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Frank John Miletta, Jr.

March 24, 1953 - December 6, 2019

Frank John “Burns” Miletta, Jr., 66, of Old Forge, died December 5 at Geisinger Advanced Medicine Hospital, Danville. Frank was born March 24, 1953, in Taylor, Pa. Frank was preceded in death by his Father, Frank Miletta, and brother, John Thomas Miletta. Frank is survived by his Mother, Margaret (Panek) Miletta; sisters Maria Miletta Chobany and husband Andrew Chobany of Richardson, Texas; Carolyn Miletta Kohut and husband John Kohut of Plano, Texas; Regina Miletta of Honesdale, Pa.; and sister-in-law Marit (Raquel) Cabuyoc Miletta of The Colony, Texas; his devoted nieces and nephews Stephen Serniak and wife, Amanda of Lompoc, California; Larissa Chobany-Ricci and husband, Joshua Ricci of Great Mills, Maryland; Deanna Miletta of Honesdale, Pa.; Brandon Miletta and wife, Faith, of Honesdale, Pa.; and Shanna Miletta of The Colony, Texas; and great-nephews Sebastian Serniak and Adrian Serniak of Lompoc, California, and Theodore (Theo) Ricci of Great Mills, Maryland. Frank was a member of St. Michael R.C. Church in Old Forge, and graduated from St. Michael’s Parochial School. He was a graduate of Old Forge High School, Class of 1971, received his Associate of Science Degree from Lackawanna Junior College, and attended Hunter College in New York City, majoring in music. He returned to Old Forge in 2002 to care for his mother, after having lived in Dallas, Texas, Santa Monica, California, and Renton, Washington. Frank retired from Honeywell in 2002 and Tobyhanna Army Depot in 2015. Frank was a loving and dedicated son, brother, and uncle and a friend to whomever he met. He was an avid outdoorsman and loved hiking, fly fishing, and star gazing. He was a flytier under the moniker “Springbrook Flies” and created and amassed a very intricate collection of flies for fishing. Frank was truly a kind and generous son, brother, uncle, and caretaker. Rest in Peace!
A Mass of Christian Burial is scheduled for Tuesday at 10:00AM at Nativity of Our Lord Parish at Holy Rosary Church, 127 Stephenson Street, Duryea, to be celebrated by Rev. John Polednak, Pastor. Burial will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery in Old Forge.
Relatives and friends may pay their respects on Monday between 4-7:00 PM at the Thomas P. Kearney Funeral Home, Inc., 517 North Main Street, Old Forge. Those wishing to attend the funeral are asked to go directly to church.