Helen M. (Buella) DeLucca, 85, formerly of West Pittston, died Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013, in Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Plains Township.
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Born June 21, 1928, in West Pittston, she was the daughter of the late Joseph J. and Mary Agnes Earley DeLucca, stepdaughter to Elizabeth Mary DeLucca. She worked as a seamstress in the local garment industry for many years.
She was a member of Corpus Christi Parish, West Pittston.
Helen was preceded in death by her parents and her sister, Mary Elizabeth DeLucca.
She is survived by her brother, Joseph DeLucca, West Pittston; sisters, Margaret Venito, New Jersey; Gini Ciampi, West Pittson; and Ann Marie Rosencrance, Dallas. She is also survived by nieces and nephews, Charlene Cocco, Dawn Giacometti, Mary Lombardo, Joseph J. Venito, Maria Karcutskie, Joseph DeLucca, Alan Ciampi, Fred Rosencrance and Anthony DeLucca; as well as great-nieces and great-nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday from the Anthony Recupero Funeral Home, 406 Susquehanna Ave., West Pittston, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in Immaculate Conception Church, Corpus Christi Parish, West Pittston, with Monsignor John Sempa officiating.
Friends and family are asked to go directly to the church Wednesday. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Interment will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, New Jersey.
The family would like to thank the staff of Wesley Village and Geisinger Wyoming Valley for their wonderful and compassionate care of Helen.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the
Recupero Funeral Home
406 Susquehanna Ave
West Pittston, PA 18643
Published in Citizens' Voice on Oct. 28, 2013