Carmel A. Montini, 89, of Pittston Township, passed away Thursday, January 31, 2019, in Wilkes-Barre General Hospital.
Born in Pittston on February 4, 1929, she was the daughter of the late James and Angela Cannerossi Aita.
She was a graduate of Pittston Township High School and in her earlier years had worked for RCA and Westinghouse. Carmel also worked in the local garment industry.
She was a life-member of St. Joseph Marello Parish as well as a member of the Altar and Rosary society and choir.
She was the primary caregiver to her son Ricky until his passing in 2014.
Carmel was a loving mother, grandmother, and sister and will be truly missed.
In addition to her parents and son, she was preceded in death by her husband Anthony Montini and her sister Angela Aita.
Surviving are her sons Tony Montini and his wife Bonnie, Suscon and Don Montini and his wife Debbie, Avoca; grandchildren, Tara, Joey, and Michael Montini and Anthony, Donald, and Nicholas Montini; sister Rosaria Aita, Pittston Township; brothers Pat Aita and his wife Eleanor, Hughestown and James Aita and his wife Elaine, Scranton; numerous nieces and nephews.
Special thank you to Dr. Lombardo, Dr. Biscotti, and the staff at Highland Manor for the compassionate care they provided Carmel.
Funeral services will be Tuesday, February 5, 2019, at 9am 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, St. John the Evangelist Cemetery, Pittston. Friend may call Monday, February 4, 2019, from 5pm-8pm at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Joseph’s Center, 2010 Adams Avenue, Scranton, PA 18509.