Yuriy Gidalevich, 83, of Scranton, passed away Wednesday evening at Abington-Jefferson Health Center in Warminster, Pa. His wife is late Lida Levin Gidalevich who died January 7, 1999. He is survived by his companion of twenty years, Anna Lisak.
Born in the Ukraine, he was the son of the late Nikolay and Sophia Marchevka Gidalevich. Prior to retirement, he was a chemical engineer.
He was a very strong and caring man and was very loyal to his family and friends. He will be sadly missed by all who knew him.
Also surviving is a daughter, Louba Block and her husband Gregory, Philadelphia. Grandchildren, Peter and Boris Block. A great grandson, Ryder Block. A cousin Vladimir Marhevka.
A graveside service will be held today at 12 noon in Temple Israel Cemetery in Dunmore.
There will be no local Shiva.
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