Antoinette (Anty) Marcellini, 90, of Pittston Township passed away Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, in Wilkes-Barre General Hospital.
Born in Pittston Township on Sept. 14, 1922, she was the daughter of the late Emilio and Antoinette (Helen) DeMarco Colarusso.
She was a graduate of Pittston Township High School, Class of 1940, and had been employed in the local garment industry.
She was a member of St. Joseph Marello Parish and its Altar and Rosary Society; and a member of the International Ladies' Garment Workers Union.
She was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother and she will be greatly missed. Her greatest joy was her family.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Aldo Marcellini, in 1997.
Surviving are her daughter, Gloria Musto, Pittston Township; son, Ronald Marcellini and his wife, Donna, Pittston Township; five grandchildren, Ronnie Marcellini and his wife, Gina, Tampa, Fla.; Jaime Marcellini and her companion, Lavar Williams, Pittston Township; Vincent Musto and his companion, Megan Ridgway, Downington; Marina Clarke and her husband, Patrick, Pittston Township; and Kristen Nardone and her husband, Joseph, Jenkins Township; five great-grandchildren, Ethan and Aidan Clarke, Davonte Williams, Giovanna and Antoinette Nardone; sister, Grace Savoia; numerous nieces and nephews.
A special thank you to Dr. Manganiello, Dr. Martino, Dr. Pernikoff and Dr. D'Andrea and the nursing and respiratory staffs at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital for the excellent care as well as to the Rev. Jackson and the Rev. Brian Clarke for their spiritual care.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday in St. Joseph Marello Parish, 237 William St., Pittston. Those attending the Funeral Mass are asked to go directly to the church on Wednesday morning. Interment will be in Italian Independent Cemetery, West Wyoming, at the convenience of the family. Friends may call from 4 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Peter J. Adonizio Funeral Home, 251 William St., Pittston.
Memorial donations may be made to
, St. Jude Tribute Program, P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38101-9908, or to the American Red Cross, 545 Jefferson Ave., Scranton, PA 18510.
Online condolences may be made at www.peterjadoniziofuneralhome.com