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Anthony "Butch" Lizza

December 12, 1936 - March 27, 2021

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Anthony Joseph Lizza, “Butch”, of Yatesville PA, passed away on March 27th, 2021 in Wilkes-Barre, PA at the age of 84.

Anthony was born in Yatesville, PA to Placido Lizza and Christine Naples on December 12, 1936. He went to school at Jenkins High School and served in the Army National Guard.

He married the love of his life of 60 years, Bernadine Virginia (Magdalinski) Lizza on September 23rd, 1961. After retiring from Leslie Fay, where he worked for 25 years, he had the pleasure to work at the side of his two sons, James and Christopher, at Lizza’s East Side Auto in Plains, PA.

Anthony is preceded in death by his father Placido Lizza, mother Christine (Naples) Lizza, brother Ralph Lizza, brother Samuel Lizza, sister Carmella Stefanelli, sister Jeanette Carone, Sister Anna Lizza, sister Dora Lercara, and brother Joseph Lizza.

He is survived by his wife Bernadine Lizza, son and daughter-in-law Anthony Lizza and Olga (Kuhay) Lizza, son and daughter-in-law Robert and Donna (LaBar) Lizza, son and daughter-in-law James and Mary (Wincek) Lizza, son and daughter-in-law Christopher and Teresa (LoBrutto) Lizza, daughter and son-in-law Maria and Russell Bowen; Grandchildren Briana Lizza, AJ Lizza, Natalie Lizza, James Lizza, Ariana Lizza, Sam Lizza, Carlena Lizza, Sophia Lizza, Nathan Bowen, Benjamin Bowen, Lucas Bowen; Great grandchildren James Rail IV, Laylah McClellan, Avery Rail, Adeline Rail, Jackie Rail, Layne Toomey, and Jhett Rail, brother and sister-in-law Placido and Karen Lizza, several nieces and nephews.

A private viewing and funeral services will be held for immediate family members. Burial will follow at St. John’s Cemetery in Pittston, PA, with all arrangements made by Corcoran Funeral Home, Inc., 20 South Main Street, Plains, PA 18705.


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20 South Main St.
Plains, PA 18705

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