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Henry F. Srebro

July 6, 2015

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The funeral with military honors will be Saturday at 9:30 a.m. from the Frank T. Mazur Funeral Home, Inc., 601 Dundaff St., Dickson City, with mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in St. Mary’s Visitation Church, Dickson City. Entombment St. Mary’s Cemetery, Dickson City. Friends may call Friday 5 to 8 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary’s Visitation Church or Dickson City Veterans Honor Guard. For directions or to leave an online condolence visit the funeral home website.

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Henry F. “Nick” Srebro, 87, a lifelong resident of Dickson City died Monday July 6, 2015 at Mountain View Care Center, Scranton. He is survived by his wife the former Lorraine Janus. They had celebrated 57 years of marriage.

Born in Dickson City, the youngest child of Polish immigrants, the late Franciszek and Anna Patalita Srebro, he was a member of St. Mary’s Visitation Church, Dickson City and its Holy Name Society. He was a graduate of St. Mary’s Parochial School and Dickson City High School class of 1945. After serving with the US Army Air Corps during World War II he enrolled in the GI bill program attending barber school and mechanics school. He served in the Pacific Theatre with the Air Transport Command at Hickam Air Force Base, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. He was the youngest of four brothers who served in the military during World War II. He was a member of Dickson City American Legion Post 665, a life member of Dickson City Memorial Post 5937 Veterans of Foreign Wars and a member of the Dickson City Veterans Honor Guard. Prior to retirement, he was employed as a corrections officer at the Lackawanna County Prison.

He was a man with many friends, and was well liked by all who knew him. He had a great love for his grandchildren, his family and for God and his Church and was proud of his roots and Polish Heritage. He loved to converse in Polish with people who also spoke the language.

Surviving are two sons, Kenneth Srebro, Dickson City and companion, Denise Kroptavich, and David Srebro, Scott Twp.; grandchildren Kendra Srebro, Brooklyn, NY and Max Srebro, Dickson City; many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a son, Richard Srebro; brothers, Frank, Peter and Joseph Srebro and a sister, Sophie Begey.

The funeral with military honors will be Saturday at 9:30 a.m. from the Frank T. Mazur Funeral Home, Inc., 601 Dundaff St., Dickson City, with mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in St. Mary’s Visitation Church, Dickson City. Entombment St. Mary’s Cemetery, Dickson City.

Friends may call Friday 5 to 8 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary’s Visitation Church or Dickson City Veterans Honor Guard. For directions or to leave an online condolence visit the funeral home website.

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Dave: Please accept our condolences on your Dad's passing. We are out of town and won't be able to attend. Lance and Nancy Stange, and Brandon Bouton.

Posted by Lance J Stange on July 8, 2015