John F. Timmons, 65, of Jenkins Twp., and formerly of Carbondale, died Friday at home.
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Born in Carbondale, son of the late Harry H. and Louise M. McCann Timmons, he attended St. Rose of Lima Church, Carbondale. A graduate of Benjamin Franklin High School, Carbondale, he was an Air Force veteran of eight years, serving during the Vietnam War as a certified air traffic controller. John always loved talking to people, and was a kind uncle to his niece and nephews. We will always remember his huge smile and laughter.
Surviving are two brothers, Harry Timmons and wife, Margie, Lewes, Del.; and James Timmons and wife, Karen, Carbondale; a niece, Jamie Timmons; and three nephews, Patrick, Ryan and Harry "Pancho" Timmons.
The funeral will be Wednesday with Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. in St. Rose of Lima Church. Spring interment will be in Canaan Corners Cemetery, Waymart.
The family will receive friends from 9 until Mass time at the church. Arrangements by the Brennan & Brennan Funeral Home Inc., 55 Lincoln Ave., Carbondale.
Memorial donations may be made to St. Francis Commons, c/o Catholic Social Services, 516 Fig St., Scranton, PA 18505. Online condolences may be sent at www.brennanfuneralhomes.com.
Brennan & Brennan Funeral Home, Inc.
55 Lincoln Avenue Carbondale, PA 18407
Published in Scranton Times on Jan. 27, 2014