A 1970 graduate of Tamaqua High School, he received his bachelor’s degree from East Stroudsburg University in 1974, and his master’s degree from Wilkes University. A former educator in Tamaqua area, Bruce was a retired Assistant Principal at Canton Area Jr.-Sr. High School. He was a member and President of the Canton Lion’s Club, a former member of Trinity United Church of Christ, Tamaqua and a consistent blood donor for the local blood drives. An avid USC and Penn State football fan, Bruce also enjoyed family vacations, traveling and the occasional casino trip. He absolutely loved his grandchildren and family events.
Services were held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Jan., 26, 2019 at the Zizelmann-Gulla Funeral Home, 500 East Broad St., Tamaqua. Interment will follow the services. Call was 9-11 a.m. on Saturday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials in Bruce’s name may be made to the Canton Lion’s Charities, c/o Pat Barrett, Box 157, Canton, Pa. 17724. Online condolences may be made at www.zgfuneralhome.com Arrangements are being handled by the Zizelmann-Gulla Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., Tamaqua.