Patsy J. Marsico of North Scranton died Thursday morning in the Allied Skilled Nursing Facility. He and his wife, the former Clare Luparello, celebrated their 36th wedding anniversary on Feb. 4.
Born and educated in Old Forge, son of the late Angelo and Angeline DiGiorgio Marsico, before retirement he was employed by Goodwill Industries and McKinney Manufacturing. He was a member of Mary, Mother of God Parish at Holy Rosary, VFW
Post 25 and VFW Post 5209, all of North Scranton.
He was a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and brother. He was a true patriot who received many awards for his dedication to the Army. He will be sadly missed by his family and friends.
Patsy's family would like to express its sincere gratitude to the staff of 4 South of Allied Skilled Nursing Facility and to the VNA Hospice for the excellent care and compassion given to their dad.
Also surviving are two sons, Patrick and wife, Denise, Philadelphia; and Paul, Scranton; a daughter, Helen Rose Wombacker and husband, Timothy, Mount Cobb; 17 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; a brother, John Marsico and wife, Charmine; two sisters, Rose Marsico, Scranton; and Helen Gingher and husband, Paul, Scranton; nieces, nephews, grand-nieces and grand-nephews.
He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Ethel Costanzo; a brother, Joseph Marsico; and three sisters, Victoria Seliga, Patricia Finelle and Louise Owens.
A funeral with full military honors will be Monday from the Carl J. Savino Funeral Home, 157 S. Main Ave., Scranton, with a blessing service at 9:30 a.m. by the Rev. Cyril Edwards, pastor of Mary, Mother of God Parish. Interment, Cathedral Cemetery, Scranton.
Friends may call Sunday from 7 to 9 p.m.