2019-02-21 / Obituaries

William Cease, Sr.

February 13, 2019


William Cease, Sr. William Cease, Sr. William Ira Cease, Sr. of Meshoppen died on Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019 at The Gardens in Tunkhannock. He was born in Kingston on May 23, 1937, son of the late Ira and Laura Newcomb Cease.

Raised in Falls, Bill was a 1955 graduate of St. Mary’s High School in Wilkes-Barre and an Army Veteran. He was employed as a truck driver for Interstate Bakery until 1972. After retiring, he was a self-employed carpenter and a local cattle buyer. He was an avid outdoorsman, enjoying hunting and fishing trips to New York and Canada.

Surviving are his wife of 30 years, Marilyn Jane Manning; son, William I. Cease, Jr. of Florida; daughter, Deborah Emershaw of Shavertown and several nieces and nephews.

At Bill’s request, there will be no funeral services. Arrangements and care are entrusted to Sheldon-Kukuchka Funeral Home, Inc., 73 W. Tioga Street, Tunkhannock.

Please visit the funeral home website to share memories or extend condolences.


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