Peter Nicholas Locker, 75, of Throop, died Saturday at Geisinger Community Medical Center intensive care unit. He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Bertha Hanis Locker; and his daughter, Judith Locker Fanelli and husband, James, of Throop.
Born in Scranton, son of the late Phillip and Marie Eibes Locker, he attended Scranton Technical High School and faithfully served in the United States Army. He was a member of Holy Trinity Polish National Catholic Church and retired from Super Market Service,
Peter enjoyed fishing, playing bingo and going to the flea market. He was a loyal New York Giants fan and enjoyed morning breakfast gatherings at Burger King and McDonald's with friends. He also truly loved his dog, Rusty.
Surviving are two brothers, Robert Locker and wife, Karen, Olyphant; and John Locker and wife, Frances, Dalton; aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and
He was also preceded in death by five brothers, Henry, Phillip, Fred, David and James Locker; and four sisters, Marie McIntyre, Ida Billets, Dorothy Regan and Barbara Locker.
Peter's family would like to sincerely thank all the doctors, nurses, medical staff and caregivers that took care of him throughout the years. A special thank you to all the staff of the Geisinger CMC ICU. Finally, the family would like to thank someone special who supported and helped them throughout the years, Dennis.
The funeral will be today at 10 a.m. at Holy Trinity Polish National Catholic Church, 619 Center St., Throop, celebrated by Very Rev. William Chromey. Interment, Dunmore Cemetery.
Arrangements are by the John F. Glinsky Funeral Home, 445 Sanderson St., Throop. Everyone attending the funeral is asked to go directly to the Church. Send online condolences to jfglin