In Loving Memory of Leonard "Lenny" DeMarco, Sr.
Leonard "Lenny" DeMarco, Sr.Scranton and formrly of Dunmore, PA January 15, 1948 ~ April 23, 2015 Date of Service: April 27, 2015
Leonard “Lenny” DeMarco, Sr., 67, of the Tripps Park Section of Scranton and formerly of Dunmore, died Thursday after a long battle with cancer. Leonard is survived by his devoted wife, Monica Cupina DeMarco. The couple celebrated their 46th wedding anniversary on April 12th.
Born in Scranton, son of the late Patrick J. and Julia Hatchko DeMarco, Sr., he was a 1965 graduate of Dunmore High School and went on to serve in the United States Air Force Security Service during the Vietnam War. Upon returning, he was employed at Grossman’s Lumber, Wickes Lumber and Stanley Door Systems, and additionally drove for Red Top Cab of Scranton. Lenny was a life member of the V.F.W. Post 5209 in North Scranton, where he served as Commander, as well as numerous other positions. Before he was stricken ill, he was either at the Post or could be found at “The Cabin,” enjoying his passions: hunting, fishing, and spending time with the “Bearded Bastards.” He was also a die-hard New York Yankees fan.
Lenny is also survived by his four children, Julieanne Lewis and husband Ryan of Scranton; Leonard, Jr. and wife Kimberly of Jermyn; Nicholas and fiancee Kathy Knott of Jessup; and Elizabeth Vohar and husband Joseph of Manassas, VA; grandchildren, Tiffany Amber DeMarco, Leonard DeMarco III, Ryan Daniel Lewis II, and Reid Anderson Lewis; two brothers, Ronald and wife Ann of Mount Cobb; and Robert and wife Joann of Scranton; nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Patrick DeMarco, Jr.
The funeral will be Monday from the Carlucci-Golden-DeSantis Funeral Home, Inc., 318 E. Drinker St., Dunmore, with mass at 11 a.m. in the Mary, Mother of God Parish at Holy Rosary Church, 316 William St., North Scranton. Interment to follow in Fairview Memorial Park, Elmhurst Township.
Friends may call Sunday from 5-8 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, Lenny would want you to put on your favorite sunglasses, listen to your favorite song, and have a drink in honor of his family.