Rudolph J. Intoccia

Rudolph J. Intoccia of West Scranton died Saturday at Hospice Community Care Inpatient Unit, Dunmore, following an illness. His wife of 60 years, the former Helen Lefkowski, died Nov. 2, 2009.

Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late Vincenzo and Maria Tripaldi Intoccia. He was educated in Scranton schools, attended the University of Scranton and was a proud veteran of the Army. Before retirement, he was employed as a surveyor by the state Department of Transportation. He was a longtime member of St. Patrick's Church.

Surviving are three daughters, Marie Intoccia, Scranton; Karen Eastman and husband, John, Gouldsboro; and Susan Arcuri and husband, Ralph, Clarks Summit; a son, Gary Intoccia and wife, Lori, New Jersey; eight grandchildren, Christin Arcadipane and husband, Justin; Michael Eastman and wife, Rosaleen; Marc Eastman, Dawn Griglock, Richard Arcuri and wife, Gina; Nicholas Arcuri and wife, Angela; Erik Intoccia and Austen Intoccia; four great-grandchildren, Jack Arcadipane, Richard Arcuri, Joseph Arcuri and Emma Rose Griglock; a sister, Mickey Skettino and husband, Tony, Scranton; two brothers, Vincent and wife, Ruth, Scranton; and Alfred and wife, Kitsy, Audubon; several nieces and nephews.

He was also preceded in death by a sister, Antoinette Rossi; and a brother, Gaeton.

The funeral will be Thursday 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., Scranton. Interment with military honors will follow at Cathedral Cemetery, Scranton.

Friends may call Wednesday 5 to 8 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Patrick's Food Pantry, 1403 Jackson St., Scranton, PA 18504.

Visit www.solfanellifio, for information, directions or to send an online condolence.

Published in Scranton Times on Jan. 29, 2013