Official Obituary of

Jean M. Kabana

May 17, 1936 ~ July 8, 2023 (age 87) 87 Years Old

Jean Kabana Obituary

Jean M. Kabana, 87, formerly of Minersville, passed away Saturday July 8, 2023 at Green Valley Nursing and Rehab, Pottsville.


Born in Pottsville May 17, 1936, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Antoinette (Kulczytski) Plesnarski.


She attended St. Stanislaus Kostka School and was a graduate of Cass High School.  Jean went on to work as a seamstress at the dress factory in Primrose; as a child care worker; and later as a secretary at Reading Anthracite, Pottsville.


She was a member of Holy Family Parish, Minersville- St. Matthew Church; the former St. Stanislaus Kostka, Minersville.  She was also a member the Polish Club, Reading and ILGWU.

She was preceded in death by her Husband Paul V. Kabana on August 25, 2020; an infant daughter; Brothers John Plesnarski, Joseph Plesnarski, Stanley Plesnarski; Sisters Julia Plesnarski and Mary (Plesnarski) Dronick.


She is survived by her daughter Marcia Cresswell of Schuylkill Haven; Grandchildren Jennifer Jacobson of  Hooksett, NH; James M. Cresswell of  New York, NY; Nieces and Nephews;


Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:30 AM Monday July 17, 2023 at St. Matthew the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church   139 Spruce St. Minersville, PA 17954.  Rev. Jason Stokes will be officiating. Friends may call from 8:00AM-10:00 AM Monday at Donald J. Butler Funeral Home 328 Sunbury St. Minersville, PA 17954.   In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Minersville Food Pantry 529 Lytle St., Minersville, PA 17954 or Tunnels to Towers 2361 Hylan Boulevard, Staten Island, NY 10306.  Burial will be in St. Stanislaus Kostka #2. To offer condolences to the family or to light a candle in Jeans’s Memory, visit us at

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Calling Hours
July 17, 2023

8:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Donald J. Butler Funeral Home
328 Sunbury St.
Minersville, PA 17954

Mass of Christian Burial
July 17, 2023

10:30 AM
St. Matthew the Evangelist
139 Spruce St
Minersville, PA 17954


Minersville Food Pantry
529 Lytle St, Minersville PA 17954

Tunnels To Towers
2361 Hylan Boulevard, Staten Island, NY 10306


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