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June 26, 1953 - February 14, 2019
Ronald J. Pocius, age 65, of Scranton, passed away Thursday evening at Brookline Healthcare Center in Mifflintown.
Born on June 26, 1953, and son of Violet Savage Pocius of Scranton and the late Lewis Pocius, Ronald graduated from Archbishop Wood High School in Warminster, Pa., in 1971. He attended Penn State University, where he graduated with a B.S. in Forestry. Prior to his retirement, he served as the Vice President of Fulfillment at HarperCollins Publishers. An avid outdoorsman, he could often be found fishing at his family’s cottage, or honing his skills as a nature photographer. Ron also loved cooking and crafted delicious meals for his family. A Philadelphia native, he was also a loyal fan of the Philadelphia Eagles. At peace, he will be forever missed by his family and friends.
He is survived by his loving daughter, Nicolette Pocius of Boston, Ma.; his brother, Gerald Pocius of Nova Scotia, Halifax, Canada; Gerald’s child, Kasey Pocius; and many cousins, aunts, and uncles.
A Celebration of Life is scheduled for Good Friday, April 19th at 6:00 p.m. at the Kevin K. Kearney Funeral Home, Inc., 125 North Main Avenue in Scranton. Relatives and friends may pay their respects from 4:00 p.m. until services. Private burial, Cathedral Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Natural Resources Defense Council, c/o NRDC, 40 West 20th Street, New York, NY 10011.