First Posted: 7/21/2013
Frances J. Galante, 89, formerly of Pittston, passed away Saturday, July 20, 2013 Wesley Village, Jenkins Township.
Born in Pittston on May 17, 1924, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Angeline Dominick Galante.
She was a graduate of Pittston High School and attended Villanova University.
Frances was retired from InterMetro Industries, where she had worked for many years as a secretary. After retirement, she volunteered at St. Rocco’s Church.
She was a loving sister and aunt and she will be truly missed.
Frances was a member of Corpus Christi Parish, West Pittston.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by siblings Josephine Mantione, Jennie Galante, Frank Galante and infant siblings,Josephine and Frank.
Surviving are her sisters, Connie Angelella, Jenkins Township; Rose Rostock and her husband, Ralph, Wyoming; and Mary Valenti, Wyoming; numerous nieces and nephews. Frances was a special aunt to her disabled special nephew, John.
The family would like to thank Dr. Guy Fasciana for the care he provided to Frances while at Wesley Village.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 24, 2013 in Corpus Christi Parish, 605 Luzerne Ave., West Pittston. Interment will follow in Dension Cemetery, Swoyersville. According to Frances’ wishes, there were no calling hours. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the Peter J. Adonizio Funeral Home, 251 William St., Pittston. Online condolences may be made at www.peterjadoniziofuneralhome.