Remembering Irene Sleboda

Sleboda Irene B obit photoIrene B. Sleboda 
July 28, 2020

Irene B. Sleboda, 78, Dunmore died Tuesday evening at home. She was the wife of Retired Dunmore Policeman Ronald Sleboda. They celebrated 50 years of marriage April 25th

Born in Tunkhannock, she was one of 10 children born of the late Michael and Mary Hovanecs Pavuk. 

Irene was a graduate of Dunmore High School Class of 1960 and attended IBM Business School in Scranton. She was a member of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish in Dunmore and a member of the Ladies Auxiliary Lodge #2 FOP in Scranton. She was one of the first employees at RCA in Dunmore and prior to retirement she worked at Supermarket Services in Dunmore.

Also surviving are sisters, Susan Matticks and her husband Edward, Dunmore and Joan Novak, Woodbridge, VA, a brother, Michael Pavuk and his wife Pamela, Bethlehem, a brother in law, Leonard Winslow, Dunmore, nieces Lisa and Andrea Novak, Michelle Winslow, Barbara Lee Sarcinelli, Marie Hughes, and Joan Parry, nephews Timmy Matticks, Michael Pavuk Jr., Kevin and Darren Winslow, Ronald, Mark , and Kenny Cieciorka, John Zikosky, Jr. and Tony Kazmakaites Jr., and a great niece Ariel Matticks.

She was preceded in death by 6 sisters, Shirley Winslow, Mary Cieciorka, Theresa Walczak, Anna Mae Zikosky, Alberta Kazmakaites, and an infant twin sister Barbara.

The funeral will be Friday with Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. in St. Mary of Mount Carmel Church, 322 Chestnut St, Dunmore.  Interment will follow in St. Catherine’s Cemetery at 11:30 a.m. for those who are unable to attend the mass.  Due to our current pandemic, all those attending are kindly and respectfully asked to socially distance without direct contact while giving condolences and are required to wear a mask.

A celebration of Irene’s life will be held at a later date.

Arrangements entrusted to the Carlucci-Golden-DeSantis Funeral Home, Inc.

To offer the family an online condolence, visit http://www.DunmoreFuneralHome.com.

Remembering Gerard W. Perry

Perry, Gerard W. Pudge Obituary PhotoGerard W. “Pudge” Perry
July 20, 2020

Gerard W. “Pudge” Perry, 64, of Dunmore, died Monday evening at Regional Hospital of Scranton.  He was preceded in death by his wife, the former, Elaine C. Chiaro, in 2006.

Born in Scranton, son of Ann Solimine Perry, Dunmore, and the late Gerard B. Perry, he was a 1974 graduate of Dunmore High School.  Pudge was the owner of G. Perry Builders, Inc., Dunmore, as well as The Wood Grille, North Scranton.  A golf enthusiast, he was a member of Elmhurst Country Club and “DAGL”.  

Pudge liked to keep busy, but in his spare time he enjoyed spending time with his “bosses”, his granddaughter and grandson.  He had fun and laughter with his wife and friends on many trips to Las Vegas and Puerto Rico.  He also enjoyed spending time at his restaurant with his extended Wood Grille family.  He was a loving son, father, grandfather, brother and friend who will be greatly missed.   

Also surviving are his daughters, Nicole Perry, Dunmore, Stephanie Marsteller, and husband Andrew, Roaring Brook Township, and Jessica Perry, Dunmore; sisters, Lori Bagnick, and husband Dr. Joseph, Chalfont, PA, Marianne Perry, Coconut Creek, FL, and Jennifer McNeff, and husband John “Bud”, Dunmore; a brother, Atty. Michael “Mickey” Perry, and wife Cindy O’ Donnell Perry, Dunmore; grandchildren Lainey and James Marsteller, as well as brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, and cousins. 

The funeral will be Monday with Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. in St. Mary of Mount Carmel Church, 322 Chestnut St, Dunmore.  Interment will follow in the Dunmore Cemetery at 11:15 a.m. for those who are unable to attend the mass.  Due to our current pandemic, all those attending are kindly and respectfully asked to socially distance without direct contact while giving condolences and are required to wear a mask.

Preferred memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, PO Box 3049 Syracuse, NY 13220-3049.  

Arrangements and care provided by the Carlucci-Golden-DeSantis Funeral Home, Inc., Dunmore. 

To offer an online condolence, please visit www.DunmoreFuneralHome.com.  

Remembering Albert A. DeNunzio, Sr.

DeNunzio Albert Sr obit photoAlbert A. DeNunzio, Sr.
July 21, 2020

Albert A. DeNunzio, Sr., 96, Dunmore, died Tuesday evening in Regional Hospital of Scranton.  He was preceded in death by his wife of 66 years, the former Jennie K. Mecca, in 2015.

Born in Dunmore, son of the late John and Anna Lalli DeNunzio (Margotta), he was a graduate of Dunmore High School and was a member of SS. Anthony and Rocco Parish, Dunmore.  He served in the U.S. Army during WWII, and was active in military cleanup operations in Czechoslovakia, England, France, Germany, and Poland.  He was awarded the Purple Heart for injuries sustained during his tour of Europe.  Prior to retirement, he had been employed by Haddon Craftsman.

Surviving are sons David DeNunzio and wife Chris, Dover, PA; Albert DeNunzio, Jr. and wife Peggy, Dunmore; and William DeNunzio and wife Patty, Drums; daughter, Janet DeNunzio and husband Michael Joslyn, NYC; grandchildren, Jessica Siegfried and husband Jason, and Ben DeNunzio and wife Kristyn; great-grandchildren, Rylan, Keeley, and Jayce; his brother, Billy DeNunzio and wife Toni, Dunmore; nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by several siblings.

In consideration of the pandemic, the funeral service will be privately held, however friends are invited to attend interment with military honors on Tuesday at 12:30 p.m. in Dunmore Cemetery.  All those attending are asked to go directly to the cemetery and respectfully wear masks while following the current social distancing recommendations.  

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph’s Center, 2010 Adams Ave., Scranton, 18509.

Arrangements and care provided by the Carlucci-Golden-DeSantis Funeral Home, Inc., Dunmore.

To offer the family a condolence, please visit www.DunmoreFuneralHome.com.