In Loving Memory of Cataldo A. "Cux" LaMagna
Cataldo A. "Cux" LaMagnaDunmore, PA March 3, 1923 ~ March 25, 2015 Date of Service: March 28, 2015
Cataldo A. “Cux” LaMagna, 92, of Dunmore, died Wednesday morning in V.N.A. Hospice at Geinsinger-Community Medical Center, Scranton. His wife, the former Irene Shayka, died November 15, 1997. The couple had been married for 48 years.
Born in Dunmore, he was the son of the late Gaetano and Michaela Occulto LaMagna and attended the Dunmore public schools. Prior to retirement, he worked for the Tobyhanna Army Depot in the electronics department.
He was a member of the American Legion in West Scranton and volunteered for many years at the former Community Medical Center, Scranton. He was a kind and gentle man who was always helping others, as well as being a devoted and loving husband, father, and grandfather. He will be deeply missed.
Surviving is a daughter, Irene Santarsiero, Jessup; and son, Guy LaMagna, Archbald; grandchildren, Erika VanderMolen and husband Richard, DJ Santarsiero, Matthew, Katy and Colleen LaMagna; a sister, Mary Geraci, South Carolina; several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
He was preceded in death by sisters, Susie Rinaldi, Frances Polizzi, Grace Macciocco, Angie Valvano and Millie Ciprian; and brothers, Sam and Joseph LaMagna.
The funeral will be Saturday from the Carlucci-Golden-DeSantis Funeral Home, Inc., 318 E. Drinker St., Dunmore, with mass at 9:30 a.m. in St. Anthony of Padua Church, Smith St., Dunmore.
Interment, SS. Cyril and Methodius Cemetery, Peckville.
Friends may call Friday from 4-7 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to V.N.A. Hospice, 301 Delaware Ave., Olyphant, PA\ 18447; or the American Heart Association, Suite 3, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702.