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Eugene J. Fuller

Mr. Eugene J. Fuller, 94, formerly from Avoca, passed away in Melbourne, Florida on October 23, 2023.

Born in Avoca, he was a graduate of Avoca High School. Following graduation, he served in the U.S. Navy. He was discharged in 1950. He later received a Bachelor's degree from the University of Scranton and a Masters degree from Pennsylvania State University.

Eugene taught at West Scranton High School for many years. He was also employed by Greyhound Bus Lines.

Eugene is the son of the late Harold and Regina (Hannon) Fuller. He is preceded in death by his beloved wife of 66 years, Marie H. (Callahan) Fuller and his daughter Helena Fuller. He is also preceded in death by his four siblings, Harold Fuller, Nancy (Robbins) Fuller, John Fuller,

and Frank Fuller.

He is survived by his seven children, Martin F. Fuller of West Roxbury, Mass., Marie L. (Fuller) Power of Boston, Mass., Eugene J. Fuller Jr. and his wife Leah, of Melbourne, Fla., John E. Fuller and his wife Kim, of Yardley, Pa., Joseph M. Fuller and his wife Courtnay, of Manassas, Va., Eric T. Fuller and his wife Charlene, of Satellite Beach, Fla., and Joyce A. Fuller of Beaverton, Oregon, and many wonderful nieces and nephews. Eugene was blessed with 19 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, November 17 in Queen of the Apostles Church, 715 Hawthorne St., Avoca. A call for social viewing will be held at 9:30 a.m. prior to service. Interment will be held at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Avoca. AMVETS Honor Guard Of Greater Pittston will provide Military Honors.

Arrangements are made by Kiesinger Funeral Service Inc., 255 McAlpine St., Duryea.

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craig smith
craig smith

Fuller family,

Mr Fuller was my drafting teacher for many years at West Scranton; however, he taught me much more than that subject. I recall his quick wit, great sense of dry humor, and his ability to get his students to "think past the edges." His teachings served me well throughout life and my professional career; to say that I was privileged to know him is an understatement.

Craig Smith

North Carolina

Class of 1970

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