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Rosemary O’Boyle Bernosky

Rosemary O’Boyle Bernosky, 92, formerly of Harding, passed away peacefully Thursday, December 5, 2019, in Wesley Village, Jenkins Township.

Born January 30, 1927, she was the daughter of the late James and Rose (Carroll) O’Boyle. She was preceded in death by her husband of 47 years, Simon J. Bernosky, in 2000.

She was a 1944 graduate of St. John the Evangelist High School in Pittston. After graduating from Scranton – Lackawanna Business College, she was employed as a legal secretary at the law firm of Blewitt, White, Jennings, and Quinn, Pittston until 1954. Rosemary and Simon moved to Montrose, Susquehanna County in 1955 and returned to the area in 1968 when Simon became the head basketball coach and athletic director at Wyoming Area High School. Rosemary was employed as an administrative assistant for the magisterial district judge, Carmen Maffei, in West Pittston until her retirement in 1985. Rosemary lived in Harding until 2013 when she then moved to Brooks Estates (Wesley Village) in Jenkins Township.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her son, John (August 2019), brothers Joseph, Frank, James, and John O’Boyle, and sister, Annora Centrella.

She is survived by daughter Ann (Herbert) Bressler, sons Paul (Lisa) Bernosky, James (Nicole) Bernosky, Mark Bernosky, daughter-in-law Laurel Bernosky, grandchildren Herb (Colleen) Bressler and Lisa (Arron) Visneski, Si, Jarod, and Emily Bernosky, Jimi, Ridge, and Blade Bernosky, Taylor and Bree Bernosky, great-grandchildren Patrick and Mackenzie Bressler, step-grandchildren Shayna, David, and Jennifer, step great-grandchildren Tristan, Keeley, Maddie, Audrey, and Claire, numerous nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends and relatives Tuesday, December 10, 2019, from 9am-11am in St. John the Evangelist Church, 35 William Street, Pittston with Mass of Christian Burial at 11am. Interment will follow in Mt. Olivet Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Care and Concern Ministry, St. John the Evangelist Church. Arrangements are entrusted to Adonizio Funeral Home, LLC, 251 William Street, Pittston.

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