Anita Fields, 91, of the Tripp Park section of Scranton, died Monday at the VNA Hospice Inpatient Unit at Geisinger Community Medical Center. She was the widow of Joseph Fields, who died in 1968.
Born in Scranton, daughter of the late Dominic and Palmina Mariotti Pelucacci, she was employed by the Lackawanna County Coal Mine Tour before retiring. She was an accomplished seamstress, having worked in the local garment industry, also performing alterations for some of Scranton's most prestigious dress shops and also working from her home.
Anita enjoyed traveling especially to Italy, she played bridge and loved ballroom dancing, but most of all she loved her daughter, grandchildren and great-grandchildren and her entire family. She was loved by and will be missed by all who knew her.
Surviving are a daughter, Louise May, Scranton; granddaughter, Jessica Fogle, Newark, Del.; grandson, Douglas J. May, Frederick, Md.; five great-grandchildren, Kayla, Grant, Ian, Brandon and Rebecca; several nieces and nephews.
She also was preceded in death by a son in-law, Douglas E. May; sister, Dolores Marek; and three brothers, Joseph, killed in action in the Pacific during World War II, John and Roland Pelucacci.
The funeral will be Saturday from the Solfanelli-Fiorillo Funeral Home Inc., 1030 N. Main Ave., with Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. in the Immaculate Heart of Mary Chapel, 1605 Oram St. Interment will follow at Cathedral Cemetery.
Friends may call Friday, 4 to 7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the donor's favorite charity. Visit www. solfanellifiorillofuneral home.com
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