In Remembrance of Emil W. Statsman
Emil W. StatsmanDunmore, PA October 12, 1942 ~ September 7, 2012 Date of Service: September 13, 2012
Emil W. Statsman, 69, of Dunmore, formerly of South Scranton, died Friday at home after a lengthy illness. He is survived by his wife of 45 years, the former Jane Roesch.
Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late Emil C. and Olga Mackow Statsman and was a graduate of Scranton Technical High School. He was an Army Veteran and worked for 43 years at Printcraft Card Company/ Herff Jones Inc.as a pressman and printer.
He was a member of Grace Reformed Episcopal Church and sang in the choir for over 45 years. He served his church in every possible capacity. Aidan and his dear granddaughter brought so much joy to PaPa Emil. A love of God, family and friends kept his faith alive throughout his life. This very quiet unassuming man will be greatly missed and always remembered in our hearts and minds.
The family wishes to thank Dr. Ralph DeMario and the kind, caring and compassionate staff of Hospice of the Sacred Heart, especially Cathy G., Tara, Lori, Pat, Ellen, Bonnie, Meghan, Liz and Penny H. also the delivery staff of Andrew Brown’s Drug Store.
Also surviving are sons; Jeff and wife Kathy, Roaring Brook Twp. Rich and wife Heather and their daughter Sophia and a very special friend Aidan Kingdom, Clarks Summit; Mark and companion Zita Lundy, Dunmore; sister-in-laws; Karen Lavetsky and husband Joseph, Hobe Sound, Florida; Jacquelyn Morris and husband John, Vestal, New York; nieces; Jill and Danielle Lavetsky, Lauren and Lynn Morris and a nephew, Kyle Lavetsky and wife Melissa. Cousins; Eugene Popien, Robert Statsman, Donald Naeher and wife Roberta .
The funeral will be Thursday from the Carlucci-Golden-DeSantis funeral home, Inc., 318 E. Drinker St., Dunmore with a service at 10a.m. in Grace Reformed Episcopal Church, Laurel Drive., Scranton.
Interment, Dunmore Cemetery.
Friends may call Wednesday from 5-8pm.
Memorial Contributions may be made to Grace Reformed Episcopal Church 104 Laurel Drive Scranton, Pa. 18505 and or Hospice of the Sacred Heart 600 Baltimore Drive Wilkes-Barre, Pa 18702