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Connie A. Angelella


Connie A. Angelella, 90, a resident of Wesley Village, Pittston and formerly of West Pittston, passed away Sunday, August 6, 2017 at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital. Born in Pittston, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Angeline Galante.

Connie was a beloved and devoted mother and nana to her sons and grandson, who were her pride and joy. She devoted her life and dedicated herself to taking care of her special needs son, John. She was a devout Catholic who prayed daily and an exceptional maker of Italian dishes and baked goods. She was a kind and gentle person to all.

Connie was a 1944 graduate of Pittston High School, and was employed as a secretary in the garment industry prior to her marriage in 1952 to Samuel Angelella and becoming a full time home maker and mother.

She was a member of Corpus Christi Parish, West Pittston and a member of The Arc of Luzerne County for many years.

She was preceded in death by her husband Samuel in 1979, sisters Josephine Mantione, Mary Valenti, Jennie Galante, and Frances Galante; brother Frank along with an infant brother and sister.

Surviving are sons John, Mountaintop and Joseph, West Wyoming, grandson, John; sister Rose Rostock; sister-in-law Josephine Angelella; several nieces and nephews.

Connie’s family expresses their thanks and gratitude to the staff at Wesley Village and to Dr. Guy Fasciana for their kind and compassionate care over the years.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at 9:30am in Corpus Christi Parish, 605 Luzerne Avenue, West Pittston. The family will receive friends and relatives in the church from 8:30am until time of mass on Wednesday. Interment will be at the convenience of the family in Denison Cemetery, Swoyersville. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Corpus Christi Parish, Social Concern Committee. Arrangements are entrusted to Adonizio Funeral Home, LLC, 251 William Street, Pittston.

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