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Michael D. Marsicano

Michael D. Marsicano Obituary

Michael D. Marsicano of Hazle Twp. passed away peacefully at his home Sunday surrounded by his wife and two daughters after a courageous four year battle with cancer.

He was born in Hazleton and was the son of the late Anthony and Anna (Parlatore) Marsicano.

Mike was a lifelong resident of the Hazleton area, where he attended and graduated from Hazleton High School. After graduation, he became a welder in several of the local coal industries, retiring from Blaschak Coal. In retirement, Mike enjoyed his daily meetings with his friends at the local coffee shop.

Mike was married to Susan Kuzmission, celebrating 45 years of marriage. Mike's greatest joy was spending his days with his grandchildren, daughters and son-in-laws.

Preceding him in death, in addition to his parents, was his sister, Patricia Marsicano.

He is survived, in addition to his wife, by daughters, Marisa (Joseph) Roche; and Elissa (Philip Leichner); grandchildren, Grace, Nora, Andrew, Roche, Eleanor and Vivian Leichner; brothers, Anthony, Robert and Mark Marsicano.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Thursday at 10:30 a.m. from Good Shephard Roman Catholic Church, 87 S. Hunter Highway, Drums.

Interment will follow in the Calvary Cemetery, Drums.

Friends and relatives may call at Good Shephard Thursday morning from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service.

Please keep in mind that when attending the services, current COVID-19 guidelines are to be followed, which include wearing a face mask and practicing social distancing.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to either the or the .

Krapf & Hughes Funeral Home Inc. is assisting the family through their Butler Chapel, Drums.

Condolence messages may be entered in the family's online memorial guest book on the funeral home website at www.khfuneralhomes.com.

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