James MacKrell

Obituary of James J. MacKrell

James "Fish" MacKrell, of Carbondale, PA, passed away unexpectedly on August 22, 2019 at home.

Born in Carbondale, son of the late Ruth (Hope) MacKrell and James MacKrell.

He was a graduate of Benjamin Franklin High School, Carbondale, and served in the U.S. Marine Corps.

James loved to share his memories of working in the Catskills at Minnewaska and Grossinger Resorts as a young adult. He started his photography career at SubUrban Photography which led to his own photography business where he fondly captured many of Carbondale's senior portraits, dances and weddings.

He was known in his family as a great artist, comedian and a lover of music.

He is survived by four daughters: Erin, Jamie and Jillian all of Florida and Megan of North Carolina; a stepdaughter: Laura Lubow of Florida; four grandchildren: Brady, Addison, Kate and Christian; a sister: Marge (Gene) Baidas of Indiana; many loving nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was also preceded in death by two sisters: Ann Williamson and Ruth Venosh.

The family received friends on Thursday, September 5, 2019 from 4-7 p.m. at Edward A. Wade Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 4 Morris Place at Terrace Street, Carbondale. Military honors were conducted at 7 p.m.

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Thursday
5
September

Visitation at Funeral Home

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Thursday, September 5, 2019
Edward A. Wade Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc.
4 Morris Place
Carbondale, Pennsylvania, United States
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Thursday
5
September

Military Honors

7:00 pm
Thursday, September 5, 2019
Edward A. Wade Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc.
4 Morris Place
Carbondale, Pennsylvania, United States
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