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Phyllis G. Smacchi

Phyllis G. Smacchi, 77, formerly of Pittston, passed away Tuesday morning, November 9, 2021 with her children by her side.

Born in Pittston on October 30, 1944, she was the daughter of the late Peter and Rose Chaump Galli.


Phyllis was a graduate of Northeast High School, class of 1963. She was employed for many years as a custodian for the Pittston Area School District and the Wilkes-Barre Vo-tech. She was a lifelong member of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church in Pittston.


Phyllis was a loving mother and grandmother and her family was blessed by her caring and giving nature. Family was everything to Phyllis. She worked tirelessly to make life better for her children even during the most difficult of times. She provided that same devotion to family to her grandchildren, whom she adored. She will be greatly missed.


In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by brothers, Louis, Fredrick and Eugene Galli and sister, Emma Gagliardi.


Surviving are her children, Danielle Bulzoni and her husband, Michael, Duryea; David Smacchi and his wife Nancy, Shavertown; grandchildren, Giovanna and Dominic Smacchi and Maci Bulzoni; sister-in-law, Philomena Galli, Pittston; and numerous nieces and nephews.


A special thanks to the nursing staff at Wesley Village who provided exceptional and compassionate care to Phyllis throughout her time there.


A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday, November 12, 2021, at 9:30am in St. Joseph Marello Parish, 237 William Street, Pittston. Private interment in Mt. Olivet Cemetery. There will be no calling hours. Those attending the funeral mass are asked to go directly to the church on Friday morning. Arrangements are entrusted to Adonizio Funeral Home, LLC, 251 William Street, Pittston.


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