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Martin Joseph Gilroy, Sr.

Martin Joseph Gilroy, Sr., 78, of Wyoming passed away Monday, August 20, 2018, in Highland Manor Nursing Home, Exeter.

Born in Pittston on February 12, 1940, he was the son of the late Charles and Rita Mulcahey Gilroy.

He was a graduate of Pittston Township High School and was self-employed in the carpet business. Marty was well known throughout Greater Pittston for his pizza making skills. He loved the NY Giants and NY Yankees, and he adored his family.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Ellen Gilroy.

Surviving are his children, Christine Gilroy, Dupont; Martin Gilroy Jr. and his wife Lora, Swoyersville; Lori Bryk and her husband Bryan, Suscon; Donna Deiter and her husband Kevin, Swoyersville; Megan Psolka and her husband John, Luzerne; and James Gilroy, Wyoming; grandchildren, Sara, Danielle, Emily, Brandon, Halle, Bryan, Ava, Raina, and John Jr; sisters, Rita Dominick, Wyoming; and Sally Savon, Swoyersville; several nieces and nephews.

A celebration of Marty’s life will be held Thursday, August 23, 2018, from 5pm to 8pm in Adonizio Funeral Home, LLC, 251 William Street, Pittston. Interment will be held at the convenience of the family.

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