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Albert “Butchie” Serino

Albert “Butchie” Serino, 77, of Pittston, passed away Friday evening, March 13, 2020, in Wilkes-Barre General Hospital.

Born in Pittston on September 18, 1942, he was the son of the late Angelo and Josephine Castro Serino.

He was a graduate of Pittston High School and the University of Scranton. He was owner and operator of multiple dress factories in the area.

His family was his greatest joy in life and he especially loved his six grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Marie Serino and niece, Donna Capone.

Surviving are his wife of 50 years, Virginia Capone Serino; daughter, Gia Fahey and her husband Joe, Pittston Township; sons, A.J. Serino and his wife Renee, Yatesville; Mark Serino and his wife Alauna, Yatesville; and Angelo Serino and his wife Sharon, Suscon; grandchildren, Ava, Milania, Ciera, Lola, Nicholas, and Leah Serino; sister-in-law, Michacline Capone; nephew and niece, Ronald and Jeanine Capone Ralston, cousins, and many friends.

Special thank you to the nurses at Wesley Village; the hospice nurses and the nurses at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital 5thfloor for the compassionate care they provided to Butchie and his family.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Tuesday, March 17, 2020, at 9:30am in St. Joseph Marello Parish, 237 William Street, Pittston. Those attending are asked to go directly to church. According to Butchie’s wishes there will be no calling hours. Interment will be private and at the convenience of the family.


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