WILKES-BARRE — David J. Dunsavage, 72, of Wilkes-Barre, passed away Friday, May 9, 2014, in the Timber Ridge Health Care Center, Wilkes-Barre. His wife is Marianne Thoman Dunsavage.
David was born Dec. 28, 1941, in Pittston, a son of the late John and Mary Elko Dunsavage. He was a graduate of Wyoming High School and attended Penn State University. He was employed by Techniglas, Pittston. David was a U.S. Navy veteran, reaching the rank of petty officer third class.
David was an accomplished musician and played locally with Joe Nardone and the All-Stars. He also was an avid tennis player.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his father-in-law, Wendell Thoman.
Surviving, in addition to his wife, Marianne, are his sons, David Jr., Mark and Michael; his daughter, Marina; his sisters, Lillian Savicki and Betty Lee Frusciante; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday in the Simon S. Russin Funeral Home, 136 Maffett St., Plains Township, with the Very Rev. Joseph Martin of Holy Resurrection Orthodox Cathedral officiating. Interment will follow in the Orthodox Lawn of Fern Knoll Burial Park, Dallas. Family and friends may call 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday. A Parastas service will be at 6 p.m.