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Clara Marie Scavo

Clara Marie Scavo, 83, of Old Forge, passed away Friday, January 19, 2024, at home. 


Born in Pittston on December 8, 1940, she was the daughter of the late Peter and Julia Lussi Nardone.

She was raised in the Old Boston section of Jenkins Township and a graduate of Jenkins Township – Yatesville Joint High School, class of 1958.  She was a graduate of beauty school and in her earlier years, self-employed as a beautician.


In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Santo Scavo in 2003, brother Albert “Abie” Nardone, and grandson, Christopher Glasgow.


Surviving are her daughters, Jude Glasgow, Dupont and Sandra Scavo, Old Forge; grandchildren, Justin (Erika) Glasgow and Trisjin Spencer; great grandchildren, Kallie, Nolan, King, and Luna; her beloved dog, Sassy; nieces and nephews. 


Clara had many passions which included baking, cooking, camping, going on trips and spending time with friends and family. She made friends wherever she went and would talk with them for hours. But her greatest love was her family. She would pass the time playing Scrabble or at the casino, usually on a Sunday after church.


Special thank you to Allied Hospice for the excellent care they provided to Clara.


A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday, January 26, 2024 at 9:30am in St. Joseph Marello Parish, 237 William Street, Pittston.  Private interment in Denison Cemetery, Swoyersville.  Arrangements are entrusted to Adonizio Funeral Home, LLC, Pittston. 

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