Barbara Jean (Laue) Gorski, 60, of Honesdale, died on Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at Regional Hospital in Scranton. She is survived by her husband of 37 years, Chester “Chet” Gorski, Jr.. The couple married on May 8, 1975 in St. Cecilia's Church in Kearny, NJ.
Barbara Jean (Laue) Gorski, 60, of Honesdale, died on Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at Regional Hospital in Scranton. She is survived by her husband of 37 years, Chester "Chet" Gorski, Jr.. The couple married on May 8, 1975 in St. Cecilia's Church in Kearny, NJ.
Born on June 9, 1953 in Irvington, NJ, she was the daughter of the late Hans and Dorothy Laue. She was a graduate of Irvington High School, class of 1971. Shortly thereafter, she met her future husband while she was a member of the Woodsiders Drum and Bugle Corps in Harrison, NJ and became engaged in 1974. Barb became the youngest Worthy Matron of the Irvington Chapter of the Eastern Star.
Barb and her husband resided in Kearny, NJ and was employed as a dental technician with Custom Cast in Irvington. In 1989, she and her family moved to Masthope Ski Mountain Community in Lackawaxen, PA. Shortly after she began working at Woodloch Pines Resort in Hawley as a reservation clerk. In 2008 she moved to Beach Lake and retired from Woodloch in 2011.
Barb was a proud Deacon at the First Presbyterian Church in Honesdale, past VFW Ladies Auxiliary President of Honesdale Post 531, past member of the Masthope Mountain Board of Directors and a Cub Scout Den Leader of Pack 410 of the Beach Lake UMC.
Barb's love, support, smiling face and positive attitude will be greatly missed by all who knew her.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by her daughter Jennifer Thomas and husband David of Lackawaxen; her son Chester "Andy" Gorski of Beach Lake; her brother Joseph Laue and wife JoAnn of Lincroft, NJ; her grandchildren Logan Gorski and Kole Gorski Thomas. Also her beloved dogs Sarge, Semper, Shotzie and Izzy.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 14th at the First Presbyterian Church in Honesdale at 10 am. Interment will follow in Indian Orchard Cemetery. Friends may visit Hessling Funeral Home, Inc., 428 Main St. Honesdale on Monday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Condolences: www.hesslingfuneralhome.com.
Memorial contributions can be made to VFW Ladies Auxiliary, 736 Main St. Honesdale, PA 18431.