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Bernard A. Scarcia, "Benny" of Northeast Philadelphia passed away suddenly on Monday, November 11, 2019 at Jefferson Frankford Hospital at the age of 72. Beloved husband of Sharon Scarcia (nee Sibilla) and the late Victoria J. Scarcia (nee Sauer). Devoted father of Darlene McGovern (David), Tina Widmann (Dave), Donna Forrester (Gary), Anthony Scarcia (Kelly) and step father of Scott Nagle (Debbie). Loving Pop of Rachel, Lauren, David, Hailey, Gavin, Dalton, Mason, Nathan, Victoria, Lucianna, Ava and Kaylee. Step brother of Vera Matlack, Dominic Ragazzone, Salvatore Ragazzone, Mario Ragazzone, Luigi Ragazzone and the late Pasqualina Muto and the late Vincenzo Ragazzone. Brother in law of Tom Sibilla, John Sauer (Donna), Henry Sauer (Debbie) and the late William Sauer (Claudia); also survived by his nieces and nephews.

As everyone knows, Benny loved many things in life. Food, cars (especially corvettes), Doo-Wop Music, Philadelphia Sports Teams, fishing at the lake, caring for his lawn and garden, but most of all, his family. He had a heart of gold and would do anything for anyone. Everyone who met him, loved him. Benny was such a sensitive man, that he was often moved to tears while watching commercials. As the commercial ended, he would say "I enjoyed that." And that is how he lived his life, enjoying it to the fullest.

Relatives, friends and employees of Septa are invited to attend his Viewings on Monday evening November 18, 2019 7:00 - 9:00 PM at John F Fluehr & Sons, Inc. 3301-15 Cottman Ave. Philadelphia PA 19149 and Tuesday morning November 19, 2019 9:00 - 10:15 AM. at St. Timothy Church 3001 Levick Street Philadelphia PA 19149 followed by his Funeral Mass 10:30 AM. Rite of Committal St. Dominic Cemtery. In lieu of flowers contributions in Benny's memory to the American Kidney Association 1500 Walnut Street #301, Philadelphia, PA 19102 would be appreciated.


John F. Fluehr & Sons, Inc.

Funeral Home Serving Families Since 1898

3301 Cottman Avenue
Philadelphia PA 19149

215-624-5150
215-624-3302

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