Patricia R. Donnelly, 67, of Pittston, passed away unexpectedly on Friday morning, April 19, 2013, in Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Plains Township.
Born in Pittston on July 15, 1945, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Stella Bartnikowski Bonita.
She was a graduate of Northeast High School, class of 1963.
Patricia was a homemaker; her main focus was her family. She was a loving and dedicated wife, mother, grandmother and sister.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Charlotte A. Schaefer, in 2011.
Patricia is survived by her husband of 46 years, William Donnelly; son, Mark Donnelly and his wife Christine, Pittston; daughter, Kimberly and her husband Michael Rebovich, Mountain Lake; and granddaughter with whom she had a loving and special relationship, Erin Donnelly, Pittston. Also surviving are a sister, Darlene and her husband Cataldo Medico, Plains; brother, Savino Bonita, Wyoming; aunts, Annie Bartnikowski and Florence Bartnikowski, both of Duryea; sister-in-law, Loretta Kaslavage, Duryea; brother-in-law, Daniel J. Donnelly Jr. and his wife Dorothy, Florida; numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be Tuesday, April 23, at 8:45 a.m. from the Peter J. Adonizio Funeral Home, 251 William St., Pittston, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. in Corpus Christi Parish, Luzerne Avenue, West Pittston. Interment will be at the convenience of the family. Friends may call Monday, April 22, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Online condolences may be made at www.peterjadoniziofuneralhome.com.
Published in Times Leader on Apr. 21, 2013