Mary Pavlico

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August 14, 2012

Devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister, Mary G. (Menichelli) Pavlico, resident of Pittston, passed away on Tuesday, August 14, 2012 in the Golden Living Center, East Mountain Blvd., Wilkes-Barre.

Born February 27, 1921 in Pittston, she was a daughter of the late Giulio Menichelli and Palmina (Sarti) Menichelli. She was married to the late Frank Pavlico Sr. She attended the Pittston Township School.

Mary was a longtime active member of St. Rocco's Roman Catholic Church, Pittston, where she was a member of the church choir and the Confraternity of Christian Mothers. She was also a member of St. Gabriel's Retreat League.

Mary was co-owner of Frank's Restaurant, located on Main Street, Pittston.

Surviving her are children Maryanna Pavlico, Pittston; Joseph and his wife, Michele Pavlico, Charlotte, N.C.; Daniel and his wife, Judy Pavlico, Pittston; David Pavlico, White Haven; Palmina Pavlico and her husband, Ken Mohn, Pittston Township; Eugene Pavlico and Joyce Kasisky, Exeter; 17 grandchildren, Nicole Pavlico, Frank Pavlico III, Robert Parrick, Susan Parrick, Mary Margaret Bone, Joseph Parrick, Debra Pavlico, Mary Jo Slaney, Joseph Pavlico, Daniel Pavlico, Anitra Pavlico, David Pavlico, Ken Mohn, Jeffrey Mohn, Eugene Pavlico, Michael Pavlico, Craig Roman; 16 great-grandchildren; sister Janet Morgan, Pittston. Also surviving are several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews, and many extended family members.

She is preceded in death by brothers, Dante Menichelli, Albert Menichello; sistersEleanor Zambetti and Anna Ritter; son Frank Pavlico Jr.

Funeral services are entrusted to Graziano Funeral Home Inc., Pittston Township. Viewing hours will be held at the funeral home today from 5 to 9 p.m. Funeral services will begin at the funeral home at 12:30 p.m. Saturday. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held from St. Joseph Marello Parish (Our Lady of Mt. Carmel R.C. Church), Pittston, at 1 p.m. Saturday. Interment Services will take place at St. Rocco's R.C. Cemetery, Pittston Township.

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The family would like to express their thanks to the staff of Golden Living Center located on East Mtn. Blvd, Wilkes-Barre, for their care and compassion.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to either St. Joseph Oblates, 1880 Highway 315, Pittston Township, or to the Care and Concern Clinic, 37 William St., Pittston.

Published in Times Leader on Aug. 17, 2012
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