Mary Doria Falzone

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June 24, 2012

Mary Doria Falzone, 83, a South Scranton resident, died Sunday, June 24, 2012, in Dunmore Health Care Center.

She was the widow of Frank Falzone, who died in 2006.

Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Donato and Pauline Bernardo Doria. She was a member of St. Paul of The Cross Parish and attended Scranton public schools and Lackawanna Business College. She was a retired employee of the Internal Revenue Service.

Surviving are a sister, Grace Casper, and husband George, Luzerne; a stepdaughter, Christine Falzone, Pittston Township; two stepsons, Frank Falzone Jr. and wife Genevieve, West Wyoming, and Willie Falzone and wife Lisa, Pittston; step-grandchildren, Frank, Anthony and Dominick Falzone; nephews and nieces, including Gaetana Boezi, her caregiver.

She was also preceded in death by sisters, Ann Micciche, Rose Musso and Stella Meranti, and brothers, Santo Doria, Manuel Doria, Martin Doria and Joseph Doria.

The funeral will be Thursday at 9:30 a.m. from the August J. Haas Funeral Home Inc., 202 Pittston Ave., Scranton, with Mass at 10 a.m. in St. Francis Of Assisi Church, 630 Genet St., Scranton, to be celebrated by Rev. Paul McDonnell, O.S.J. Interment will be in the Italian-American Cemetery, Minooka section of Scranton. Friends may call Wednesday from 5 to 8 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the donor's favorite charity or St. Paul of The Cross Parish, 1217 Prospect Ave., Scranton, PA 18505.

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Published in Times Leader on June 26, 2012