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Jean Pezzino

Jean Pezzino, 75, of Pittston, passed away Sunday, January 8, 2017 in Wilkes-Barre General Hospital. Born on June 28, 1941 in Nanticoke, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Martha Krygier Ferrante.

She was a graduate of Bushwick High School, Brooklyn and attended Luzerne County Community College.

Jean retired from the Social Security Administration where she had worked as a data transcriber.

She was a member of the former St. Rocco’s Church, now St. Joseph Marello Parish, Pittston.

She was a loving wife and mother and will be greatly missed.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Stephen Ferrante.

Surviving are her husband of 48 years, Peter J. Pezzino; two daughters, Antoinette Pezzino and her fiancé John Butler, Pittston; and Martha Pezzino and her husband Chuck Rowles, Pittston; numerous nieces and nephews.

A Blessing Service will be held on Thursday, January 12, 2017 at 7pm in the Adonizio Funeral Home, LLC, 251 William Street, Pittston. The family will receive friends and relatives from 5pm until 7pm at the funeral home. Interment will be at the convenience of the family.

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