In Remembrance of Herbert "Skippy" Siswein
Herbert "Skippy" SisweinScranton and formerly Shenandoah, PA October 9, 1926 ~ September 2, 2012 Date of Service: September 4, 2012
Herbert “Skippy” Siswein, 85, Scranton and formerly of Shenandoah, PA died Sunday evening in the V.N.A. Hospice at Geisinger-Community Medical Center in Scranton.
Born in Shenandoah, he was the son of the late George and Irene Silverstein Siswein. He was a graduate of Shenandoah High School and had served in the U.S. Army during WWII. He was a member of Temple Israel in Scranton. Prior to retirement he had owned A.L. Miller Scrap Yard in Pittston, PA, Jem Metals in Moosic, PA, and Siswein Furniture Store in Shenandoah.
Surviving are a daughter, Francine Childers and her husband Lonnie, Scranton, a son Alan Siswein, Morrisville, three grandchildren, Andrew Childers, Scranton, Veronica Gallagher, Scranton, Lonnie Childers II, Hanover, PA, three great grandchildren, Brett Childers, Scranton, Kaleb Rudd, Scranton, Clarence Gallagher, Scranton, nieces, nephews, cousins.
He was preceded in death by two sisters, Miriam Golnick August and Rose Kandell and five brothers, Harold, Ruben, William, Joseph, and Irving Siswein.
The funeral will be today precisely at 11am in the Carlucci-Golden-DeSantis Funeral Home, Inc. 318 East Drinker Street in Dunmore with services by Rabbi Joseph Mendelsohn. Interment will follow in the Kehillat Israel Cemetery in Shenandoah Heights.
Shiva will be observed at 1812 Olive Street in Scranton this evening from 7-9pm, Wednesday and Thursday from 2-4pm and 7-9pm, and Sunday from 2-4pm and 7-9pm.