Obituaries » Peter J. Rafalko
March 29, 1962 - December 15, 2019
Service Date: December 19, 2019
Celebration of Life – Thursday 4 to 6:45 in the Funeral Home
Blessing Service 6:45 pm.
Interment will be private.
Peter J. Rafalko, died from injuries sustained from a pedestrian/auto accident on Saturday. Born in Scranton, he was a son of the late Zigmund and Angela Rafalko. Educated in West Scranton High School, Pete had worked in maintenance for a local private school and was of the Catholic Faith. He is survived by two brothers; Theodore Rafalko and wife Bernadette, Scranton, Edward Rafalko, Scranton, six sisters; Phyllis Walsh and husband Joseph, Scranton, Pauline Kochis and husband, Ken, Lake Ariel, Theresa McDermott, Scranton, Lorraine Rafalko, Scranton, Maggie Churilla and companion, John Bartolacci, Taylor, Jean Churilla and companion, Ken Muto, Greentown, nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews and many dear friends. Peter touched the lives of many with his kindness, generosity and quick sense of humor. He loved listening to music and being with his family and friends. Pete’s family thanks the doctors and nurses at Geisinger/CMC ICU Trauma Unit and Emergency Room for their compassion and support. Out of this tragedy came a final act of kindness-Pete donated to the Gift of Life organ donor program. A Celebration of Life will be held on Thursday, in the Edward J. Chomko Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 262 Railroad Avenue, West Scranton, 4 to 6:45 pm with a Blessing Service officiated by the Rev. Richard Fox, at 6:45 pm in the funeral home. Interment will be private.