August 9, 2012
Neil L. Bellanca, 24, of Kingston Township, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012.
Born in Kingston, he was the son of Louis and Elaine Joivell Bellanca.
Neil was an Eagle Scout and a graduate of Bishop Hoban High School and Lehigh University.
Neil enjoyed nature, the outdoors and spending time with his family.
Neil was preceded in death by his grandparents, John and Virginia Joivell of Pittston, and Louis and Catherine Bellanca, also of Pittston.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by the following aunts and uncles, John and Liz Joivell, Huntington, Pa.; Virginia Bressler and companion Kevin Jones, Taylor; Rick and Mary Joivell Burkhart, Tunkhannock; Hilary and Karen Joivell, Harveys Lake; Edward and Diane Uranowski, Drums; Steve and Margaret Bellanca, Pittston; Sal and Mary Lou Bellanca, Clarks Summit. He is also survived by cousins, Kristin and Jessica Joivell; Louis, Christopher, Gregory and Joseph Paul Bellanca.
Private funeral services were held at Kizis-Lokuta Funeral Home, Church Street, Pittston, followed by a celebration of Neil's life at St. John the Evangelist Church, 35 William St., Pittston, by Monsignor John Bendik. Interment was in Pittston Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made in his name to St. John the Evangelist Church, 35 William St., Pittston, PA 18640.