James “Jimbo” Conlon, 62, of Blakely died on Friday morning at Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Dunmore. His parents were the late James P. and Mary Moran Conlon.
Born in Scranton, he was a longtime resident of Scranton until moving to Blakely over 10 years ago. Jim was a graduate of Scranton Central High School and the University of Scranton.
A devout Catholic with a strong faith, he was very proud of his cousins, their accomplishments and their family heritage. He was also an avid sports fan.
Thank you to all who gave such loving care to Jim while he was on his journey home.
Jim is survived by his sister, Mari Moxen and her husband, Robert of Scranton; a nephew, Robert Moxen and his wife Mellissa; many cousins and friends including: his friend and companion, Amy Bomba Gallanti of Peckville and his spiritual brother and long-time friend, John Harrison and his wife, Lynn of Scranton.
A memorial mass will take place on Wednesday at 9:30 AM at Holy Cross at St. Patrick’s Church, Delaware Avenue, Olyphant. Msgr. Michael J. Delaney, pastor, will officiate. The family will receive friends from 9:00AM until time of service at the church. Interment will be private in Cathedral Cemetery, Scranton.
For directions or online condolences, please vistit www.hudak-osheafuneralhome.com.