Cover photo for John E. Holcomb's Obituary
John E. Holcomb Profile Photo
1953 John 2022

John E. Holcomb

August 13, 1953 — September 24, 2022


JOHN E. HOLCOMB, 69, of West Wyoming passed away Saturday September 24, 2022, in the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital.

Born in Pittston he was the son of Marion (Risko) Holcomb of West Wyoming and the late Harold Holcomb. He was a graduate of Wyoming Area class of 1971. Prior to his retirement he was employed at Diamond Manufacturing of West Wyoming for 15years. He was a member of St. Mary Pokrova Byzantine Catholic Church of Kingston.

John was an avid outdoorsman enjoying his salmon fishing in Canada, hunting and gardening and canning pickles.

Surviving besides his mother is his sister Linda Yarosavich and her husband Rick of West Wyoming; brother; Michael Holcomb and his wife Jill of West Wyoming; nephew; Rick Yarosavich, nieces Sharon Yarosavich, Tammy Smith, Christie Bonnice, and Samantha Holcomb, great nephews David Smith and Nathan Smith and great niece Camille Bonnice.

The Panchida service will be at the convenience of the family in the Metcalfe Shaver Kopcza funeral Home Inc 504 Wyoming Avenue Wyoming with the Rev. Father Mykhalo Prodanets of St. Mary Pokrova Byzantine Catholic Church of Kingston officiation.

The rite of committal will be celebrated in the parish cemetery.

Family and friends may call Wednesday September 28, 2022, from 4-6pm in the funeral home.

For more information or to send condolences please visit us at

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of John E. Holcomb, please visit our flower store.


Visits: 7

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree