Anthony McAloose, 95, formerly of Kelayres, passed away Wednesday evening at the home of his daughter and son-in-law.
Born in Kelayres, he was the son of the late Daniel and Mary (Fiorella) McAloose.
He was a member of Church of All Saints, McAdoo.
Anthony was a WWII veteran serving in the U.S. Navy as a Seaman 1St Class. He served aboard the SS George W. McCreary and the SS Sea Tiger.
Prior to retiring, he was employed with several highway construction companies over the years.
Anthony was a life-member of the McAdoo Fire Co. and was recently honored by the West Hazleton Improvement Club for his military service.
Preceding him in death, were his wife Elizabeth ‘Betty’ Cassarella McAloose; brothers Carl, Frank, John, Samuel, Eugene, Daniel, Thomas and Joseph McAloose; and sisters Santa Dragonette, Nina McAloose, and Jennie Gillott.
Surviving, are his daughter Cindy Borchick and husband Lance of Drums; grandchildren Elizabeth, Emily and Lance Jr. Borchick; three great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews also survive.
His funeral will be held Monday. Rev. Msgr. William Baker will celebrate the Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. in Church of All Saints, McAdoo. Interment will follow in Immaculate Conception Cemetery, McAdoo.
A calling hour will be held Monday from 10 to 11 a.m. in the church.
The Damiano Funeral Home Inc., McAdoo, is assisting the family with arrangements.
Condolences may be entered, and information is available at www.damianofhinc.com.
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