Joseph F. Harte

Joseph F. Harte, 72, of Scranton, passed away Monday evening at home.

Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late Joseph P. and Dorothy Powell – -Harte. He was a graduate of St. Paul’s High School Class of 1968. He also studied at Keystone College, Penn State Worthington – Scranton, and Lackawanna College. Prior to retirement, he was employed by Tobyhanna Army Depot and WEA Manufacturing. He was a member of the United States Navy serving on the USS America and was a Veteran of the Vietnam War.  

Joe had a love for spending time outdoors fishing, camping, and always a good barbeque. The most joy was brought to him by being with his children and grandchildren.

Surviving are his children Joseph W. Harte and his wife Amanda of Old Forge, Ashley Harte of Scranton, Jason Harte of Scranton, and Madison Harte of Archbald; a sister Marilee Sweeney and her husband Jim of Scranton; an Uncle Paul Harte of Scranton; grandchildren Aubrianna, Parker, Jackson, Avery, Blake, Nevaeh, and Larissa; nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a brother Jerry Harte.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday at 10:30am in St. Clare’s Church, 2251 N. Washington Ave. Scranton, Pa by Msgr. Neil J. Van Loon.

Friends may call from 9:30am until the time of mass.

Interment, Cathedral Cemetery, Scranton, Pa.

Arrangements have been entrusted to and are under the care and direction of Vanston and James Funeral Home, Scranton, Pa.

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  1. Barbara and Rich Deaney

    Memories Eternal

  2. Shamey Cummings

    To all of Joes family my condolences on the death of Joe. On my trip back to Scranton next month from Okinawa I planed on visiting my friend Joe. So many good memories growing up in our teenage years. He was a good guy and a loyal friend. May God have mercy on him. He and all of you will be in my prayers.

  3. Nancy Payton

    I’m sorry to learn of Joe’s passing. My condolences to Marilee and to Joe’s family.

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