Mary M. Lopatto

Obituary
2 entries | 1 photo
  • "I have wonderful memories of Mrs. Lopatto, my second grade..."
    - Darlene Payne
  • "Miss Lapatto, Was my second grade teacher. She was..."
    - Michael Friedman
The Guest Book is expired.

Mary M. Lopatto, a life resident of the Heights section of Wilkes-Barre, passed away at Little Flower Manor Saturday, July 12, 2014.

Born Aug. 26, 1916, she was the daughter of the late Attorney John S. and Mary S. Lopatto. Mary was a graduate of Southern Seminary Preparatory School in Buena Vista, Va., and Beaver College in Glenside.

Mary was an elementary school teacher for the Wilkes-Barre Area School District, where she was a second-grade teacher at Weaver School and Heights-Murray School for 30 years. Prior to her teaching career, Ms. Lopatto worked for the Luzerne County Probation Department.

She was a member of Holy Trinity Church and several state and local teaching organizations.

Her brothers, the Honorable Edward W. Lopatto and John S. Lopatto Jr., preceded her in death.

She will be greatly missed by a brother, Richard H. Lopatto, Scranton; sister-in-law, Josephine Lopatto, Wilkes-Barre; and 16 nieces and nephews.

Private services for the family are scheduled for Saturday, with interment following at Holy Trinity Cemetery, Bear Creek. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent to a .

McLaughlin's – The Family Funeral Service is assisting Mary's family with arrangements.

Permanent messages and memories may be shared with Mary's family at www.celebrateherlife.com.
Funeral Home
McLaughlin's - The Family Funeral Service
142 South Washington Street
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701
(570) 823-4567
Funeral Home Details
Send Flowers
Published in Citizens' Voice on July 17, 2014
bullet Teachers
Funeral Home Details
Donations