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Peggy Rincavage

Peggy Rincavage, 97, of Pittston, passed away Thursday, June 18, 2020, at the home of her daughter surrounded by family.

Born in Pittston on March 24, 1923, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Winifred (Culkin) Hood. She was a graduate of Pittston High School and retired from the Pittston Area School District.

Peggy was completely devoted to her family. She always kept up to date on what her grandchildren and great-grandchildren were doing. When everyone was together she would make her famous pies and piggies. She has created a tradition of pie making that has already reached into the third generation. She was a hardworking and loving person who always placed her concern for others before her own. Words cannot express how much she will be missed.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Stanley Rincavage on June 23, 2009; sisters, Mary Schriver, Jean Himm, and Joan Dutko; and brother, Robert Hood.

Surviving are her brother, Francis Hood and his wife Doris, Connecticut; sister in law,

Wanda Rincavage, Pittston; son, Robert Rincavage and his wife Mary Ann, Yatesville; daughter, Maureen Richards and her husband Edward, Williamsport; grandchildren, Maura Nester and her husband Josh; Kristen Taran and her husband Tiberiu; and Robyn Diesel and her husband Tony; great-grandchildren, Eva, Claire, Noel, Lavinia, and Octavia; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

The family wishes to thank Dr. Tina George and her staff for all their care and concern.

Funeral services will be private and at the convenience of the family with interment in Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Wyoming.Memorial donations may be made to the Food Pantry of the Care and Concern Ministries at St. John the Evangelist Church, William Street, Pittston.Arrangements are entrusted to Adonizio Funeral Home, LLC, 251 William Street, Pittston.


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Jul 03, 2020

Dear Maureen and Ed, We are so sorry for your loss. We remember your mother as a wonderful, kind woman when I took piano lessons from you at her home. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. Love, Sondra Cencetti Morgan and Angie Cencetti


Jun 25, 2020

Dear Ronnie, Maureen & Family,

We are so sorry for your loss. God blessed your mother with a long and happy life. May she rest in peace.

The Joivell Family


Jun 23, 2020

Ronnie and Mary Ann/Maureen and Ed:

So sorry to hear of your mom’s passing. She was the matriarch of such an amazing family. I’m sure that her and my mom are “talking up a storm” as we speak. Renee and I have you in our thoughts and prayers. Hope to see you guys again soon.

Bob and Renee Murphy


Jun 23, 2020


I am very sorry to read of your Mother’s death. She was a very beautiful woman. Please know that I am keeping you, Ed, and your family in my thoughts and prayers.


Jun 22, 2020

Ron,Mary Ann and family we were deeply sadden to hear of Pegs passing you are in our thoughts and prayers.

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