In Memory of



Obituary for Joyce Fanucci

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our loving wife and
mother, Joyce Sewack Fanucci.
Born in Jessup, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Estelle Yorkanis
Sewack. At the age of twenty-one, she married her high school sweetheart, Gary
Fanucci. They would have been married fifty-eight years on September 4, 2023.
She attended St. Michael’s School, graduated Jessup High School, Class of 1962,
and Lackawanna College. She worked her early years in the family business,
Sewack Insurance Agency. Joyce was a member of Holy Ghost Byzantine Church,
St. Mary’s Assumption Church, and Sacred Heart of Jesus Church.
She is remembered and cherished as a daughter, a wife, a mother, and a friend.
Also surviving are her son, Atty. Lance Fanucci, and his long-time girlfriend, Karla
Gray, Florida; her daughter, Kori Rhodes, and her husband, Trenton, California;
her brother-in-law, Arthur Coccodrilli; her sister-in-law, Karen Sewack; and
beloved nieces, cousins, and dear friends.
She was preceded in death by brother, Joseph J. Sewack, father and mother-in-law,
Fred and Della Tassi Fanucci; and, sister-in-law, Bernice Coccodrilli.
At Joyce’s longtime request, all services will be private, with her interment at St.
John’s Cemetery, Jessup. Also at her request, memorial contributions in her
memory may be made to St. Joseph’s Center, 2010 Adams, Ave., Scranton, PA
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Arthur A. Albini Funeral Home, 1003
Church St., Jessup.
Please visit the funeral home website to leave an online condolence.