Phyllis M. Bafunno

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Phyllis M. Bafunno, 78, of Mountain Top, passed away on Monday at the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital.

Born in Wilkes-Barre, she was a daughter of the late John and Freda (Smith) Homnick. Phyllis worked at the Berwick Knitwear Corp. and was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She enjoyed spending time with her family and left them with many good memories.

Preceding her in death, in addition to her parents, were her daughter, Nancy Klingler; sister Jean Brennan and brothers Dale Homnick and John Homnick II.

Surviving are her husband, Joseph, with whom she would have been married for 60 years on March 26, 2013; children, Patricia Pelton, Sumter, S.C.; Joseph Jr., Berwick; Kathleen Morris, Warrior Run, and Phillip, Wilkes-Barre; sisters and brothers Ruth Yermal, White Haven; Leo and Michael Croughn and Mary Russel, all of Wilkes-Barre; eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and many beloved cousins, nieces and nephews.

Private services will be held at the convenience of the family and are under the direction of McCune Funeral Service.
Published in Times Leader on Mar. 7, 2013