saints Peter & Paul Parish FACEBOOK Page. Family and friends may call Thursday morning at the church from 9:00 to 10:00 am. Masks and/or face coverings are required at all times at church and/or cemetery and please practice social distancing while paying your respects. Interment will be held in the parish cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to the Corcoran Funeral Home, Inc., 20 South Main Street, Plains, PA 18705.

Memorial donations may be made to Saints Peter & Paul Church Food Pantry, 13 Hudson Road, Plains, PA 18705 in Jean’s memory.


Phone 570-823-1358
Fax 570-829-6699


20 South Main St.
Plains, PA 18705

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