Obituary of Gerald Paul Scoblick
Gerald P. Scoblick, Sr., 83, died Wednesday evening at Hospice of the Sacred Heart in Dunmore, surrounded by his loving family.
Born in Peckville and a lifelong resident of Archbald, he was the son of the late Honorable James P. Scoblick and Mary M. Scoblick. He graduated from Scranton Preparatory School and attended Fordham University.
The family would like to thank Dr. Anthony Freda and staff, Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Moses Taylor ICU and especially caregivers Elizabeth and Jeff.
He is survived by his wife Theresa, married 55 years. He was a former antique dealer and member of St. Michael’s Archangel Church, Scranton. He served the country as a U.S. Army National Guard Member.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his four children, Gerald J. Scoblick and wife Roberta J., Fuquay Varina, NC; Anthony J. Scoblick, Olyphant; Theresa Degma and husband Joseph, Archbald; and Timothy Scoblick, Archbald. His grandchildren Jacob and Kayla Scoblick, Joseph and Matthew Degma, and Shane Scoblick. Brothers James and wife Mary Lou, NY; Anthony Scoblick and wife Debbie, MD; a sister Mary Catherine Clark and husband Jack. He is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a brother John Scoblick and sister-in-law Cathy.
The funeral will be on Tuesday with mass of Christian burial at 9:30 am at St. Michael the Archangel Parish, Scranton. Interment will follow at Our Mother of Sorrows Cemetery, Carbondale. Viewing hours will be held on Monday from 5 to 7 pm at the Louis M. Margotta Funeral Home, 511 Church St. Jessup, PA. For directions, to order flowers, or online condolences, visit www.margottafuneralhomes.com
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