Wilbur William Mollenshott of Scranton died Wednesday March 27, 2019 at the Gino J. Merli Veterans Center. Born May 18, 1925 in Scranton he was the Son of the late William & Martha Grabowski Mollenshott. He was married on January 27, 1946 to the former Georgia Broyles in St. James Church, Springfield, Missouri they were married for 62 years.
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Wilbur was a Navy veteran of World War II and went on to work and retire from Bell Telephone Co.
He was a member of St. Matthew's Church.
Wilbur loved being out in his yard with his wife swinging on their swing Wilbur was a
wonderful and loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and brother. The
family would like to thank all the wonderful people from Gino Merli Veterans Center and
Hospice of The Sacred Heart for all the loving care and compassion they showed to him.
Surviving are daughter Pamela Hubshman and husband, Robert Jr., Taylor; Son Mark Mollenshott, Dunmore
grandchildren Robert Hubshman III and wife Dana, Carlisle,
Melissa Schreiber and husband James Philadelphia, and
Tanya Kouretas and husband Stephen; New Jersey; great-grandchildren; Michael & Molly Schreiber, Robert IV and Benjamin Hubshman, Tyler Bellamy & Brian McAulisse,
Alexandra & Julianna Kovretas.
He was preceded in death by sisters Evelyn Werner and Carol Russamano.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 11 am in St. Matthew’s United Evangelical Lutheran Church, 425 Jefferson Ave. Scranton. Friends and family may pay their respects Tuesday morning in the church from 10 am until time of service. Interment with Military Honors will follow in Fairview Memorial Park, Elmhurst. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
Arrangements and on-site cremation are under the care and direction of the Miller Bean Funeral Home Inc., 436 Cedar Ave. Scranton.