Dorothy A. "Stella" Scrobola
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Dorothy A. "Stella" Scrobola was called home to our Lord on Friday, April 24, 2015.

Born July 14, 1930, to Joseph and Anne Foley, Stella, to all who knew her, was a unique and caring individual who touched the lives of all who knew her.

She married Charles C. Scrobola in 1957 and raised six loving children. She was totally dedicated to her children in all aspects of their lives. She was a permanent fixture at the Wyoming Valley Airport where she would always have a hug and kiss for everyone traveling through.

She was a graduate of Hanover High School and the Nesbitt School of Nursing. She married her husband, Charles C. Scrobola, M.D., and worked in Philadelphia as a personal care nurse while starting her family of six children. Stella devoted her entire life to her children and continues to influence their lives.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Joe and Anne Foley; sister, Marianne; brothers, Joe, Bill and Robert; her son, John; and her husband.

She is survived by her children, Charles J. and his wife, Lisa, James and his wife, Joyce, Michael and his wife, Carol, Bridget, Joseph and his wife, Sheryl; a shitload of grandchildren; and one big great-grandson.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday in St. Monica Parish (formerly Our Lady of Sorrows), 363 W. Eighth St., West Wyoming. Family and friends are asked to go directly to the church the morning of services. Interment will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Hanover Township. There will be no calling hours.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Manna at www.mannapa.org, or by mail at 2323 Ramstead St., Philadelphia, PA 19103.



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Published in Times Leader from Apr. 26 to Apr. 28, 2015.
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May 20, 2015
May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.
May 11, 2015
Rest in Peace
Scott Chamberland
May 11, 2015
Dear Bridget, Mike and Family,
My deepest condolences on the loss of your dear Mom and Dad. They have gone to their eternal reward and will rest in peace together.
They raised a beautiful family and will always live on in your heart. I wish I had some special words that could lessen your sorrow at this difficult time. Please know that I will keep your family in my thoughts and prayers for healing.
If I can help in anyway please let me know.
In Sympathy and Friendship,
Sean Igoe
Sean Igoe
May 11, 2015
Dear Scrobola Family,
It saddens me to hear the passing of both your Mom and Dad, it's the end of an era. My deepest condolences to everyone in your family. And thank you all for so many great childhood memories. I remember so many times many of us in the neighborhood would get hurt and we would be rushed to your house, and if your Dad wasn't there to offer first aid, your Mom would certainly offer her care. They both will have lasting memories with me.
Arte Perfetto Lahti Finland
May 8, 2015
I never knew her, but I'll bet she was the bee's knees! Condolences to her family.
Northern Illinois
May 6, 2015
May God bless those that loved her that are left behind.
John Chapman
May 6, 2015
i am sorry i missed this woman's trip across the planet. she was obviously well loved , a barrel of humor and a good woman , i am sorry for your loss.
May 6, 2015
Rest in peace. May your family be blessed :)
C M
May 5, 2015
My deepest sympathies and prayers to the Scrobola and VanScoy families. Dorothy was one of the sweetest, most loving and compassionate people I've ever had the pleasure of knowing. She was a pillar of strength and gave me positive reinforcement when I needed it the most. The world is definitely a duller place without her in it.
Debbie Castrignano
May 4, 2015
May you find comfort in remembering your dear mother this Mother's Day, and every day.
May 2, 2015
I am sure God is holding you in his arms and the devil doesn't know you are gone!
Mike O'Reilly
May 1, 2015
Love and miss you. Growing up, you were my second mother. Will never forget you.
My sincere and deepest condolences to all the family. Wish we didn't lose touch over the years.
Lanny
May 1, 2015
Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this difficult time. May your memories bring you comfort.

Mike, Janet, Josh & Zach Brucher
May 1, 2015
RIP Dorothy, your grandchildren will now have their own personal angel to watch over them. Condolences to the family. Sharon K. ( Saskatoon, Sask. Canada)
sharon kroeker
April 30, 2015
From one Irish Lass to another - Rest In Peace Miss Stella!!
Miss Molly
April 30, 2015
Never met her, my deepest condolences! RIP
Sabrina Hicks
April 30, 2015
Carl and Sue Holweg, "hockey fans", she was a friendly and kind lady always with a smile. So sorry for the family loss.
April 30, 2015
She will be missed
Edward McGorium
April 29, 2015
I'm guessing that's a lot of grandchildren? Sorry for your loss.
Antoine Mitchell
April 29, 2015
Dr. Scrobola, so sorry for the loss of you mother, especially so briefly after your father. You are in my thoughts. Remember the good memories and know they are together again and at peace.
April 29, 2015
My deepest condolences. I met her at the airport once, she was quite the gal. I didn't know her that well, but she was great.
Drew Johnson
April 29, 2015
Rest in peace Dorothy!
Chrissy
April 29, 2015
Rest easy. Sounded like a great lady. :)
Kimberly
April 29, 2015
Anybody who had a "sh*tload" of grandchildren is alright in my book. You guys were truly blessed.
April 29, 2015
I think you're going to get a sh*tload of guestbook entries! ;o) I don't know you but I wanted to offer my condolences. God Bless the Scrobbola Family! I can guarantee she was an awesome lady! My thoughts and prayers to you all. ^i^
Anastasia Rose
April 29, 2015
Dear Scrobola Family,
Our condolences on the loss of your mother. She will be missed by many and live forever in your hearts.
Mike and Chris Amoroso
April 29, 2015
Dearest Joe,
Our deepest Sympathy goes out to you and your family,
Love Janet & Gina
MY Sister's Kitchen
Janet Russo
April 29, 2015
So tragic the month of April has been. Happy our Dad and his sister are now happy, healthy and whole.

Deep peace of the running wave to you.
Deep peace of the flowing air to you.
Deep peace of the quiet earth to you.
Deep peace of the shining stars to you.
Deep peace of the Son of Peace to you.
Molly Elizabeth Foley
April 29, 2015
She will be missed by her sh*tload of grandchildren
John Gervais
April 29, 2015
Always in my prayers
Tambria Watson
April 29, 2015
Sorry for your lost just know she's always looking over you and she will be the light to guide you even when you feel lost.
A Taylor
April 29, 2015
May she rest in peace and may her always remember how much she loved them
sandi hall
April 29, 2015
My deepest condolences. They surely broke the mold when she was made. God Bless the Rock of the Scrobbola family.
Mark Morrow
April 29, 2015
To the Scrobola Family our thoughts are with you....she was an amazing women and so genuine. Prayers for your family at this difficult time.
-the Gashi Family
April 29, 2015
So sorry for your lost. Again, how many grandchildren was that
Terry A
April 29, 2015
May God rest her soul and her sh*t load of grandchild. Whomever wrote her obituary is my hero. Kudos to the publisher for supporting our most precious Amendment I. God bless America.
Michael Pagliaro
April 29, 2015
Jim and Family. So sorry for your loss.
Rose Gesell
April 29, 2015
Certainly one of my favorite hugs. She will be missed - p.dente
April 29, 2015
I believe she'll be missed and remembered for a long time to come! Prayers for the family and friends.
Rita Alsabrook
April 29, 2015
Who wrote the obit?
April 29, 2015
Sounds like a very awesome person to have known and been around. Please don't be sad as she has gone home to be with Jesus and you will meet again. Celebrate her life and accomplishments with pride. God bless your family =)
Vern
April 29, 2015
Bless you folks, and that's an awesome obituary. Bet she was an amazing person to have produced such a fun and loving family!
Tanya Bane
April 29, 2015
Nice obit. Glad she had a sh_tload of grandchildren.
Joe Shom
April 29, 2015
You can tell from the obituary that this was a woman who was amazing and had an awesome family. I hope my kids write me an obituary like this!
Mary Eno
April 28, 2015
To the entire Scrobola clan: My thoughts and prayers go out to you all. Your parents were wonderful people.
Maryrose Gilligan Pope
April 28, 2015
The Gerbos family mourns the loss of great people Dorothy and Doc were my family's deepest friends. Charlie, Bridget, Michael, Jimmy and Joey. We are saddened by this news.
Eric Gerbos
April 28, 2015
Jim, and all the Scrobola family, so sorry for the loss of your Mom so soon after your dad. May they rest eternally in peace.
Helen Wallace
April 28, 2015
How many grandchildren was that again?
April 28, 2015
Dear Scrobola family, We are very sorry for your loss. We will always remember this lovely lady for her kindness and caring.
Josephine& Ron Baratta
April 27, 2015
So sorry for the loss of your parents
April 27, 2015
Prayers going out to the entire Scrobola Family. So sorry for your loss.

Susan Barasha Timchack.
April 27, 2015
Jim, Joyce, and all of the Scrobola family, I am sorry to hear of the passing of your mom & dad.
Fred Dietrich
April 27, 2015
Dr Scrobola, Lisa and family, So sorry to hear of the passing of your dad and now your mom. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
Karen Paciotti
April 27, 2015
***NOTICE***
There was an error in the web address for donations. Correct address should be mannapa.org.
Michael Scrobola
April 27, 2015
Charlie, Lisa, and family,
Keeping you and your entire families, in our prayers, at this time.
God bless.
Ron, Mary, Rachel Black
April 27, 2015
I am blessed to have known such a caring, wonderful person. My deepest sympathies.
Tom Duffy
April 27, 2015
Charlie, Lisa, and family,
Keeping your family in our thoughts and prayers.
Mary Beth, Ron, and Rachel Black
April 27, 2015
Joe,

Sorry for the loss of your dear mother.
Lorraine Alles
April 27, 2015
We are so sorry to hear of the passing of your Mom and Dad. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.
Tom, Kim, Tommy and Jason Wysokinski
April 27, 2015
Our deepest sympathies to the entire Scrobola family. Mrs. Scroboloa will be missed. Thoughts and prayers to her and her family.
Mayor Robert Boyer
April 27, 2015
My deepest and most heartfelt condolences go out to the entire Scrobola family. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. I will truly miss my hockey buddy and her hug and kiss.
Matt Stuka
April 27, 2015
So very sorry for the loss of a beautiful person. Our prayers are with the entire family. (Rob, Bella, Andre, Pyro)
Rob V
April 27, 2015
I'm sad to learn of her passing. Growing up in Wyoming, she treated me as if I were one of her own children. My condolences.
Mark Horst
April 27, 2015
We are sorry for your loss. Our deepest sympathy to you. Our prayers and thoughts are with you.
Deb & Joe Kopko
April 27, 2015
May you find comfort in remembering your dear mother this Mother's Day, and every day.
Gayle Ferris-Nicholson
April 27, 2015
Nay the peace of God that surpasses all understanding guard your hearts and comfort you during this most difficult time. Psalm 119:50,76
A R
April 27, 2015
My Deeepest Sympathy Jim and Family. She raised a Wonderful Family.
Philip G Pizano
April 27, 2015
charlie and lisa
sorry for your loss your mom was a special person i will miss her at the arena and talking to her
will keep you all in my thoughts and prayers
rebecca johnson w wyoming
April 27, 2015
My heart goes out to the Scrobola family. Dorothy was an exceptional person whose kindness and generosity transformed the people around her. She will truly be missed by many people.
Jeanette Waxmonsky
April 27, 2015
My condolences to everyone in the Scrobola family. This wonderful lady will be truly missed but forever in your hearts.
Nancy Bellas
April 27, 2015
Rena and I are sorry for your loss.
Rena and john Rothschild
April 27, 2015
I always wished Dorothy came into my life sooner and stayed longer. God Blessed her with a family who were truly and whole-heartily devoted to her. Did you see that new, bright star shining in the sky?
rain
April 27, 2015
My deepest sympathy to you. I am so sorry.
Tom Bedosky
April 27, 2015
My deepest sympathy to all of you.
April 27, 2015
Sending our deepest sympathy to the family. We will keep all of you in our thoughts and prayers.
Joe, Sue and JJ Keska
April 27, 2015
Cannot imagine going to WBW and not getting a hug from her. Special doesn't quite describe what a warm loving person she was.
Elaine and I send our thoughts and prayers ...
Ron Semanski
April 26, 2015
So sorry for you loss! She was a wonderful person - always at all her children and grandchildren's activities. We will all miss her.
Juel Anne Klepadlo
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