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Wilkes Mourns the Passing of Longtime Staff Members

Wilkes University mourns the passing of two longtime staff members from our campus community.

Joseph Salusky Jr., 56, of Mountain Top, passed away Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019, surrounded by his family. "Joe Sal," as he was warmly referred to on campus, was an electrician at Wilkes from 1996 until 2015. He is survived by his wife, family and friends. Funeral services were held at the convenience of the family in October. His obituary can be viewed by clicking here.

Tina Marie Stancavage, 54, of Luzerne, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital. Tina was employed by Wilkes as a custodian for 20 years. She is survived by her husband, Andrew; daughters, Tricia and her husband, Joe Gesek; and Amy Stancavage and her fiancé, Robert Derby; son, Andrew Stancavage Jr.; and five grandchildren. Funeral services will be private and held at the convenience of the family. Her obituary can be viewed by clicking here.

Please join us in extending our heartfelt sympathies to the families, friends and former colleagues of Joe and Tina. They will be missed.