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Joseph R. “Terry” Woodmancy

Joseph R. “Terry” Woodmancy, 71, of Jenkins Township, passed away Thursday evening, July 2, 2020 in Wilkes-Barre General Hospital.

Born in Scranton on January 25, 1949, he was the son of the late Emily Dawes Woodmancy and Joseph and Sharon Tucker Woodmancy.

Terry was a graduate of Taylor Moosic High School and Johnson School of Technology. He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam Era. He was a member of St. John the Evangelist Church, Pittston.

He had worked as a machinist for Quality Metal in Dallas and was owner/operator of Pittston Machine Works.

His wife, Anne, was the love of his life. You never saw them walk together without holding hands. Known as Poppy to his grandchildren, they were the light of his life. He loved to fish with his son-in-law, Dave, and his grandson, Gavin. He also enjoyed camping at Onawandah Campground for over 30 years with his family. Terry was the

best daddy to his only daughter, Helene. He was also a wonderful father figure to his beloved brothers-in-law who he helped raise as his own.

In addition to his mother, he is preceded in death by his aunt, Jane Ellard.

Surviving in addition to his father, Joseph and step-mother, Sharon are his wife of 48 years, Anne Corcoran Woodmancy; daughter, Helene Woodmancy and her husband David Wisnoski and their children, Gavin and Camryn Wisnoski, Telford; brother, Gene Woodmancy, Greenwood; cousin, Debbie Ellard Dolgash and her husband John, Greenwood; numerous nieces, nephews, brothers-in-law, and sisters-in-law.

Mass of Christian Burial and interment are private and at the convenience of the family. Memorial contributions can be made to the Care and Concern clinic at St. John the Evangelist, Pittston. Arrangements are entrusted to Adonizio Funeral Home, LLC, 251 William Street, Pittston.


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