James Greco

Obituary of James J. Greco

James J. Greco, 90 of Peckville passed away Wednesday evening surrounded by his loving children at Hospice of the Sacred Heart, in Dunmore. His devoted and loving wife of 61 years is the former Rita Racobaldo. Born in Mayfield he was the son of the late Louis and Frances (Pizzimenti) Greco. He was a graduate of Mayfield High School and was employed as Equipment Manager at several manufacturing plants in the area, including Chamberlain (General Dynamics), and Weston (Daystrom). He was a former member of St. Mary's Assumption Church, Jessup and presently was a member of Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, Peckville. He resided in Peckville for over 58 years. He was also a member of Knights of Columbus. Also surviving are his four children. Judy Celli (Robert), Karen Greco-Magosin (John), James Greco, and Gary Greco; four grandchildren: Alissa, Robert, Kaylin and Kristen; brother, Joseph (Ann Marie); nieces, nephews, and cousins. His life was devoted to loving his wife, children, extended family and friends. He valued the simple things in life that brought joy to others, like gardening, cooking, shopping, summer vacations at the Jersey shore, gathering with family and friends, and cheering on his favorite sports teams. The funeral will be held Saturday privately from the James M. Margotta funeral home, Peckville followed by mass of Mass of Christian Burial at Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, Peckville at 1:30 with restrictions limited to 75 people. Arrangements are under the care of the James M. Margotta Funeral Home. For online condolences go to, "www.margottafuneralhomes.com." In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to, Hospice of the Sacred Heart, 100 William St. Dunmore, PA 18512 or Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, 1101 Willow Street, Peckville, PA 18452.
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