Josephine M. Petitto, 92, Dunmore, died Thursday morning at her home.
Born in Dunmore, she was the daughter of the late Angelo and Crocefissa “Gertrude” Falzone Petitto. She was a lifelong member of SS. Anthony & Rocco Parish and its Altar and Rosary Society in Dunmore, and for many years led the rosary on Tuesday nights at St. Rocco’s Church. Josephine was a graduate of Dunmore High School and prior to retirement worked as a secretary at St. Rocco’s and St. Anthony’s in Dunmore as well as St. Mary’s in Old Forge.
She is survived by one brother, Dr. William Petitto, of Oakmont, Pa, nephews, Angelo Petitto and his wife, Carolyn, "the Cook," of Dunmore; Joseph Petitto and Karen, of Taylor; nieces, Maryrose Ratay and husband Frank and Trudy Ferraldo and her husband James, both of Gouldsboro; great-nieces, Andrea Long and Alisa Petitto, both of Dunmore; and great-nephew, Angelo Petitto Jr.; great-great-niece, Gabrielle Long; and great-great-nephew, Logan Baum, of Dunmore; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was also preceded in death by brothers, Anthony, Frank, Sammy, Joseph, Victor and two infant brothers; and sisters, Grace Petitto, Esther Anticoli and Mary Petitto whom died February 25th.
The funeral will be Monday from the Carlucci-Golden-DeSantis Funeral Home, Inc. 318 East Drinker Street in Dunmore with a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:30AM in St. Rocco’s Church in Dunmore. Interment will take place in St. Catherine’s Cemetery in Moscow.
Friends may call Monday from 8:30AM to 11AM at the funeral home.
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