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A 12 THE TRIBUNE, SCRANTON, PA WEDNESDAY. APRIL 3, 2002 LV 1 Obituaries 1 Q Funeral notices C BEAVERS, NELLIE R., Lake Ariel, Thursday at 11 am in the James Wilson Funeral Home Inc., Route 296, Lake Ariel, with services by the Rev. David Little. Interment, Maplewood Evangelical Cemetery. Friends may call today, 6 to 9 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to Grace Bible Church, University Drive. Dunmore, 18512, the Jefferson Township Ambulance, Routes 348 and 247, Mount Cobb, 18436, or the VNA Hospice of Lackawanna County, 301 Delaware Ave., Olyphant, 18447. BELLES, MARIE T., of Provost Road, Tunkhannock, today at 8.30 a.m. from the ShekJon-Kukuchka Funeral Home Inc., 73 W, Tioga St., Tunkhannock, with Mass at 9 in the Church of the Nativity BVM, Tunkhannock. Interment, Pieta Cemetery, Tunkhannock. BEPPLER, FRANK l, of Wesley Village, Jenkins Township, formerly of East Scranton, Lake Ariel and Fort Lauderdale. Fla., today at 10:30 a m. in the Davies and Jones Funeral Chapel Inc., 135 S. Main Ave., with services by the Rev. Betty Reilly, pastor. Myrtle Street United Methodist Church. Interment Hopedale - Moravian Cemetery, Newfoundland. Memorial contributions may be made to the Myrtle Street United Methodist Church, 840 Hamson Ave., 18510; and to Wesley Village, 209 Roberts Road, Pittston, 18640. BRITNER, HARRIET C., of Scranton, Tuesday in the Howard J. Snowdon Funeral Home, 1810 Sanderson Ave., with services by the Rev. Rees Wamng, pastor, Elm Park United Methodist Church, and Monsignor Joseph G. Quinn, pastor of St Peters Cathedral. Interment, Shickshinny Cemetery. Memorial contn-butions may be made to the Elm Park United Methodist Church, Linden Street and Jefferson Avenue, 18510; and VNA Hospice Care, 301 Delaware Ave., Olyphant, 18447. CAPARO, ROBERT K., a memonal service will be Thursday at 7 p.m. in the Grace Lutheran Church, Gouldsboro, with the Rev. Mary Owens and the Rev. Thomas Neuviller presiding. Interment, private in Fairview Memorial Park, Elmhurst Memorial contributions may be made to the Moscow Masonic Lodge, Green Street, Moscow, 18444. Arrangements by the Brian Arthur Strauch Funeral Home, Route 690, Spnng Brook Township. CECCACCI, SAMUEL J., of Old Forge, today at 9 a.m. from the Thomas P. Kearney Funeral Home, 517 N. Main St., Old Forge, with Mass at 9:30 in St. Mary of the Assumption Church, Old Forge. Interment, Cathedral Cemetery. COWAN, BROTHER JEROME, C.P., a member of St. Anns Basilica Community, funeral Mass to be celebrated Fn-day at 1 1 a m. in St. Anns Basilica, St Ann Street. Interment, St. Anns Monastery Cemetery Fnends may call Thursday, 2 to 5 p m., at the Thomas J Hughes Funeral Home Inc., 1240 St. Ann St., and 7 to 9 p m., at the basilica Memonal contnbutions may be made to the Basilica Community of St. Anns 1233 St Ann St , 18504. DeFAZIO, ROBERT, of Dickson City, Tuesday from the Frank T. Mazur Funeral Home Inc., 519 Dundaff St., Dickson City, with Mass in St. Mary's Visitation Church, Dickson City, celebrated by Monsignor Joseph Bambera. Pallbearers: Dominick DeFazio, Blaise DeFazio, lit wng Mmofig Dorothy J. Pagnani April 22, 1 938-April 3,2001 Ease your grief, she is not gone, for in your heart she lingers on. Her smile, her laugh, her special way, will comfort you from day to day. Youll feel her presence in die breeze that dances gently through the trees. And it's her face that you shall see, when you're in need of company. At anytime you can recall, the love you shared, you saved it all. And really more than anything youll find peace in remembering Forever In our hearts, your loving husband Andy Laurie Mack Grandchildren In Loving Memory Of Michael Pezak Died 4-3-01 We Uttle knew that morning that Qod was going to call your name. In life we loved you dearly. In death we do the same. It broke our hearts to lose you, you did not go alone ; for part of us went with you, the day Qod called you home. They say there is a reason. They say that time will heal. But neither time nor reason util change the way we feel. For no one know the heartache that hides behind our smiles. No one knows how many times weve broken doum and cried. We want to tel I you something so there won T be any doubt. Youre so wonderful to think of. But so hard to be without. Forever m Our Hearts, Daughter, Carol And Joyce Cm nddaughter Alison. IJs a And Marla Jacob DetGuercio, Matthew Stopper, Rob Donnelly and Richard Scopeiliti. interment SL Thomas Aquinas Church, Dickson City. Memorial contributions may be made to Mercy Hospice, 746 Jefferson Ave , 18510. DOLOTOSKY, MADELYN ANN, of Dunmore, today from the Cariucd-Goiden-De Santis Funeral Home, 318 E. Drinker SL, Dunmore, with Mass at 11 a.m. in St Anthony of Padua Church, Dunmore. Interment St Catherine's Cemetery, Moscow. Friends may call today, 9:30 to 10 30 am. EDWARDS, HAROLD 1C, Outlook Point Commons, formerly of Scranton, Thursday at 10:30 am. in the Davies and Jones Funeral Chapel Inc., 135 S. Main Ave., with services by the Rev. Eart O. Cassel, pastor of the United Baptist Church of Scranton. Interment private at the convenience of the family. Friends may can today, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. FOLEY, SISTER M. JAMES FRANCIS, of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, Tuesday with Mass in the Manan Convent, celebrated by the Rev. Gerard Lupa. Pallbearers: William Bagdanovich, Joseph Edwards, Martin Hart and Donald Regan. Interment, St. Catherine's Cemetery, Moscow. Memorial contributions may be made to the IHM Retirement Fund, IHM Center, 2300 Adams Ave., 18509. FREEMAN, VIRGINIA J., 184 Washington St, Carbondale, Tuesday from the Carmine J. and Louis C. Panse Funeral Home Inc., Farview and 41st streets, Carbondale, with services by the Rev. Arthur Davis, pastor, Asbury and Providence United Methodist churches, Scranton. Pallbearers: Jeffrey Miller and Francis and Fred Castle, all grandsons; Chad Castle, Bobby Mosher and William Kuttrutxs, all great-grandsons. Interment, ' Wheeler Hid Cemetery, Pleasant Mount. GALLAGHER, ROBERT E., of West Scranton, Tuesday from the Patrick F. Guido Funeral Home, 120 S. Main Ave., with Mass in St. Lucy's Church, concele-brated by the Rev. Paul P. Cottone, pastor, and the Rev. Kevin Gallagher, a nephew. Pallbearers: Bill Popish Jr., Andrew Popish, Kyle Robert Popish, Chns-topher Polak, Jerry and Jay Gallagher, Jack Dean Jr., John Nicolosi and Mana Zirrillo. Interment, Cathedral Cemetery. Memonal contnbutions may be made to ARC of Lackawanna County, 115 Meadow Ave., 18505; or to the donor's favonte chanty GAVIN, ANN M., West Scranton, Tuesday from the Vanston and James Funeral Home, 142 S. Main Ave., with Mass in St. Anns Basilica, celebrated by the Rev Richard Nalepa, C.P. Pallbearers: Michael, Ralph, Emest, William, Francis and Paul Rosato, all brothers. Interment, Cathedral Cemetery. HEIL, HARRY J., Dunmore, Tuesday from the Carlucci-Golden-DeSantis Funeral Home, 318 E. Dnnker St., Dunmore, with Mass in Chnst the King Church, Quincy Avenue, celebrated by the Rev Leo J. McKeman, pastor. Pallbearers' Pallbearers: John Lucchi, Angelo Bistocchi Jr , Alvin Tomko, William Donovan, Peter Sensi, Timothy Richards, Charles Heil and Dennis Toomey Interment, Cathedral Cemetery. Memorial contnbutions may be made to St. Francis of Assisi Kitchen, 500 Penn Ave., 18509 HICE, MELBA J., Clarks Summit, Friday at 10 am. from the Lawrence E. Young Funeral Home, 418 S. State St , Clarks Summit, with services by the Rev. . Glenn H. White Jr., pastor of the Clarks Green Assembly of God Church. Interment, Milwaukee Cemetery, Ransom Township. Friends may call Thursday, 6 to 8 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donors choice. HODAK, MICHELE ANN, a resident of Glendale, Thursday from the Miller Bean Funeral Home Inc., 436 Cedar Ave., with Mass at 10 a.m. in St. Josephs Church, 312 Davis St. Interment, pnvate at the convenience of the family. Fnends may call today, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p m ' KONNICK, ANN KERN SLOCUM, West Scranton, Thursday from the Carl J Savmo Funeral Home, 157 S Main Ave , with Mass at 10 am. in St. Anns Basilica. Interment, Cathedral Cemetery Fnends may call today, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p m. Memonal contnbutions may be made to the VNA Hospice Inpatient Unit, Community Medical Center, 1000 Mulberry SL, 18510. KROLAK, FRANK JOHN, Clifford Township, Susquehanna County, a former South Scranton resident, Tuesday from the Nicholas Chomko Funeral Home, 1128-1132 Prospect Ave., with In Memory of . Theresa (Deats August 4, 1937-April 3, 1995 Missing You Diiuoui to my .Vatina When I is younger, I took you for granted Never thought oud leave me here all alone and stranded Now youre grounded and 1 dont know vv hat to do Fvcry problem I had confided in you Your svyeet yoice always made me smile Being with you made mv life worthwhile Its now 7 years later and I'm still missing vou Missing every little thing that you used to do The way you read my favonte bedtime sto nes at night Telling me theres no monsters in here as you heldanc ught I mivs how you always knew just what to say With just one smile you bnghtened up my day Your hair so perfect and vour sk.n so smooth It's 7 years later and I sull don't know what to do Theres just one way to this Im still miss ing you Tiffany Mam Lcmtph Love tou Si miss vou, Jt Dorna, Dave Sc Tiffany euf&X LutsM .-SSfeiSS. Mass in Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary Church, concelebrated by Monsignor Leonard Novak, pastor, and the Rev. Joseph S. Sitko. Pallbearers: Richard Bidweff. Paul Edwards, Wayne Harris III, Michael Hollaron, Michael HoHaron Jr. and David Pnngle, all nephews. Interment will be private at the convenience of the family in the parish cemetery. LAYTOS, JUDITH M., of Scranton, today at 10.30 a.m. from the Joseph C. Noreika Funeral Home, 1740 N. Main Ave., with Mass at 11 in SL Stephen's Church, to be celebrated by Monsignor Dale Rupert, pastor. Interment Cathedral Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Mercy Hospice, 746 Jefferson Ave., 18510. MANCUSO, SAMUEL J. THOTTO," 112 Fallbrook St., Carbondale, today at 9 a.m. from the Carmine J. and Louis C. Panse Funeral Home Inc., Farview and 41st Streets, Carbondale, with Mass at 9.30 in Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Carbondale, to be celebrated by the Rev. Russell Motsay. Entombment Our Mother of Sorrows Cemetery, Greenfield Township. McLEN, ZELVYN R of Gouldsboro, Clifton Township, today in the Snowdon Funeral Home Inc., 401 Church St., Moscow, with Mass at 11 a m. in St Rita's Church, Gouldsboro, to be celebrated by the Rev. Robert Amok), pastor. Inter; ment St. Cathenne's Cemetery, Moscow. Fnends may call today, 9 to 10:30 a m MITCHKO, JENNIE, of the McDade-Chichilla Apartments, Olyphant today at 9am from the John J. Turko and Sons Funeral Home, 404 Susquehanna Ave., Olyphant, with Divine Liturgy at 9 30 in SS Cynl and Methodius Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, Olyphant, to be celebrated by Monsignor Stephen Hrynuck. Interment pansh cemetery, Peckville. MOHA, CHESTER J., of Moosic, Tuesday with a pnvate Mass in St. Michael's Church, Old Forge, celebrated by the Rev. Joseph Brozena, pastor. Pallbearers: Reno Ducceschi and Joseph Gallagher, sons-in-law; Francis Bemato-vech, a brother-in-law; Rich Bematovech and Jeff Kavulich, nephews. Interment, Abington Hills Cemetery, South Abmgton Township. Memonal contnbutions may be made to St. Michael's Church, 236 Vine St., Old Forge, 18518, or to a charity of the donor's choice. Arrangements, Semian Funeral Home, 704 Union St, Taylor. MUNLEY, ROLAND RING," of 1 Walker Ave., Carbondale, Thursday at 9 a m. from the Edward A. Wade Funeral Home, 4 Moms Place, Carbondale, with Mass at 9 30 a.m. in St. Rose of Lima Church, Carbondale. Interment, Our Mother of Sorrows Cemetery, Finch Hill. Fnends may call today. 5 to 9 p m. MURRAY, JOSEPH F., formerly of South Scranton, Tuesday from the Strauch Funeral Home, 602 Birch St., with Mass in Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary Church, celebrated by Monsignor Leonard Novak, pastor. Pallbearers-Steve Murray, Joseph Murray III, William McDonough, Lou Nardella, Ron and Jeff Godowski. Interment, parish cemetery, Mmooka. Memonal contnbutions may be made to the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary Church Building Fund ONCAVAGE, CARMELLA DEFAZIO, 1 1 Drummond Ave , Carbondale, Tuesday from the Lawrence A. Gabriel Funeral Home, 74 N Main St., Carbondale, with Mass in Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Carbondale, celebrated by the Rev. Russell Motsay, pastor. Pallbearers: Donald, Donald Jr , Mark, Andrew and Steven Rupp, and Chester and John Kucharski. Entombment, Mother of Sorrows Cemetery Mausoleum, Finch Hill PANEK, JANE K., of Taylor, Tuesday from the Thomas P. Kearney Funeral Home, 517 N Main St , Old Forge, with Mass in St. Anns Basilica, St. Ann Street, celebrated by the Rev. Roger Elliott, C P. Pallbearers: Patrick, James and Dan Shevlin, Michael, John, Jeff and Paul McHale, and Robert Panek, all nephews. Entombment, Cathedral Cemetery Mausoleum. PARISE, ROSE M., of North Scranton, Tuesday from the Edward Knight O'Donnell Funeral Home, 323 William St , with Mass In Holy Rosary Church, concelebrated by Monsignor John P. Gallagher, the Rev. David R Betts and the Rev Thomas Yuen. Pallbearers. Paul and Paul J King, John and Vince Parise, and Leonard Williams, all neph Daniel Harvilchuck Daniel Harvilchuck, 77, of Stratford, Conn., died Monday at St. Vincent Medical Center. His wife is the former Josephine LaConte. Bom in Jessup, son of the late John and Mary Dubinsky Harvilchuck, he resided in Stratford for 38 years. A Navy veteran of World War II, he left high school before graduation to enlist, and received his high school diploma in February through the Valley View School District Veteran's Program. Before his retirement, he was a manufacturing engineer at Sikorsky. He was a member of the Baldwin Seniors. He enjoyed fishing, card playing and sports. lliSlc Ca rt h Jf' b ; WE WANT YOUR 2002 WEDDING We GUARANTEE The Lowest Prices For The Area Our 50th Year Planning Beautiful Weddings FREE WEDDING CONSULTATION Dunmore .347-5439 Scranton 347-4747 ews; and Don Davis. IntermenL Cathedral Cemetery. Memonal contributions may be made to the Hemodialysis Patients Association of Northeastern Pennsylvania. 512 Lackawanna Ave., May-field 18433. PENNY, JOHN 66 Lunny Court, Carbondale, Tuesday from the Edward A. Wade Funeral Home, 4 Moms Place at Terrace Street, Carbondale, with services by the Rev. Allan Rupert, pastor, Jermyn Primitive Methodist Church. Pan-bearers; Jay and Tom McDonald, Joe, Greg and Marie Buonomo and Donny Mazza. IntermenL Jermyn Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Mercy Hospice, 746 Jefferson Ave, 18510. PROCIK, ANNA I. EUZER, a lifelong resident of Taylor, Tuesday from the Semian Funeral Hom 704 Union SL, Taylor, with Divine Liturgy in SL Marys Byzantine Catholic Church, 700 Oak SL, Taylor, celebrated by the Rev. Peter Donisti, pastor, and the Rev. Nicholas Kraynak. Pallbearers: Bob Andras, Willard Weisenftq and Joseph J. Dulka, all great-nephews; Joseph M. Dulka, great-great-nephew; Frank Drazba and Joe Rachko. IntermenL Cathedral Cemetery. Memorial contnbutions may be made to St. Marys Byzantine Catholic Church, cJ o 140 Church St., Old Forge, 18518, or to a charity of the donors choice. RICHARDSON, KAITLYN MARIE, of Scranton, Monday from the Semian Funeral Home, 704 Union St., Taylor, with Mass in St. John the Baptist Church, celebrated by Monsignor Paul F. Leonard. Pallbearers: Jason Rought, uncle; and Robert Yeager. Interment, Cathedral Cemetery. Memonal contnbutions may be made to the Janet Weise Children's Hospital, 100 N. Academy Ave., Danville, 17822 REIPRICH, MICHAEL J., of 917 Wallenpaupack Lake Estates, today at 9 15 am. from the James Wilson Funeral Home Inc., Route 296, Lake Anel, with Mass at 10 a.m. in St. Mary's Church, Ledgedale, to be celebrated by the Rev Edward R. Scott. Interment, St. Marys Cemetery, Ledgedale. SATULLA, ANDREW, Duryea, Thursday at 9 a.m. from the Bernard J. Piontek Funeral Home Inc., 204 Main St., Duryea, with Mass at 9 30 in SL Marys Polish National Church, Stephenson Street, Duryea. Interment, parish cemetery, Duryea. Fnends may call today, 5 to 8 p.m. Memonal contnbutions may be made to SL Mary's Polish National Church. SIARKIEVICZ, MICHAEL MIKE, of Jessup, today at 9 a m. from the Robert E. Decker Funeral Home, 702 River St., Peckville, with Mass at 9 30 in St. Stanislaus Kostka Chapel, Jessup. Interment, St. John's Cemetery, Jessup. SIMYAN, IRENE, Mount Cobb, Thursday from the Cariucci-Golden-De-Santis Funeral Home, 318 E. Dnnker St., Dunmore, with Divine Liturgy at 9 30 a m. in St. Michaels Byzantine Catholic Church, Dunmore Interment, St. Catherine's Cemetery, Moscow. Fnends may call today, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p m Pana-chida will be at 2 p m., and rosary recital at 7 30 p m. Memonal contributions may be made to the Jeffprson Township Ambulance Association, 130 North Shore Lane, Lake Anel, 18436 SNOPEK, HENRY A., Minooka section, today from the Talipski Funeral Home, 3401 Pittston Ave., Greenwood section of Moosic, with Mass at 10 am. in St Mary of Czestochowa Church, 3335 Greenwood Ave , Moosic. STRZELECKI, STEPHEN, of Scranton, today at 8 45 a m. from the Semian Funeral Home, 704 Union SL, Taylor, with services at 9 30 a m. in SL Nicholas Orthodox Greek Catholic Church, to be celebrated by the Very Rev. Jonathan Tobias, pastor. Interment, parish cemetery, Taylor. Memonal contnbutions may be made to St Nicholas Orthodox Greek Catholic Church, 621 Vine St., 18510; and to the VNA Hospice of Lackawanna County, 301 Delaware Ave , Olyphant, 18447. WARGO, ALICE V., Eynon, Tuesday from the Harrison Funeral Home, 374 Main St , Archbald, with Mass in St Mary of Czestochowa Church, Eynon, celebrated by Monsignor Patrick Pratico. Pallbearers' Joseph Wargo, grandson; John and Jeffrey McHale, Bill Stafursky, Joseph Grabin and Michael Shuta. Interment, pansh cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice Preferred Choice Inc., 799 Northern Blvd., Clarks Summit, 18411 April 1,2002 Also surviving are two daughters, Janet Harvilchuck, New York City, and Judith Lauren-son, Bethesda, Md.; two grandsons; and several nieces and nephews. The funeral will be Thursday at 9:15 a.m. in the Pistey Funeral Home, 2155 Main St., Stratford, with Mass at 10 a.m. in Our Lady of Grace Church, Stratford. Interment will be private. Friends may call Wednesday, 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association Connecticut Affiliate, 300 Research Parkway, Meriden, Conn. 06450. y Flo wers Toil Free -SQQ-5.B2-5823. Clarks Summit 587-8787 Margaret Noone April 2, 2002 Margaret Marge Noone, 80, of North Scranton, died early Tuesday morning at Mountain View Care Center. She was the widow of George Noone, who died Sept. 15, 1990. Bom in Scranton, daughter of the late James and Margaret Bewick Wilson, she was a 1939 graduate of Dunmore High School. Before her retirement in 1986, she was co-owneroperator of Noones Market, North Scranton, and was a homemaker. She was a member of Holy Rosary Church, North Scranton. Surviving are a daughter, Margaret OHara, North Abington Township; three sons, Dr. James, Towanda, and George and William, both of Scranton; a stepbrother, James Wilson; four grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a granddaughter and three brothers, John, Robert and Joseph. The funeral will be Friday from the Edward Knight ODonnell Funeral Home, 323 William St., with Mass at 10:30 a.m. in Holy Rosary Church, North Scranton. Interment, St. Catherines Cemetery, Moscow. Friends may call Thursday, 5 to 9 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to Mercy Hospice, 746 Jefferson Ave., 18510, or the American Cancer Society, 1101 Hill St., Jessup, 18434. ' yl . it k ye Vw I i y tu Services set for Dr. James F. McAndrew Funeral services have been set for Dr. James F. McAndrew, 51, of Dallas, who died Saturday at Community Medical Center from injuries suffered in an automobile accident in Dallas Township. The funeral will be Thursday at 9:30 a.m. from the Harold C. Snowdon Funeral Home, 140 N. Main St., Shavertown, with Mass at 10 a.m. in St. Thereses Church, to be celebrated by Monsignor J. Peter Crynes. Interment, Mount Olivet Cemetery, Carverton. Friends may call today, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimers Association Northeastern Pennsylvania Chapter, 63 N. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre, 18701; and to the American Cancer Society, 71 N. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre, 18701. WEliBASElYIENT?. B-DRY SYSTEM OF NORTHEAST PA An ndependenHeensM of B-Qr System Inc 3442379 FREE ESTIMATE The B-DRY SYSTEM has beta proves to be SO U.XIQLE 4 SO EFFECTIVE at etimioatlng basemeat water leakage probletas, that it has beea awarded a VUnited States Goverameat Psteat! www drytsasement Maj. John J. Travesky April 1,2002 Retired Air Force Maj. John J. Travesky, 84, of Scranton, died Monday at Moses Taylor Hospital after a long illness. His wife is the former May Voytek. Bom in Dunmore, son of the late John J. and Elizabeth M. Golden Travesky, he attended local schools and graduated from Dunmore High School and St. Thomas College, now the University of Scranton. He also attended the Defense Language Institute, Monterey, Calif., where he studied Russian, and the Institute of Far Eastern Languages at Yale University, where he studied Chinese. He enlisted in the Army Air Corps in 1941. During World War n, he served with the Anti-Submarine Command in Newfoundland and the Eighth Air Force in England. After the war, he served with the Army occupation forces in Germany and in other areas throughout Europe, Alaska and the United States as a special agent with the Air Force Office of Special Investigations (OSI) until his retirement in 1962. He was awarded nine medals, five Battle Stars, the Air Force Commendation Medal and the German Occupation Medal with the Berlin Airlift Device. As a member of the OSI, he was awarded the Presidential Unit Award Ribbon. After his military retirement, he entered the U.S. government civil service, and served as a personnel security specialist with the Navy Department and the Defense Nuclear Agency. He was also a special agent with the OSI and the Defense Investigative Service. He received many outstanding awards and commendations during his civil service career. As a member of the intelligence community, he participated in and directed highly classified projects and investigations involving counter-intelligence matters, communist activities, espionage and criminal offenses. He was a member of St. Eulalias Church, Moscow, a life member of the Air Force Academy Athletic Association, the Retired Officers Association, the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the Association of Former Air Force OSI Special Agents, and a member of the American Association of Retired Persons and the Association of Former Intelligence Officers. Also surviving are a brother, Paul D., Warrenton, Va.; and several nieces and nephews. . He was preceded in death by three sisters, Rita A. Phillips, Evelyn Mack and Jean Kleeman. A memorial service will be conducted Thursday at 1 p.m. in the Chipak Funeral Home, 623 E. Drinker St., Dunmore, by Monsignor F. Allan Conlan, pastor of St. Eulalias Church, Moscow. Entombment will be at a later date in Arlington National Cemetery Columbarium, Arlington, Va. Since 1958 f f m

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