Shirley Mendola, 86, of Pittston passed away Saturday, June 3, 2017. Born in Pittston on May 11, 1931, she was the daughter of the late Ambrose and Patrice Sweeney Reddington.
She was a graduate of Pittston High School and worked in the local garment industry. She was a member of St. John the Evangelist Church, Pittston.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Samuel Mendola and a brother, Gerald Reddington.
Surviving are her son, David Mendola and Nan Mansfield, Pittston; grandchildren, Kathleen Bauman and her husband T.J., Waverly, NY; Christina Mendola, and David Mendola both of Sayre; great-grandchildren, Beau Bauman and Jackson Mosier; sister, Joan Dobson and her husband James, Rome NY; sister-in-law, Carrie Gruzinski, Pittston; numerous nieces and nephews.
Special thank you to the staff of Traditional Hospice of Dunmore for the compassionate care they provided to Shirley.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday, June 8, 2017 at 11:30am in St. John the Evangelist Church, 35 William Street, Pittston. Those attending are asked to go directly to the church on Thursday morning. There will be no calling hours. Interment will be at the convenience of the family in the parish cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice. Arrangements are entrusted to Adonizio Funeral Home, LLC, 251 William Street, Pittston.