Marie DeMichele, 82, of Freeland, passed away on Wednesday at the Hazleton General Hospital.
Born in Wilkes-Barre, she was a daughter of the late James and Sophie (Bellitiere) DeMichele. Prior to her retirement, Marie worked in the local garment industry.
She was a member of the Most Precious Blood Church in Hazleton and a member of its choir for many years. Marie was a loving sister, aunt, great-aunt and friend, and will be deeply missed by all who knew her.
Preceding her in death, in addition to her parents, was her brother, Edward.
Surviving are her sister, JoAnn Corrigan and husband, Lawrence, with whom she resided; brother, James DeMichele and wife, Tomasina, Hazleton; sister-in-law, Aldonna DeMichele, Wilkes-Barre; nieces and nephews, Joanna Corrigan, Larry Corrigan, Kelly Walters and husband, Don, James DeMichele III, Kathy Hartz, James DeMichele, Edward DeMichele and Mary Jean Houseknecht; great-nephew, Michael; several cousins.
The funeral will be held Monday at 10:30 a.m. at Fierro Funeral Home, 26 W. Second St., Hazleton, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. in the Most Precious Blood Church. Interment will follow in the MPB Cemetery. Friends may call on Sunday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home.
Published in Times Leader on May 10, 2013