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Frank J. Fifer

May 23, 1926 - September 4, 2019

U.S. Veteran

Service Date: September 7, 2019

Funeral Home Scotchlas Funeral Home, Inc.


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Frank J. Fifer, 93 of Simpson died Wednesday at Regional Hospital of Scranton.

Born in Simpson, he was the son of the late Hilary and Juila Herbut Fifer. He was a graduate of Fell High School, Simpson and served in the Navy during WWII. Frank also later served with the Air Force.

He retired from U.S. Steel, as an iron worker for 31 years. Frank was a member of the Paciga V.F.W. Post # 4712, Simpson, where he was a past commander. Cooking and fishing were his two favorite hobbies and he enjoyed his dog, Tiny.

Frank is survived by a sister, Margaret Oakley, Binghamton, NY, two nieces, Margaret Murray and Cathleen Pfaffenbach, two nephews, Joseph and James Slodki and his caregiver, Ann Marie Scalzo.

He was predeceased by his long time companion, Catherine (Kay) Scalzo.

A military honors funeral will be Saturday with Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 Am in St. Michael’s Church, 46 Midland St., Simpson. Interment will be in Holy Trinity Cemetery, Simpson.

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