Michael V. Quercia, Sr., age 86, of Port Carbon, PA passed away Monday, January 16th, 2023 at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest, Allentown.
Born in Pottsville, Pa. on January 19, 1936, he was the son of the late Sabitino and Josephine (Tranquillo) Quercia.
Michael served in the U.S. Air Force from 1952 till 1960. He worked as a Parts Manager at Furnival Machinery Company New Philadelphia for 20 years and then as a maintenance supervisor for the St. Clair Area School District for 12 years before retiring. Michael was a member of the Oldtimers Baseball Association in St. Clair, a charter member of the St. Clair Lions Club, a former committeeman for East Norwegian Township, and a member of the American Numismatic Association.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughter Carol Nettles, two brothers: Joseph and Alfred Quercia, and a sister Lena Shamonsky.
Michael is survived by his wife of 65 years Barbara (Myro) Quercia, Port Carbon; a daughter Judy M. Quercia, St. Clair; two sons: Michael Quercia Jr. and his wife Terry, Port Carbon and Richard Quercia and his wife Lisa, Frackville; son-in-law David Nettles, Port Carbon; six grandchildren: Jessica, Dustin, Amanda, Kory, David, and Alexis; eight great-grandchildren: Holly, Jayde, Alyvia, Austin, Nova, Khaleesi, Missandei, and Kenny; and nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held private for Michael's family.
The Robert A Evans Jr Funeral Home in Port Carbon is in charge of arrangements. Please send condolences to www.robertaevansjrfh.com
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