Stanley Pepsin Jr., 44, a lifelong resident of Old Forge, died Thursday evening at Moses Taylor Hospital in Scranton. He is survived by his loving wife, Deborah Nocera Pepsin. Wed on Christmas Eve 1992, the couple had just celebrated their 20th wedding anniversary.
Born on May 1, 1968, son of the late Stanley Pepsin Sr. and Marilyn Wickizer Pepsin, Moosic, Stanley was a graduate of Old Forge High School. A carpenter by trade, he was a member of Carpenters Local Union 645.
An outdoorsman, who enjoyed fishing and hunting, he was also a member of the Tri Acres Rod and Gun Club in Clifton. An avid sports enthusiast, he was a Pittstburgh Steelers fanatic who also loved NASCAR and his favorite driver, Dale Earnhardt Jr.
He is also survived by his beloved daughter, Ariane Pepsin, a student at Temple University; his sister, Rebecca Pepsin and her fiancé, Edward Sweda, of Hanover Twp.; his mother-in-law, Ann Marie Nocera of Old Forge; his sister-in-law, Michele Curmaci of Bethlehem; his two brothers-in-law, Jeffrey Nocera of Bethlehem; and Louis Nocera and wife, Christine, of Pittston Twp.; his nieces, Alisa Curmaci and Taylor Wheeler; and his nephew, Matthew Curmaci.
Blessing services are scheduled for today at 7 p.m. in the Thomas P. Kearney Funeral Home Inc., 517 N. Main St., Old Forge, to be conducted by the Rev. Joseph F. Cipriano. Relatives and friends may pay their respects today from 4 until services.
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, 712 S. Keyser Ave., Taylor, PA 18517.
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