James Carl Sarti, 84 of Hughestown, passed away at home Sunday, December 9, 2018, surrounded by his family.
James was born October 26, 1934 in Pittston Township to the late Joseph and Rosa Menichiello Sarti.
He attended The Scranton School for Deaf and graduated from Mt. Laurel School for the Deaf, Philadelphia. James retired from Tobyhanna Army Depot.
James was a lifelong member of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, Pittston. He was deeply religious, attending St. Ann’s novena for over 30 years and was a member of Wyoming Valley Catholic Laymen's Retreat League for 53 years. In his earlier years he loved to hunt and be outdoors, James loved to garden, he was very creative and had many talents which included woodworking and painting. He had a great sense of humor and loved sitting on his front porch where he would communicate with all the neighbors and anyone who walked by. Over all, God and family were the two most important things to James.
In addition to his parents, James is preceded in death by infant son , Jamie Sarti, brothers; Dominic, Joseph, and Phillip Sarti, sisters; Theresa Jerock, Mary Steidl, and Ann Sarti.
James is survived and will be greatly missed by his wife of 56 years, Geraldine Hutz Sarti, sons; Carl Sarti and Donna Mundenar, Avoca and Mark Sarti, Pittston; daughter, Michele Wilmot and her husband Chad, Wyoming; grandchildren; Allison and Michael Vukovich, Wyoming and Alex Sarti, Pittston; brothers; Guy Sarti and his wife Gwen, Moosic, Albert Sarti, Duryea, and John Sarti and his wife Sharon, Avoca; nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
Friends and family may call Thursday, December 13, 2018 from 2-4PM and 6-8PM at Adonizio Funeral Home, LLC 251 William Street, Pittston.
Funeral services will be Friday, December 14, 2018 at 9am from the funeral home with a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 AM in St. Joseph Marello Parish, 237 William Street, Pittston, interment will follow in St. Rocco’s Cemetery, Pittston Township.