James V. Delmonte

James V. Delmonte, 85, of Hughestown passed away Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013, at Mountain View Care Center, Scranton.

Born in Hughestown on May 4, 1928, he was the son of the late Daniel and Anna Rubino Delmonte.

He was a graduate of Hughestown High School and served in the U.S. Navy.

He retired from Tobyhanna Army Depot, where he worked in the mailroom. Following retirement, he had worked at Pocono Downs.

He was a member of St. Joseph Marello Parish, Pittston, and a former member of the Serra di Falco Society.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Ralph, Joseph, Michael, Daniel and Anthony Delmonte, and sisters, Minnie Caputo, Julia Terry and Grace Garuba.

Surviving are his wife of 53 years, Marie Longo Delmonte; daughters, Nina Flanagan and her husband, Edward, Dunmore; and Donna Delmonte, Hughestown; son, James Delmonte and his partner, Anthony Stankowski, New York City; brother, John Delmonte, Hughestown; sister-in-law, Mary Delmonte, Dupont; numerous nieces and nephews.

Special thanks to Dr. Michael Kondash and the entire staff of Mountain View Care Center for the kind and loving care provided to James.

A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m. Oct. 26 in St. Joseph Marello Parish, 237 William St., Pittston. The family will receive friends and relatives in the church from 8:30 a.m. until the time of Mass. Interment will be at the convenience of the family.

Memorial donations may be made to Mountain View Care Center, 2309 Stafford Ave., Scranton, PA 18505.

Arrangements are entrusted to Peter J. Adonizio Funeral Home, 251 William St., Pittston.

Online condolences may be made at www.peterjadoniziofuneralhome.com.

Published in Citizens' Voice on Sept. 14, 2013