Elliot Riccetti, 72, formerly of Pittston Township, died Sunday morning in the Hospice Unit, Regional Hospital of Scranton.
Born in the Browntown section of Pittston Township, he was the son of the late Joseph and Mary (Augustine) Riccetti and was educated in Pittston Township schools.
Elliot was a coal miner, working in the area mines.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Edmund J. Riccetti, and his sister, Eleanor Biscontini.
Surviving are his sister-in-law, Jean Riccetti, Plains; niece, Debra Dominick, Harveys Lake; nephews, John Biscontini, Pittston, and Mark Riccetti, Plains; great-nieces and great-nephews.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 10 a.m. at the Corcoran Funeral Home Inc., 20 S. Main St., Plains. Interment will be held in the Italian Independent Cemetery, West Wyoming.
There will be no calling hours.
Online condolences may be made at www.corcoranfuneralhome.com.
Published in Times Leader on Mar. 19, 2013