BISHOP, SARA J., Clearwater Fla., today, 8 p.m., Davies & Jones Funeral Chapel, 135 S. Main Ave., Scranton, by the Rev. Arthur Davis, pastor of Asbury United Methodist Church. Interment, Friday, 11 a.m., Fairview Memorial Park, Elmhurst. Calling hours, today, 4 to 8 p.m.
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BRADLEY, EDITH L., Tunkhannock, Saturday, 10:30 a.m., Sheldon-Kukuchka Funeral Home Inc., 73 W. Tioga St., Tunkhannock, by Pastor Kurt Bricker of the Eaton Baptist Church. Interment, Sunnyside Cemetery, Tunkhannock. Calling hours, Saturday, 9 to 10:30 a.m. Condolences: sheldonkukuchkafuneralhome.com.
CORCORAN, EMMA MAE, Charlotte, N.C., formerly of Avoca, memorial service, Saturday, 10:30 a.m., Kniffen O'Malley Funeral Home, Avoca. Interment, St. Mary's Cemetery, Avoca. Calling hours, Saturday, 10 to service.
EPPS, MARTHA A. PACIGA, Carbondale, Friday, Joseph W. Scotchlas Funeral Home Inc., 621 Main St., Simpson. Services, 10 a.m., Trinity Episcopal Church, 58 River St., Carbondale, by the Rev. Donald Schaible, rector. Interment, Clifford Valley Cemetery, Clifford. Calling hours, today, 4 to 7 p.m. Golden Age Seniors meet at 4:30. Contributions: Trinity Episcopal Church. Condolences: scotchlas
FLANNERY, EUGENE J., Cape May Court House, N.J., Mass, Saturday, 10 a.m., Our Lady of the Angels Church, 35 E. Mechanic St., Cape May Court House. Interment, Cape May County Veterans Cemetery. Calling hours, Friday, 6 to 8 p.m., Radzieta Funeral Home, 9 Hand Ave., Cape May Court House, Saturday, 9 to 10 a.m., church. Contributions: Our Lady of The Angels Church, the Salvation Army, 22 S. Texas Ave., Atlantic City, NJ 08401, or Love of Linda Cancer Trust, P.O. Box 1053, Wildwood, NJ 08260. Condolences: radzieta.com.
FLYNN, EVELYN (CLARA) PASTERNAK, Old Forge, Friday, 10 a.m., Thomas P. Kearney Funeral Home Inc., 517 N. Main St., Old Forge. Service, 10:30, St. Michael's Orthodox Church, 512 Summer St., Old Forge, by the Rev. Peter E. Henry, rector. Interment, St. Michael's Parish Cemetery. Calling hours, today, 5 to 8 p.m., funeral home. Contributions: Celtic Hospice, 601 Wyoming Ave., Kingston, PA 18704, or St. Michael's Church Building Fund, 512 Summer St., Old Forge, PA 18518. Condolences: kearneyfuneral
GAJEWSKI, MONSIGNOR CHESTER A., Dunmore, Pontifical Mass, today, 11 a.m., Transfiguration Church, 213 W. Green St., West Hazleton, by the Most Rev. James C. Timlin, D.D., bishop emeritus of Scranton. Vigil Mass, today, 7 p.m., Transfiguration Church. Calling hours, today, 9:30 to 11 a.m., Transfiguration Church. Interment, St. Mary's Cemetery, Nanticoke. Arrangements: Albert P. O'Donnell Funeral Home, Dunmore.
GIANCINI, MARGARET CORVELLI, West Scranton, Wednesday, Carl J. Savino Funeral Home, Scranton. Mass, St. Lucy's Church, West Scranton, by the Rev. Alvaro de Oliveira Joaquim, OSJ. Pallbearers: Bob Norkaitis Jr., Vince Salico, Tony Montrone, Rashid Ahmad, Mario Giancini, Tom Neary and Nathaniel Johnston. Interment, Cathedral Cemetery.
GREER, DAVID J., Old Forge, Friday, 10 a.m., Louis V. Ciuccio Funeral Home, 145 Moosic Road, Old Forge. Interment, Holy Cross Cemetery. Calling hours, today, 5 to 8 p.m.
HODIN, JOSEPH S., Scranton, Sunday, Chapel of Temple Israel, Scranton, by Rabbi Moshe Saks, Rabbi Samuel Sandhaus and Cantor Vladimir Aronzon. Interment, Dalton Jewish Cemetery. Shiva, today, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., family residence, 1740 Ariel St., Scranton. Contributions: M.L. Hodin Scholar-in-Residence Fund, c/o Temple Israel, 918 E. Gibson St., Scranton, PA 18510.
JACKSON, LILLIAN, Tunkhannock, Mass, Friday, 10 a.m., Nativity BVM Church, Tunkhannock, by the Rev. Richard J. Polmounter. Calling hours, today, 5 to 8 p.m., Harding-Litwin Funeral Home, 123 W. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. Interment, Pieta Cemetery, Tunkhannock. Contributions: donor's favorite charity. Condolences: aplitwinfu
KERNAN, PAUL J., Spring Brook Twp., memorial Mass, Friday, 9:30 a.m., St. Lucy's Church, Scranton. Interment, Cathedral Cemetery, Scranton. Arrangements: Louis J. Rapoch Funeral Home, 420 Church St., Archbald. Contributions: St. Francis of Assisi Soup Kitchen, 500 Penn Ave., Scranton, PA 18509-3116. Condolences: www.RapochFuneralHome.com.
LAFRATTA, JOSEPH "SMOKEY," Falls, Saturday, 9 a.m., Baloga Funeral Home Inc., Pittston. Mass, 9:30, St. Joseph Marello Parish, Pittston. Interment, Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Carverton. Calling hours, Friday, 3 to 6 p.m., funeral home.
LOPATA, CASSIE M., Dupont, Friday, 9:30 a.m., Lokuta-Zawacki Funeral Home, 200 Wyoming Ave., Dupont. Mass, 10, Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, 215 Lackawanna Ave., Dupont. Interment, parish cemetery. Calling hours, today, 5 to 8 p.m. Condolences: baloga?funeral
McLAIN, RITA, Scranton, Wednesday, Edward Knight O'Donnell Funeral Home, Scranton. Mass, Holy Rosary Church, by the Rev. Cyril D. Edwards, pastor. Pallbearers: Tom, Paul and Marty McLane, cousins; Tom Evans, Jim and Michael Gavin. Honor guard: Veterans from Post 25, North Scranton. Interment, Cathedral Cemetery.
MECCA, CARMELLA M., Dunmore, Wednesday, Carlucci-Golden-DeSantis Funeral Home Inc., Dunmore. Mass, St. Anthony of Padua Church, Dunmore, by the Rev. David Cappelloni, pastor. Pallbearers: Carmen Cacioppo, Frank Lombardo, Jim Praefke, Jamie Scalese and Hil Rudy. Interment, Mount Carmel Cemetery, Dunmore.
NEU, CARL F., Scranton, graveside services and interment with military honors, Friday, 2 p.m., Abington Hills Cemetery, 800 Morgan Hwy., South Abington Twp., by the Rev. Dr. Stuart Thomas Wilson, interim pastor of the Hickory Street Presbyterian Church. Arrangements: Miller Bean Funeral Home Inc. Contributions: Hickory Street Presbyterian Church, 435 Hickory St., Scranton, PA 18505.
PATTERSON, ROBERT "BOB" J., Nicholson, Saturday, memorial service, 7:30 p.m., Charles H. Litwin Funeral Home, 91 State St., Nicholson. Calling hours, Saturday, 6 to 7:30 p.m., funeral home. Contributions: Lackawanna & Wyoming Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society, P.O. Box 3452, Scranton, PA 18505-0452, for restoration of Boston & Maine Locomotive #3713. Condolences: litwinfuner
PEPERNO, VINCENT J., Old Forge, today, 9:30 a.m., Louis V. Ciuccio Funeral Home, 145 Moosic Road, Old Forge. Mass, 10, St. Mary's Church, 123 W. Grace St., Old Forge. Interment, Old Forge Cemetery. Contributions: Griffin Pond Animal Shelter of Lackawanna County.
PHILLIPS, JUDIE LANGAN, Vienna, Va., formerly of Pittston, Pa., Saturday. Mass, 9:30 a.m., St. John the Evangelist Church, 35 William St., Pittston. Interment, Mount Olivet Cemetery, Carverton. Calling hours, Saturday, 9 to 9:30 a.m., church. Arrangements: Paul F. Leonard Funeral Home, 575 N. Main St., Pittston.
POLIZZI, SARAH, Dunmore, Mass, Friday, 11 a.m., St. Mary's Church, 322 Chestnut St., Dunmore. Arrangements: Morell-LaBelle Funeral Home. Calling hours, Friday, 10:30 to Mass, church. Condolences: dunmorefu
RATCHFORD, BETTY, Scranton, today, 9 a.m., McGoff Hughes Funeral Home Inc., 1401 Capouse Ave., Scranton. Mass, 9:30, St. Paul's Church, 1510 Penn Ave., Scranton. Interment, St. Catherine's Cemetery, Moscow. Contributions: Hospice of Philadelphia, Falls Center, 3300 Henry Ave., Suite 500, Philadelphia, PA 19129.
RODGERS, DON R., Duryea, graveside services, Friday, 1 p.m., Marcy Cemetery, Foote Avenue, Duryea. Arrangements: Thomas P. Kearney Funeral Home Inc., 517 N. Main St., Old Forge. Condolences: kearneyfuneral
STRAUSSER, MICHELE L., Covington Twp., memorial service, private, today, 6 p.m., Spring Brook Congregational Church, by Pastor Doug Littleton. Arrangements: Brian Arthur Strauch Funeral Homes and Cremation Services, honored provider for Pennsylvania Cremation Society. Cremation, Strauch Cremation Center and Crematory, Lehigh Twp. Condolences: penn
TRIPP, PATRICIA A., Scranton, today, 10 a.m., Davies & Jones Funeral Chapel, 135 S. Main Ave., Scranton. Interment, Fairview Memorial Park, Elmhurst. Contributions: Allied Skilled Nursing, 303 Smallacombe Drive, Scranton, PA 18508.
VANBUSKIRK, ARTHUR H., Lenoxville, Wednesday, McGoff-Hughes Funeral Home Inc., Scranton. Mass, St. Paul's Church, Scranton, by Monsignor William Feldcamp. Pallbearers: Harold, David and Kurt Bauman, Paul, Michael and Craig Blasi, Ron VanBuskirk, Vince and Michael Phillips. Interment, Cathedral Cemetery, Scranton.
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Published in Scranton Times on May 8, 2014