Angela Drasba

Angela Drasba, East Mountain, passed away late Monday night in the Regional Hospital of Scranton after an illness.   Her husband of 57 years is Donald Drasba, Sr.

Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Salvatore and Louise Pascucci Santoli.   She was a 1955 graduate of the Scranton Technical High School and was a lifelong and dedicated member of the Immaculate Conception Church Parish.

Also surviving are her children Donald, Jr and his wife Colleen of Old Forge, Karen Holzman and her husband Scott of Scranton and Michael and his wife Paulette of Naples, Florida;  brothers Anthony Santoli of Scranton and Sal Santoli of Waymart; grandchildren Derek and Michael Drasba, Lauren Holzman and Kate Drasba; nieces and nephews.

She was also preceded in death by her grandson Scottie Holzman in 1997 and a brother Larry Santoli.

All attending the funeral are asked to go directly to the church.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday at 10am in the Immaculate Conception Church 801 Taylor Ave. Scranton by Rev. Patrick McLaughlin, pastor.

Friends may call Thursday from 4-7pm in the Vanston and James Funeral Home 1401 Ash St Scranton.

Interment, Cathedral Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions the family encourages memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society PO Box 22478 Oklahoma City, OK 73123 or by visiting

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  1. Dan and Sandy Corby

    Dan and I are sadden of the death of Angie. May she RIP . We had great times together in the early 80’s and will always remember them .

  2. Laurel (Weeks) Verchuk

    I am deeply sorry for your loss. I have many fond memories of the years our families spent at East Scranton Little League. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Donny if there is anything you need or any way we can help out, please call on us.


    Laurel, Chris & Eli

  3. Doris Koloski

    We are very sorry for your loss. I have many fond memories of Ang from our time on the East Scranton Little League cheering our kids on and working many fundraisers together. Take comfort in your many wonderful memories of this beautiful woman.
    Stay Strong,
    Doris,Chuck,Jill,Steven,Hilari and Brian Koloski

  4. Milton Campbell

    The passing of a dear loved one, is always very difficult for the family. Sorry for your loss. May you all find comfort through prayer, to “the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of tender mercies and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our trials.” (Psalms 55:22, 1 Peter 5;7).

  5. Barry and Sandra Tompkins

    Donnie and Family,
    We send our thoughts and prayers to all of you at this time. As time passes, may all your memories of Angie bring a smile to your face and warm your heart. God bless you all.

  6. Michael and Edie Paccione

    We would like to extend our deepest sympathies to all… We pray for the entire family to have courage, peace, and acceptance as Mrs. Drasba has been laid to rest

  7. Cindy Gowell

    God Bless and care for all the Drasbas at this very sad time.
    Mrs. D. was a great person, loving mother, wife, grandmother and friend.
    She is now ur angel along with Scott. She will watch over all of you.
    Watch for the visiting cardinals.
    My deepest sympathy to you in this difficult time.

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