Francis Gene Reedy

Francis Gene Reedy, 86, of Pittston, passed away Saturday evening in Wilkes-Barre General Hospital.

Born in Pittston on Sept. 29, 1926, he was the son of the late Frank and Helen McGarry Reedy. He attended Pittston schools and served in the U.S. Army during World War II.

He was a member of St. John the Evangelist Church, Pittston.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Maryclaire Reedy; brothers, Leo, John and Paul Reedy; and niece, Mary Jo Dale.

Surviving are a brother, Patrick Reedy, Harding; nieces, Mary Claire Stieler, Mary Catherine Reedy and Helen Ann Reedy; nephew, Paul J. Reedy; great-niece, Suzanne McKeon; and numerous other nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews.

Funeral services, with full military honors, will be at 9 a.m. Wednesday at the Peter J. Adonizio Funeral Home, 251 William St., Pittston, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. in St. John the Evangelist Church, Pittston. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Interment will follow in the parish cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Ann's Basilica, 1250 Saint Ann St., Scranton, PA 18504. Online condolences may be made at

Published in Times Leader on July 8, 2013