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Nicholas J. Lello


Nicholas J. Lello, 92, of Dupont, passed away Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at Wesley Village, Pittston.

Born in Dupont on October 1, 1925, he was the son of the late Nicola and Elizabeth Pannunzio Lello.

Nick was a graduate of Dupont High School and received his degree in Accounting from the University of Scranton. He served our country in the Marine Corp. during World War II. Nick worked as a case worker for the State of Pennsylvania, Department of Public Welfare. After his retirement, he volunteered at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center.

He was a member of the Dupont AMVETS and a former member of the Luzerne County Italian American Association. Nick was a 30 year member of Emanon Country Club. He was a PIAA Referee and timekeeper for Pittston Area football games for many years. Nick was a longtime Penn State and Miami Dolphins fan.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Elizabeth Ann Giacometti Lello and brothers, Paul and Clem Lello.

Surviving are daughters, Lisa Morreale and husband, David, Pittston Twp. and Lenora Lello and Michael Twomey, Hughestown; grandchildren, David Morreale, Nicholas and his wife, Santina Morreale, Marissa Morreale and Coran Twomey; as well as brother-in-law, Harry and his wife, Josephine Giacometti and numerous nieces and nephews.

The family would like to thank Dr. Gerald Gibbons, Dr. Jackie Lee, the staff at Wesley Village, and Hospice of the Sacred Heart for the excellent care they provided to Nick.

Memorial donations may be made to: Hospice of the Sacred Heart, St. Joseph Marello Parish, or The Dupont AMVETS.

Friends may call Friday, October 27, 2017 from 4-8PM at Adonizio Funeral Home, LLC, 251 William Street, Pittston. A mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Nick’s first cousin, Rev. Joseph Adonizio on Saturday, October 28, 2017 at 10AM in St. Joseph Marello Parish, 237 William Street, Pittston. The family will receive friends again, on Saturday from 9AM until the time of mass at the funeral home. Entombment will be at the convenience of the family in Denison Cemetery.

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