BAKSI — Dr. John J.P. Baksi, 85, of Mount Carmel. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Monday with Father Andrew Stahmer as celebrant at Church of the Holy Angels, 855 Scott St., in Kulpmont. Burial will be held following the service in Our Lady of Perpetual Help Cemetery, in Marion Heights. Visitation will be held prior to the service at the church from 10 a.m. until the time of service. Arrangements are being cared for by C.J. Lucas Funeral Home Inc., 27 N. Vine St., Mount Carmel, C.J. Lucas IV, supervisor. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the charity of your choice. To send condolences to the family, go to www.cjlucasfuneralhome.com.

COX — Gary L. Cox, 62, of Shamokin. There will be a memorial service held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Jerre Wert Blank Funeral Home, in Sunbury. Calling hours will be from 10 a.m. until the start of the service.

RAKUS — Henry R. Rakus, 94, of 209 N. Peach St., Mount Carmel. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Divine Redeemer Church, 300 W. Avenue, Mount Carmel, with Father Ryan Fischer as celebrant. Burial will follow in All Saints Cemetery, Elysburg. Viewing will be held prior to the Mass from 9 to 10:45 a.m. with transferal prayers at 10 a.m. at the C. J. Lucas Funeral Home Inc., 27 N. Vine St., Mount Carmel, C.J. Lucas IV, supervisor. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Divine Redeemer Church, 438 W. Avenue, Mount Carmel 17851. To send condolences to the family, go to www.cjlucasfuneralhome.com.

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