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Donald "Punky" L. Scialpi - February 11, 2014

Donald "Punky" L. Scialpi, 47, of Hughestown passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, February 5, 2014, in Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Plains Township. He was his wife Terri Bartleson Scialpi's best friend. They had celebrated their 18th wedding anniversary on October 7, 2013.

Born in Pittston, he was a son of Donald Scialpi, Hughestown and the late Elizabeth Susan "Betty Sue" Davenport Scialpi. He was a graduate of Pittston Area High School, Class of 1984 and Luzerne Community College. He was employed by the Teamsters Union Local 229, Pipeline Division, Scranton. He was a member of St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Hughestown. And was also a member of the Polish American Citizens Club, Dupont.

Donny was a coach for many teams, including the Hughestown Girls Softball, Hughestown Teeners, and the Northeast Bearcats. He will be remembered for his dedication to the sport and to the players.

He was a beloved son, husband, father, brother, uncle, coach and friend. His memory will live on in the hearts of those whose lives he touched.

"Love you More than Anything in the World Love Your Baby Girl!"

In addition to his wife and father, Donny is survived by his pride and joy, his daughter, Antonette Scialpi, a freshman at Keystone College, La Plume; a brother, Kenneth Scialpi, Hughestown; several nieces and nephews.

A Memorial Service will be held on Tuesday, February 11, 2014, at 8:00 P.M. in Baloga Funeral Home Inc., 1201 Main St., Pittston (Port Griffith), with the Rev. Robert F. Sauers, officiating. Relatives and friends may pay their respects during a celebration of Donny's life on Tuesday from 4:00 P.M. until the time of the service.

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From: James Shinskie

Location: Catawissa, PA    Date: 2014-03-14

Very sorry to hear of Donnie's passing, he was a good hearted man and will be missed by all who knew him.

From: Dale Metzgar

Location: Shavertown, PA    Date: 2014-03-02

AT and family. Our condolences to you and your family.

From: Mr & Mrs Barry Jarrow

Location: Jessup, PA    Date: 2014-02-11

Please accept our heartfelt sympathies for your loss. Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time

From: Pattty Tomlinson

Location: Scranton , PA    Date: 2014-02-11

Donny im so sorry I couldn't make it to your son,s viewing. However you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. With Deepest Sympathy Patty Tomlinson

From: Chuck Mercer

Location: Alden, NY    Date: 2014-02-11

Sincere thoughts and prayers go out to all. To all that had the chance to meet Donny we will all miss , For the ones that never had will all wonder . A good man and a good co-worker that I will miss for all the grief he could give me in one shift I always could count on him doing right , Donny you will be missed my brother but never forgotten , and for all you have touched through your journey we will carry that on .

From: Andrea, Bill, and Kira Flaherty

Location: , PA    Date: 2014-02-09

Sincere blessings and condolences to Teri, Antonette, and Donald Sr. We were shocked and saddened by Donny's untimely death. We are planning to pay our respects Tuesday before the ceremony. With Deepest Sympathy, Andrea, Bill, and Kira Flaherty

From: Ann and Bill Dolinsky

Location: Scranton, PA    Date: 2014-02-09

Donny, so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

From: Mollye Daughtry

Location: Atlanta, GA    Date: 2014-02-08

I am so sorry to hear of Donnie's untimely death. Sincere condolences to his wife and children and to his Dad, brother, and Aunt Dorothy. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. Peace be with you. Mollye

From: Bill and Eleanor Gaffney

Location: Jenkins Twp, PA    Date: 2014-02-08

So sorry for your loss Rembering happier days when my Patrick played football with Donald for the Hughestown Tigers. Patrick also passed away last month at the age of 47. It is a great loss of two very viberant men at such an early agee. We wish all your happy memories of Donald will console you. Bill and Eleanor Gaffney.

From: Sylvia Shimonis

Location: Hughestown, PA    Date: 2014-02-08

Donny and family: You have lost someone very special. He will always remain a part of you. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Sylvia Shimonis and family

From: Bob & Carol Zmauskas

Location: Fort Myers , FL    Date: 2014-02-08

Donny & family Our thoughts & prayers go out to your family. Please except our condolences

From: diane dougherty

Location: dunmore, PA    Date: 2014-02-08


From: mary grace pupa

Location: hughestown, PA    Date: 2014-02-08

DONNY and family so sorry to hear about loss my prayers are with yous .Mary Grace PUPA

From: Diane Beckage

Location: Dickson City, PA    Date: 2014-02-07

Donny...You and your family will be in our thoughts and prayers. Joe Barber and Diane Beckage

From: Betty, Jay & Jennifer Jaiswal

Location: Staten Island, NY    Date: 2014-02-07

May God Bless you all at this time of loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers. We are truly sorry at his loss.

From: Eric Wassel/Hueston

Location: W.Pittston, PA    Date: 2014-02-07

IF MY MOMS RA IS OKAY WE WILL BE THERE AND MY DAD WANTED TO SEND CONDOLENCES. IT IS JUST TO SOON, WHY ? There is no answer . but our hearts and prayers go out to all !!!!!!!!!

From: Denise and Steve Brown

Location: Lima, OH    Date: 2014-02-07

The Scialpi family has our deepest sympathies. You are all in our hearts and prayers.

From: Adele T. Garofalo

Location: Scranton, PA    Date: 2014-02-07

Donny: So sorry about the untimely death of your son. Please accept my deepest condolences to you and your family. Love, Adele Garofalo

From: Annmarie Smith Fisher

Location: Hanover Twp, PA    Date: 2014-02-07

So Sorry for your loss. May God bless you and keep you in his care!

From: Deanna Mennig

Location: Dallas, PA    Date: 2014-02-07

My Daughter Olivia and I just met Donny last year on the Northeast Bearcats. He was such a kind caring person. He will be sadly missed by both of us.

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