Edward A. Arcangeletti, 96, a resident of the Gino Merli Veteran's Center and lifelong resident of the Tripp Park Section of Scranton, passed away Saturday January 6, 2018 at Moses Taylor Hospital. His wife the former Louise Aprile Arcangeletti died May 30, 2000, at the time of her death they were married for 53 years.
Born in Scranton, September 24, 1921 son of the late Michael and Elizabeth Skoda Arcangeletti; he was a graduate of Scranton Central High School, attended St. Thomas College, and proudly served as a Staff Sergeant in the United States Army during World War II.
He was employed as a letter carrier by the United States Postal Service for 36 years serving the Park Place and Weston Field Sections of Scranton, after his retirement from the postal service he served as a Scranton School District crossing guard at John Adams School.
He was a member of St. Patrick’s Church, National Association Of Letter Carriers and the former Tripp Park American Legion.
Arky, as he was known by his friends was an avid reader, enjoyed playing cards and visiting the casinos in Atlantic City.
Ed loved his entire family, especially his grandchildren, and great granddaughter, and was loved and will be missed.
The family would like to thank the staff of Gino Merli Veteran’s Center for the wonderful care they provided over the years and the medical staff at Moses Taylor Hospital.
Surviving are two daughters, Betty Lou Arcangeletti, and Carol Piskunowicz and husband Joseph; A son Michael P. Arcangeletti and wife Mari, all of Scranton; grandchildren, Joseph Piskunowicz and wife Ashley, Kevin Piskunowicz, Michael E. and Ashley Arcangeletti; a great granddaughter, Josephaniee Piskunowicz; several nieces and nephews.
The funeral will be conducted on Thursday from the Solfanelli-Fiorillo Funeral Home Inc., 1030 N. Main Ave. with Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. in St. Patrick’s church, 1403 Jackson St. Interment with military honors will follow at Cathedral Cemetery. Family and friends may pay their respects Wednesday 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.