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John D. Cenera, Jr.


John D. Cenera, Jr., 64, of West Pittston, passed away Thursday, October 8, 2019, surrounded by his loving family.

Born in Pittston on February 23, 1955, he was the son of the late John D. Cenera and Carolyn Pinola Cenera.

He was a graduate of Wyoming Area High School and the University of Scranton.

He was the owner and operator of Cenera Auto Parts, Exeter Avenue, West Pittston. He was an accomplished drummer and greatly enjoyed music - especially local bands. John had a zest for life; loved being around people: loved cars; and loved to travel. His passion for life was only matched by his enthusiasm for a top cut of steak or seafood Fra Diavlo. John was a “Mr. Fix-It” and was always willing to help others. He was a loving father and grandfather.

John was preceded in death by his parents, and brother, Carl J. Cenera.

Surviving are his daughter, Dr. Cara Marie and her husband Dr. Gregg Guilfoyle, Orefield, PA; granddaughter, Gianna Rose Guilfoyle; and former wife, Paula Cenera, Laflin; aunts Antoinette (Toni) Valenti, Mickie Briggs, Rosalie Bugelholl, husband Robert and cousins.

Funeral services will be Saturday, October 12, 2019, at 12:30pm from Adonizio Funeral Home, LLC, 251 William Street, Pittston with a Mass of Christian Burial at 1:00pm in Corpus Christi Parish, 605 Luzerne Avenue, West Pittston. Interment will be at the convenience of the family.

Friends may call Saturday, October 12, 2019 from 9:30am-12:30pm at the funeral home.

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