First Posted: 7/13/2008
Janet M. LaFratte, Pittston Township, died July 11, 2008 at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Hospital.
Born in Exeter, she was a daughter of Bohumil Svab and Veronica Petrus Svab. She attended Pittston High School and was a member of St. Maria Goretti Church, Laflin.
She was preceded in death by her husband Michael R. LaFratte, and a sister, Antonia Svab.
Surviving are daughters, Ann Marie Lafratte, Pittston Township, and Elayne and husband Matt Amico, Falls; a son, Michael Lafratte and wife, the former Antoinette Tubioli, West Pittston; grandchildren, Mark Anderson, Pittston Twp.; Maggie Amico, Falls; and Michael, Elijah, and Noah LaFratte, West Pittston; a brother, Robert Svab, Plains, two sisters, Madelyn Neri, Md., Elizabeth Hawk, N.Y.
The funeral will be Tuesday at 9 a.m. with Mass at 9:30 in St. Maria Goretti Church Laflin. Interment, Memorial Shrine, Carverton. Calling hours are Monday from 4 to 7 p.m. and Tuesday 8 to 9 a.m. in the Adonizio Funeral Home. 521 Williams St., Pittston Pa.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Maria Goretti Parish or American Red Cross.