Nicholas Devens

Obituary of Nicholas Ernest Devens

Nicholas “Nick” E. Devens Sr. 12-8-2019 Nicholas E. Devens Sr., 81, of Dallas passed away Sunday at the Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Plains Twp. He was born in Pringle, PA to the late Nicholas and Margaret Devens. Nick was a loving, caring, humorous, generous, hardworking husband, father, brother, grandfather and Poppy who could be found enjoying his grandchildren and great grandchildren or on healthy summer days trying to mow the lawn and avoid THE big ditch (or not). He is survived by his wife - Linda Arnold Devens, sister – Dorothy Barnick and blended families including children: Samantha Ivy, Marcy Evans, Alice Blaine and Bill, Nikki and Joe Yanchunas, Yvonne Sylvia, Nicholas and Shanna Devens and Mindy and Brian Wesley and Linda Kintner, Nancy Mitchell, Billie Jo and Justin Eck, Angel and Aaron Parks, Amber and Greg Shimkoski; and grandchildren, Brandy, Cecil and Jamie, Kelly, Steven, Brandan and Heather, Toby and Sarah, Alicen, Cindy, Drake and Alexandra, and Jake, Dylan and Breanna, Stevie and Ray, William and Jason, Justin, Anthony and Hannah, Stephanie, Brandon, Zachary and Christina and Allen and Tristyn. He will be greatly missed by all above, his 19 great grandchildren, and his beloved dogs, Shotzie and Domino. Nick was preceded in death by his first wife, Alice Giberson Devens and 6 of his siblings, Lydia, Albert, Ethel, Evelyn, Peggy, and Robert. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Edwards & Russin Funeral and Cremation Services Inc., 717 Main St., Edwardsville, PA. Friends may call Thursday from 7:00 to 9:00 pm and Friday from 10:00 am to time of service. The funeral service, officiated by Steve Harvey, will be held Friday morning at 11:00 am at the funeral home with a burial immediately following at the Fern Knoll Cemetery, Dallas, PA. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Nick’s honor may be made to Wounded Warriors Project, the SPCA, and/or to Dr. McDonald’s Veterinarian Clinic, 95 Kelly St., Luzerne, PA.
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Thursday
12
December

Visitation

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday, December 12, 2019
Edwards & Russin Funeral Home
717 Main Street
Edwardsville, Pennsylvania, United States
(570) 287-2741
Friday
13
December

Visitation

10:00 am - 11:00 am
Friday, December 13, 2019
Edwards & Russin Funeral Home
717 Main Street
Edwardsville, Pennsylvania, United States
(570) 287-2741
Friday
13
December

service

11:00 am - 11:45 am
Friday, December 13, 2019
Edwards & Russin Funeral Home
717 Main Street
Edwardsville, Pennsylvania, United States
(570) 287-2741