First Posted: 2/24/2013
John A. Parente, 93, of West Pittston, passed away Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, in Hospice Community Care, Mercy Hospital, Wilkes-Barre.
Born in Italy on Feb. 14, 1920, John was a life member of Corpus Christi Parish/Immaculate Conception Church, West Pittston, and a member of the Holy Name Society.
He was formerly employed as an electrician.
Preceding him in death was his wife, Amelia, in 1999.
Surviving are his daughters, Lois Ciali and her husband, James, and Yvonne Maniet, both of West Pittston; sisters, Angelina, Australia, and Tilda, Italy; and six grandchildren, James and John Ciali; Christina, Jennifer and Jacqueline Maniet, and Alycia Maniet Verdine.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held Saturday, Feb. 23 in Immaculate Conception Church with Monsignor John Sempa as celebrant. Interment was in West Pittston Cemetery.
Arrangements are entrusted to the Anthony Recupero Funeral Home, West Pittston.