William C. Davis, of Scranton, passed away peacefully in the Gino J. Merli Veteran Center on hospice services surrounded by his family. His wife was the former Marlene Dagger, RN who passed away on January 24, 2013.
Born in 1943 in Scranton, he was the son of the late William and Frances Buenheuls Davis and was educated in Scranton schools. He was a 1961 graduate of West Scranton High School and then later received a Business Degree from Lackawanna College. Prior to his retirement, he had been employed by the G&G Sewing Company as a machinist. He was a proud United States Navy veteran. He was so proud of his entire family and loved being surrounded by everyone at family gatherings. He especially loved all of his grandchildren who he expressed on many occasions was his pride and joy.
The family would like to thank Dr. Kazmierski, Dr. Nealon, the nurses and staff of the Gino Merli Veteran Center as well as the Hospice of the Sacred Heart staff for their dedicated, compassionate, and excellent care.
Also surviving are daughters Robyn Kathryn O’Brien and her husband James of Nicholson; Heidi Lynn Klapatch and her husband Bruce of S. Abington Twp.; a son Christopher William Aguirre-Davis, RN and husband Camilo of Scranton; 9 grandchildren Jimmy and his fiancé Courtney Ditchey, Matthew, Holly and Billy O’Brien; Samantha and Nicholas Klapatch; Jameson and Anthony.
Graveside services and military honors will be rendered Saturday at 11 am in the Forest Hill Cemetery, 1830 Jefferson Ave. Dunmore.
All attending are respectfully asked to wear masks.
Friends may call Friday in the Vanston and James Funeral Home 1401 Ash St. Scranton from 4-7pm.
In lieu of flowers, the family encourages memorial contributions to be made to the Hospice of the Sacred Heart 53 Glenmaura National Blvd. Suite 120 Moosic, PA 18507.