Gene Cacioppo, age 91 of the Greenwood section of Moosic passed away peacefully on Wednesday, April 21, 2021 at his daughters home surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Angela DeNaples Cacioppo. The couple has been married 64 years.
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Born in Scranton on June 14, 1929, he was the son of the late Carmello and Onofria Cacioppo. Gene was a graduate of Scranton Central High School and then attended Toraldo Tailoring. Gene was a prominent tailor in the city of Scranton. Prior to retirement he owned and operated “Gene’s Tailor Shop” for 65 years.
Gene was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, and will be missed by all. Gene always loved a good time and a lot of laughs. Gene was a faithful member of the South Side Bachelors Club, being president numerous times. He also was a great bowler and a pool shooter for many years. He was a beloved New York Yankee fan and enjoyed watching the many golf tournaments on TV.
The family would like to thank Hospice of Sacred Heart and Father Richard Fox for all their support.
Also surviving are three children, two sons, Gino Cacioppo and his wife Barbara, Greenwood section of Moosic, Carmen Cacioppo and his wife Elizabeth, Scranton, daughter Frances McAndrew and her husband Robert, Scranton. Seven grandchildren, Cara Cacioppo, Greenwood section of Moosic, Cabrina Cacioppo, California, Carmen Cacioppo and his wife Laura, New York, Christopher and Carson Cacioppo, Scranton, Maria McAndrew, Florida, and Robbie McAndrew, Scranton. Two great grandchildren, Ellie and Nicholas Cacioppo, New York. Several nieces and nephews and a sister in law, Ann Parks.
In addition to his parents, Gene was preceded in death by his brother, Salvatore Cacioppo and brother in law and sister in law.
The funeral will be conducted Saturday with Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in St. Patrick’s Church, 1403 Jackson St. Interment Italian-American Cemetery, Minooka. Friends may call in the church from 9 a.m. until the time of Mass. Social distancing guidelines will be enforced and masks will be required. Attendees are kindly asked to refrain from physical contact and pay their respects in a timely manner.
Arrangements are under the care and direction of the Miller Bean Funeral Home, Inc., 436 Cedar Ave.