William J. Emmel

Obituary
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William J. Emmel, 75, born Dec. 10, 1942 in Scranton, Pennsylvania, died peacefully at home on Nov. 8, 2018 under the exceptional care of Erwine's Home Health and Hospice of Kingston.

He was the son of the late William and Claire Langan Emmel.

He was the compassionate, loving and devoted husband of Ann Marie (DeLuca) Emmel. William served in the U.S. Navy at the time of the Bay of Pigs. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin with a degree in psychology. He attended King's College to study computer science. William was a systems analyst for Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania.

Surviving are his wife, nephews, nieces and cousins, most especially his nephew Carl Semenza and fiancé, Kathy, who William loved dearly.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday in St. Maria Goretti Church, 42 Redwood Drive, Laflin.

The Parish Rosary Group will recite the Divine Mercy Chaplet and rosary in the church 30 minutes before the funeral mass.

The family will receive friends and relatives in the church from 9 a.m. until time of Mass on Monday.

Interment will be private and at the convenience of the family in St. John the Evangelist Cemetery, Pittston.

Arrangements are entrusted to Adonizio Funeral Home, LLC, 251 William St., Pittston.

To leave an online condolence, visit William's obituary at www.adoniziofuneralhome.com.
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Published in Citizens' Voice on Nov. 10, 2018
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