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JOSEPH V. MASSARA July 30, 1946 - July 5, 2019

July 5, 2019

JOSEPH V. MASSARA, 72, of Wyoming passed away Friday July 5th in the Kingston Health Care Center.

Born in Wilkes-Barre he was the son of the late Frank and Anna Maria (Zurla) Massara. He was a graduate of Wyoming High School class of 1964 and Mansfield University. He served in the Army National Guard of West Pittston. For many years he operated the family store ”Franks Market“ of Wyoming before purchasing the original Dairy Land of Mansfield. Joe was an entrepreneur in Tioga County owning and operating various businesses. Prior to his retirement he owned and operated Superior Used Cars of Forty-Fort. He was a member of the Wyoming Cemetery Board, Elks Club and the Catholic Choral Society. Joe was very proud of his accomplishments one being back packing through Europe.

Surviving are brothers; Frank N. Massara of Jensen Beach Florida and Thomas Massara of Exeter; sister; Barabara Baldo and her husband Phil of Mansfield; nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday July 13th at 12noon in the Immaculate Conception Church of Corpus Christi Parish 605 Luzerne Avenue ,West Pittston, Pa 18643 with Msgr. John J. Sempa officiating.

Interment will be in the Wyoming Cemetery.

Friends may call Saturday July 13th from 11-12noon in the Immaculate Conception Church 605 Luzerne Avenue, West Pittston, Pa 18643


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    Joe and Vicki Strauss says

    Joe Strauss and I were sad to hear of Joe’s passing. Joe was a very good friend to us over the years and we will miss his presence in our lives. We are thankful that we were able to reconnect with him in recent years and were able to spend some time with him. Joe had a lot of respect for him and thought of him a an older brother. We offer our condolence to his remaining family members and wish you God’s peace and comfort.

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    Charles Pineno says

    Barbara and Phil,

    Our deepest sympathy on the loss of your brother Joe. Our condolences to the the entire family.
    Wishing you peace and comfort during this most difficult time.
    Our regards,
    Charlie and Ruth Ann Pineno
    Marco Island, Florida

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