In Loving Memory of Jack A. Archer
Jack A. ArcherScranton, PA July 24, 1953 ~ September 14, 2017 Date of Service: September 18, 2017
John “Jack” Archer, 64, Scranton, died Thursday morning at his home. He and his wife the former Susan Fisk had celebrated their 32nd wedding anniversary on May 11th.
Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late John J. and Kathryn Bonadio Archer. Jack was a graduate of Scranton Central High School and earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Education from the University of Scranton. He began working in the supermarket industry for ACME at the age of 16 and for the last 22 years worked as store manager for Gerrity’s Supermarket at its Meadow Avenue location. A teacher at heart, he taught and helped many co-workers skills and lessons that they will continue to use for the rest of their lives.
Jack was a member of St. Paul of Cross Parish in South Scranton and a member of Knights of Columbus. His passions included cheering for the New York Yankees and New York Giants as well as old cars especially his 1966 Ford Mustang.
He was a loving and caring husband, father, son, brother, uncle, cousin, co-worker and friend that will be missed more than words can express. His family would like to thank the staff at Dr. Hyzinski’s office and the staff at Hospice of the Sacred Heart especially Jeanne Sembrat, for all the care and compassion provided to Jack and them during this terrible time.
Also surviving are a son, Jonathan Archer, Baltimore, MD, a daughter, Caroline Archer, Scranton, a brother, Frank J. Archer, Dunmore, his mother in law, Mary Fisk, Scranton, two sister in laws, Roseanne McAndrew, Dallas, PA and Barbara Sinkaus, Scranton, two brother in laws, Larry Fisk, Scranton and Stephen Fisk and his wife Luanne, Dunmore, and several aunts, nieces, nephews, and cousins.
He was preceded in death by a father in law, Isaac Fisk, a sister in law, Mary C. Archer, and two brothers in law, Dr. James McAndrew and Joseph Sinkaus.
The funeral will be Monday from the Carlucci-Golden-DeSantis Funeral Home, Inc. 318 East Drinker Street in Dunmore with Mass of Christian Burial at 10AM in Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary Church, 1221 Prospect Avenue in Scranton, by the Rev. Scott P. Sterowski, pastor of St. Paul of the Cross Parish. Interment in the Cathedral Cemetery, Scranton.
Friends may call Sunday from 2PM-6PM.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network at www.Pancan.org/donate-now/ or to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital at www.stjude.org/give