Joseph Stanchis

Joseph C. Stanchis, Jr.

February 28, 2021

Joseph C. Stanchis, Jr., West Scranton, died suddenly in the Moses Taylor Hospital after being stricken ill.  His wife of 36 years is the former Judith Evans.

Born 1951 in Scranton, he was the son of the late Joseph and Mary Stanchis and was a graduate of West Scranton High School.  He was a graduate of the Pa Technical School in Williamsport.  Prior to his retirement, he had been employed as an auto body mechanic for Manci’s Auto Body Shop.  He was an avid hunter and fisherman who enjoyed his grandchildren very much.

Surviving are stepchildren Allen Clark and wife Nicholina of Gouldsboro, Tracey Clark and partner Robert Booth of Clementon, New Jersey, and Christine Weaver and husband Edward of Lake Harmony;  sisters Elizabeth Stanchis of Ransom Twp and Barbara White of Old Forge; two grandchildren Ashdon Clark and Edward Weaver; several nephews and great-niece and nephews.

Friends may call Thursday from 10-11 am in the Vanston and James Funeral Home 1401 Ash St. Scranton.

Interment, private at the convenience of the family.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Robert C. Jones, funeral director.

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  1. John Moran

    Christine and I are so sorry about Joe’s passing. May the lord look down on you and help you though this time.

    John & Christine Moran

  2. Karen Weaver

    Dear Judy and Family,
    So sorry to hear of the passing of Joe!
    Lots of good memories!
    Love, Karen and Ed Weaver

  3. Judy I was saddened to read of your husband Joe’s sudden passing. He is with the Angels now. May God give you Strength and Courage in the days ahead. My sincere Condolences,
    Your old friend, Carol Morgan Brogan

  4. Sharon & Rich Mattia

    We are so sorry For your loss! Sending lots of love to all of the family

  5. Mary And Bob Mendola

    Judy, Tracey, Allen and Chrissy
    We are so sad and upset to hear of Joe’s passing and are thinking and praying for each of you.
    He was so special and kind to everyone.
    Love you all.

  6. Elaine Madus

    Dear Judy Barb & Liz ,
    So sorry to hear about Joe’s passing. He was a good friend of my husband’s since childhood.Can only believe they both are having a good time together in heaven and watching over us now.

  7. helen didario

    Dear Judy and family, so deeply saddened we are about Joseph’s passing. I truly believe he is with my sister Rose Ann at some heavenly lake meeting up with his Dad, his Uncle Chickie, Uncle Tom and Slicko and some of his old fishing pals. I shall never forget his beautiful blue eyes, blond hair and his magnificent smile. He loved you and your entire family dearly…and I know you made his life so complete and full and meaningful. He truly adored you. Our lives have been permenantly changed and going forward seems impossible with the unbearable saddness. All we can do is pray until we meet again. May Joey rest in eternal peace in the arms of God. God Bless You All ! Love Helen Dolph and Joe .

  8. John Skaluba

    Worked with Joe at Tom Hesser’s. We had many memorable hunting and fishing discussions over the years.
    My sympathy to his family.

  9. Manci's Body Shop

    Our deepest sympathy to the entire Stanchis Family. Joseph was a Friend and loyal employee. Joseph will be missed by all, may he rest in peace.

  10. Roy Howarth

    I am so sorry to hear about Joe’s passing. He was a great guy and a great fisherman. I have many memories of tournament fishing with him.

  11. Laura Holloway

    Christine and dear family-I was so saddened to hear of Joe’s sudden passing. I hope you find comfort and strength with each other. This picture seems to capture the fun spirit of a devoted family man. May your memories provide solace to you.

  12. Dawn Murphy

    Mrs. Stanchis, Chrissy, Allen & Tracey;
    I’m so very sorry to hear of Joe’s passing! He was so kind & always smiling! If he was outside & I parked near your house, he’d always stop & chit-chat while I waited to pick my son up from Sumner School!
    So very sorry for your loss! Sending love & prayers to you all!

  13. Mike Skowronski & Family

    Our deepest condolences to the entire family. This is so sudden. I will always remember enjoying many a fine cigar with him on the deck in Wildwood, talking fishing. Godspeed Joe!

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