Michael Ranieli, 59, of Pittston, passed away Wednesday, December 7, 2016 in Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, following a brief battle with cancer. Born in Pittston on April 6, 1957, he was the son of the late Jerome and Jean Stout Ranieli.
Michael was a graduate of Pittston Area High School and attended Kings College. He was a member of St. Joseph Marello Parish, Pittston.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Marie Montini.
Surviving are his children, Michael Ranieli (Katrina), Hughestown; Steven Ranieli (Heather), Mountaintop; Kimberly Ranieli and Daniel Passante, Mountaintop; grandchildren, Astara; Angelo; Andrew; Matthew; James; Avrey; Gina; and Elizabeth; brothers, Joseph Ranieli (Maryann) Pittston Township; Jerry Ranieli (Cindy) Pittston Township; Bob Ranieli, Wilkes-Barre; Thomas Ranieli (Lisa) Pittston; sisters, Barbara Herbert (Ed), Blakeslee; Theresa Stearns (Glenn Woodeshick); Florida; Betty Weitz, Pittston; long-time girlfriend, Angel Marscio, Old Forge; numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be Monday, December 12, 2016 at 9am from the Peter J. Adonizio Funeral Home, 251 William Street with a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30am in St. Joseph Marello Parish, 237 William Street, Pittston. Interment will follow in St. Rocco’s Cemetery, Pittston Township. Friends may call Sunday, December 11, 2016 from 5pm-7pm at the funeral home.