June 5, 2011
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Dolores J. McGuire, 79, of Wilkes-Barre, passed away Sunday, June 5, 2011, at Hospice Care of the VNA, Inpatient Unit, Heritage House, Wilkes-Barre. She was born in Wilkes-Barre Township, on January 2, 1932, a daughter of the late Bonaventure "Harry" and Catherine Sherneski Lombardelli. Dolores was a graduate of Wilkes-Barre Township High School. She was a past winner of the local Ms. Anthracite Pageant, and was involved in several other local beauty and talent pageants. Dolores owned and operated, along with her first husband, Charles Zaccagni, Charlie's Pizza, Hanover Township, and Luna Rosa, Wilkes-Barre, until her retirement. She was a very talented local artist who enjoyed working with oil paints on various types of canvas and objects. Dolores shared her gentle and kind spirit with family and friends, and she also loved spending time with her cat, Tommy. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Charles Zaccagni; her second husband, Robert McGuire. Dolores is survived by her daughter, Charlotte Raup, and her husband, Gregory, Wilkes-Barre; son, Christian Zaccagni Sr., Wilkes-Barre; two grandchildren, Christian Zaccagni Jr. and Jamie Zaccagni; great-granddaughter, Asia Gibson; sister, Bernadette Druby, and her husband, Gary, Wilkes-Barre Township; step-children, Mary Rose Moran and her husband, Michael; Patti Martin and her husband, Donald; Daniel McGuire and Robert McGuire (deceased); step-grandchildren, Sam Martin, Jake Martin, Ben Martin, Hannah Martin, Patrick Mangan and Elizabeth Moran; as well as six step-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews, two aunts, one uncle and several cousins. Funeral services were held at 9 a.m. on Wednesday from the George A. Strish Inc. Funeral Home, 105 N. Main St., Ashley. A Mass of Christian Burial was at 9:30 a.m. at St. Leo's/Holy Rosary Church, Ashley. Interment followed in St. Mary's Maternity Cemetery, West Wyoming.
Published in Times Leader from June 7 to June 10, 2011