Josephine Ida Fabrizio, 98, formerly of Yatesville and West Pittston, passed away Thursday in Highland Manor, Exeter surrounded by her loving family.
Born in Yatesville on May 5, 1915, she was the daughter of the late John and Mary Martino Chiumento. She was a graduate of Jenkins Township High School.
She was a homemaker. She enjoyed cooking and spending time with her family. She was a kind and loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and aunt and will be greatly missed. She was a former member of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, Pittston. She was a Retired Senior Volunteer Person (RSVP) for the White Haven Center for thirty five years, where he son Carmen John is a resident.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by sisters, Grace Butler and Ida Brogna; brother, John Chiumento; son-in-law, Leonard Hetro.
Surviving are her four children, Lucille Biduck and her husband Anthony, Wyoming; Carmen John Fabrizio, White Haven; Mary Jo Hetro, Exeter and Anthony (Rocky) Fabrizio and his wife Beth, Jenkins Township; nine grandchildren, Michael Noone; Maureen Noone; Greg Noone; Michele Hoeffner; Sharon Noone; Anthony Biduck; Amy Biduck; Anthony Fabrizio; and Lauren Fabrizio; four great-grandchildren; three sisters, Mary Alt, Yatesville; Antoinette Vidzar and her husband Anthony, Yatesville; and Elizabeth Chiumento, Yatesville; five brothers, James Chiumento and his wife Julie, Pittston; Anthony Chiumento, West Pittston; Joseph Chiumento and his wife Phyllis, Jenkins Township; Nicholas Chiumento and his wife Mary Jo, Yatesville; and Ronald Chiumento, Yatesville; numerous nieces and nephews.
Special thank you to the staff of Highland Manor for the excellent care they provided to Josephine.
Private funeral services and interment will be held at the convenience of the family. There will be no calling hours. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the Peter J. Adonizio Funeral Home, 251 William St.,, Pittston. Memorial donations may be made to The White Haven Center, 827 Oley Valley Road, White Haven, PA 18661. Online condolences can be made at www.peterjadoniziofuneralhome.com.
Published in Times Leader on Aug. 25, 2013