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Mary Volpe

Mary Volpe, 92, of Pittston, passed away Wednesday, May 29, 2019, in Manor Care, Kingston.

Born in Nanticoke on August 5, 1926, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Sara Makarczyk Gajewski.

She was a graduate of Nanticoke High School and Wilkes-Barre Business College.

In her earlier years, Mary worked in the local garment industry. She enjoyed traveling, with her husband, across the country. Mary also enjoyed trips to Atlantic City. Her children and grandchildren brought her the most joy. She enjoyed making meals for family gatherings. Mary was a loving mother, grandmother, sister and aunt and will be truly missed.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Charles S. Volpe; brother Anthony Gajewski; and sister Sophia Mazurkiewicz.

Surviving are her children, Charlene Barge and her husband Garrick, Pittston; Mary Ann Buckley and her husband Robert, West Pittston and Angelo Volpe and his wife Mary, Tampa, Florida; grandchildren, Kimberly Kline and her husband Daniel; Michele Tilyou and her husband Michael Orr; Christine Buckley; Lauren Ginocchetti; Eric Volpe; and Byron Bates and his wife Rachael; great-grandchildren, Jacob, Kaitlyn, Bella, Vincent, and Colson; sister, Jean Zawodniak, Dallas; numerous nieces and nephews.

Friends may call Saturday, June 1, 2019 from 8:30am-9:45am in Adonizio Funeral Home, LLC, 251 William Street, Pittston. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday at 10am in St. Joseph Marello Parish, 237 William Street, Pittston. Interment will follow in St. Rocco’s Cemetery, Pittston.

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