In Remembrance of Stephen J. Slaboda, Jr.
Stephen J. Slaboda, Jr.Taylor, PA and formerly of Dunmore, PA April 14, 1947 ~ February 6, 2012 Date of Service: February 9, 2012
Stephen J. Slaboda Jr., 64, of Taylor, formerly of Dunmore, died Monday morning at home after a lengthy illness. He and his wife, the former Marjorie Tucker, celebrated 42 years of marriage on Jan. 3.
Born in Scranton, son of the late Stephen J. Sr. and Frances Novack Slaboda, he was a 1966 graduate of Throop High School. Before his illness, he was employed at HarperCollins Publishers as a production worker.
Stephen was the Philadelphia Eagles' No. 1 fan and enjoyed trips to the casinos and taking cruises. He was a very kind man with a wonderful sense of humor and quick wit. His granddaughters were the pride and joy of his life. He will be sadly missed by all who knew him.
The family wishes to thank Northeast Pennsylvania Home Health and Hospice, Dr. Lisa Thomas and the staff of Hematology and Oncology in Dunmore, Dr. Nicolas Dodge, Dr. Vithal Dhaduk and Dr. Donald Preate Jr. for all of their care and compassion throughout Stephen's illness.
Also surviving are three sons, Ronald and wife, Dawn, Taylor; Gary and wife, Jennifer, Hatfield; and Brian and wife, Laura, East Norriton; three granddaughters; Shelby, Samantha and Kaitlyn Slaboda; three sisters, Elaine Slaboda, Throop; Maryann Coviello and husband, Anthony, Throop; and Carol Wargo and husband, Joseph, Olyphant; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
The funeral will be Thursday from the Carlucci-Golden-DeSantis Funeral Home Inc., 318 E. Drinker St., Dunmore, with Mass at 10:30 a.m. in Divine Mercy Parish at St. Joseph's Church, Davis Street, Minooka section of Scranton. Interment, Dunmore Cemetery.