Others enlisting for 3-year terms were: Richard P.
DeLuccie. 1928 Ash St, and Donald P. Norton, 846 Matthew Are., both
of this city. and Michael Mizok Jr. 117 Delaware St.; Joseph J.
Sostak. 228 Hudson St, and Joseph J. Socha. 115 Delaware St, all of
DeLuccie Completes Course
Richard P. DeLuccie, son G. Mr. and Mrs.
Sterling DeLuccie, 1928 Ash St., has completed a course in radio
maintenance at Fort Benning, Ga. Private DeLuccie is a
graduate of Technical High school, class of 1949
Cpl. Richard P. DeLuccie, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Sterling DeLuccie, 1928 Ash St., is a radio repairman asigned [sic]
to the Army's 508th Air borne Regimental Combat Team. Fort Benning,
Richard P. DeLuccie, of Clarks Summit, formerly of Waverly died Tuesday at Mercy Hospice. His wife is the former Susan Smith Lewis DeLuccie.
The couple would have celebrated 28 years of marriage June 14.
in Scranton, son of the late Sterling and Lydia Feissle DeLuccie. He
was of the Methodist faith, educated in Scranton public schools and
was a graduate of Scranton Technical High School.
An Army veteran, he
received the parachutist badge, the National Defense Service Medal and
the Good Conduct Medal.
Before retiring, he owned and operated DeLuccie's
TV Sales and Service, a Zenith dealer in Scranton.
Richard was a very
loving and devoted husband. Also surviving are two sons, Richard DeLuccie,
Brighton, Colo.; and Ronald DeLuccie, Scranton; two daughters, Lori
Thiel, Bear Creek; and Kathleen DeLuccie, Scranton; 14 grandchildren;
Susan's two children, John and wife, Judy Lewis, Glen Lyon; and Christine
Lewis-Merriner and husband, Scott, and their children, Justin and Brendon
Merriner, all of St. Mary's, Ga.; two sisters, Muriel Fischer, Scranton;
and Betty Ferguson, California; a brother, Donald DeLuccie, California;
a devoted sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Barbara and Frank Hofmeister,
Nicholson; nieces and nephews.
He was also preceded in death by a son,
Daniel; and two brothers, Harold and Robert Maynard.
will be held at the convenience of his wife. Memorial contributions
may be made to the Gino Merli Veterans Center, Penn Avenue. Arrangements,
Thomas J. Hughes Funeral Home Inc. 1240 St. Ann's St.
Grave marker for Richard P. DeLuccie in Dunmore
Cemetery, Dunmore (Lackawanna county), Pennsylvania.
Richard was a member of the 508th ARCT. He
was trained not only as a paratrooper but also as a radio repairman.
He used that skill set after being discharged to open his open