In Remembrance of Theodore E. Volz
Theodore E. VolzDunmore, PA August 12, 1921 ~ December 11, 2011 Date of Service: December 14, 2011
Theodore E. Volz, 90, a resident of Dunmore, died Sunday in St. Mary’s Villa Nursing Home, Elmhurst. His wife, the former Helen Cuff died November 13, 1994.
Born in Cleveland, Ohio and raised in the Petersburg section of Scranton, he was the son of the late Theodore and Florence Stumpp Volz and was a United States Marine Corp Veteran who served during World War II. He was a graduate of Scranton Technical High School and furthered his education with I.C.S., Scranton. He was a member of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Parish and prior to his retirement he was employed as a draftsman by Ballante-Clauss Engineering, Scranton.
He was an accomplished musician who played with the Gene Dempsey Orchestra and taught guitar lessons to many local musicians whom he inspired. He was a member of the local musicians union and was an avid Phillies fan. He was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather who loved his family. He will be sadly missed by all who knew him.
Surviving is a daughter Madelyn Voytek and husband Tom, Dunmore; two sons James T. and wife Joan, Scranton and Ted and wife Kate, Newtown Square, PA; grandchildren Tom Voytek, Lisa Voytek Naro and husband Tony, Ted Volz and wife Kathryn, Matthew Volz, Meghan Volz, Brian Volz, Rebecca Volz and Amy Volz; a great-granddaughter, Sara Naro; cousins Rev. Bobby Jones and his wife Rosemarie, Billy Jones, Richard Marquardt and his wife Sally, and Jeanne Wilgus, nieces, nephews, cousins and sisters-in-law and a brother-in-law Josephine and Don Judge, Betty Cuff and Romaine Cuff.
He was preceded in death by an infant granddaughter, Carolyn Voytek
The funeral will be Wednesday with Mass at 9:30 a.m. in St. Mary’s Church, Chestnut St. Dunmore. Interment Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Dunmore.
Friends may call Tuesday at the Carlucci-Golden-DeSantis Funeral Home, Inc., 318 E. Drinker St., Dunmore from 5-8p.m. and Wednesday morning at St. Mary’s Church from 8:30 a.m. until the time of Mass.
All those attending the funeral are asked to go directly to the church the morning of the funeral.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the Lackawanna Branch of the Pennsylvania Association for the Blind,228 Adams Ave., Scranton, PA 18503.