Francis J. Scoblick

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  • "Robin, we're so sorry to hear about your Dad"
  • "We are so very sorry for your loss,"
    - Carol Manglaviti

Francis J. Scoblick, 85, of Mill City, died Monday at home. He was the husband of the late Margaret Grzybowski Scoblick, who died in 1999, and was also preceded in death by his companion, Carol Dore, in 2015.

Born in Archbald, son of the late James and Stella Oshetsky Scoblick, he was a member of St. Mary of the Lake Church, Lake Winola. A graduate of Archbald High School and Johnson School of Technology, he was a member of Teamsters Union Local 229. Before retirement, he was employed by Supermarket Services, Dunmore. In addition, he served with the United States Marine Corps in the Korean War. He was a member of VFW Post 7069, Clarks Summit; the Factoryville Sportsmen's Club; and Mill City Sportsmen's Club.

Francis was a loving and devoted father and grandfather who will be deeply missed.

Surviving are three daughters, Helen Scoblick and husband, Gary Jones, Clarks Summit; Robin Davis and husband, Jack, Scranton; and Michele Green and husband, John, Dimock; six grandchildren, Brett and Tyler Jones, Shane and Lauren Davis, Derek and Dakota Green; two brothers, Robert Scoblick, Peckville; and Tom Scoblick, Carbondale; nieces and nephews.

He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Karen Scoblick.

The funeral will be Thursday with Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in St. Mary of the Lake Church, Lake Winola, celebrated by the Rev. Patrick Albert, pastor. Interment with military honors by the United States Marine Corps in St. Joseph's Cemetery, Scott Twp.

Friends may pay their respects Wednesday, 4 to 6 p.m., at the Thomas J. Hughes Funeral Home Inc., 1240 St. Ann's St., Scranton.

Anyone attending the funeral is requested to go directly to St. Mary of the Lake Church, Lake Winola.

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Published in Scranton Times on Feb. 12, 2019
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