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436 Cedar Avenue
Scranton, PA 18505
Phone: (570) 343-2212
Fax: (570) 961-2326
James Schirra

James P. "Buddy" Schirra

May 21, 2020
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James P. “Buddy” Schirra, 64, passed away peacefully at the home of his sister Sandy and husband Glenn Sienkiewicz, with his family by his side.
Born in Scranton, he was the son of Dorothy Jackson Schirra Callella, and was a 1975 graduate of Scranton Technical High School.
He proudly served 20 years in the United States Navy, and is currently employed by Tobyhanna Army Depot as an Electronics Mechanic.
He was a former Post Commander and current VFW Post #3451 Quartermaster.
He loved to hunt and fish with his uncle and cousin, and was an avid NOLA Saints and NASCAR fan.
He is survived by his daughter, Jamie Marie Schirra and companion Brian Concha, two sisters, Sandy Sienkiewicz and husband Glenn, Lori Kester and husband Joseph, and numerous nieces and nephews.
The family would like to thank Allied Hospice Nurse Barbara Schlasta and interim nurse Sandi Mills. Their compassion and quality of care to both patient and family members was above and beyond. We are very grateful for their dedication.
Due to the current health crisis, a memorial celebration will be held at a later date. Arrangements are by the Miller Bean Funeral Home Inc., 436 Cedar Ave. Scranton.
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  • Visitation

    August 13, 2020 | 4:00pm - 6:00pm
    When
    August 13, 2020 4:00pm - 6:00pm
    Location
    Miller Bean Funeral Home, Inc
    Address
    436 Cedar Avebue
    SCRANTON, PA 18505
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    Notes
    Attendees must adhere to CDC social distancing guidelines, and a mask will be required.
  • Interment

    Location
    Saint Catherine's Cemetery
    Address
    Route 435
    Covington Township, PA 18444
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    Notes
    Interment with Military Honors Attendees must adhere to CDC social distancing guidelines, and a mask will be required.

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