Brenda A. James Lispi, of Pittston, passed away Sunday, Aug. 18, 2013, at home with her husband, Raymond, by her side.
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She was born June 9, 1955, a daughter of the late Mary Ann (Duke) James Daley and Chalp James Jr.
She was a graduate of Pittston Area High School and Penn State University.
Brenda worked as a senior center services director for the Area Agency on Aging for Luzerne and Wyoming Counties.
Surviving, in addition to her husband, are her son, Lee, and Sarah Lispi, Swoyersville; daughter, Tina Lispi, and her fiance, Donald Bird, Clarks Summit; grandchildren, Aria Rose Lispi and Enzo Raymond Lispi; brothers, Mark James and Sam Daley; sisters, Eva Sartorio Calia, Diana Lowe, Anita Amundson and Michele Wagner; and many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral services have been entrusted to Graziano Funeral Home Inc., Pittston Township. The viewing will be 5 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. Funeral services will begin at 9 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 9:30 a.m. Thursday in St. Joseph Marello Parish, William Street, Pittston. Interment services will take place in Italian Independent Cemetery, West Wyoming.
Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of the Sacred Heart, 600 Baltimore Drive, Wilkes-Barre; or the Pittston Memorial Library Fund, 47 Broad St., Pittston.
For directions to the funeral home or to express condolences to Brenda's family, please visit www.grazianofuneralhome.com.
Published in Times Leader from Aug. 20 to Aug. 21, 2013