Robert Bruzas, Sr., 69, of Dunmore, died Tuesday afternoon in Post Acute Medical Center, Wilkes-Barre.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 47 years, the former Sharon Raniella, whom he loved dearly.
Born in Scranton, son of the late John and Helen Muska Bruzas, he attended Scranton public schools and was a member of SS. Anthony and Rocco Parish in Dunmore. Prior to his retirement, he was employed as a driver with Ferranti Brothers in Scranton. He loved driving his truck and making runs to the Rochester, NY area, but also had fun taking joy rides. Robert was a wonderful man with a great sense of humor and liked being the jokester. He cherished the time he spent with his grandchildren. He was a devoted Philadelphia Phillies and Eagles fan, as well as Penn State Football fan, and was also an avid bowler.
Also surviving is a daughter, Michele Bruzas Chapman and husband Robert of Dunmore. A son, Robert Bruzas, Jr., and partner Alicia Novak of Carbondale. Grandchildren; Alexis and Haley Chapman, Kasey and Jake Bruzas. Step- grandchildren; Caitlyn, Alexis and Gabby. His sisters, Marianne Lynott and husband Thomas of Duryea, and Kathleen Kramer of Pittston; his brother, John Bruzas and wife Maryanne of Taylor; nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Mass of Christian Burial will be Saturday at 9:30 a.m. in St. Rocco’s Church, Kurtz St., Dunmore. There is no public visitation prior. All those attending the funeral are asked to go directly to the church. Interment will be privately held.
Contributions in Robert’s memory may be made to the Sisters of IHM, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton, 18509.
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Sisters of IHM
2300 Adams Ave., Scranton PA 18509