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John G. Marsico, 89, of Carbondale, died Tuesday September 3rd at Allied Services Hospice, Scranton. His wife, the former Mildred M. “Sis” Stanton, died in 2007.
Born in Carbondale, son of the late Anthony and Josephine Iera Marsico, he was a member of Saint Rose of Lima Church, Carbondale. John was a United States Air Force veteran, having served during the Korean War. He was a graduate of Benjamin Franklin High School, Carbondale. Prior to retirement, John was the owner and operator of Marsico and Sons Tailors, Park Place, Carbondale. He was an avid baseball fan and a lover of animals.
Surviving are a brother: Mario Marsico, Cary, NC; a grandson, Michael J. Stanton and wife Mary Ellen, Carbondale; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
He was preceded in death by a son: Michael Stanton; a daughter: Mary Catherine Bullock; two sisters: Roseann and Louise Marsico; and a brother: Nicholas Marsico.
The funeral will be Friday, September 6th in the Brennan & Brennan Funeral Home, Inc., 55 Lincoln Ave., Carbondale with a blessing service at 7 pm. Graveside services will be held Saturday at 10 am in Our Mother of Sorrows Cemetery, Finch Hill. Friends may call Friday, from 4 to 7 pm.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the In Pursuit of Grace Animal Charity, PO BOX 20165, Scranton, PA 18503.
In Pursuit of Grace
P.O. Box 20165, Scranton PA 18503