Fred Demich Jr., 43, of Dunmore, passed on Saturday, May 28, 2022 after being stricken ill at work. Born in Scranton, he is the beloved son of Fred Demich Sr., Old Forge and Eleanor Still, Pittston. Fred was a 1997 graduate of Bishop Hannon High School, attended Keystone College and was employed as a Corrections Officer at the Lackawanna County Prison. He was a member of the Lackawanna County Employee Coalition and AFSCME Union Council 13. Fred was an amazing father, son, brother and uncle. He was loved by everyone and enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. He was a great artist, avid gym member, enjoyed camping, vacationing and spending time with his children. Fred touched the hearts of everyone that knows him in so many unspeakable ways. He was the most kind hearted thoughtful person. He loved to make people laugh and smile with his huge sense of humor, and most contagious smile.
Fred is survived by one son, Nathan Trotta, two daughters; Madison Trotta and Amelia Demich, two sisters; Heather Demich and fiancé Tony Remus of West Pittston, and Maria Whiteduck and husband Michael, Pittston, Stepfather Nathaniel Still, god parents Sally and Robert Pifcho, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. His family would like to extend a heartfelt gratitude to all his fellow co-workers and Law enforcement brothers and sisters that have reached to our family in this time of need.
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Marie Fisher and Francis Barrett (Poppy), paternal grandparents Lottie and Matthew Demich.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday at 11:30 am in St. Ann’s Basilica Interment will follow in Cathedral Cemetery. Viewing for family and friends will be held on Thursday, 4 to 8 pm, in the Edward J. Chomko Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 262 Railroad Avenue, West Scranton. Those that will be attending the Mass are kindly asked to go directly to St. Ann’s Basilica, 1233 St. Ann’s Street, Scranton, 18504. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the family.