Eugene A. Boniello of Dunmore, formerly of Scranton died Saturday November 25, 2017 at the Dunmore Healthcare Center following a brief illness. He was preceded in death by his wife, the former Betty Jane Blewitt who died on November 9, 2014.
Born in Scranton he was the son of the the former Elizabeth “Lizzie” Arcuri and step-father Rocco “Skir” DeLeo. Educated in Scranton schools he proudly served in the United States Navy. Prior to retirement he was employed for over 35 years as a truck driver and was a member of the Teamsters Union #229.
In his early years Eugene was an avid bowler and he and his wife would travel to Florida where they would enjoy their winters. They were members of the Family Motor Coach Association and would attend their rallies where they made many friends along the way.
Eugene’s family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to Eugene’s care taker Elaine Skamanich, Life Geisinger, Dunmore Healthcare Center, and to Celtic Hospice for all of their kind and warm compassion.
Surviving are a two daughters, Patricia Sumerano, Dunmore; and Linda Murray and her husband, Jim, Kingston; two grandsons, Michael Sumerano and his wife, Christen; and Brian Murray and his wife, Rose; great-granddaughter, Hannah Sumerano; several nieces and nephews and his beloved dog, Bella.
He was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Sara Murray; a brother, Ralph Boniello and a son-in-law, Martin Sumerano.
Funeral services and interment will be held privately at the convenience of the family. There will be no public calling hours.
Memorial contributions may be made the Griffin Pond Animal Shelter, 967 Griffin Pond Road, Clarks Summit, PA 18411 or to donors favorite charity.
Arrangements are under the care of the Miller Bean Funeral Home Inc., 436 Cedar Ave. Scranton.