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669 W Butler Dr
Drums, PA 18222
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Graveside service
Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020
9:00 AM
Conyngham Union Cemetery
Main Street
Conyngham, PA
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Phyllis Quelly Liotta


1929 - 2020
Phyllis Quelly Liotta Obituary

Phyllis Quelly Liotta, 91, of Conyngham passed away Thursday morning in Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest, Allentown, following a sudden illness.

Born in Plainfield, N.J., on Sept. 3, 1929, she was the daughter of the late Louis and Emilia DiGiovanni Quelly. She spent the past year in Conyngham after moving from Sugarloaf Twp.

Prior to retirement, Phyllis was a trust officer for PNC Bank, where she had worked for 22 years. She was an active member of St. John Bosco Roman Catholic Church, Sugarloaf Twp., since 1971, where she had served as a eucharistic minister, member of the parish council, and Sunday School teacher, among many other activities. She was a member of the Valley Lionettes, where she served two terms as president. She was a Meals on Wheels volunteer driver, Valley coordinator and board member, and served the Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts for over 15 years.

She was preceded in death, in addition to her parents, by her husband, Francis J. Liotta, on June 1, 2011; three brothers, Carmen Quelly, his wife Elise, and their son, James; Joseph Quelly; and Thomas Quelly and his wife, Catherine.

Surviving are her children, Dr. Frank J. Liotta and his wife, Ann Marie, Downingtown; William J. Liotta, Sugarloaf Twp.; Dr. Louis Liotta and his wife, Dr. Sheila Liotta, Cumberland, R.I.; Dr. MaryAnne Liotta Armstrong, Esq., and her husband, Lochlan, Purcellville, Va.; six grandchildren, Daniel, Anya, James, Nicholas and Marissa Liotta; and Balin Armstrong; a sister-in-law, Palma Quelly, Berkeley Heights, N.J.; a brother-in-law, Carmine Liotta, Elizabeth, N.J.; a sister-in-law, Josephine Oliveri and her husband, Vincent, Lakewood, N.J.; and many nieces and nephews.

Her funeral will be held with a graveside service at 9 a.m. Tuesday in Conyngham Union Cemetery, Main Street, Conyngham. COVID-19 restrictions of masks and social distancing will be enforced at the service. A Memorial Mass will also be celebrated at a later date once all COVID restrictions are lifted.

Memorial donations may be made to Parkinson's Disease Foundation at www.parkinson.org or Meals on Wheels, 1060 N. Peace St., Hazleton, PA 18201.

Harman Funeral Homes & Crematory Inc. East, 669 W. Butler Drive, Drums, is assisting the family with the arrangements. Condolences can be entered and information is available at www.harmanfuneral.com.


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