Cyril (Cy) Schirra, 88 of East Mountain died peacefully at home Sunday surrounded by his family. He was preceded in death by his wife Patricia Carmichael Schirra.
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Born in Scranton, he was a graduate of Scranton Technical High. He was a US Navy Veteran and member of Immaculate Conception Church.
Cy worked as a printer for Herff Jones for 47 years. He loved watching football and going to NFL games. He enjoyed bowling and spending time around the pool. He was best known for cheating while playing cards with everyone.
Also surviving are his children, a daughter Laurie Schirra, Dunmore, sons Paul Schirra, Scranton, and J. Michael Schirra, Moscow. He was preceded in death by his daughter Susan Schirra Arena, Rochester, NY. Cy also leaves behind many grandchildren and a great grandson.
A private Memorial Mass will be held for immediate family and friends at Immaculate Conception Church, Scranton.
Arrangements and on-site cremation are under the care of the Miller Bean Funeral Home Inc., 436 Cedar Ave. Scranton.