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John A. Davitt

April 3, 2019

U.S. Veteran

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A mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, April 8, 2019, at St. Mary’s of Czestochowa Church, Eynon at 9:30 a.m.  Anyone attending should go directly to the church.  Interment with military honors will follow at St. Francis Cemetery, Eynon.  There will be no public calling hours.  Arrangements are by the Frank T. Mazur Funeral Home, Inc., 601 Dundaff St., Dickson City.  For condolences visit the funeral home website.

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John A. Davitt, 52, beloved son of Edith D’Arienzo Davitt, Peckville, and the late John V. Davitt passed away at home on Wednesday, April 3, 2019, unexpectedly after a recent illness.

Born in Scranton, John was a graduate of Valley View High School, class of 1984. After high school, he enlisted in the U.S. Army. With the rank of Army specialist 4. He served with the Army Band at Fort Gordon, GA. He later completed an apprentice program at the Carpenter’s Union and worked on local union projects. Through the years he was employed by several different companies. He was a former member and commander of the American Legion Post 624, Eynon.

John was a loving son, brother, uncle and friend. He was an excellent musician, a kind and caring man who was always the peacemaker. He enjoyed hunting and fishing in his younger years, and he will be deeply missed by his family and friends.

Surviving is a brother, Eric P. Davitt; nephews, Eric M., Zachary J., and Josh D. Davitt; a niece, Jenna Lynne; aunts, uncles, and cousins.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Daniel J. Davitt; paternal and maternal grandparents, and uncles, Steve Stanek, and Dr. Raymond D’Arienzo.

A mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, April 8, 2019, at St. Mary’s of Czestochowa Church, Eynon at 9:30 a.m. Anyone attending should go directly to the church. Interment with military honors will follow at St. Francis Cemetery, Eynon. There will be no public calling hours. Arrangements are by the Frank T. Mazur Funeral Home, Inc., 601 Dundaff St., Dickson City. For condolences visit the funeral home website.