Christopher J. Lavelle
Christopher J. Lavelle, 65, of Dunmore, died peacefully while surrounded by his family on Tuesday afternoon at Hospice of Sacred Heart. Chris was born in Scranton on March 15, 1951, the son of the late James and Elizabeth Lavelle; he was a graduate of Bishop Hannan High School in 1970. He began his career with the Scranton Redevelopment Authority and also worked in sales and real estate before retiring as the assistant to the president of Lackawanna College. Chris was a self-taught guitar player who loved all kinds of music and sports. He also enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. Surviving are three loving children, Matt and Tim, both of Dunmore; and Katie, Scranton; granddaughter, Avah Grace and his spouse, Catherine; and two brothers, Richard, Sacramento, Calif.; and Phillip, Indio, Calif. He was also preceded in death by brothers, Timothy and Michael. A private Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday at 9:30 a.m. in St. Clare's Church, Scranton, by Monsignor William Feldcamp. Interment, St. Catherine's Cemetery, Moscow. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Sacred Heart, 340 Montage Mountain Road, Moosic, PA 18507. Arrangements by Eugene A. Cusick Funeral Home, Scranton.
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