Aldina Bartoli, 88, a South Scranton resident, died Thursday at Commonwealth Hospice at Regional Hospital of Scranton. She was the widow of Chester Bartoli, who died in 1990.
Born in Gubbio, Italy, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Esther Cardoni Violini. She was a graduate of Scranton Technical High School and was a member of St. Paul of the Cross Parish. She and her late husband owned and operated Bartoli's Market for many years and, after it's closing, she was employed by Giant Markets. She was a member of the Young Adults, South Scranton After 50 Club and the Friendly Seniors.
The family would like to thank the staff of Commonwealth Hospice for the compassion and care given to Aldina.
Surviving are a daughter, Elaine Lello and husband, Mayor Dan Lello, Dupont; a son, Carlo Bartoli and wife, Rose, Old Forge; two brothers, Oliver Violini and wife, Josephine; and Joseph Violini and wife, Marie, all of Scranton; a sister-in-law, Alberta Jackewicz and husband, Henry, the Villages, Fla.; three grandchildren, Chad Lello and wife, Katie, Taylor; Danielle Birong, Vergennes, Vt.; and Carissa Bartoli, Philadelphia; great-grandchildren, Ryan, Kristen, Shea, C.J. and Lorenzo Lello; nieces, nephews and cousins.
The funeral will be Monday at 9:30 a.m. from the August J. Haas Funeral Home Inc., 202 Pittston Ave., Scranton, with Mass at 10 in Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary Church, 1217 Prospect Ave., Scranton, to be celebrated by the Rev. Scott Sterowski, pastor. Interment, Italian-American Cemetery, Minooka section of Scranton.
Friends may call Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Commonwealth Hospice, 746 Jefferson Ave., Scranton, PA 18510.
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