From Hazleton PA Standard-Speaker, 9 June 2018
James John Rabbitz, 46, died late Tuesday.
Born and raised in Hazleton, he was the son of the late John and Joan (Jupin) Rabbitz.
James was a graduate of Hazleton High School, class of 1991 and worked for Mariano's Fencing for several years.
James "the Rabbit" enjoyed watching his favorite football team, the Titans, cooking, fishing, and spend time with the Browdy kids, Aubreana and Karter.
Preceding him in death, in addition to his parents, was a brother, Jarrod Rabbitz.
He is survived by his wife, Michele Sanzi; daughters, Julene Rabbitz and fiancée, Joleen Lesho; Jamie; Jaylene; sons, Jarrod; Jordan; Jatovio; James, Freddy; a brother, John Rabbitz and wife Diane; sisters, JoAnn Rabbitz Palermo; Jaculin Rabbitz Scarcella and husband, Mark; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 10 am from Fierro Funeral Home, 26 W. Second St., Hazleton.