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Gerald M. "Nip" Driscoll

Gerald M. "Nip" Driscoll, of Askam, passed away Friday at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Plains Twp.

Born June 10, 1937 in Nanticoke, he was the son of the late Matthew and Cecelia Golon Driscoll.

He was a graduate of Hanover Memorial High School, class of 1955. Prior to his retirement, he worked as mechanic/driver for Biscontini Warehouse for 42 years. In the past, he also worked for Calex Logistics and Swithers Heating Oil Service. Mr. Driscoll was a member of the Central Teamsters Union, an avid sports fan, especially Penn State and Notre Dame, and an NHRA/NASCAR fan. He especially enjoyed being with his great-grandsons.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his aunt Joan Driscoll.

Surviving are his wife of 39 years, the former Beverly Pryce; son, Mark, and his wife Julie; daughters, Hope Esposito and Heather Shamaski, and her husband, Kyle; grandchildren, Matthew Driscoll, Heidi, Holly and Michael Grabko; great-grandchildren, Aidan and Adam Shamaski; sisters, Mary "Molly" Brodhead, Patricia Truszkowski, and her husband Peter; nephew, Mark Truszkowski, and his wife Jaimie; nieces, Cecile Scalonge, and husband John; Cheryl Pileski, and husband Jason; Pamela Guarino, and husband Rocco; great-nephews, John IV and Michael Scalonge, Cade Bekanich; great-nieces, Molly Truszkowski, Ava and Allison Guarino.

Funeral services will be held at 7 p.m. Sunday from Kearney Funeral Home Inc., 173 E. Green St., Nanticoke, with the Rev. Bob Thomas officiating. Friends and family may call from 5 to 7 p.m. with the service following. Interment will be at the convenience of the family.

Published in Times Leader on May 25, 2013
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