Dominick York

Obituary of Dominick E. York

Dominick E. "Butch" York, Jr., 80, of Peckville, passed away on Monday, May 3, 2021, at Geisinger CMC. He is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, the former Joyce Mariani.  Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late Dominick Sr. and Olga Minorick York. Dom was a graduate of Blakely High School and Valley Forge Military Academy and College in Wayne, PA. He was the proprietor of Dom York Petroleum Company, Dickson City, until his retirement in 1986. Following, he was employed by the Lackawanna County Court of Common Pleas for the Honorable Chester Harhut. He was a kind and loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather who will be dearly missed. His greatest joy was his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He never missed any of their events. Dom was a founding member of the Blakely Ambulance; member of the Blakely Fire Department, the St. Ubaldo Society, the Family of St. George; served on the Blakely Borough Council for several terms; a longtime member of Elkview Country Club, and enjoyed making Italian sausage and other meats at Pop Pop’s. Dom was an avid golfer and New York Yankees fan. Also surviving are his children; Dr. Jill York, New Brunswick, NJ, Tressa Betz and husband William, Peckville, and Dominick York III and wife Adriane, Moosic; his grandchildren, Brittini Reed and husband Robert, Myah York, and Bryce Betz; his great-grandchildren, Nolan and Bodhi Reed; two sisters, June DeVivo, Peckville, and Margaret Turna, Chenango Bridge, NY; several nieces, nephews and cousins. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday at 11 a.m. at the Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish, Peckville. Entombment will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Montdale. A walk through viewing will be held from 9 to 10:30am at James M. Margotta Funeral Home, Peckville. Memorial contributions in Dom’s name can be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. For online condolences, visit www.margottafuneralhomes.com.
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