Steven G. Talanca, 60, of Berwick passed away unexpectedly on October 3, 2021, at his home.
Born in Berwick on May 16, 1961, he was a son of the late Rocco N. and Lorraine C. (Balazs) Talanca. He was a graduate of Berwick High School, class of 1979. For many years, Steve has been employed at Design Group, Berwick.
In December of 1981, he married his best friend and soulmate, Linda M. (Longenberger) Talanca. He cherished her, and she will miss him dearly in the days to come.
Steve was an avid pool shooter. He loved going on cruises with his wife and friends, and recently started going camping, which he greatly enjoyed. He also loved spending time with his “fur babies”, Chloe and Fred. In his younger years, he was a league bowler and liked riding motorcycles. He saved many lives over the years by donating blood as often as he could.
In addition to his wife, Linda, he will be greatly missed by his brother, Mark Talanca and wife Rose, Wapwallopen; sisters, Kelly Robinson and Terry Bethman, both of Berwick; brothers-in-law, Robert Billman and wife Janice, El Paso, TX; Ronald Longenberger and companion Sue Densberger, Berwick; Eugene Longenberger, Bloomsburg; Dale Longenberger, Berwick; sister-in-law, Beverly Davis, California; numerous nieces and nephew; several aunts and uncles; and many cousins and friends.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Richard Talanca.
The family will receive friends from 2:00 to 4:00 PM on Saturday, October 16, 2021, at Heller Funeral Home, LLC, 633 East Third Street, Nescopeck.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be given to his wife, Linda or Heller Funeral Home, LLC, to help defray his final expenses.
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