Robert Francis Pasco, 62, of Scranton, died Saturday at home after a courageous battle with cancer. His companion of 30 years is Linda Kilvitis Pasco.
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Born in Scranton he was the son of the late Francisco and Beatrice Kelly Pasco, a member of St. Patrick's Church and educated in Scranton public schools. For most of Bob's life he was a truck driver for Notariani produce, Walsh Trucking and Air Delivery, all of Scranton. He also owned and operated Pasco's Tiki Bar. He was an avid blackjack player.
The family would like to thank Hospice of the Sacred Heart for the kindness and compassion that was shown to Bob and his family.
Also surviving are three sons, Robert Atkinson, California; Michael Pasco, Moscow; and Brandon Pasco, at home; five daughters, Marie Sovon, Duryea; Melissa Boyko and Liza Caramanno and husband, James Jr., both of Scranton; Nicole Pasco and Jessica Pasco, both at home; two brothers, John Pasco, Scranton; and Frank Pasco, Dickson City; a sister, Joyce Mayock, Randolph, N.J.; 14 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Angel Pasco; a brother, Michael Pasco; a sister, Christine Chickowicz; and two nephews, Michael and Christopher Pasco.
The funeral will be Wednesday at 9 a.m., from the Thomas J. Hughes Funeral Home Inc., 1240 St. Ann's St., Scranton, with Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 in St. Patrick's Church, Jackson Street, Scranton. Interment, private at the convenience of the family.
Friends may call Tuesday, 4 to 8 p.m. Memorials may be made to
, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
Published in Scranton Times on Apr. 8, 2012