In Remembrance of James E. Tomasetti
James E. TomasettiDunmore, PA May 17, 1938 ~ May 9, 2014 Date of Service: May 12, 2014
James E. Tomasetti, 75, of Dunmore, died Friday morning at home. He is survived by his wife, the former Donna Rozelsky. The couple would have celebrated 27 years of marriage on May 29th.
Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late Angelo and Gertrude Larney Tomasetti and was a graduate of Dunmore High School and attended Lackawanna College. He was a Navy Veteran and was a member of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Parish, where he volunteered as an Usher. Prior to retirement, he worked as a Heat Treat Controller for General Dynamics.
He was a former president of General Dynamic’s Credit Union and a member of their Golf League.He was a former member of the Dunmore Borough Zoning Board and was very active in local politics, working the polls every year
during election time. He was an avid Dunmore, Penn State and Buffalo Bills football fan and had a passion for cooking; his sauce was “unbeatable”. He enjoyed traveling frequently with his wife especially the 13 cruises and the very memorable trip to Italy but his favorite time was spent with his family. He will be sadly missed by all who knew him.
Also surviving are daughters Michelle Green, Scranton and Christine Tomasetti-Sherer and husband Thomas; and a son, James and wife Barbara, all of Aiken, South Carolina; grandchildren, Meghan Green, Courtney Golden and husband Matthew, Michael Allenwelt and Anna Tomasetti; great grandchildren, Carson and Chloe; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends, and a beloved dog, Izzy.
He was preceded in death by a brother; Jerry Tomasetti and his wife Micki and a beloved dog, Nico.
The funeral will be Monday from the Carlucci-Golden-DeSantis Funeral Home, Inc., 318 E. Drinker St., Dunmore with a Mass at 9:30 a.m. in St. Mary’s Church, Chestnut St., Dunmore.
Interment, Dunmore Cemetery.
Friends may call Sunday from 4-7 p.m.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Pack Them with Love, www.PackThemwithLove.org, an organization that was founded by his granddaughter, Courtney, to provide healthy snacks for local elementary students on the weekends.