Michael J. Killiany, 65, of Forest City, died Thursday morning.
Born October 8, 1956, in Peckville, he was the son of the late Michael and Florence Para Killiany. Mike was a 1974 graduate of Forest City Regional High School and then joined the Marines right after high school. Prior to retirement he was a corrections officer at SCI Waymart for 26 years. He was an avid bowler and loved spending time with his grandchildren and his dogs.
Surviving are two daughters, Jessica Killiany, Carbondale and Emily Killiany, Scott Twp.; brothers Paul Killiany and fiance Donna Calabro, Forest City, and Joseph Killiany, Forest City; two sisters Geri Gallagher, Carbondale, and Cece Rokavec Tyrell and husband Joseph (Bo) Tyrell, Forest City; three grandchildren Joss Killiany, Archer Lance, and Kristoffer Lance; Uncle Mike Polly; Aunt Joann Para; nieces and nephews.
A memorial visitation will be Wednesday December 8th from 4 to 6pm in the Kevin M. Lesjack Funeral Home, 513 Main St., Forest City.