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Jayne Hughes-Lurowist

Jayne (Wasylyniak) Hughes-Lurowist 57 years, Bloomsburg died Tuesday, in Geisinger Medical Center, Danville. She was the wife of ten years married to Gerry Lurowist.

Born June 12, 1956 in Scranton, she was the daughter of Michael A. and Marie (Eskin) Wasylyniak Jr., Scranton.

She was educated in the Scranton Schools and was a 1974 graduate of West Scranton High School. She formerly was employed by the Giant Markets, Scranton, and later became a nurses Aid, having worked at Mercy Hospital, Scranton and later Nursing homes in the Bloomsburg area.

She was a loving wife, daughter and mother. She was free spirited and was a kind caregiver before becoming ill herself. She was loved by all who knew her and may they be comforted knowing she is at peace joining her brother with the tranquility heaven may offer her.

Also surviving are two sons: Gary Hughes and wife Donna, Clarks Summit, Todd Hughes, and wife Michelle, Scranton, grandchildren, Todd, Jr. Madison, Mackenzie, and a niece, Peggy Wasylyniak, Scranton; her godmother and aunt Joan Sestack, Scranton, cousins, including Robin Sestack Hadley and Jeffrey Sestack; step-sons, Luke and Bradley Lurowist; step daughters, Katie and Megan Lurowist;

She was preceded in death her brother, Michael Andres Wasylyniak, III., who died October 24, 2004.

The funeral will be Friday from St. Vladimir Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, 430 North Seventh Ave., Scranton with Mass at 10:00 am to be celebrated by Rev. Myron Myronyuk, pastor. Interment Cathedral Cemetery, The family will receive relatives and friends Thursday from 4 to 7 pm at the Jennings-Calvey Funeral and Cremation Service, Inc., 111 Colburn Avenue, Clarks Summit, PA 18411. Pahyda services will be at 6 pm.

Memorial Contributions may be made St. Francis Assisi Kitchen, 500 Penn Avenue, Scranton, PA 18503 or The Bloomsburg Food Cupboard, 329 Center Street, Bloomsburg, PA 17815


4:00 pm - 7:00 pm Thursday, October 3, 2013
Jennings-Calvey Funeral And Cremation Services, Inc.
111 Colburn Ave.
Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania, United States

Service Information

10:00 am Friday, October 4, 2013
St. Vladimar Ukrainian Catholic Church
430 N. Seventh Avenue
Scranton, Pennsylvania, United States

Interment Information

Cathedral Cemetery
1708 Oram Street
Scranton, Pennsylvania, United States

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Gerry, I will keep you and your family in my prayers.We have a great God who loves us.Fear not. Your Friend Bill.

Bill Hunchar Oct 3 2013 12:00 AM

I met Jane many years ago when we worked together at a local nursing home, we instantly be came friends, Jane had a kind heart and a zest for life, she loved working with the residence.She was a dear friend and always had a smile on her face.You will be missed.I will carry your memory close to my heart, until we meet again. Linda

Linda Hashagen Oct 3 2013 12:00 AM

I'm so sorry to hear about Jayne. Please let us know if there is anything we can do to support and uplift you during this time of sorrow. Your family is in our prayers.

William Ash Oct 3 2013 12:00 AM