Francis DiVecchia

Obituary of Francis D. DiVecchia

Francis Frank D. DiVecchia, 72, of Old Forge, passed away peacefully following a brief illness.

Born in Old Forge, he was the son of the late Dominic and Rose Calvitti DiVecchia.  He was a graduate of Old Forge High School and a U.S. Navy veteran.

Frank was a very loving and affectionate person. He was an avid movie buff of all genres, a car enthusiast, and a Patriots football fan.

Retired, Frank spent his time with his loving longtime companion, Cheryl Fahey, of Old Forge, actively spending time together sharing their favorite hobbies and traveling.

The family is deeply thankful to Frank’s doctors and the second floor ICU nurses of Commonwealth Health Wilkes-Barre General Hospital for the outstanding care and comfort they provided to Frank.

Frank is survived by his sister Mary Louise DiVecchia Magnani of Princeton, New Jersey, loving longtime companion Chery Fahey, sons Joseph and Dominic, nephews Charles and Steven Magnani, and great niece Ashley Magnani.

In addition to his parents, Frank was preceded in death by his brother, Nicholas DiVecchia.

A private memorial service was held at Prince of Peace followed by internment at Old Forge Cemetery.

In honor of Frank, memorial contributions may be made directly to St. Jude Children’s Hospital.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Louis V. Ciuccio Funeral Home, 145 Moosic Road, Old Forge.

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