Bruce Deeble, 67, of Shavertown, passed away Friday, July 1, 2022, in the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, surrounded by his loving family.
Born in Hackensack, New Jersey, he was the son of the late Melbourne B. and Grace Casterlin Deeble.
He was a graduate of Pittston Area High School, class of 1972 and Luzerne County Community College where he received a degree in culinary arts.
He had worked at Genetti’s Wilkes-Barre and Dickson City; he retired as Food Service Director for Metz Culinary Management at Misericordia University. After retirement, he had worked valet parking at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center.
Bruce enjoyed hunting at the cabin with his friends. He also enjoyed fishing and took great pride in teaching his granddaughters to fish, cook, and garden. He was a long time,
dedicated fan of New York Giants football and San Francisco Giants baseball. His best times were spent on the porch for happy hour with his wife and neighbors.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his mother-in-law and father-in-law, Pauline and John Konopka; and a brother-in-law, Jody Newcomb.
Surviving are his wife of 37 years, Susan Konopka Deeble; daughter, Heather and her husband Keith Bedell, Yardley and their children, Aubrey, Delaney, and Hayley Bedell; son, Bruce Deeble and Heidi Lozano, Florida; sisters, Linda George, Hughestown and Nancy Newcomb, Pittston Township; brothers, Ronald Deeble and Scott Deeble, both of Hughestown; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
The family will receive friends and relatives Sunday, July 3, 2022, from 4pm-6pm in Adonizio Funeral Home, LLC, 251 William Street, Pittston. Interment will be at the convenience of the family.