Joseph “Butch” Del Guercio

Joseph “Butch” Del Guercio of Scranton died Tuesday morning at Allied Services Hospice Center after an illness. His wife and soul mate of 56 years was the former Cecelia Price, who died in 2017.
Born in Blakely, he was the son of the late Jacob W. and Catherine “Kay” Evans Del Guercio, he had worked at National Bakery for 50 years.
Butch enjoyed traveling, car rides, and spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He also loved to shoot pool, lots of family time, taking grandkids to Knoebels, and giving rides to his grandchildren wherever they needed to go.
He will be greatly missed by everyone.
Surviving are his sons, Jeffery and his wife, Cheryl, of Dickson City; and Gregory and his wife, Kathie, of Blakely; a daughter, Leann Del Guercio Feduchak and her husband, Eugene, of Thompson; sisters, Jean Zaccagnino, of Dunmore; Carol Joyce and her husband, James, of Scranton; Barbara Peters and her husband, Anthony, of Dunmore; and Catherine Powell and her husband, Jack, of Scranton; and Elizabeth Calianno, of Scranton; brothers, Thomas and his wife, Pauline, of Delaware; Jacob and his wife, Kathie, of Lake Ariel; and Daniel and his wife, Roxanne, of Colorado; 10 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by a son, David Del Guercio; a grandson, Joseph Del Guercio; a granddaughter, Jacqueline Del Guercio; a great-grandson, Richard Peters; and brothers, Richard and Dennis Del Guercio.
Funeral services will be held Friday at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Fairview Memorial Park, 111 Route 435, Elmhurst Twp., PA 18444.


  1. Jeff Del Guercio

    Most awesome man ever.
    Love you Dad

  2. Michelle Merrifield

    I am so sorry for your loss . Your father was a wonderful man I knew him from delivering bread and my family’s diner and later he and you beautiful Mom came in the bar I owned and played pool , they were a bright spot in my day and the epitome of what marriage should be. May they rest in eternal love and peace together.

  3. Annie Rogers

    Leann and Family – so sorry to hear about your Dad. Only met him a couple of times but I understand and feel you loss. Keeping you in our thoughts and prayers at this time.

  4. Tina and Jimmy Michlik

    Tina and Jimmy, I’m sorry For your loss Greg. I wish we Had the right words to say We just want you to know that we care are thinking about you at this time

  5. Dale Long

    To the family of Joe was a good man Ihad plenty of good times years ago at your family reunions and the bakery rest in peace Joe Dale and Ann Marie Long

  6. Leann Feduchak

    Rest in Peace Daddy. What an Amazing Man. Incredibly Strong. Give mommy a kiss from me. i will miss you terribly. I love you. See you some day.

  7. Dean Price

    Rest in peace Uncle Joe. We may not have been the closest, but I remember the times you put Dave and I in our place and straightened us out. There were also many times you gave very sound advice that only came from years of wisdom. I always had a deep respect for you and you will certainly be missed.

  8. Dolores Jackson

    Our condolences to you and your family.

    Dolores and Richard

  9. Jean Washburn Branco

    My sympathy goes to the family. I remember Butch when we all attended the Primitive Methodist Church in Blakely. I have fond memories of him and his sisters and brothers.

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