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Leona Caputo

Leona Caputo, 88, of Hughestown, passed away Friday, June 30, 2023, in Geisinger Community Medical Center, Scranton.

Born in Dupont on August 21, 1934, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Agnes Lentowski Tetlak.

She attended Dupont schools and worked in the local garment industry. She was a member of ILGW Union.

In addition to her parents, Leona was preceded in death by her husband, Albert J. Caputo; siblings, John (Jack), Frank, Edward, Stanley, Joseph, Charles, and Adam Tetlak and Helen Nasternak, Mary Larnard, Lottie Chesar, and Arlene Sawkulick.

A loving wife and mother, Leona enjoyed working in her yard, cleaning her home, and shopping at Wegman’s and King of Prussia.

Leona’s creative decorating and traditional baking made holidays magical for her family.

Surviving is her daughter, Janet Caputo and her husband Attilio Laschi, Hughestown; sisters-in-law, Rose LoBrutto, Pittston Township and Lucy Beshara, Texas; numerous nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends and relatives Wednesday, July 5, 2023 from 8am-9am in Adonizio Funeral Home, LLC, 251 William Street, Pittston. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 9:30am in Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, 215 Lackawanna Avenue, Dupont. Interment, parish cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice.


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