In remembrance of

Ross J. Cordaro

Ross J. Cordaro

Dunmore, PA August 12, 1935 ~ June 3, 2011 Date of Service: June 7, 2011

Ross J. Cordaro, 75, Dunmore died Friday in Community Medical Center.

He and his wife the former Sally Moore would have celebrated their 58th wedding anniversary on Aug. 15th.

Born in Dunmore he was the son of Pauline Melnick Cordaro, Dunmore and the late Angelo Cordaro.

He was a graduate of Dunmore High School and was a member of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Parish, Dunmore.

Prior to retirement he was employed by Mc Gregor Iron Works, Dunmore and was a member of the Iron Workers Union and was an active bowler.

He was a loving and devoted son, husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather whose true enjoyment was his family and especially attending all the events his grandchildren and great-grandchildren participated in.

He was proud to have been listed as a Gift of Life Organ Donor.

Also surviving are five daughters, Sheila Hallinan and husband, Michael (Sid), Dunmore, Debra Canavan and husband, Wayne, Scranton, Sally Judge and husband, Robert, Dunmore, Cathy Corbett and husband Martin, Minooka and Susan Pallo and husband, Jeff, Jessup and a son, Ross A. Cordaro and wife Dana, Dunmore.

Grandchildren, Tasha Canavan Keating and husband Joseph, Kimberly Hallinan Coyle and husband, Robert, Wayne Canavan and wife Faith, Michael Hallinan and wife Aubrey, Robert Judge and wife Abby, Brian Judge and wife Megan, Casey Judge, Kelly Corbett Baldoni and husband, Michael, Sara Corbett, Jared Pallo, Brianna Pallo, Ross Cordaro and Gianna Cordaro, Great-Grandchildren, Tristan and Brayden Canavan, Haylie Keating, Adyson Hallinan, Quinn Coyle and Jack Judge, aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. He was preceded In death by a granddaughter Michelle Canavan.

The funeral will be Tuesday from the Carlucci-Golden DeSantis Funeral Home Inc., 318 East Drinker St., Dunmore, with mass at 11:00 A.M. in St. Mary of Mt. Carmel Church, Chestnut St., Dunmore.

Interment in Milwaukee Cemetery.

Friends may call Monday from 4:00P.M. to 8:00 P.M.

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Ross J. Cordaro
Posts: 5
Love You All
Reply #4 on : Thu June 30, 2011, 13:39:41
'Aunt Sally' and all my cousins are in our thoughts and prayers.So many great memories will never be forgotten. He was one of my biggest supporters after my accident and I will always appreciate that. Aunt Penae and Moochie will keep him smiling in heaven I'm sure. Love You All, Ross and Family
The Goryeb Family
Posts: 5
A true gentleman in everyway!
Reply #3 on : Thu June 30, 2011, 13:37:14
For those who were lucky enough and had the oppurtunity to know this man know that what a great husband, father, uncle, grandfather and great grandfather and family man & friend Ross was. He had a special way about him to make everyone he came in contact with a better person. A wonderful guy, may u rest in peace!!
Nancy L. Valliquette
Posts: 5
My deepest sympanthies
Reply #2 on : Thu June 30, 2011, 13:36:23
My deepest sympanthies to my best pals Sue and Debbie, their families and mom Sally at this time and the days ahead that will bring heavy hearts. I'm sorry I can't be there to give lots of hugs and support but my thoughts, prayers and condolences are with you every step of the way. A human life is a story told by God. Death leaves a heartache no one ca heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal My love, thoughts and prayers are with you all now and always
Barbara E Shaffer
Posts: 5
I'm very sorry to hear about Sue's dad passing.
Reply #1 on : Thu June 30, 2011, 13:34:40
I used to work with Sue at Genetti Manor in Dickson City back in 1993 and 1994. I remember Sue hiring me on the spot when I put in an application for the Manor and got the job. I had to leave for medical reasons and I miss working there a lot. I'm divorced and living in Scranton now. My prayers go out to Sue, Jeff and the rest of the family. I dont drive and couldn't get a ride the funeral home and saw the obit in the paper at the library. Sue talked about her father a lot. I remember Ross and i will be thinking of Sue and Jeff and I hope they will be okay. talk to you soon.