Grace Sperazza Busacco

Grace C. Sperazza Busacco, formerly a resident of Pine Street, Pittston, died Monday at Golden Living Center, East Mountain, Wilkes-Barre. She was the widow of Samuel "Bing" Busacco.

Born Sept. 14, 1915, in Pittston, daughter of the late Angelo and Concetta Alfano Sperazza, she was a graduate of Pittston High School.

Surviving are a son, Raymond and wife, Agnes Busacco, Jefferson Twp.; a daughter, Marie and husband, Eugene Hasinecz, Avoca; two grandsons, Gregory Hasinecz and Samuel Busacco; three granddaughters, Jeannie Hasinecz Linnane, Lisa Hamedani and Lynn Simmers; eight great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandson; a brother, Angelo Sperazza, Levittown; numerous nieces and nephews.

She was also preceded in death by four brothers, Samuel Sperazza, Charles Sperazza, Peter Sperazza and Santo Sperazza; and four sisters, Mary Provenzano, Rose LaBrutte, Connie Franchimone and infant Angela Sperazza.

The funeral will be Friday at 12:30 p.m. from the Graziano Funeral Home Inc., Pittston Twp., with Mass of Christian Burial at 1 p.m. in St. Joseph Marello Parish, Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Pittston. Interment will take place in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Carverton.

Viewing hours will be Thursday, 5 to 7 p.m. For directions or to express condolences to Grace's family, visit

Published in Scranton Times from Jan. 9 to Jan. 10, 2013