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June 12, 2012
Emma M. Valentine, 94, of MaryD, passed away Tuesday evening at Schuylkill Medical Center-East Norwegian Street.
Born Oct. 20, 1917, she was a daughter of the late Emmanuel and Mary Dolzani.
She worked and retired as a seamstress in the local garment industry.
Mary was a member of Holy Cross Roman Catholic Church, New Philadelphia, and the former St. Bartholomew Church, Brockton.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Fiorindo "Lindy" Valentine, on Aug. 16, 1998; and five brothers.
Emma is survived by a son, Edward Valentine and his wife, Joanne, Brockton; a daughter, Rose Marie Inama, Lewistown Valley; a sister, Rose Dolzani; and a niece, Barbara Barone, Palm Coast, Fla.; three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Saturday at Holy Cross Church, New Philadelphia, with the Rev. Ronald J. Minner officiating. A viewing will be held from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Thomas J. Bartashus Funeral Home, New Philadelphia. Interment will be in St. Bartholomew Cemetery, Brockton.
Published in Republican & Herald on June 15, 2012