Peter Chuff

Obituary of Peter D. Chuff

Peter D. Chuff, of Taylor, entered eternal rest on Friday at Regional Hospital of Scranton.  He is survived by his devoted wife, Irene Goosley Chuff and together they celebrated 58 years of marriage.

Born in Dunmore and raised in the Bunker Hill Section, son of the late Joseph and Frances Di Rienzo Cuiffo.  Peter faithfully served our country with the Army, stationed in Germany. Throughout his life he worked for Morris White Fashions and retired from Moses Taylor Hospital, where he was a security guard for more than 25 years.   Peter was a parishioner of St. George’s Orthodox Church, Taylor.  He enjoyed walking, making his famous meatballs for his grandchildren and listening to and singing music.  He was an avid Philadelphia Phillies and New York Giants fan.  His family was the center of his life and he was very proud of his children and grandchildren.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by three children; Diane Fahringer and husband, Doug, Trooper; Peter A. and wife, Kristi, Scott Twp. and Lisa Casella and husband, Vincent, Old Forge; five grandchildren, Sam and Peter Fahringer, Vincent Casella, Kassidy Chuff and Nicholas Casella; a brother, Salvatore Trionfo; a sister-in-law, Ann Trionfo, a brother-in-law Ted Goosley and wife, Sonia; nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a granddaughter Hope Fahringer and a brother, Carmen Trionfo.

Family and friends are invited to attend Peter’s funeral, which will begin on Wednesday at 9:15 am from the Semian Funeral Home, 704 Union St. Taylor, followed by services at 10:00 am in St. George’s Orthodox Church, 743 S. Keyser Ave., Taylor, to be celebrated by the Very Rev. Mark Leasure, pastor.  Interment with military honors will follow in the parish cemetery.  Family and friends may call Tuesday 4:00 to 7:00 pm at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions in Peter's memory may be made to St. George’s Church, 743 S. Keyser Ave. Taylor, PA 18517.  Please visit to share memories or extend condolences to Peter’s family.