Lucille Zavada

Lucille Zavada, 83, of Wilkes-Barre passed away Thursday, March 14, 2013, at her home after a lengthy illness. She was surrounded by her family at the end.

Lucille was born Dec. 30, 1929, the daughter of the late Maria Lispi Tassi and Aurillo Lispi.

A graduate of Coughlin High School, she was formerly employed by the Social Security Administration.

Lucille was preceded in death by her beloved husband, William Zavada, and sister, Lola Greytock.

Surviving are her daughter, Lolamaria Zavada; nieces, nephews and her dog, Java.

The funeral will be held at 9:30 a.m. Monday from E. Blake Collins Funeral Home, 159 George Ave., Wilkes-Barre, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in St. Benedict's Church, Austin Avenue, Wilkes-Barre. Interment will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Hanover Township. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday.

Memorial contributions may be made to the SPCA of Luzerne County, 524 E. Main St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702.

Condolences may be sent to the family at

Funeral Home

E. Blake Collins Funeral Home
159 George Avenue Wilkes-Barre, PA 18705

Published in Citizens' Voice on Mar. 16, 2013