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Joan Fino Ciliberto

Joan Fino Ciliberto, 65, of Bear Creek Township, passed away Wednesday, April 15th, at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Hospital.

Born September 23, 1954, she was the daughter of the late Anthony and Joan Fino, West Pittston. Joan was a 1972 graduate of Wyoming Area High School and later attended the Pittston Hospital School of Nursing and King’s College. She was a Registered Nurse and worked at the American Red Cross for almost 40 years.

Surviving is her loving husband Tony, with whom she would have celebrated their 40th anniversary in June; her daughter, Emily Bell and husband, Geoff, Bear Creek Township; her daughter Rebecca, Plains; her son, Anthony, Plains; and her grandchildren, whom she loved so much more than, “a bushel and a peck”, Caleb and Lila. She leaves behind her sister and dear friend, Mary Grace Fino, Penn Lake; and her brothers, Dr. Gregory Fino and his wife, Louise, White Haven, and Tony Fino and his wife, Kathy, Pittston. Her niece, Polly, and nephews, Nick and Edward Fino. She is also survived by her father-in-law, Anthony Ciliberto, Pittston; her brother-in-law Dino Ciliberto and his wife Maureen, along with numerous cousins, aunts and uncles, and her dear friends.

Joan will be remembered as a loving wife, mother, sister, friend, and the most wonderful Granny. Joan was always doing for others and putting her family and friends first. She worried about her children every single day, a trait that she carried with her to the very end. She valued Sunday dinners with her family most of all. Joan loved cooking for her family always, but especially for every holiday. Above all, Joan cherished her time as a grandmother. Words cannot express how much she will be missed.

Her family would like to thank the wonderful nurses at Geisinger Wyoming Valley, who made it possible for them to talk to Joan during the past week, especially Kristen Seamans and Mary Kearns. Our deepest gratitude for their kindness during this time.

Due to COVID-19, a private funeral service will be held for the family. A memorial service will be scheduled at a later date.

Arrangements are entrusted to Adonizio Funeral Home, LLC, 251 William Street, Pittston.


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cleo40pp
Jun 20, 2020

Bob and I are very sorry for your loss. Joan was a great person to be around. I will always remember our time at the Bear Creek Elementary School functions with our children. Our prayers are with you and your family.

paulette Pietrzykoski and Bob Becker

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tissuedd
May 23, 2020

Tony,

Deepest Sympathy to you and your family. God Bless you all.

Jimmy Dennis and Family

West Wyoming

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deemeck
Apr 20, 2020

Dear Tony and family,

It saddened us to learn of Joan's passing. It seems like yesterday we shared times while our daughters played soccer on the same team.Joan was so kind and so funny. May her memory be eternal. Denise and JP Meck

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fantasykitchens
Apr 20, 2020

Tony & family, so sorry to hear about your loss. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. Dominick Costantino & Family

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paulsal
Apr 19, 2020

Joan has taped me for blood many times , today I maid my 142 nd donation and she was on my mind for every drop


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