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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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Obituary

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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Gary D Scott

Posted at 09:23am
Jim you will not be forgotten.
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Gary Scott

Posted at 09:18am
Jim was a proud 20 year (retired) Navy Veteran and Government employee at Tobyhanna Army Depot, but his most satisfying and happiest moments were serving our local VFW Post 3451. I will miss you. RIP my friend.
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Doris Byram

Posted at 12:48pm
I have known Jim since the late 70’s when he was stationed at Moffett Field here in California. He was the best long-distance friend and truly a great man. He will be forever missed and never forgotten.
My condolences and love to the family.
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Doris Byram

Posted at 12:40pm
Our warmest condolences,
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Edward Milot

Posted at 03:18pm
Worked beside him at Tobyhanna Army Depot. Laughed alot, told alot of stories, good times. Condolences to your family. God bless...
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