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Donald (Ricky) Ide

November 5, 1953 ~ December 26, 2023 (age 70) 70 Years Old

Donald Ide Obituary

Donald ( Ricky) Ide, 70, of Harding, passed away on December 26, 2023 at the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital surrounded by his loving family.

He was born on November 5, 1953 and was the son of the late Donald and Alberta Kacsmar Ide.

Ricky was a 1971 graduate of West Side Vo Technical , where he studied television and radio repair.

He was the owner and operator of Ricky's TV, Wyoming for many years and then worked at the Tobyhanna Army Depot  in the electronics department, the cable, shop until his retirement three years ago.

In his earlier days, he loved to hunt in Montana with his friends. He also liked to fish and enjoyed his trips to the casino. If you knew him, then you were one of the lucky ones. He was a kind soul with a soft heart, and never had anything bad to say.  He was the best husband, father, brother, uncle and grandfather that there ever was. Ricky will  surely be missed by everyone who knew and loved him.

Preceding him in death in addition to his parents was his brother Randy Ide.

Surviving are his wife of 49 1/2 years, the former Suzanne Lotti, his sons, Jesse and Justin, Exeter, granddaughters Addison and Mackenzie, who were the love of his life.  They always put a smile on his face whenever they are around him. Also surviving are his sisters, Dori ( Sam) Newberry Clearwater, Florida, and Stacy  (Steve) Patton, Exeter along with nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are invited to a visitation on Tuesday from 6-8pm at the Gubbiotti Funeral Home, LLC, 1030 Wyoming Ave., Exeter.

Funeral services will be on Wednesday at the funeral home at 11:00am with the Msgr. John Sempa, officiating.

Interment will be in West Pittston Cemetery.

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
January 2, 2024

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Gubbiotti Funeral Home,LLC
1030 Wyoming Ave.
Exeter, Pennsylvania 18643

Funeral Service
Wednesday
January 3, 2024

11:00 AM
LLC (Wyoming Ave, Exeter)

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