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  • Tuesday, March 07, 2017
    Our staff will continue to keep your family in our prayers. We thank you for allowing us to serve your family.
    ~ Oscars Mortuary
  • Tuesday, March 07, 2017
    I will continue to miss my dad.
    ~ Joe Scarano   Denville, NJ
  • Tuesday, March 07, 2017
    I am sorry for your loss, please accept my sincere condolences. I hope the family will find some comfort and strength in Jesus promise of the earthly resurrection(Acts 24:15)and the renewed Paradise earth, where death will be no more and no family will mourn the death of a loved one.-Revelation 21:3,4;John 5:28,29;Luke 23:43. may GOD(Psalms 83:18)grant you peace and comfort now, during this grievous time.-Matthew 5:4.
    ~ M Jones   New Bern, NC
  • Tuesday, March 07, 2017
    To my cousin's, Joe - Dave - Vince & Chrissy to My Mom Lucy - Aunt Marie - Uncle Jimmy You have our Deepest Sympathies
    ~ Betsy Bucchi   Greensburg, PA
  • Thursday, March 09, 2017
    To the Scarano Family, deepest sympathy to you all. I am reminiscence of the many years Tony and I worked together at Craven Community College. He was a well loved and admired instructor. God bless you all and give you peace.
    ~ Vickie Moseley-Jones   Oriental, NC
  • Friday, March 10, 2017
    joe, bernie, and shauna my condolences on ur loss love linda
    ~ LINDA SALERNO   NORTH HALEDON NJ, NJ
  • Saturday, March 18, 2017
    Dear Mr. Scarano, (Dad) I remember you & Shauna (6 yrs. old) playing "school" together. She was the "teacher" & you were her "student". Shauna had you coloring, reading, & counting. You were SO funny. You asked: "Is it nap time yet?" I just wish there were more "happy" memories like this made.... You have such wonderful "kids"- Joe, (of course!) my husband- a TRUE family man. Dave, a funny, dedicated WORK man. Vince, a truly SINCERE & COMPASSIONATE man. Chris, a very STRONG-minded, bold young lady. Not only does she try to keep the family TOGETHER, but has taken on the responsibility of caring for Dave (your son with Special Needs). From what I understand, you were a Machine Shop teacher and a VERY GOOD one at that! You held 3 jobs and often NOT around. However, Joe tells me of having a great childhood; hunting & fishing with his cousins & Uncles (who taught him) . Joe often makes fun of me being a "city" girl and missing out on the country life. There are many regrets & the biggest one is of you moving to N.C. and leaving your YOUNG family behind. It's OK to start a NEW family...Life happens... But it is NEVER ok to leave your "NATURAL" family, your OWN FLESH & BLOOD. You missed out on so many experiences. .. To name a few: your children's weddings, the births of your grandchildren: Dominic, Shauna, & Michael- 3 AWESOME young adults now! As I see it, Frances wanted to RULE your world, and you ALLOWED it. But NO ONE (not even Frances) can take away the fact that Joe, Dave, Vince, and Chris are YOUR 4 biological children... children of GOD ... children you created... So will I ever forgive you for not PROTECTING your "OWN"??? No, probably not...But I will say one thing .For all the sadness & disappointments you caused Joe, Dave , Vince, and Chris, it is truly AMAZING how much LOVE they have and will ALWAYS have for you.....GREAT JOB and kudos to "FAITH".... May you REST in peace....May Joe ,Dave,Vince, and Chris LIVE in peace...
    ~ Bernadette Scarano   Denville, NJ
    
Anthony Scarano
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Anthony Joseph Scarano, 88, of New Bern died Sunday, March 5, 2017 at CarolinaEast Medical Center.

His service is 1:00 PM, Monday, March 13, 2017 at St. Paul Catholic Church  3005 Country Club Road, New Bern. The interment with military honors will follow at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery.

He was  a World War II and Korean War veteran earning the Victory Medal, National Defense Service Award, Korean Service Medal and Presidential Unit Citation.  He was a machinist instructor at Craven Community College upon retirement.  Tony also retired from the New Bern Flotilla of the U. S. Coast Guard Auxiliary after serving 22 years as a member of the American Legion, Post 24 and delivered Meals on Wheels.

He is survived by his wife, Frances W. Scarano of the home; three sons, Joseph Scarano of Denville, NJ, Vincent Scarano and David Scarano both of Irwin, PA; one daughter, Christine S. Boelky of Greensburg, PA; one brother, James Scarano of Irwin, PA; two sisters, Lucy Gracan and Marie Vesco both of Irwin, PA; two stepsons, Bruce  Hlavsa of New Bern and Keith Hlavsa of Greensburg, PA; two step-daughters, Denise Fink of New Bern and Karen Hlavsa of Greensburg, PA; eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at Oscar's Memorial Chapel Sunday from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM