Lorraine Ghilardi

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September 19, 2012

Lorraine Ghilardi, 79, of Wyoming, formerly of Archbald, died Wednesday, September 19, 2012, at home.

Born in Archbald, she was a daughter of the late Geno and Edith Lemoncelli Ghilardi. She was a graduate of Scranton Technical High School, was employed at Pioneer American Bank and later worked at Sarno and Sons until her retirement. She resided in Archbald for most of her life and the last 10 years in Wyoming. She was a former member of Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, Peckville.

She was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Donna, and husband, Anthony M. Tellie Sr.

She is survived by a son, Anthony M. Tellie and wife, Laurie, Ludington, Mich.; a daughter, Diane J. Tellie-Salvaggio and husband, Stephen, Forty Fort; a grandson, Mark Tellie; a brother, Claude Ghilardi and wife, Patricia, Archbald; nieces and nephews, Michael, Denise, Danielle and Alexander.

The funeral will be today with Mass at 9 a.m. at Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, Peckville. Interment will be in St. Francis Cemetery, Eynon. Friends may call from 8 a.m. until time of Mass at Sacred Heart of Jesus Church. For online condolences, please visit

Published in Times Leader on Sept. 22, 2012