Rev Fr Thomas A “Fr. Tom” Scala

Rev Fr Thomas A “Fr. Tom” Scala

Berwick, Columbia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 15 Oct 2018 (aged 71)
Clearwater, Pinellas County, Florida, USA
Burial Berwick, Columbia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 194155027 · View Source
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Published October 22, 2018 - Press Enterprise

The Rev. Thomas A. Scala, 71, of Clearwater, Florida, died on Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, surrounded by his family while in Hospice.

Born Sunday, Aug. 3, 1947, in Berwick, he was the son of the late Sebastian and Elmira (Fantauzzi) Scala.

He attended St. Charles in Catonsville, Maryland, through his high school years and two years of college. He then attended St. Mary’s in Baltimore, Maryland, for his final two years of college, and later graduated from St. Vincent’s in Latrobe. He was ordained on May 19, 1973, in St. Patrick’s Cathedral in Harrisburg by The Most Reverend Joseph T. Daley.

Father served the Diocese of Harrisburg as a faithful priest in the following assignments: St. Joseph Parish in York; chaplain at St. Joseph Hospital in Lancaster; Christ the King in Benton; pastor of St. Columbia in Bloomsburg, and was a pastor of St. Joseph’s Church in Milton until his retirement.

Fr. Tom had two loving dogs, Molly and Dana, during his life. He leaves his three cats, Lexi, Ellie and Chrissy, who gave him comfort. He was a train enthusiast and loved spending time at his camper. Up until recent years, he would make yearly trips with his travel camper.

His brother, Joseph, preceded him in death.

He is survived by one brother, Daniel, and his wife, Nina, who live in Florida; nieces and nephews: Lynne Marie Wurster and her husband, Kevin, Kristen Smith and her husband, Jeff, Joseph Scala and his wife, Dara, Deanna McKinnon and her husband, Jeff, Douglas Drennen and his wife, Tanya, Gia Kimsal and her husband, Anthony, Maria Brady and her husband, Owen, and Danielle Young and her husband, Brian.

There will be a private service and burial at the convenience of the family.

For any questions, a family member may be contacted.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Mayo Funeral Home Inc., Berwick.

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