Jeffrey James Lepre, 59, Scranton, lost his four-year battle with chronic kidney disease on January 5, 2024.
Born in Carbondale, he was the son of the late William Lepre, formerly of Carbondale and the late Beverley L. Sokolowsky, formerly of Dickson City. Jeff was a 1983 graduate of Dunmore High School and was a licensed practical nurse for many years. He served honorably in the United States Army as a medic. Before his illness, he was a medical instructor at the Fortis Institute, Scranton.
Jeffrey would like to acknowledge the caring staff at the DaVita Dialysis for their compassion and help through his illness. He would like to be remembered for his kindness to animals, especially cats.
He is survived by his brothers Michael, John, Jerry and Frank; cousins; nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be private and at the convenience of the family in the Vanston and James Funeral Home, Scranton.
To honor Jeff’s memory memorial contributions should be made to the St. Cats and Dogs of Nay Aug Park by mailing contributions to St. Cats Inc. 1900 East Gibson Street Scranton, PA 18510 or by Venmo @stcatsdogs or by visiting www.stcatsdogs.org or to the Griffin Pond Animal Shelter by mailing contributions to Griffin Pond Animal Shelter 967 Griffin Pond Rd. Clarks Summit, PA 18411 or by Venmo @GriffinPondAnimlaShelter1 or by visiting www,griffinpondanimalshelter.com
To share a fond memory or to express your sincere condolences to the family please visit www.vanstonandjames.com.