Margaret Strucke, 101, of Dupont, passed away Wednesday, January 22, 2020, in Allied Services Hospice Center, Scranton.
Born in Dupont on November 24, 1918, she was the daughter of the late Phillip and Carmella Bianco Cocco. Margaret was one of 13 children.
She was a graduate of Dupont High School. In her earlier years, she had worked in the local garment industry and was a member of the ILGW union. She was a member of Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, Dupont. She will be truly missed.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Edward J. Strucke in 2012; sons, Jonathan and Robert Strucke; and grandchildren, Antoinette and Phillip Strucke.
Surviving are her son, Edward Strucke and his wife Patricia, Granada Hills, CA; grandchildren, Kimberly Orkwis and her husband Fred, Pittston; Christina Miller and fiancé Rob Soule, Nanticoke; Darryl Strucke, CA; and Robert Strucke and companion Christine Rosenski, Pittston; 8 great-grandchildren; one great-great grandson; brother, Albert Cocco, Suscon; daughters-in-law, Carol Strucke, Pittston and Susan Strucke, West Pittston; numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be Monday, January 27, 2020, at 11:15am from Adonizio Funeral Home, LLC, 251 William Street, Pittston with a Mass of Christian Burial at 12noon in Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, 215 Lackawanna Avenue, Dupont. Interment, parish cemetery. Friends may call Sunday, January 26, 2020, from 5pm-8pm at the funeral home.