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Jeffrey R. Chorba

November 10, 1969 - May 13, 2022

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Jeffrey Ronald Chorba, 52, of Beach Lake, died unexpectedly on Friday, May 13, 2022 in an accident.

Born on November 10, 1969 in Binghamton, NY he is the son of Eileen (Cosgrove) Chorba of Beach Lake and the late Ronald M. Chorba who died January 16, 2022.  He was a graduate of Honesdale High School, class of 1987.  He attended Temple University for Landscape Architecture and later continued his education at Luzerne Community College and was certified by Microsoft.

Jeff began working at Woodloch where he was the manager of landscaping.  He later started his own business, Chorba Consulting Inc., helping many with their computer needs.  Jeff profoundly impacted the lives of others through his desire to help those in need, both personally and professionally. He was proud to donate his services and time helping many non-profit organizations in the area.  He was a mentor to students who were interested in a career in information technologies through school job shadowing programs.  He also supported the Wayne County Employment Coalition helping those with disabilities.

A man of many interests, Jeff enjoyed kayaking and was certified by the National Canoe Safety Patrol and would volunteer patrolling Skinners Falls.  He was also certified in Tower Climbing Safety and Rescue with Com Train LLC.  He enjoyed riding motorcycles and was a member of Baer’s Drill Team. He also enjoyed rapelling, snowboarding, playing drums, photography and appreciated fine food and wine.  Most of all, Jeff’s passion was flying his paramotor and sharing his love of the sport.  He found peace flying through the skies.  Just recently he began the process of getting his pilot’s license.

He was a member of the Welcome Lake Fire Department where he was the past treasurer and a member of St. John the Evangelist Parish in Honesdale where he served on their finance committee.

In addition to his mother, Jeff is survived by his brother, Stephen Chorba and wife Michelle of Beach Lake; his sister, Ellen Wojtowicz and husband Mark of Catawissa; nieces and nephews, Corey, Emily and Mary Chorba and Jordon Wojtowicz; several aunts, uncles and cousins.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, May 20th at St. John the Evangelist Church, Honesdale at 10 am.  Interment will follow in Indian Orchard Cemetery, Honesdale.  Friends may visit Hessling Murray Funeral Home, 428 Main St. Honesdale, on Thursday, 4 to 7.

Memorial contributions can be made to St. John the Evangelist Parish, 414 Church St. Honesdale, PA 18431 or Welcome Lake Fire Dept., 99 Cosgrove Rd., Beach Lake, PA 18405.


428 Main St, Honesdale, PA 18431


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