Noemi McLeod

Noemi McLeod, of Centermoreland, passed away peacefully on Friday, Aug. 23, 2013, at the Meadows Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Dallas.

Born on Aug. 17, 1924, in Trieste, Italy, she was a daughter of the late Guido and Elvera (Joresco) Alessio. After World War II, she married and moved to Morris County, N.J., where she raised two daughters and worked as a seamstress.

She later moved to Pennsylvania to be near her daughters and opened and operated Alterations by Noemi in Shavertown. There, she marveled many with her talents.

In addition to her parents, Noemi was preceded in death by her brothers, Lucciano Alessio, Australia, and Dario, Italy.

Surviving are her daughters, Elaine Weaver and her husband, David, Centermoreland, and Diana Frei and her husband, Scott, Vernon; grandchildren, Jonathan Weaver and his wife Fawne, Stroudsburg, Stephen Weaver, Centermoreland, Christopher Frei, Houston, Texas, and Deena Frei-Reiner and her husband, Joshua, Tunkhannock; three great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family from the Nulton-Kopcza Funeral Home, 5749 state Route 309, Beaumont. There will be no calling hours.

Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of the Sacred Heart, 600 Baltimore Drive, Suite 7, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702, or a .

Published in Times Leader on Aug. 29, 2013