Margaret A. (Miller) Nocito, 80, of West Pittston, died on Friday, March 1, 2013, at the Wesley Village Nursing Home in Pittston at the age of 80, surrounded by her family.
Born in West Pittston on Sept. 3, 1932, she was a daughter of the late William and Ethel (Davis) Miller. She graduated from West Pittston High School in 1950 and from the Wyoming Seminary School of Business in 1952.
She married James A. Nocito in 1956. The couple lived in West Pittston, where they raised five children. Prior to her marriage, she worked at the Bureau of Employment Security in Pittston. She was later employed at Diversified Records Services in West Pittston. Mrs. Nocito was a longtime parishioner of the Immaculate Conception Church in West Pittston.
She was fortunate in her friendships and her greatest pleasure was spending time with her family.
The family thanks the nurses and aides of Wesley Village for their kindness and compassion over the past four years, as well as Monsignor John Sempa for the comfort he provided to the family.
In addition to her loving husband of 56 years, she is survived by her brother, attorney William D. Miller; son, attorney Frank and wife, Lori; daughter, Peggy Balberchak and husband, Michael, and their three daughters, Michelle, Jamie and Jillian; son, James; son, attorney Joseph and wife, Kristine, and their four sons, Sam, Nick, Jude and Joe; son, attorney John and wife, attorney Jennifer, and their two sons, Will and Luke; and her many nieces and nephews.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at the Immaculate Conception Church, Luzerne Avenue, West Pittston at 10 a.m. on Monday. Friends and relatives may call at the church from 8:30 a.m. until the time of Mass. Private interment will be in St. John's Cemetery, Pittston.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the
, 51 N. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701.
Arrangements provided by the Recupero Funeral Home, 406 Susquehanna Ave., West Pittston.