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:
Military honors will be conducted following the funeral Mass.
Interment will be conducted privately in Shoemaker Cemetery, Dalton.
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In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the donor’s choice.
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