William Gerard “Jerry” Bega

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William Gerard “Jerry” Bega

  • Birth 7 Apr 1953 Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Death 9 Apr 2001 Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Burial Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Plot Lot: 31; Section: 25G; Block: 5; Grave No: 1
  • Memorial ID 36317306

»♱« OBITUARY »♱«

William G. Bega
April 9, 2001

William Gerard "Jerry" Bega, 48, a lifelong resident of Scranton, died unexpectedly Monday morning in Moses Taylor Hospital.

Wednesday, April 11, 2001 3:00 AM EDT

Born April 7, 1953, in Scranton, he was a son of Anna Rita Shimo Bega, Scranton, and the late William S. Bega, who died Nov. 14, 1981. He was a graduate of Scranton Technical High School and was employed by Herff Jones Inc., Scott Industrial Park. He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles, Scranton, the Fishing Club of America and was a social member of the Rebiega-Gorgol Post 3451, Veterans of Foreign Wars, South Scranton.

He enjoyed fishing and ice fishing and was an avid NASCAR fan.

He was the companion of Regina "Reggie" Lilly, Scranton.

Also surviving are a sister, Ann Marie Arcure, Clarks Summit; a brother, Michael B., York; maternal grandmother, Anna Shimo, Scranton; a niece, two nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, John Shimo; and paternal grandparents, Stephen and Mary Morohovech Bega.

The funeral will be Thursday at 10:30 a.m. from the Miller Bean Funeral Home Inc., 436 Cedar Ave., with services at 11 in Holy Name of Jesus Church, East Mountain section. Cremation, Maple Hill Crematory.

Friends may call today, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.

The Times-Tribune (Online), Scranton, PA

Wednesday, April 11, 2001 (3:00 AM EDT)

Cause of Death:
Place of Death: Moses Taylor Hospital, Scranton, Lackawanna County, PA
Death Certificate No:
Date of Funeral: Thursday, April 12, 2001

Family Members



1953 † 2001
Shimo-Bega Family Plot:
Grave 1 (1927-1981) William Stephen Bega
Grave 1 (1953-2001) William Gerard Bega
Grave 3 (1904-1986) John George Shimo
Grave 4 (1907-2004) Anna Dorothy Gera Shimo
Cathedral Cemetery
1708 Oram Street
Scranton, Lackawanna County, PA 18504
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  • Created by: Barbara Smeton Jones
  • Added: 24 Apr 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 36317306
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