For Immediate Assistance

George J. Melski

Wednesday, September 12, 1962Monday, December 9, 2019

George Joseph Melski, 57, a resident of Swoyersville, passed away on Monday morning, December 09, 2019, at his home, with his wife by his side, after a short, but courageous battle with pancreatic cancer.

Born in Wilkes-Barre, George was the son of Helen Melski Gorton and the late Ronald Gorton.

George was a graduate of Wyoming Valley West High School where he was a member of its wrestling team. He also attended West Side Vo-Tech and Kings College.

Prior to his illness, George was employed for 26 years by Penske Truck Leasing.

In addition to his mother, George is survived by his loving wife, best friend, and caregiver, the former Pamela Ann Psolka; his daughter, Amanda and her fiancé, Paul Strausser; his sister, Robin Gorton; and his aunts, uncles, cousins, and close friends.

The family would like to thank Dr. James Galasso, Lois Carver RN, and Dr. William Heim and the staff of Hematology and Oncology Associates of NEPA for their care and compassion they bestowed upon George during his illness.

As per George’s request, funeral arrangements will be private and held at the convenience of his family from the Wroblewski Funeral Home, Inc., 1442 Wyoming Avenue, Forty Fort. A memorial service will be held at a future date.

To send the Melski family an online message of condolence you may visit the funeral home website,, or Facebook page.



Sorry for your loss Pam and family. Rob Stefanides
I am so sorry for your loss. Patrice Smith
I am so sorry to hear this heartbreaking news. Pam, I am praying for strength for you and your family. Susan DiBonifazio
My sympathy to Pam and her family on the loss of George. My thoughts are with you at this very sad time. Joe Booth
So Sorry for your loss! Paul Jancouskas
We lost the kindest, most gentle, courageous man I have ever known. It's a sad day for the class of '81. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Rest in peace my friend. Paul Jeffery
Pam, Mandy and Family, I am so sorry to hear of George passing. Sending healing prayers and comforting hugs. Wishing you moments of Peace and Comfort during this difficult time. God Bless you. Marilyn
My sincere sorrow to you, Pam, and Amanda on George’s passing. My brother also died from this terrible cancer. You are in my prayers and thoughts. Cathy Collins
Our Deepest Sympathy to Helen Pam Amanda & Robin. Many tears were shed at the Littleford home today after reading about the loss of our Dear Friend George. Lee has many beautiful stories to share about George during their many years working together. God Bless & our new number is 570-735-2422. Lee & June Littleford
Pam- I'm so sorry to hear about George's passing. I'm Hope's friend. Sincerely, Bonnie Macdonald
Pam & Mandy. I can’t imagine what you are feeling right now. We are so saddened to hear of George’s passing. We have so many memories of him and how he helped with so many of our projects. Heaven has gained another angel. Our most heartfelt condolences. Lori & Joe Cicierski

It was really nice to be able to handle everything in one place.