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Anthony N. Lazzaro

February 23, 2019

U.S. Veteran


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Anthony N. Lazzaro

February 23, 2019


Anthony N. Lazzaro, 86, of Wilkes-Barre, passed away on Saturday, February 23, 2019, in Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Plains Township.


He was born in Wilkes-Barre, a son of the late Nicholas and Eleanor Lazzaro.   Anthony was a graduate of Coughlin High School.  He served in the U.S. Army.

Prior to his retirement he served as a police officer for the Wilkes-Barre City Police Department.


Anthony was formerly active with many veterans’ organizations including the Dupont VFW.


He was preceded in death by his wife, the former Germaine Wotnoski Lazzaro, in 2000.   He was also preceded in death by his sisters, Jeanette Mera, Philomena Roccogrande, Mary Zalora, Katherine Scavone and Lena DeFiore.


Anthony is survived by his children, Anthony P. Lazzaro, Wilkes-Barre, Diane Iorio, Wilkes-Barre, Joseph Lazzaro and his wife, Dawn, Pittston and Paul Lazzaro, Kingston; grandchildren, Angela Pace and Sidney Lazzaro; sisters, Connie Vishneski, Hanover Township and Angie Metzger, Wilkes-Barre; nieces and nephews.


Funeral Services will be held on Thursday at 11 am from the Nat & Gawlas Funeral Home, 89 Park Avenue, Wilkes-Barre. Deacon William Behm will officiate.  Interment will be in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Carverton.


Friends may call on Wednesday from 6-8 pm at the funeral home.


In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Veteran’s Organization of the donor’s choice.


Online condolences may be made by visiting, Anthony’s obituary at www.natandgawlas.com.