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Former State Rep. Ed Staback passes away

The Lackawanna County native passed away while out on a hunting trip in Nebraska.

ARCHBALD, Pa. — Former state representative and Lackawanna County commissioner Ed Staback has died.

The Lackawanna County native passed away Saturday while out on a hunting trip in Nebraska.

Staback served as State Rep. for 28 years.

After retiring from the house in 2012, he later filled a vacancy as the county commissioner briefly.

Staback grew up in the valley and settled in Archbald.

He was 85 years old.

On Monday, a viewing will be held from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. in Peckville at Margotta's Funeral Home, and it is open to the public.

On Tuesday, the funeral mass will be held at Sacred Heart Church in Peckville at noon.

   

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