Jane M. Lavelle, 92, of Pittston passed away Saturday, December 17, 2016 in Golden Living Center, East Mountain. Born in Pittston on December 5, 1924, she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Florence Craig Pyne.
She was a graduate of St. John’s High School, Pittston and Wilkes-Barre Business School.
Prior to retirement, she had been employed by the Social Security Administration.
She was a life member of St. John the Evangelist Church, Pittston.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James P. Lavelle; son, James T. Lavelle; brothers, Leo and Thomas Pyne; sister, Florence Hennigan; and godchild, Marilyn Minor.
Surviving are her sons, Paul Lavelle, Pittston; Joseph Lavelle, Pittston; and Thomas Lavelle, Kingston; grandchildren, Paul, Jeff, Patricia and Michele; 4 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Tuesday, December 20, 2016 at 9:30am in St. John the Evangelist Church, 35 William Street, Pittston. Those attending are asked to go directly to the church. There will be no calling hours. Interment, parish cemetery. Arrangements are entrusted to the Peter J. Adonizio Funeral Home, 251 William Street, Pittston.