George B. Dickey




Duffy & Snowdon Funeral Home

401 Church Street Moscow, PA 18444 Phone: (570) 842-8501

Duffy & Snowdon Funeral Home

401 Church Street Moscow, PA 18444 Phone: (570) 842-8501

Howard J Snowdon Funeral Home

1810 Sanderson Avenue Scranton, PA 18509 Phone: (570) 343-0712

Moscow 570-842-8501 and Scranton 570-343-0712
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George B. Dickey

November 17, 2016

George B. Dickey, 85, of Covington Twp., died Thursday morning at Gino J. Merli Veterans Center, Scranton, after a brief illness. His wife is the former Nancy Garland. The couple celebrated 58 years of marriage.

Born Aug. 16, 1931 in Dunmore, son of the late Peter and Mary Bednar Dickey, George was self-employed as a masonry contractor for many years and was a member of the local Bricklayers & Allied Craftworkers International Union.

George was a veteran of the Naval Reserves and an Army veteran serving during the Korean Conflict. He was a member of St. Catherine of Siena Church, Moscow. George was an avid sportsman and fisherman.

Also surviving are his daughter, Elizabeth Ann Dickey McGuire, Covington Twp.; two grandchildren, Samantha Gafford, Boston; and Aaron “AJ” Sanko, Scranton; sisters, Dolores Janowitz, Elmhurst Twp.; and Helen Sheppard, Madison Twp.; brothers Peter Dickey Jr., Roaring Brook Twp.; and Joseph Dickey, Madison Twp.; nieces and nephews.

He was also preceded in death by his brothers, John and Andrew Dickey; and a sister, Mary Waslyk.

Mass will be celebrated:
Monday at 10 a.m. in St. Catherine of Siena Church, 220 Church St., Moscow.

Military honors will be conducted following the funeral Mass.

Interment will be conducted privately in Shoemaker Cemetery, Dalton.

Friends may call:
Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m. at Duffy & Snowdon Funeral Home, 401 Church St., Moscow.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the donor’s choice.

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