Theresa "Terry" Scheatzle
April 15, 2022

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Theresa "Terry" Scheatzle, 82, of Duryea, passed away unexpectedly Friday, April 15, 2022, in her home.

Born in Old Forge, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Rose DelVecchio Czeronka. Terry was a graduate of Old Forge High School and was employed by Brooks Manufacturing until she left to raise her son, John.

Theresa was a member of Nativity of Our Lord Parish, Duryea.

Theresa was always the first to help others or lend a hand. She was a volunteer firefighter and EMT with the Germania Ambulance and Hose Company. After a rewarding career as a volunteer, Theresa furthered her education at LCCC where she earned her degree and became a registered nurse. Theresa began her nursing career at the Wilkes-Barre VA Hospital. She continued her career at the Nesbitt Memorial Hospital until her retirement.

Theresa was a kind and generous person who always cared for others before herself. She was a loving and devoted wife to her husband, Jack. They would have celebrated their 63rd wedding anniversary on April 18th. She will also be missed by her faithful dog Trinka, who was always by her side. Anyone who knew Theresa knew that the most important people in her life were her husband, Jack, son, John, and daughter in law, Candy.

She was preceded in death by her sister, Carol Lettieri.

Surviving is her husband, Jack, her son, John, and his wife, Candy, of Swoyersville. Also, surviving is her sister, Charlene McAndrew, and husband, James, of Clarks Summit.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, April 21, 2022, at 9:30 am in Holy Rosary Church, 127 Stephenson Street, Duryea with the Rev. Michael Bryant officiating. Entombment will be in Fairview Memorial Park, Elmhurst. A viewing will be held on Wednesday from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at the Bernard J. Piontek Funeral Home Inc., 204 Main Street, Duryea. Family and friends are asked to go directly to the church the morning of the funeral. At the request of the family, we ask that you please wear a mask and practice social distancing. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Avoca Ambulance Association, 740 Main Street, Avoca, PA 18641 or the Greater Pittston Regional Ambulance, PO Box 615, Pittston, PA 18640. To leave an online condolence for Theresa's family, please visit the funeral home website,


Guestbook Entries

I miss you so much

Charlene McAndrew (3 months ago)

Sorry for your loss thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Mary Ann Sapolis (4 months ago)

We will miss ya, Terry, Great times. So sorry for your loss Jack and family.

Edward and Rose Ann Faulent (4 months ago)

Jack and John. I'm so sorry to hear of Terry's passing. Although I left Adams St a long time ago, I will never forget the fond memories we all had together. She was a favorite of my Mom. Be well.

Mike Lazevnick (4 months ago)

Sorry for your loss

Ann.Ash (4 months ago)

To Jack I'm so sorry to hear but the loss of your wife. I'll keep you and John and the rest of your family in my prayers today. I'm sure she's in a better place

James and Bernie Bagasevich (4 months ago)

Will miss my favorite neighbor Terry. You were always there to listen to me. My thoughts and prayers are with Jack , John , and Candy during this difficult time. Rest In Peace my dear friend.

Elaine Slusark (4 months ago)

So very sad to hear of Terri’s passing. My sister Cindy and I went to nursing school with Terri many moons ago. Studying together, clinical together, going to Patty’s Sports Bar after clinical…all the fun times are remembered with her. She was such a joy to be around.

Sandy Stone Hill (4 months ago)

Sorry for your loss, Prayers for you and your Family

John and Julie DePrimo (4 months ago)

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