lberta V. Neetz

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Feb. 18, 2013

lberta V. Neetz, 91, of Pittston, passed away Monday, Feb. 18, 2013 at the home of her daughter and son-in-law, Marie and James Ziegler, with whom she resided.

Born in Larksville on Nov. 25, 1921, she was the daughter of the late Stanley and Martha Novak Stelevich.

She was a homemaker and a member of St. Joseph Marello Parish, Pittston.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Anthony (Rocco) Neetz, on Dec. 3, 1982. Also preceding her in death were sisters, Anna, Marie, Verna, Martha and Rosalie; brothers Henry, Andrew, Martin and John.

Surviving, in addition to her daughter and son-in-law, Marie and James Ziegler of Jenkins Township, are her grandson, Dr. James Ziegler of West Chester, N.Y.; brother Clemson Stelevich of Toms River, N.J.; nieces and nephews.

The family would like to thank Alberta's caregivers from Erwine Home Health, including Joyce, Eli, Mary Grace, Bob and Mary Kay.

Funeral services will be Thursday at 9 a.m. from the Peter J. Adonizio Funeral Home, 251 William St., Pittston, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. in St. Joseph Marello Parish, Pittston. Interment will be in Denison Cemetery, Swoyersville. Friends may call Wednesday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home. Online condolences may be made at

Published in Times Leader on Feb. 19, 2013