Elmer R. Kolinovksy

Elmer R. Kolinovsky, 86, of Dallas, formerly of Taylor, passed away, Monday evening at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital.  His beloved wife, Mary Ann Bogus Kolinovsky passed away July 16, 1996 and together they celebrated 27 years of marriage.


Born and educated in Taylor, son of the late Andrew and Mary Kapsula Kolinovsky. He served our country with the Air Force.  Elmer was a foreman at the former Hill Crest Lamp Shade, Old Forge, prior to his retirement. He was a parishioner of St. John the Baptist Church, Taylor, until its closing.  Elmer enjoyed wood working and taking care of his dog Mercedes.  His grandchildren were the focal point in his life, and he enjoyed attending all their activities.


Surviving is a son Michael and his wife, Jessica, Shavertown; his grandchildren, Noah, Mayah, Nadia and Zoie, who were the apple of his eye; siblings; Barbara Kolinovsky, Tucson, AZ; George Kolinofsky and his wife, Sandra, Birdsboro and Steven Kolinofsky, Scranton.


A son, Andrew and five brothers, preceded him in death.


Family and friends are invited to attend Elmer’s funeral which will be on Friday at 10 am in the Semian Funeral Home, 704 Union St. Taylor, with services by the Rev. Francis L. Pauselli.  Interment will follow in Fairview Memorial Park.