Mary Jule Walutes

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Mary Jule Walutes, 82, of Pittston Township passed away Friday, Nov. 23, 2012, in Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Plains Township.

Born in Pittston on July 4, 1930, she was the daughter of the late Albert and Dolores Hart Riccetti.

She was a graduate of Pittston Township High School and had worked in the local garment industry.

She was a member of St. John the Evangelist Church, Pittston, and the International Ladies' Garment Workers Union.

She was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and aunt. She will be greatly missed.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Daniel Walutes, in 1986; and brother, Eugene Riccetti.

Surviving are her children, Daniel A. Walutes, Pittston Township; Denise Widdick and her husband, Stephen, Jenkins Township; Donald Walutes and his wife, Michele, Hawley; and David Walutes, Pittston Township; two grandchildren, Kelly Widdick and Alexei Walutes; two great-grandsons, Anthony Thomas and Ayden Thomas; sister, Dolores Levanavage, Pittston Township; nieces and nephews; and her dog, Buga.

Funeral services will be at 9 a.m. Monday from Peter J. Adonizio Funeral Home, 251 William St., Pittston, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. in St. John the Evangelist Church, Pittston. Interment will be in St. Casimir's Cemetery, Pittston. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

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Published in Citizens' Voice on Nov. 24, 2012