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Frank K. Ciero

Frank K. Ciero, 78, of Scranton, passed away on July 29, 2022 at Allied Services Hospice after an illness. His wife of 57 years is the former Norma Lea Dadey.

Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late Frank and Dorothy Aten Ciero. He was a graduate of Scranton Technical High School, class of 1962. After graduation he served with the United States Army Reserves. Frank was employed by several businesses where he gained knowledge in various trades. He was a member of the Pipefitters and Plumbers Union Local 524 before starting his own home improvement business, Handy Hands. Like MacGyver, he could fix anything. He helped anyone in need. His customers missed his expertise after his retirement. Frank was an avid fan of the New York Yankees, Penn State, the New York Giants, and the Game Show Network.

Frank was an active 50 year plus member of Myrtle Street UMC and later a member of Covenant Presbyterian Church. He was a member of the Senior 76 Bowling League at Idle Hours South. He was a former director of Lake Sheridan Cottagers’ Association and a former member of Benton/Nicholson Joint Sewer Authority.

He is also survived by a daughter, Donna Lea Nelson and husband Dana of Scranton; sons Frank N. Ciero and wife Bonnie of Moscow and Keith J. Ciero and wife Melissa of Scranton; granddaughters, Amanda, Evelyn, and Melinda Ciero and Danielle Thompson; three great-grandchildren; his siblings Jeanne C. Lewis of Pittston and Robert A. Ciero, Sr. of Bloomsburg; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

He was also preceded in death by his infant sister, Karen; his brother-in-law Jack Lewis, sister-in-law Alberta Ciero, and his sister-in-law Janice Dadey Seifert and her husband Harold.

The memorial service will be held on Saturday (Aug 6, 2022) at 11:00am in Covenant Presbyterian Church, 550 Madison Avenue, Scranton, PA. Friends and family may pay their respects from 10:00am until the time of the service. The family is requesting face coverings be worn.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Corey Brian Strauch Funeral Home, Scranton.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Shriners Children’s Hospital 3551 Broad St. Philadelphia, PA 19140 online at or Allied Services Hospice at Allied Services Foundation 100 Abington Executive Park, Clarks Summit, PA 18411.

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