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Deacon Glenn J. Biagi

Published on May 15, 2013

Deacon Glenn J. Biagi of Greeley, PA passed away Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at Bon Secours Community Hospital, Port Jervis, NY. He was 62.

The son of the late Arthur R. and Marie (Wettengel) Biagi, he was born August 25, 1950 in Weehawken, NJ. He was married to Mary Elaine (Yazdzik) Biagi on June 9, 1978 in Olyphant, PA.

Glenn was a graduate of the University of Steubenville. He was ordained a Deacon within the Catholic Church on November 27, 1999 in Scranton, PA and currently served as Pastoral Associate at St. Ann’s Church, Shohola, PA. He was also a Catholic Chaplain of the Pennsylvania State Correctional Institution, Waymart, PA where he formed the St. Faustina Church for the inmates. Glenn had a passion for hunting, fishing and a round of golf, but most of all cherished spending time with his grandsons.

Survivors include his wife of 35 years; three children Marlaina Schlegel of Fleetwood, PA, Dana Biagi of Greeley, PA, Glenn J. Biagi, Jr. of Dunmore, PA; five grandsons Connor, Logan, Jackson, Michael, Ayden; brother Arthur Biagi, Jr. of Blufton, SC; sister Sharon Eadie of Texas and several nieces and nephews.

A Pontifical Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated by the Most Reverend James C. Timlin, D.D., Bishop Emeritus of Scranton at St. Ann’s Church, Shohola, PA on Saturday, May 11.

Interment took place at Cathedral Cemetery, Scranton, PA.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Ann’s Parish, P.O. Box 86 Shohola, PA 18458.