Gregory Denesevich

Obituary of Gregory Denesevich

Gregory H. Denesevich, Jr., 81, of Carbondale, PA, died Sunday morning, March 7, 2021 in the emergency room at Geisinger Community Medical Center, Scranton, PA, after an illness. He is survived by his wife the former, Patricia Vadala. They were married on September 14, 1963.

Born January 4, 1940 in Carbondale, PA, he was the son of the late Gregory and Mary Kopcha Denesevich.

Greg was a 1958 graduate of Benjamin Franklin High School, Carbondale. He had been employed as a truck driver in the construction industry and was a member of the Teamsters Union, Local 229. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and a member of the Shopa-Davey VFW, Post 6082, Peckville, PA. Greg enjoyed golf, NASCAR, hunting and fishing.

He is survived by a son: Gregory J. Denesevich of Simpson, PA; four sisters: Olga, Natalie, Martha and Dorothy Denesevich all of Mayfield, PA; several nieces and nephews.

He was also preceded in death by a son: Patrick C. Denesevich; six brothers: Nicholas, John, Wasil, Peter, Paul and infant Gregory Denesevich; three sisters: Mary Cosenza, Ann and Catherine Denesevich.

The funeral was held Thursday, March 11, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. from Carmine J. & Louis C. Parise Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 89 Farview Street, Carbondale, PA, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. at St. Rose of Lima Church, 6 N. Church Street, Carbondale, PA, celebrated by Rev. Kevin Miller, assistant pastor. Cremation followed.

Pallbearers: Bruno Vadala, Richard Walker, Larry Thomas and Jerry Woody.

Friends called Wednesday, March 10, 2021 from 4-8 p.m.

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Visitation at Funeral Home

4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wednesday, March 10, 2021
Carmine J. & Louis C. Parise Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc.
89 Farview Street
Carbondale, Pennsylvania, United States


9:30 am
Thursday, March 11, 2021
St. Rose Of Lima Church
6 North Church Street
Carbondale, Pennsylvania, United States
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