Charles Alfano, 76, of West Pittston, passed away Thursday, August 15, 2019, in Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Plains Township.
Born in Pittston on August 14, 1943, he was the son of the late Angelo and Josephine Butera Alfano,
He was a graduate of West Pittston High School and Lackawanna Junior College.
Charlie ran J&A Manufacturing Company in Scranton for 16 years. He currently served as councilman in West Pittston borough.
He was devoted to his wife, children and grandchildren and enjoyed attending their many activities. His favorite material things were his cars that he always kept meticulous.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by an infant sister, Frances Alfano.
Surviving are his wife of 47 years, Irene Bone Alfano; son, Angelo Alfano and his wife Holly; daughter, Joanne Hassay and her husband James; grandchildren, Charlie, Tanner and Madelin, all of West Pittston; aunt, Helen Butera; 4 brothers-in-law; 2 sisters-in-law; friend and Gumba, Mike Fino; his four-legged grandson, Mugsy; many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Friends may call Sunday, August 18, 2019, in Corpus Christi Parish, 605 Luzerne Avenue, West Pittston from 4pm to 8pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday, August 19, 2019, at 1pm in Corpus Christi Parish. Entombment will be in Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Carverton. Memorial donations may be made to Social Concerns Committee of Corpus Christi Parish. Arrangements are entrusted to Adonizio Funeral Home, LLC, 251 William Street, Pittston.