Claire A. Solano, 87, of Westminister Section of Jenkins Township, passed away Thursday, February 7, 2019 in The Gardens at East Mountain.
Born August 15, 1931, in Jenkins Township, she was the daughter of the late Dominick and Cora Jenkins Rodeghiero.
Mrs. Solano was a graduate of Jenkins Township High School . She was a homemaker and a devoted mother most of her life. Prior to her marriage, she worked at the Rex Shoe Factory and in later years, worked at Tuft Tex Carpet in Plains, until her retirement.
Mrs. Solano was a member of St. Joseph Marello Parish, Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Pittston. She was a member of the altar and rosary society and served on numerous church committees over the years. She was a wonderful mother, sister and grandmother who will truly be missed.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 61 years, Frank Solano.
Surviving are her sons Frank Solano and his wife Patti, Coppell, Texas; and David Solano and his wife Linda, State College; daughters Linda Solano, Lewes, Delaware; Elaine Sautner and her husband Bob, Middleburg; MaryClaire Prete and her husband Tony, Jenkins Township; Carla Convry and her husband John, Reinholds; Christine Silinskie and her husband Joe, Jenkins Township; grandchildren Lauren and Paige Solano; Maria, Nicole and David Solano; Rachel Hunt and her husband Daniel; Alex Prete; Brittany and John Convry; Amy, Julie, MaryGrace and Joseph Silinskie; sisters Catherine Fries, Jenkins Township; Shirley Ercolani and her husband Louis, Bear Creek; brothers Larry Rodeghiero and his wife Lorraine, Jenkins Township; Dave Rodeghiero and his wife MaryAnn, Jenkins Township; Richard Rodeghiero and his wife Ruth, Quakertown; Lee Rodeghiero and his wife Carol, Avoca; numerous nieces and nephews.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday, February 11, 2019 at 9:30am in St. Joseph Marello Parish, 237 William Street, Pittston. Those attending are asked to go directly to the church on Monday morning. Interment, Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Carverton. Friends may call Sunday, February 10, 2019 from 5pm – 8pm in Adonizio Funeral Home, LLC, 251 William Street, Pittston. The doors of the funeral home will open at 5pm. Memorial donations may be made to St. Joseph Marello Parish, Alzheimer’s Association or to the Hospice of the Sacred Heart.