Obituary of John B. Scubelek
John B. Scubelek, 93, of Old Forge, died Sunday at the Mountain View Care Center, Scranton. He was married to the former Angeline Palmere. The couple celebrated their 68th wedding anniversary on August 11th.
Born in Old Forge, John was the son of the late Paul and Anna Chomiczewski Scubelek. He was a graduate of Old Forge High School’s Class of 1944. He was a World War II U.S. Navy veteran. Prior to retirement, John was employed as a machinist at the Tobyhanna Army Depot. He was a member of the Prince of Peace Parish, Old Forge. John, an avid golfer, was a member of the Elmhurst Country Club.
Surviving in addition to his wife are a daughter, JoAnn Prushinski and husband Scott, Hershey, two brothers, Henry, Wilmington, DE, Joseph, Dallas, TX, a sister, Ceil Charge, Old Forge, nieces, and nephews.
The funeral mass will be held Wednesday at 10 a.m. at the Prince of Peace Parish- St. Mary’s of the Assumption Church, 123 West Grace Street, Old Forge to be celebrated by the Reverend August A. Ricciardi, Pastor. Interment to follow at Old Forge Cemetery.
Relatives and friends may pay their respects on Wednesday at the church from 9:00 – 10:00 a.m.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Louis V. Ciuccio Funeral, 145 Moosic Road, Old Forge.To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of John Scubelek, please visit Tribute Store