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1003 Church Street
Jessup, PA 18434
Phone: (570) 489-1152
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John Bocan

John J. Bocan

Thursday, September 1st, 1927 - Wednesday, August 26th, 2020
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Obituary

John J. Bocan of Jessup died Wednesday August 26 at Geisinger Community Medical Center after a brief illness. He was preceded in death by his wife, the former Ethel Safko.
Born in Jessup, he was the son of the late John and Elizabeth Relock Bocan. Educated in Jessup schools, he proudly served in the United States Army during World War II, serving in the Pacific Theater in Okinawa, Japan. Before retirement, he was employed in the local garment industry and then went on to be a security guard. He enjoyed watching wrestling on TV and word search puzzles. He was a  member of St. Michael’s Church.
Also surviving are sons, Andrew J. Bocan; and David Bocan and wife, Roseanne, all of Jessup; daughters, Theresa Leach and husband, Allen, Hamlin; and Beverly Cottrell, Scranton; grandson, David Bocan Jr., Jessup; brother, Michael Bocan and wife, Veronica; and four nephews.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday at 10 am in Queen of Angels Parish in St. Michael’s Church, First Avenue, Jessup. Interment with military honors will follow in Holy Ghost Cemetery, Jessup. 
Friends and family may pay their respects Saturday morning from 8:30 to 9:30 in the Arthur A. Albini Funeral Home, 1003 Church St., Jessup. Visitors will be required to adhere to CDC social distancing guidelines and a mask will be required.
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  • Visitation

    Saturday, August 29th, 2020 | 8:30am - 9:30am
    When
    Saturday, August 29th, 2020 8:30am - 9:30am
    Location
    Arthur A. Albini Funeral Home
    Address
    1003 Church St.
    JESSUP, PA 18434
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    Notes
    Visitors will be required to adhere to CDC social distancing guidelines and a mask will be required.
  • Service

    Saturday, August 29th, 2020 | 10:00am
    When
    Saturday, August 29th, 2020 10:00am
    Location
    Queen of Angels Parish in St. Michael's Church
    Address
    322 First Ave.
    JESSUP, PA 18434
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    Notes
    Visitors will be required to adhere to CDC social distancing guidelines and a mask will be required.
  • Interment

    Location
    Holy Ghost Cemetery
    Address
    JESSUP, PA 18434
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    Notes
    Visitors will be required to adhere to CDC social distancing guidelines and a mask will be required.

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