Michael J. Bohenek III, 68, of Clarks Summit, died Tuesday upon arrival at Moses Taylor Hospital. He was the loving husband of former Zenaida Dela Vega. The couple have been married for more than 28 years. He was also a devoted father to his children, Michelle and Michael.
Michael was born on July 23, 1951, in Peckville, Pa., and grew up in Lincoln Park, N.J. He was the son of the late Michael J. II and Pearl (Mileski) Bohenek.
He was a 1969 graduate of Boonton, N.J. High School and he received his Bachelor of Science degree in biology from Bloomfield College, Bloomfield N.J. He honorably served his country as a United States Marine. He was employed as an accountant for 12 years at Pasadena Unified School District in California. A passion of his included traveling, which enabled him to gain various experiences and enjoy life to the fullest.
A loving husband and cherished father, he enjoyed the happy times with his family. He enjoyed spending time with his dogs, Ruffy and Oreo, and was especially saddened by the recent loss of his other dog, Happy. His hobbies included researching and learning about cars and collecting antique items.
Also surviving are a son, Michael J. IV, Clarks Summit; and a daughter, Michelle Marie, Clarks Summit; a brother, Paul, Throop; a sister, Lois Kouzis and husband, George, Englewood, Fla.; nieces and nephews.
Services will be private at the convenience of the family.
Memorial contributions may be made to Griffin Pond Animal Shelter, 967 Griffin Pond Road, Clarks Summit, PA 18411.
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