Frances Mary Occipenti Luongo of Laflin died at home Saturday. She was married to the late Anthony J. Luongo.
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Born April 20, 1922, in Pittston, she was the daughter of the late Anthony and Mary Miraglia Occipenti, and graduated from Pittston High School in 1938.
Frances was a devoted and loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She enjoyed cooking, sewing, and most of all taking care of her family. She passed away peacefully.
She is survived by a son, Frank A. Luongo, Laflin; granddaughters, Cristina Luongo, Collingswood, N.J.; and Lorraine and husband, Rodney Shupe, Magnolia, N.J.; great-grandsons, Jayce and Colby Shupe; and Joseph Luongo; great-granddaughters, Abigail Frances and Alyssa Lynn Shupe; and a sister, Rosemary Schillaci, Laflin.
She was also preceded in death by a sister, Gertrude Scarantino.
Funeral services will begin Tuesday at 9 a.m. at the Graziano Funeral Home Inc., 700 S. Township Blvd., Pittston Twp. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 9:30 in St. Maria Goretti Church, Laflin. The St. Maria Goretti Bereavement group will recite the Divine Mercy Chaplet and the rosary in the church on Tuesday at 9. Interment services will follow at St. Rocco's Cemetery, Pittston Twp.
Viewing hours will be Monday from 5 to 8 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the donor's
To submit online condolences or for directions, visit www.GrazianoFuneral Home.com.
Published in Scranton Times on October 7, 2012