Esther A. (Destefano) Steffen

Esther A. Steffen (Destefano), 80, of Pittston Township passed away Friday, Aug. 30, 2013 at home.

Born in Pittston on April 15, 1933, she was the daughter of the late Dominick and Mary Colarusso Destefano. She attended Pittston Township schools and worked in the local garment industry. She was a member of St. Joseph Marello Parish, Pittston and the International Ladies' Garment Workers Union. She was a loving sister and aunt and will be truly missed.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Rose Marie Destefano; brothers, Anthony and Joseph Destefano.

Surviving are two brothers, Dominick Steffen and his wife, Olga, Pittston; and Frank Destefano and Joy Wiles, Pittston Township; numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be at 9 a.m. Tuesday from the Peter J. Adonizio Funeral Home, 251 William St., with a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. in St. Joseph Marello Parish, Pittston. Interment will follow in St. Rocco's Cemetery, Pittston Township. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

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Published in Citizens' Voice on Sept. 1, 2013