Rosemary A. Davis


First Posted: 2/3/2013

Rosemary A. Davis, 86, of Luzerne, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 29 in Mercy Center, Dallas.

Born in Pittston on March 25, 1926, she was a daughter of the late John and Mary Brocani Forlenza.

She attended Pittston High School. She was a former member of St. Theresa Church, Wilkes-Barre. Rosemary and her husband, Marvin, lived in Washington, D.C. for 18 years, returning in 1969. Prior to her retirement, she was employed part-time for the Wilkes-Barre Area School District.

Rosemary enjoyed cooking, astrology, watching CNN and an occasional trip to Pocono Downs. She loved and cherished all her grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Marvin H. Davis, who passed in 2001, and a brother, John Forlenza Jr.

She is survived by a son, Fred A. Davis, and his wife, Lucille, Dallas; a daughter, Debra Goldberg, and her husband, Ken, Devon, Pa.; and grandchildren, Sarah Augustine, Eric, Lynn and Jenna Davis.

Blessing service was held Friday morning, Feb. 1, 2013, at the Howell-Lussi Funeral Home, 509 Wyoming Ave. West Pittston. The Rev. James Paisley officiated.

Entombment was in Denison Cemetery, Swoyersville.

If desired, memorial donations may be sent to Sisters of Mercy, P.O. Box 370, Dallas, PA 18612.

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