Margaret V. (Nardone) Aquilina, 88, of Dupont, passed away Wednesday, January 8, 2020, on her 88Th birthday, in Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center.
Born in the Old Boston Section of Jenkins Township, she was the daughter of the late Giuseppe and Raefulcuia (DeStefano) Nardone.
She was a graduate of Jenkins Township High School and had worked in the local garment industry as a seamstress at Madeline’s Fashions Dupont. She was a member of the ILGW Union.
Margaret was a life member of St. Joseph Marello Parish, Pittston where she was a member of the Altar and Rosary Society for many years. She was a great cook and great baker she loved going to Walmart and the Dollar Store and to get her hair and nails done. Margaret loved to eat at Agolino’s restaurant and was like a mother to everyone. She was a loving wife and mother and will be greatly missed
She was preceded in death by her husband, Tony M. Aquilina on September 16, 2019; brothers, Alexander (Sandry) Nardone; Joseph Nardone; Frank Nardone; Michael Nardone and Victor Nardone; sisters, Victoria Nardone; Yolanda “CC Ya Ya” Tancredi; and Ann Presciutti.
Surviving are daughter, Annette Aquilina Sporer and her husband, Paul, Spring Brook; her son, Mark Aquilina, Dupont, numerous nieces and nephews.
Margaret’s family would like to thank Homebound Health Care, Wesley Village Rehab, and the nurses, aides, and physician of 5 West at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center for their wonderful care.
A mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10AM, Saturday January 11, 2020, in St. Joseph Marello Parish, 237 William Street, Pittston, interment will follow in Denison Cemetery, Swoyersville. Friends and family may call Saturday, January 11, 2020, from 8:30AM to 9:45AM at Adonizio Funeral Home, LLC 251William Street, Pittston. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Margaret’s honor to Luzerne County SPCA or St. Ann's Monastery and Shrine Basilica, Scranton.