Ignatius M. Scarantino, 92, of Pittston, died March 4, 2012 in Wilkes-Barre General Hospital.
Born in Italy on September 10, 1919, he was the son of the late Joseph and Caroline Martel Scarantino. He was a graduate of Pittston High School and served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He had been employed as a machinist and retired from American Chain and Cable. Mr. Scarantino was a member of St. Joseph Marello Parish at St. Rocco's Church, the San Cataldo Society and the Knights of Columbus Council 372, of Pittston.
He was also preceded in death by brothers, Louis R., Nicholas, Sam and Phillip Scarantino, and sisters, Rose Scarantino, Grace Dorula, and Mary Pace.
Surviving are sisters-in-law, Mrs. Louis R. (Mary) Scarantino and Mrs. Nicholas (Carmella) Scarantino, both of Pittston; numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held March 8 from the Peter J. Adonizio Funeral Home, Pittston, with a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Joseph Marello Parish at St. Rocco's Church, Pittston. Interment St. Rocco's Cemetery, Pittston Township. Online condolences may be made at www.peterjadoniziofuneralhome.com.