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Leona (Eleanor) Sartorio

Leona (Eleanor) Sartorio, 89, of Pittston, passed away Monday, January 18, 2021, in Regional Hospital, Scranton.

Born in Pittston on February 3, 1931, she was the daughter of the late William and Catherine (Wall) Rizzo.

Eleanor was a graduate of Pittston High School. She will be missed by all.

In addition to her parents, Eleanor was preceded in death by her husband, Peter Sartorio; infant son Peter; son-in-law Douglas Trusavage; brothers Peter and James Rizzo and sisters Genevieve Petroski and Rose Davis.

Surviving are her son, Samuel Abate Jr. and his wife Barbara, Jessup; daughters, Catherine Trusavage, Pittston and Josephine Semenza and her husband George, Factoryville; brother, Joseph Rizzo and his wife Janet, Pittston and Pauline Cobb Bethlehem; 5 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.

Private funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family with a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Joseph Marello Parish and interment in St. Rocco’s Cemetery.Arrangements are entrusted to Adonizio Funeral Home, LLC, 251 William Street, Pittston.

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Jan 25, 2021

Dear Josie.. I am so sorry for your loss, my heart brakes for you my Sister.. Just know that your mom is with God looking down. and we will all see her again.. I love you


Jan 24, 2021

Dear Josie and Sam... so sorry to hear of your mom’s passing... I remember her as a kind warm person...may u find comfort in happy memories... love your cousin Grace

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