In Remembrance of John R. Mecca
John R.MeccaDunmore, PA February 21, 1952 ~ October 9,2012 Date of Service: October 13, 2012
John R. Mecca, 60, of Dunmore, died Tuesday in Geisinger-Community Medical Center, Scranton after an illness. His wife, the former Kris White died July 1, 2011.
Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late John and Elizabeth DePietro Mecca and was a graduate of Dunmore High School.
He was a board and charter member of UNICO National Keystone Chapter and was a Penn State master gardener. John was a collector and seller of Depression glass and along with his wife Kris, they owned and operated J&K Glass for many years. He was an avid outdoorsman and loved to fish and had a passion for gardening. He will be sadly missed by all who knew him.
Surviving is a son; John and his wife Jennifer, Scranton; sisters, Rose Marie Mecca and Theresa Lieback both of Dunmore; grandchildren, Nicholas Moreau and Nancy Mecca; sister-in-laws, Delores Mecca, Dunmore and Laurie White, Allport, Pa; brother-in-law, Toby White and wife Jodi, Clarks Summit, Several nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Kristen Mecca and a brother, Michael Mecca.
The funeral will be Saturday from the Carlucci-Golden-DeSantis Funeral Home, Inc. 318 E. Drinker St., Dunmore with a Mass at 11:00am in St. Anthony’s Church, Smith St., Dunmore
Interment, Dunmore Cemetery
Friends may call Friday from 5-8pm. There will be a UNICO Memorial prayer service held at 7pm.