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Edward J. Chorba

1947 ~ 2019 (age 72)


Edward J. Chorba, Jr


Edward J. Chorba Jr. , 72, Died on Christmas Day at his Dorm at Allied Services. Edward was preceded in death by his parents Edward A. Chorba and Ruth Tompkins Chorba and a sister Elayne Dixon.

Formerly of Throop, Edward resided the past few months at Allied Services in Scranton as a Dormitory resident. Prior to July of this year, Edward was a Resident with The ARC of NEPA Group Homes. He had a quiet and gentle personality and was all smiles especially if he received special attention. He also loved to dance, enjoyed bowling and other ARC group activities and outings. He enjoyed Nascar in his earlier years and was a huge Jeff Gordon fan. He also enjoyed his favorite TV show “Law and Order” . He adored his puppy Casey and loved spending time with his family.

Our sincere appreciation to his Doctors, Nurses and Caregivers at Allied Services both at the Dormitory and Allied Hospice. A sincere appreciation also to the staff at his Theodore St. group home and the associates of The ARC in Scranton for all the dedication, love, care and support that “Ed” received while in their care. Your support and kindness will never be forgotten.

Also surviving are a sister Joyce Miskell and husband Jack, Archbald; brother Joseph and wife Marsha, Throop. 4 Nephews Joseph Kareha and partner Rob Robinson ,Wilkes Barre; Stephen and Wife Lori Jablonski, Throop, Joseph Jr and wife Krystle Chorba, Massachusetts; Corey Chorba, Virginia and a Great niece Alyssa Jablonski, Throop.

The Funeral will be Saturday, December 28 with Mass of Christian Burial at 10 am at St. Thomas Aquinas Church, Archbald. 

Friends may call Saturday from 8:30 am till time of mass at Louis J. Rapoch Funeral Home, 420  Church St. Archbald.  Internment Fairview Memorial Park, Elmhurst. 

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December 28, 2019

8:30 AM to 9:30 AM
Louis J Rapoch Funeral Home
420 Church Street
Archbald, PA 18403-2102

Mass of Christian Burial
December 28, 2019

10:00 AM
St. Thomas Aquinas Church (Archbald)

Interment following funeral service
December 28, 2019

Fairview Memorial Park
Rt 435
Elmhurst, Pa 18416

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