Maryann Hurtt, 90, of Yatesville, passed away Wednesday, January 19, 2022, at home surrounded by her loving family.
Born on December 5, 1931, she was the daughter of the late Louis and Bernadine Musto Colarusso.
Maryann attended Yatesville Public Schools and graduated from Jenkins Township High School. She furthered her education at Mercy Hospital School of Nursing. She worked as a nurse at Wilkes-Barre Mercy Hospital until the birth of her children.
Maryann cherished her children and grandchildren. She along with her late husband, Thomas, provided a loving and caring home. One of the greatest memories for Maryann’s children are the delicious Italian holiday meals and the many New Year’s Eve parties. Maryann’s love for family did not stop at her husband, children, and grandchildren. The love for her sisters was well known by all. The sisters shared their lives and experiences daily. They were known for their 9:00pm coffee gatherings. After the loss of her sisters, the beloved tradition carried on with her son, Carleton.
When Maryann was not busy with family, she enjoyed reading and was a dedicated sports fan with a love for the New York Yankees and Philadelphia Eagles. She also enjoyed trips to Atlantic City and New York City.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas C. Hurtt; son, Thomas Charles Hurtt Jr.; son-in-law, Charles Yarick; grandson, John Thomas Hurtt; sisters, Josephine Sebastianelli, Jennie Colarusso, Amelia Calabro, Margaret Bell, Louise Colarusso and Lena Colarusso; and brothers, Anthony Colarusso, Ralph Colarusso and Louis Colarusso, Jr.
Surviving are her daughters, Leah Yarick, West Pittston and Sandra Lemoncelli and her husband, Robert (Jay), West Pittston; sons, Carleton Hurtt and his wife, Sharon, Yatesville and Atty. John Hurtt and his wife, Melissa, Yatesville; grandchildren, Charles Yarick and his wife, Aine; Robert Lemoncelli and his wife, Kristen; Jenna Lemoncelli; Samantha Macareo and her husband, Joseph; Ashley Hurtt; and Thomas Hurtt; a great-granddaughter, Vienna Lemoncelli; numerous nieces and nephews.
We promised to be brave and strong like you. But, we are broken. We are crying for ourselves, how life will never be the same without you. Rest peacefully, Ma, we will meet again.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Tuesday, January 25, 2022, at 1pm in St. Joseph Marello Parish, 237 William Street, Pittston. Those attending are asked to go directly to the church. Private interment, Denison Cemetery, Swoyersville.