Wendell J. Davis

Wendell J. Davis, 63, of Taylor died Saturday evening at Manor Care, Kingston.

Born in Scranton on November 18, 1955, son of the late Wendell and Joan McClusky Davis and attended Taylor Schools. Wendell was the first person to help anyone in need and volunteered many hours for the Taylor Fire and Rescue, serving as the Fire Chief for the borough of Taylor. Throughout the years, he was an EMT with Taylor Ambulance and Weisenfluh Ambulance Co.  He was a former member of St. Patrick’s Parish, West Scranton.  Wendell was a longtime employee of Davis Bros. Roofing, Taylor and more recently was employed by the Lower Lackawanna Sewer Authority, Duryea.  He enjoyed hunting and ice fishing.  Watching his son, Kyle grow to be a fine man, academically, athletically and professionally was his greatest joy in life.

Surviving is a son Kyle W. Davis, Dallas, TX, and his caregiver and former wife Mary Jo Martin Davis, Taylor.  A brother Wayne Davis (Michelle), sisters, Jean LaCoe-Yale, Joan Green and husband Leonard. Nieces Julie Bird, Jamie Mancuso; nephews, Jeffery LaCoe and Alex Davis, whom he loved dearly.  Aunts, Uncles and cousins.

A memorial service will be held at a future date.

Memorial contributions may be made in Wendell’s memory to the Taylor Fire and Rescue, 117 Union St. Taylor, PA  18517.