Friends Of Ashley Musko Should All Attend Her Funeral Service (Details Included)



Obituary via Ferri Funeral Home

Ashley Drew Musko Pompey

Born: July 23, 1990

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Ashley Drew Musko Pompey, 25, of Old Forge, passed away Monday morning at Geisinger Community Medical Center as a result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident.

Daughter of Andrew and Alice Musko Pompey, Old Forge, she was a 2008 graduate of Old Forge High School and a 2015 graduate of Marywood University, where she received her Bachelor of Science degree in psychology. Ashley enjoyed her artwork, especially painting, and loved to spend time with her family and lifelong friends. She was known for her big heart and cared for all who came into her life.

Also surviving are three sisters, Gina Canman Mendoza and husband, Jay; Jenise Canman Pudar and companion, Michael Lettieri; Alena Musko Pompey and companion, Adam Paroby, all of Old Forge; a brother, Kevin Peterson of Pittston; nieces, Nina Sparacino, Jovana Pudar and Angelina Mendoza; paternal grandparents, Louis and Rose Pompey of Scranton; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her uncle, Louis Pompey.

Ashley’s family wishes to extend a well-deserved acknowledgement to the Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia for its exceptional transplant care in the past. Also, a note of gratitude goes out to the hospital staff at Geisinger for the dignified care given to her during her final hours.

The funeral will be Friday, May 27, with Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. at St. Lawrence O’Toole Church, Prince of Peace Parish, 620 S. Main St., Old Forge, to be celebrated by the Rev. August A. Ricciardi, pastor. Entombment will follow at the Italian-American Cemetery, Cemetery Avenue, Scranton. Friends and relatives may call at the church Friday morning from 8:30 to 10 a.m., before the mass. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be directed to the Gift of Life Donor Program, 401 N. 3rd St., Philadelphia, PA 19103.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Victor M. Ferri Funeral Home, Robert J. Gillette, funeral director, 522 Fallon St., Old Forge. To leave an online condolence, visit


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Listen, I’ve never done anything like this before on the blog. I like to keep everything that goes up on the site entertaining, fun and pretty much an escape from reality, but If I can get 1 person to attend her funeral service, then I think I did something positive. She deserves the world. Everyone who knew Ashley knows exactly how BIG her heart was. I know everyone likes to use the phrase “She’d give you the shirt off her back”, but she literally would do just that. She always put everyone before herself. She had a heart of gold. She was a saint.

There won’t be a viewing for Ashley, just a funeral service at 8:30am with a mass following at 10:00 am. So hopefully everyone that’s ever been touched by Ashley can all take an hour off of work/school and send her off with one last goodbye. I know she’d love to see you there. It would mean the world to her and her close friends and family.

Funeral Service will be at St. Laurence Church in Old Forge, Friday at 8:30 am





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