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Thomas G. Fricovsky

March 11, 1922 ~ January 27, 2020 (age 97)


Thomas G. Fricovsky, 97, formerly of Lincoln Street, Taylor entered eternal rest on Monday morning at Lehigh Commons, Macungie, PA. His beloved wife, Irene Brooks Fricovsky, died October 7, 1999, and together they were married 54 years.

Born in Taylor on March 11, 1922, he was the son of the late John and Barbara Kipikas Fricovsky. He faithfully served his country in the United States Navy during WWII and attained the rank of seaman first class. Tom worked for the Giant Markets as a supervisor for many years, prior to his retirement. Throughout the years, he enjoyed golfing, going to the casino, taking pride in his home and was an avid Yankee’s fan. His family was the center of his life, and he was very proud of his granddaughters.

Tom is survived by his daughter, Carol Saraceni and husband, John of Milford, NJ; two granddaughters, Dr. Christine Saraceni and husband, Daniel Matchett, and Marie Marino Esq. and husband, Christopher; a brother, George Fricovsky of Taylor; nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Betty Fricovsky, and brothers, Joseph, John, and Cyril Fricovsky.

Family and friends are respectfully invited to attend Tom’s funeral, which will be on Friday at beginning at 9:15 am from the Semian Funeral Home, LLC 704 Union St. Taylor, followed by Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 am in Divine Mercy Parish, 312 Davis St. Scranton, by the Rev. Francis L. Pauselli.  Entombment with military honors will follow at Cathedral Mausoleum, Scranton. Viewing for family and friends will be Thursday 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm at the funeral home.

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Public Viewing
January 30, 2020

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Semian Funeral Home
704 Union Street
Taylor, PA 18517

Mass of Christian Burial
January 31, 2020

10:00 AM
Divine Mercy Parish
312 Davis Street
Scranton, PA 18505

Cryptside Service
January 31, 2020

11:30 AM to 11:45 AM
Cathedral Cemetery
1708 Oram Street
Scranton, PA 18504

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