Robert E. Passarella of West Scranton died Sunday at the VNA Hospice Inpatient Unit at Community Medical Center after an illness.
in Scranton, he was the son of the late Giralamo and Saveria Miele Passariello.
A graduate of Scranton Central High School, class of 1945, he was an Army veteran
of World War II, serving in the European theater. Before retirement, he was employed
by the Scranton School District as a custodian at West Scranton Intermediate School
for a number of years.
Surviving are a sister, Mary Manzo, Scranton; two brothers, Gene Passarella and wife, Louise, Scranton; and Leo Passarella and wife, Rita, Wichita Falls, Texas; several nieces and nephews.
He was also preceded in death by three sisters, Philomena Mancuso, Catherine Doyle and Carole Passariello; and five brothers James, Phillip, Nicholas, Michael and Anthony.
funeral will be Thursday from the Patrick F. Guido Funeral Home, 120 S. Main Ave.,
Scranton, with Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. in Immaculate Heart of Mary
Chapel, 1605 Oram St., Scranton. Interment with military honors will follow at
Cathedral Cemetery. Friends may call Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.