On March 13, 2018, Genevieve Mazzeo passed peacefully into eternal life at the Hospice of the Sacred Heart at the age of 97. Genevieve was a resident of Pittston and most recently resided at Old Forge Manor.
Born in West Pittston, she was the daughter of the late Damiano and Philomena Carpinella Destefano. She was a graduate of West Pittston High School and since 1948, she had lived in Pittston. In her early years she had worked as a bookkeeper as well as worked in the local garment industry.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her three siblings, Michael Destefano, Amelia DeCarlo and Grace Maines. She became a widow in 1992 when her husband Patrick of 44 years passed away. Though missing him deeply she lived each day with faith and courage doing her best to be a blessing to her friends and family.
Surviving are her daughter Patricia and her husband J. David Lombardi, a grandson Scott and wife Bridgid, Archbald; a granddaughter Kimberly Georgetti, Old Forge; two great-granddaughters Clare Lombardi and Olivia Georgetti; brother-in-law Frank Mazzeo, Old Forge; sisters-in-law Victoria Vasil and Catherine Mazzeo, both of NJ; numerous nieces and nephews.
Special thank you to the staff of Old Forge Manor and staff of Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Dunmore for the compassionate care they provided to Genevieve.
Funeral services will be held Friday, March 16, 2018 at 9:15am from Adonizio Funeral Home, LLC, 251 William Street, Pittston with a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30am in St. Joseph Marello Parish, 237 William Street, Pittston. Interment will follow in West Pittston Cemetery. Friends may call Friday, March 16, 2018 from 8:15am until 9:15am at the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of the Scared Heart, 600 Baltimore Drive #7, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702.