In Remembrance of Ernest John Englehardt
Ernest John EnglehardtThroop, PA September 17, 1958 ~ August 13, 2013 Date of Service: August 17, 2013
Ernest J. Englehardt, 54, of Throop, died August 13, 2013 at Moses Taylor Hospital after a long and courageous battle with cancer. He is survived by his loving wife and best friend of 32 years, the former Deborah Celano. They celebrated their 32nd wedding anniversary on September 20th 2012.
Born in Scranton, son of Mable Ziegler Englehardt, Scranton and the late Ernest Englehardt, he was a 1976 graduate of Scranton Technical High School and a member of Immaculate Conception Parish, Scranton. He was community minded through the Boy Scouts of America where he obtained the rank of Eagle Scout. Ernest was involved in his church serving as Eucharistic Minister and Youth Group Leader. He was employed as a field service engineer maintaining x-ray and medical equipment for 25 years, and also worked in the X-ray Department at Moses Taylor Hospital for several years.
He enjoyed fishing and IDPA shooting competitions with his best friend and greatest accomplishment in his life, his son E.J. Englehardt, which whom he thought the world of. He was most happy spending time with his family, whom he loved to joke with. He will be greatly missed by his four legged friends, Teddy, Boo, Cookie, and Callie. He was a loving husband, father, son, and friend who will be sadly missed by all who knew him.
Also surviving are a son, E.J. Englehardt and wife Morgan Owen Englehardt, Peckville; father in law and mother in law, Joseph Celano and Lois DeVol Celano, Dunmore; two uncles John and William Ziegler, Scranton; a brother in law and sister in law Michael and Sally Celano, Archbald; and niece Katie Celano, Archbald. Also surviving are several cousins and extended family.
A special thank you to Dr. Michael Mandarano; Dr. Martin Hyzinski; and the ICU and nursing staff of 2 West at Moses Taylor Hospital for their extraordinary kindness, compassion and care.
The funeral will be Saturday with mass at 10 a.m. in Immaculate Conception Church, 801 Taylor Ave., Scranton. Friends may call at the church from 9 a.m. until the time of service. Interment to follow in the Dunmore Cemetery.