Paul J. Casparro

Dear Members, We are deeply saddened to announce that one of Local 81's own, Paul J. Casparro of North Scranton, passed away Tuesday, December 14th at Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia. His wife of 45 years is the former Alice Timlin. Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late Salvatore and Josephine Ciampi Casparro. Paul was a graduate of Scranton Central High School and earned a Bachelor of Science in Education from Mansfield University. He was a proud member of the IBEW Local 81 where he served as a Journeyman Electrician, Training Director, Assistant Business Manager, and Business Manager for many years. He also served as chairman and panel member of the National Electrical Code Committee.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday at 10:00 am in Mary, Mother of God Parish at Holy Rosary Church, 316 William St. Interment will follow at Cathedral Cemetery. Family and friends may pay their respects Saturday from 8:30 am until time of the Mass at the church. The family requests that masks be worn due to the ongoing pandemic. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Saint Joseph’s Center, 2010 Adams Ave. Scranton, PA. 18509 or IBEW Local 81 the Disabled Members Fund, 431 Wyoming Ave Scranton, PA 18503. Arrangements have been entrusted and are under the care of the Solfanelli-Fiorillo Funeral Home Inc., 1030 N. Main Ave.

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