Marcella A. Cupinski

Jan. 13, 2013

Marcella A. Cupinski, Dallas, beloved wife and mother, passed away Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013 at The Meadows Nursing Center, Dallas, after a courageous battle with Alzheimer's disease.

She was born in the Heights section of Wilkes-Barre, daughter of the late Joseph and Marcella Berzinskas Melinas and was a graduate of St. Nicholas School, Wilkes-Barre.

She had worked at American Cigar and Consolidated Cigar companies and later with Encon in Dallas. Marcella was a member of Gate of Heaven Church, Dallas, since 1970.

She was preceded in death by sisters, Julia Melinas and Elizabeth Zulick, and by a brother, Joseph Melinas.

Surviving are her devoted family, husband, Stanley, with whom she celebrated 49 years of marriage; daughter, Donna Cupinski, Dallas; son, Raymond Cupinski, Plymouth, and four nephews.

Marcella's family wishes to thank the caring third-floor staff at the Meadows Nursing Center and the helpful staff from Hospice of the Sacred Heart.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Gate of Heaven Church, 40 Machell Ave., Dallas, PA 18612, or the at

Funeral services will be held privately at the convenience of the family from the Richard Disque Funeral Home, 2940 Memorial Highway, Dallas, with the Rev. Daniel Toomey, pastor Gate of Heaven Church, Dallas, officiating. Interment will be in Holy Trinity Cemetery, Bear Creek.

Funeral Home

Richard H. Disque Funeral Home, Inc.
2940 Memorial Highway  Dallas, PA 18612
(570) 675-3255

Published in Times Leader on Jan. 15, 2013