The present site of David J. Stianche Funeral Home has been serving the Jim Thorpe community and beyond as a funeral home since 1966. The funeral home was started by Andrew Guman who owned and operated the home until his death. The home was purchased in 1996 and renovated to it's recent state.
Owner/Director David J. Stianche attended Panther Valley elementery and middle school's. He is a graduate of Marian Catholic high school class of 1986. David attended East Stroudsburg University before transfering to Northampton Community College where he entered into the Mortuary Science program and graduated in 1990 with an associates degree in science. David began working in the industry with the former Joseph Sniscak funeral home in Nesquehoning. From there he spent several years with the Gaffney funeral home's in the Slatebelt area before moving back into the area and purchasing the home in Jim Thorpe. David and his family live above the funeral home in Jim Thorpe. He and his wife Gretchen have three daughters, Brooke, Grace and Isabella. Gretchen is an art teacher at St. Jospeh's Regional Academy in Jim Thorpe. The family attends St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Jim Thorpe.
David J. Stianche Funeral Home
123 Center Street Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
David J. Stianche Funeral Director