Michael A. Scarcella

April 13, 2021

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    • Obituary
      Michael A. “Scungy” Scarcella, 63, of Hazleton, passed away Tuesday at his home. Born in Hazleton, he was the son of the late Salvadore and Mary Jean (Penn) Scarcella and was a member of Queen of Heaven Parish at Our Lady of Grace Church, Hazleton.

      He was a 1976 graduate of Bishop Hafey High School and was a graduate of Lincoln Tech, Allentown. He was employed by Cornell Iron Works for 25 years and also worked at Mountain City and Weatherwood Nursing homes before retiring. He was a car and train collector.

      Welcomed into eternal life by his parents and his uncle Father Michael Penn; sister Regina Bossig; and father-in-law John O’Donnell.

      Surviving are his wife, his true love of 15 years, the former Suzanne O’Donnell; brother Joseph Scarcella and his wife Pat; mother-in-law Marge O’Donnell; sisters-in-law Lynn Swiech and her husband Richard, Kelly Dobson and her husband Dave, and Kathy Paulshock and her husband Bryan; brothers-in-law John O’Donnell and John Bossig; nephews Joey Scarcella and his wife Krista, Ethan Swiech, Connor and Gavin Paulshock; Jay, Gannon, and Riley O’Donnell; niece Nicole Hammerle and her husband Greg.

      His Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, April 19th, at 10 A.M. in Queen of Heaven Parish at Our Lady of Grace Church. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Drums. The family will receive friends at the Joseph A. Moran Funeral Home, 229 W. 12
      th St., Hazleton, on Sunday, April 18th, from 4-6 P.M.

      In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Hazleton Animal Shelter, PO Box 481, Hazleton, PA 18201, and Queen of Heaven Parish at Our Lady of Grace Church, 750 N. Vine St., Hazleton, PA 18201.
    • Guestbook
      Cynthia Orlando
      Susan,  I am so very sorry to hear about Michael.  I am out of state and unable to join Jimmy to attend the funeral .   Please accept my deepest sympathies and know that You & Michael will be in my thoughts and prayers.  Many Blessings to you and family.
      Love, Cousin Cynthia
      Bob & Pat McCaul
      Deepest sympathies to Sue, Joe & all of Mike's family.  We know this is a very difficult time for all of you but please know our prayers will be with you.
      Judy Dziak
      My deepest sympathys go out to the Scarcella family,,,,God bless you at this very difficult time. He was too young to be taken from this life,,,,,but God must need a good man to help him with a plan,,,,only he knows what that is. Just know he is with you,,,,again so sorry for your loss!!!🌷
      Paul Penkala
      Mike   I will forever remember your quiet demeanor, clean cars, and all the good times at Cornell.  I'm sure you have left everyone with great memories which will carry them through the rough times. Rest in peace my friend and God bless your family.
      Paul Penkala
      Mike   I will forever remember your quiet demeanor, clean cars, and all the good times at Cornell.  I'm sure you have left everyone with great memories which will carry them through the rough times. Rest in peace my friend and God bless your family.
      Paul Penkala
      Mike   I will forever remember your quiet demeanor, clean cars, and all the good times at Cornell.  I'm sure you have left everyone with great memories which will carry them through the rough times. Rest in peace my friend and God bless your family.
      Larry Tedesco
      Sue
      I am so very sorry to hear of Mike's passing. He was such a gentle wonderful guy.
      We will make a donation in his name to the Hazleton Animal Shelter.
      I'll keep you and Mike in my prayers.
      Larry Tedesco
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