John Lee

Obituary of John T. Lee

John T. Lee JR. of Hawley passed away Sept. 28, 2021, at Geisinger CMC, Scranton. He was 73 years old. John was born on Sept. 27, 1948, in Spur, Texas. He was the son of the late John T. Lee Sr., Hudson, TX, and Elsie (Dominick) Parkin, Clifton, NJ. John worked at East Paterson Machine in Clifton, NJ. After moving to Pennsylvania in 1983, he worked for Sherman’s Mill, Pocono Tree and Landscape, and Triple A Security. John’s true passion in life was to serve the Lord. He was a member of Beach Lake Free Methodist Church. After moving to Hawley, he recently started attending Wallenpaupack Church. John had the love for life. He was an avid story-teller, fisherman, woodworker, and painter. He loved puzzles, needlework and games. He also loved nature, being outside, watching wildlife and feeding the birds. He also enjoyed spending time with family and friends. John is survived by the love of his life Rebecca (Blauvelt) Lee whom he married on June 28, 1969; his daughter: Corie Campbell (Jay Bennett) of Seneca Falls, NY; two grandsons: Dustin Campbell (Krista Simonds) of Lakeland, FL, and Harley Campbell (Brooke Halstead) of Seneca Falls, NY; and a great grandson: Walter Campbell of Seneca Falls, NY. He is also survived by a sister: Georgia (Steven) Solotoff of Montville, NJ; a brother: Warren (Kinga) Lee of Lake Hopatcong, NJ; extended family: Edward and Jean Quinn Sr. of Honesdale, Joseph and Myrtle Quinn of Honesdale, Marty Quinn of Honesdale, Rick and Debbie Clemo of Honesdale, Xander Quinn and Xavier Quinn of Autryville, NC; and many other friends and family. John was predeceased by extended family, Edward Quinn Jr. and Shane Quinn. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in John’s name to Dessin Animal Shelter, 138 Miller Rd., Honesdale, PA 18431. A Celebration of John’s Life will be held at Beach Lake Free Methodist Church at a future date and time to be announced.
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