Fred S. Siebecker, Jr., 76, of Lenox, PA, died Friday, April 19, 2019 at home. His wife of 57 years is the former, Barbara J. Hudak. They were married on September 20, 1961.
Born December 8, 1942 in Scranton, he was the son of the late Fred S., Sr. and Lucille M. Weidow Siebecker.
Fred was a 1961 graduate of Scranton Technical High School, where he was a track and field star and attended Lackawanna Junior College for three years for business. He then completed a four year apprenticeship with the IBEW Local 81 Scranton Electricians.
Fred began his career in his family business with his father, Siebecker and Sons Electrical Contractors of Scranton, for 20 years. He then worked for 25 years at RCA Thomson Electronics, Dunmore, and Coyne Electric for two years before his retirement.
He coached his children as they were growing up for the Tripps Park Miss C League, Central City Indians, East Scranton Apollo's, both midget football teams and coached basketball for the the Siebecker Chargers and F&T's teams at the Boy's Club, Scranton.
Fred was an avid fan of the Minnesota Vikings, NASCAR, especially Dale Earnhardt and Kevin Harvick, WWF, WWE and Broadway shows at the Cultural Center in Scranton. He also enjoyed his trips to the islands and most of all Las Vegas with his wife. He was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
Fred's biggest joy in life was spending time with his family and being a part of all of their lives. He will be dearly missed by them and his faithful dog, Boris.
He is survived by five children: Fred S. Siebecker, III. and wife Susan of Cleona, PA; Natalie Siebecker of North Franklin, CT; Barbara Perri and husband Jeff of Dunmore, PA; Joi Siebecker and Duane Siebecker, both of Lenox, PA; thirteen grandchildren: Victoria, Alexandria, Julie, Jeffrey, Kelsie, Ashley, Courtnie, Austin Fred, Keelin Ann, Mya Joie, Nicholas, Frederick and Vincent; two great grandchildren: Jaimin and Langley; one sister: Lucille Pesarchick; two brothers: Allan and Charles Siebecker; one aunt: Trudy Weidow; several nieces and nephews including, Jeffrey and Carl.
He was also preceded in death by one brother: Richard Siebecker.
The funeral was held Thursday, April 25, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. from the Shifler-Parise Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 18 Airport Road, Clifford, PA. Interment, Fairview Memorial Park, Elmhurst, PA.
Pallbearers: Joi Siebecker, Fred Siebecker, Duane Siebecker, Austin Schimelfenig, Jeffrey Lang, Jeff Perri, Ron Cordaro, John Gilroy and Joseph Gilroy
Friends called Wednesday, April 24, 2019 from 6-8 p.m. with a blessing service conducted at 7:30 p.m. by Rev. Cyril D. Edwards, V.E.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations were made in Fred's name to the True Friends Animal Welfare Center, 16332 State Route 706, Montrose, PA 18801.