Theresa Shemanski (Tina) Casaldi

Theresa (Tina) Shemanski Casaldi, 70, of the Honey Pot section of Nanticoke, passed away Monday, March 11, 2013, in Wilkes-Barre General Hospital.

Born in Nanticoke on Oct. 15, 1942, she was the daughter of the late Theodore and Margaret O'Donnell Shemanski.

Prior to retiring, Tina worked for Penn Footwear, Nanticoke, for 36 years.

Tina loved the New York Yankees. She enjoyed putting on her jersey and watching the game with her cat, Lucky. She was also very fond of Elvis.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her loving husband, George E. Casaldi, who passed away June 2, 2005; and two brothers, Theodore (Whitey) and Michael (Moe) Shemanski.

Left to cherish her memory are two daughters, Georgene Piscotty and her husband, Ken, Hanover Township; and Justine Gugliotti, Nanticoke; three grandchildren, Emery Vojtko, Courtney Vojtko and Brooke Piscotty; a brother, Gerald Shemanski and his wife, Mary, Honey Pot; several nieces and nephews.

Friends and family are invited to attend a viewing from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Kniffen O'Malley Funeral Home Inc., 465 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. Services will be held at 11:30 a.m. Friday in the mausoleum chapel at St. Mary's Cemetery, Hanover Township. The Rev. Joseph Kakareka will officiate.

Anyone attending the services is asked to go directly to the cemetery. There will be no procession from the funeral home.

Online condolences may be made at

Funeral Home

Kniffen O'Malley Leffler Funeral and Cremation Services, INC.
465 Main Street Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701
(570) 823-7157

Published in Citizens' Voice from Mar. 13 to Mar. 14, 2013