Barbara A. Cresci

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Dec. 6, 2012

Barbara A. Cresci, 65, loving wife and mother, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family, Thursday morning, Dec. 6, 2012, in Commonwealth Hospice at St. Luke's Villa, Wilkes-Barre, following a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer.

She was a daughter of the late Henry and Bernice Hiller.

She was a graduate of Nanticoke High School and worked for 25 years in the banking industry. Barbara recently retired from Martz Trailways after 16 years of employment. One of her greatest joys was watching her son, Christopher participate in sporting events, especially basketball, from grade school through college. She also enjoyed watching the New York Yankees and Notre Dame football with her husband, Tom.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her stepmother Eleanor Hiller; sister Bernadette Jablonski; stepson, Daniel Cresci; and father-in-law and mother-in-law Americo and Inez Cresci.

In addition to her loving husband Tom, Barbara is survived by her son Christopher; stepdaughter, Ursula Cresci and her companion, James Coffee; daughter-in-law, Danielle Cresci; brother-in-law, John Jablonski; and nephews, Mathew and Keith Jablonski.

Private funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family. There will be no public calling hours. Burial will be in the Italian Independent Cemetery, Glen Lyon. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Mayo Funeral Home Inc., Shickshinny.

In lieu of flowers please make donations to the , 101 W. Frack St., Frackville, PA 17931. For additional information, or to send condolences, please visit

Published in Times Leader on Dec. 7, 2012
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