Angelo J. Bufalino

Angelo J. Bufalino, 82, of Pittston passed away Tuesday, April 9, 2013, in Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Plains Township, surrounded by his family.

Born in Pittston on Dec. 21, 1930, he was the son of the late Joseph and Grace Asaro Bufalino.

He was a graduate of Pittston High School and served in the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict.

He operated dress factories and cutting rooms in the local garment industry.

He was a member of St. Joseph Marello Parish, Pittston.

He was an avid walker with his close friends and he enjoyed his daily visits to DeLuca's Music Store. He also enjoyed his Sunday dinners with his family. He was a loving father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother and uncle and will be truly missed by all who knew him.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 54 years, Margaret Plisko Bufalino, in 2007; a grandson, Joseph Bufalino, in 2007; and a brother, Lawrence Bufalino.

Surviving are his son, Joseph Bufalino and his wife, Karen, Falls; daughter, Joanne Bufalino, Plains Township; grandchildren, Angelo Bufalino; Christina Bufalino-Rittenhouse and her husband, Lloyd, and Gabriella Bufalino; a great-grandson, Lloyd Rittenhouse III; sisters, Sally Lombardozzi, Toms River, N.J.; Mary Jo DiLeo and her husband, Joseph, Pittston; and Grace Hassey and her husband, Tony, West Pittston; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Funeral services will be at 9 a.m. Saturday from Peter J. Adonizio Funeral Home, 251 William St., Pittston, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. in St. Joseph Marello Parish, 237 William St., Pittston. Interment will be in St. John the Baptist Cemetery, Exeter. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

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Published in Citizens' Voice from Apr. 10 to Apr. 11, 2013