Peter Ciliberto Sr.

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September 6, 2012

Peter E. Ciliberto Sr., of the Old Boston Section of Jenkins Township, passed away Thursday evening, September 6, 2012, in Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Plains Township.

Born in Yatesville on December 31, 1927, he was a son of the late John and Mary Nardone Ciliberto and was a graduate of Jenkins Township High School, class of 1946.

Mr. Ciliberto was a member of St. Joseph Marello Parish, Pittston. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. He was a life member of the Disabled American Veterans and a member of VFW Post 4909 Dupont, a former commander of the AMVETS #189 of Dupont, Big Band Society, Polish American Club, Dupont, Jenkins Township Senior Citizens and a retiree of Teamsters Union 401. Prior to retirement, he was a truck driver for 39 years.

Surviving are his wife of 50 years, Marie Miller Ciliberto; sons, Peter Jr. and his wife, Judi, Duryea; Jack Martin and wife, Maureen, Parsons, Thomas Martin and his wife, Debbie, Dupont; five grandchildren, Jeremy Ciliberto, Jack, Molly, Scott and Jared Martin; three great-granddaughters; two brothers, Albert Ciliberto, Old Forge, Anthony Ciliberto, Old Boston; two sisters, Mary Ann Ciliberto, Old Boston; Patricia Warke, Sugar Notch; nieces and nephews.

A special thank you to the Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center ICU staff members for the kindness they showed to the family.

Funeral services with full military honors will be Monday at 9:30 a.m. from the Peter J. Adonizio Funeral Home, 251 William St., Pittston, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in St. Joseph Marello Parish, 237 William St., Pittston. Interment will be in St. Rocco's Cemetery, Pittston Township. Friends may call Sunday from 4 until 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

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Published in Times Leader on Sept. 8, 2012
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