In Loving Memory of William H. "Billy" Schreiber
William H. "Billy" SchreiberScranton, PA November 9, 1940 ~ September 25, 2017 Date of Service: September 29, 2017
William H. "Billy" Schreiber, 76, of Scranton, passed away Monday afternoon in Moses Taylor Hospital.
Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late Hummel and Eleanor Techmanski Schreiber, owners of the former Schreiber's Men's Store in downtown Scranton. He was a graduate of Scranton Technical High School and went on to serve in the Army Reserve. Billy was a true entrepreneur as owner of several well-known Scranton establishments, including the Villa Capri, the Sixpence, the Board Room, the Black Garter and the Doghouse. In his retirement, he became known as the Dog Father, serving many with a smile out of his food trucks all over Scranton. Each business he established engaged thousands of people and many friends. You may remember seeing his dog, Sheeba, a German Shepherd who was his loyal traveling companion through all of his daily routines. This will all be remembered by the people who knew him who were his close friends.
Surviving are a daughter, Rebecca Lea Goode and husband, Johnny R. Goode III, of Denver, Colo.; a son, Billy Schreiber, of Scranton; grandchildren, Johnny R. Goode IV and Lilly A. Goode; his brother, Peter Schreiber and wife, Gina, of Scranton. Also surviving are the mother of his children, former wife and longtime friend, Diane Widzbell Kahanowitz and husband, Louis Kahanowitz, of Scranton; as well as nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was also preceded in death by his sister, Marie Galligan.
Family and friends may pay their respects Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Carlucci-Golden-DeSantis Funeral Home Inc., 318 E. Drinker St., Dunmore.
A funeral service will be held Friday at 10:30 a.m. in Immaculate Conception Church, Taylor Avenue and East Gibson Street, Scranton. Cremation to follow. All those attending the service are asked to go directly to the church Friday morning.
In lieu of flowers, preferred memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 712 S. Keyser Ave., Taylor, PA 18517.