Elizabeth Corotto

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Elizabeth Corotto, 95, formerly of Hazleton, passed away peacefully Wednesday with her family by her side. Elizabeth was a resident of Ridgeview Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center, Shenandoah, for the past 6 years.

Born in Hazleton, she was the daughter of the late James and Mary Forte Manganelli.

In 1947, she married Samuel J. Corotto, Girardville, and raised her family there.

She worked in the local garment industry for 47 years.

After Samuel's death, she returned to Hazleton to live with her sister and best friend, Marion (Aunt Mame) Manganelli for 25 years. They were active members in Queen of Heaven Parish at Our Lady of Grace Church, Hazleton. She lived a beautiful life.

Preceding her in death, in addition to her parents, were her husband, Samuel, in 1983; brothers, Frank, Alphonso, Neil and Pasquale Manganelli; sisters, Jenny Cusate, Marion Manganelli and Josephine Carado; a grandson and granddaughter.

Surviving are her daughter, Candida and her husband, Chally Gannon; son, James Samuel Corotto and his wife, Kathy; grandchildren, Paul Samuel Corotto and his wife, Mallory, Scott Johnston and Anthony James Corotto and his wife, Gina; great-grandsons, Owen Samuel Corotto and Russell Fort; great-granddaughters, Lilah Wynter Corotto and Gabrielle Fort; nieces and nephews.

Her Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Tuesday in Queen of Heaven Parish at Our Lady of Grace Church. Burial will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery, Fountain Springs. The family will receive friends in the church from 9 to 10 a.m. Tuesday. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Queen of Heaven Parish at Our Lady of Grace Church, 750 N. Vine St., Hazleton. Joseph A. Moran Funeral Home, 229 W. 12th St., Hazleton, is in charge of the arrangements. Condolences can be sent through www.moranfuneralhome.com.

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Published in Republican & Herald on Dec. 7, 2018