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Anthony E. Seliga

Anthony E. Seliga, Taylor, died Friday at Regional Hospital of Scranton after a four-year struggle with myelofibrosis.

Born in Scranton, son of the late John Walter and Genevieve Dombroski Seliga, he was a graduate of West Scranton High School and a veteran of the Navy, serving aboard the USS Independence during the Vietnam War. Before retirement, he was employed by Herff Jones for more than 40 years.

The family would like to thank Dr. Michael A. Jalowiec and Dr. Salvatore Scialla, and the staff of Regional Hospital of Scranton for the kind and compassionate care provided to Anthony.

Surviving are a son, Mathew, Taylor; four brothers, John, Scottsdale, Ariz.; Richard, Dupont; Robert, Scranton; and David, Wilkes-Barre Twp.; five sisters, Ann Marie Stelmack, Rosalie Aebli, Bertha Uher and Jeannie, all of Scranton; and Linda Seliga, Chandler, Ariz.; nieces and nephews.

He was also preceded in death by a brother, Joseph; and a sister, Geraldine.

The funeral will be Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. from the Sznyter Funeral Home, 1101 Prospect Ave., Scranton, with Mass of Christian Burial at 10 in St. Stanislaus Polish National Catholic Cathedral. Interment, parish cemetery.

Friends may call Tuesday, 4 to 8 p.m. The YMS of R Branch 1 will meet at 6 p.m. for a prayer service.

Published in Scranton Times on Dec. 3, 2012
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