Luzerne County auto repair shop closing its doors after 93 years in business – WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

Churnetski’s Transportation and Auto Restore has served its buyers in and round Sugar Notch for almost a century and proprietor Larry Churnetski plans to retire.

SUGAR NOTCH, Pa. — For the previous 39 years, Larry Churnetski has spent day after day working Churnetski’s Transportation and Auto Restore in Sugar Notch.

Earlier than that, it was his father On the helm of the househprevious enterprise for Greater than 50 years, wright here Larry spent a lot of his childhood studying it. In complete, 93 years of househprevious traditions.

“I in all probability started cleansing school buses As quickly as I used to be about 8 years previous. Everyone Inside the househprevious at one time or ancompletely different did one factor with these buses,” Larry said.

He credit the relationships he and his father constructed with their buyers for All of the years of success Churnetski’s has had.

“That is how small companies survive. Plus, The fact that I’ve had fantastic people work for me. I’ve had proper-hand Individuals who labored A lot of years and added Tons to this enterprise,” Churnetski said.

Clients we spoke with say They’re dissatisfied To Take heed to that Larry Shall be closing store over the summer time as a Outcome of They’ve been coming to him For tright herefore A few years.

“He Shall be significantly missed by Many people Inside The world. I do know A lot Of people from out of metropolis come right here as properly,” said Daryl Metric, An prolonged-time buyer.

Churnetski says he appears forward to spending time with househprevious And might miss The completely different househprevious He is Relabored The numerous years in enterprise.

“You On A daily basis discover out You Do not miss any particular factor That you merely did with them. You miss the on A daily basis conversations and on A daily basis contact and That is what I am going To overlook.”

Churnetski says He isn’t constructive of The exact date when he’ll shut the store doorways one final time, however He is grateful for the fond reminiscences he has tright here.

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