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Robert "Bones" Mislivets

March 18, 1947 - October 5, 2021

U.S. Veteran

Service Date: October 11, 2021

Funeral Home Corcoran Funeral Home Inc


Church Corcoran Funeral Home, Inc.

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Robert J. “Bones” Mislivets, 74 of Bear Creek Township, passed away Tuesday evening, October 5, 2021 at his home with his family by his side.

Born in Wilkes-Barre, he was the son of the late Stanley and Anna (Kimsel) Mislivets.

Bob was a graduate of Wilkes-Barre Township High School, and was a member of the Pennsylvania National Guard.  Robert was known by many names: “Bob”, “Bobby Bones”, “Bonesy”, and was owner/operator of Bones Service Station in Wilkes-Barre until his retirement in 2020.

He was a member of the Onawandah Campground, Tunkhannock, and a former member of the Bear Creek-Buck Township Lions Club. Bob had a love of hunting and fishing that turned into an avid outdoor photography hobby.  Bob’s family was the most important thing to him and his grandchildren were the light of his life.

He and his wife the former Velma Shillabeer celebrated their 50th Wedding Anniversary on May 29, 2021.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers Stanley and John Mislivets.

Surviving in addition to his wife Velma are his daughter Allison Carpenter and her husband Christopher, Forty Fort, son Robert Mislivets and his wife Michelle, Tarrytown, NY, grandchildren Sunnie Berning, Evansville, IN, and Griffin and Clark Carpenter, Forty Fort, brothers William Mislivets, Ashley, and Thomas Mislivets and his wife Beverly, Hanover Twp., sister Rose Coyne and her husband Joseph, Wilkes-Barre, sisters-in-law Pauline Mancini, Hanover Twp., and Gloria Yagiello and her husband Ted, Bear Creek Twp., several nieces and nephews.

A Celebration of “Bones” Life will be held Monday, October 11, 2021 at 7:00 pm at the Corcoran Funeral Home, Inc., 20 South Main Street, Plains, PA  18705.  Family and friends may call Monday evening from 5:00 to 7:00 pm at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of the Sacred Heart, 600 Baltimore Drive, #7, Wilkes-Barre, PA  18702.


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


20 South Main St.
Plains, PA 18705

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