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Mathilda Jane Burton

Mathilda Jane Burton, 72, of Lake Ariel, passed away Wednesday, April 19, 2023, in Allied Services Hospice, Scranton.

Born in Hughestown on October 3, 1950, she was the daughter of the late Harry Orzello Sr. and Mary Grace Hoban Orzello.

Mathilda had worked as a school psychologist for the Penns Grove-Carneys Point Regional School District’s Child Study Team in New Jersey for many years.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by brothers, Harry Orzello, Jr. and Thomas Orzello.

Surviving are her husband, Thomas J. Burton; son, Thomas Brandon Burton (Jessica), Bensalem; grandchildren, Abigail Burton and Joshua Burton; sisters, Mary Lever (William), Exeter and Candice Tetlak, Dupont; brothers, Richard Orzello (Karen), Pittston; John Orzello (Kim), Hughestown; and Eugene Orzello, Hughestown; uncle, the Reverend Joseph Adonizio, Hughestown; numerous nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends and relatives Tuesday, April 25, 2023, from 8:30am-9:15am in Adonizio Funeral Home, LLC, 251 William Street, Pittston. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 9:30am in St. Joseph Marello Parish, 237 William Street, Pittston.

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