Anthony B. Zumbo of West Scranton died Friday at the VNA Hospice Inpatient Unit at Geisinger Community Medical Center after an illness. His wife is the former Barbara Reddington. The couple would have celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Sept. 26.
Born in Scranton, son of the late Charles and Ann Stivala Zumbo, he was educated in Scranton schools. He proudly served in the Marine Corps. He was a truck driver most of his life and before his illness worked at Moletsky's Service Center.
He was an avid sportsman, enjoyed golf, fishing, playing pool and was a very talented musician, especially loved playing guitar. He was a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather, brother and loyal friend.
He was a member of American Legion Post 306, Teamsters Union Local 229 and St. Patrick's Church.
Also surviving are three daughters, M. Judy Zumbo, Newark, Del.; Jeananne Agostinelli, Eynon; and Melissa Dominick and husband, Richard, Poughkeepsie, N.Y.; five grandchildren, A.J. and Francesca Agostinelli, Morgan, McKenzie and Kole Dominick; three sisters, Jean Mikelaitis and husband, Ed; Josephine Stengline and Ann Marie Evanusa; a brother, Charles Zumbo; several nieces and nephews.
The funeral will be Tuesday from the Solfanelli-Fiorillo Funeral Home Inc., 1030 N. Main Ave., Scranton, with Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. in St. Patrick's Church, 1403 Jackson St. Interment with military honors will follow at Cathedral Cemetery, Scranton.
Friends may call Monday, 4 to 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the VNA Hospice, 301 Delaware St. Olyphant, PA 18447. Visit www.solfanel
lifiorillofuneralhome.com for information, directions or to send an online condolence.