Vincent J. Arcieri, 80, of Scranton, died Wednesday evening at Regional Hospital of Scranton. He and his wife, the former Barbara E. Csigi, celebrated their 53rd wedding anniversary on April 23.
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Born in Dunmore, son of the late Saverio and Mary Morrell Arcieri, he was a graduate of Dunmore High School, class of 1952, and went on to join the Air Force. Vincent was a member of SS. Anthony and Rocco Parish and its Holy Name Society. Before retirement, he was employed by the Royal Bottling Co.
Vince was avid sports fan, and coached Little League and American Legion Baseball in South Scranton. He enjoyed attending horse races and going to the casino. Above all, he loved to spend time with his grandchildren.
Also surviving are a daughter, Barbara Heller and husband, William, Uniondale; a son, Vincent A. Arcieri and wife, Tammy, Scranton; grandchildren Samuel, Ashley and Vinny Arcieri, all of Scranton; sisters, Philomena Arcieri, Dunmore; and Josephine Noto and husband, Robert, Dunmore; nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Frank Arcieri.
The funeral will be Saturday from the Carlucci-Golden-DeSantis Funeral Home Inc., 318 E. Drinker St., Dunmore, with Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. at St. Anthony of Padua Church, Smith St., Dunmore. Entombment will follow at the Cathedral Cemetery, Scranton.
Friends may call today from 5 to 8 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the donor's favorite charity.
To offer the family an online condolence or for more information, visit www.DunmoreFuneralHome.com.
Published in Scranton Times on Jan. 24, 2014