John E. Sarti, 71, of Avoca, passed away unexpectedly, Tuesday, June 4, 2019 in Regional Hospital, Scranton.
Born in Pittston on March 28, 1948, he was the son of the late Joseph and Rose Menichiello Sarti.
He was a graduate of Pittston High School. John proudly served in the US Army during the Vietnam Era where he received two Purple Heart Medals as well as the Bronze Star and Silver Star with cluster.
John had worked for Superior Door and Sash, Scranton and had worked for Suckle Corporation, Scranton prior to his retirement.
He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and uncle and will be greatly missed. John’s family was his pride and joy. He especially enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren, Alexis and Bianca. He enjoyed gardening and working in his yard with his neighbor, Zip. John was an avid Pittsburgh Steelers and Penn State fan.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers, Dominic, Joseph, Guy, Phillip, and James Sarti and sisters, Mary Steidl, Ann Sarti, and Theresa Jerock.
Surviving are his loving wife of 49 years, Sharon Homschek Sarti; two daughters Alice Fortini and her husband Eugene, Duryea and Mary Sarti and her companion Richie Kossuth, Avoca; son, Christopher Sarti, Jermyn; grandchildren, Alexis Morgan Fortini and Bianca Rose Fortini; brother, Albert Sarti, Duryea; sisters-in- law, Gwen, Julie, and Gerri Sarti; numerous nieces and nephews.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at 9:30am in Nativity of Our Lord Parish, 127 Stephenson Street, Duryea. Those attending are asked to go directly to the church on Tuesday morning. Interment will be at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are entrusted to Adonizio Funeral Home, LLC, 251 William Street, Pittston.