In Remembrance of John J. "Jack" Straub
John J. "Jack" StraubArchbald and formerly of Dunmore, PA May 5, 1943 ~ April 20, 2013 Date of Service: April 25, 2013
John J. “Jack” Straub, 69, Archbald, and formerly of Dunmore, died Saturday morning in the Lackawanna County Health Care Center in Olyphant. He and his wife, the former Rosalie M. Colachino celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary on October 14th.
Born in Jersey City, NJ, son of the late Herbert and Mary Furey Straub, he served in the U.S. Army during the Cuban Missile Crisis, stationed in Korea as a demolition specialist and Sergeant. Prior to retirement, he was employed by WEA Manufacturing in Olyphant and was an EMT with Network Ambulance, presently Lackawanna Ambulance. Jack enjoyed bowling, camping, shooting firearms and was a handyman with woodworking. He was a member of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish, Dunmore.
Also surviving is a daughter Gabriella Straub, Archbald; a sister Karen Lynn Straub, Lansdale; nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his brother, Herbert Straub, Jr.
The funeral will be Thursday with mass at 9:30 a.m. in St. Mary of Mount Carmel Church, Chestnut St., Dunmore. Friends may call from 8:30 a.m. until the time of service in the church.