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John F. Scibran, precision machinist, firefighter

Jan. 15, 1956 – June 26, 2016

John F. “Jack” Scibran, a precision machinist, died Sunday in his Hamburg home after a two-year battle with cancer. He was 60.

Born in Buffalo, the second of seven children, he was a graduate of Lackawanna High School. He worked as a customs officer in Rochester and at Mag Trol and other machine shops locally before joining Moog Inc. in 2007.

He was a firefighter with the Scranton Volunteer Fire Company in Hamburg and a member of the National Rifle Association. He enjoyed deer hunting, gardening and riding his Harley-Davidson motorcycle. An amateur magician, he entertained friends at parties.

Surviving are his wife of 40 years, the former Pauline Pytlak; a daughter, Lisa; a brother, Paul; five sisters, Tricia Byrd, Darlene Lango, Mary Radder, Sandy Turchiarelli and Cheryl Sawyer; and two grandsons.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday in the Wesleyan Church of Hamburg, 4999 McKinley Parkway, Hamburg.