Nancy J. Piccolotti, of the Hilldale section of Plains Township, passed away Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013, in Wilkes-Barre General Hospital.
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Born in Wilkes-Barre, she was the daughter of the late Carpenter and Alberta Walters Rinus.
She was a graduate of Kingston High School and the Empire Beauty School. She belonged to the National Cosmetology Association, Pennsylvania Barber and Cosmetology Association, and was actively involved with the American Cancer Sociey's Look Good Feel Better program.
Nancy attended church services at Moosic United Methodist Church and Plains United Methodist Church.
Nancy was a devoted Christian, loving mother and grandmother. She enjoyed cooking, baking, evenings out with friends, vacationing and family gatherings. She especially loved spending time with her granddaughters. She was a small lady with a big heart and will be sorely missed.
She was the proprietor of the former Bella Capelli Styling Studio on River Street, Plains Township, for many years.
Preceding her in death were her husband, Angelo; grandson, Noah; brothers, Vernon and Merlin Rinus; and sisters, Margaret Austra and Marion Shaw.
Surviving are her children, Angela Piccolotti, Plains Township; and Ronald and his wife, Tammy, Winter Park, Fla.; granddaughters, Giana Marie and Sophia Rose; brothers, Donald and his wife, AnnMarie Rinus, Haughton, N.Y.; and Walter Rinus, Bradenton, Fla.; sisters, Betty and her husband, Frank Derby, Wyoming; and Shirley and her husband, Michael, Vasicak, Wyo.; along with numerous nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends are invited to visitation from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Gubbiotti Funeral Home, 1030 Wyoming Ave., Exeter, followed by services with Pastor Barbara Roberts of Moosic United Methodist Church.
To send the family an expression of sympathy or an online condolence, please visit www.gubbiottifh.com.
Published in Citizens' Voice from Feb. 1 to Feb. 2, 2013