Thomas E. Mecca Jr.

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MOOSIC — Thomas E. Mecca Jr., 61, of Moosic, died unexpectedly Saturday, July 7, 2018, at home. He is survived by his wife, the former Marie Detz. The couple celebrated 29 years of marriage on Sept. 10.

Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late Thomas E. Sr. and Madlyn Miele Mecca. Thomas was a member of the Divine Mercy Parish and its Contemporary Group, Moosic. He was a graduate of the former Bishop O'Hara High School, class of 1975, attended King's College and graduated from Temple University with a Bachelor of Science degree in pharmacy. He was currently employed by Geisinger-Community Medical Center, Scranton, as the assistant Director of Pharmacy. Tom was previously employed as the Director of Pharmacy at the Regional Hospital of Scranton and the Assistant Director at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital where he met his wife to be, Marie.

He was a talented musician and an avid skier, cyclist and kayaker. He touched many lives with his humor and kindness. He was a loving husband, father, son and friend who will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved him.

Also surviving is a daughter, Christina Marie Mecca, and a son, Thomas Michael Mecca, both of Moosic. Numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, colleagues and friends also survive Thomas.

He was preceded in death by an infant sister, Elaine Marie, and parents, Thomas and Madlyn Mecca.

The funeral will be Friday from the Carlucci-Golden-DeSantis Funeral Home Inc., 318 E. Drinker St., Dunmore with Mass at 10 a.m. in Divine Mercy Parish Church, 312 Davis St., Scranton.

Interment; Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Dunmore.

Friends are asked to go directly to the church the morning of the funeral.

Friends and family may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

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Carlucci Golden DeSantis Funeral Home
318 East Drinker Street
Dunmore, PA 18512
(570) 343-6013
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Published in Times Leader from July 10 to July 11, 2018