On Monday morning Adeline Scaramastra-Ray passed away peacefully at Regional Hospital, Scranton. She was preceded in death by her husband and love of her life, Carl.
Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Rocco and Catherine Schiappa Scaramastra. She was a graduate of West Scranton High School and the historic St. Frances Cabrini School. She was a long-time employee of Mayflower Mfg. Co. and later at Mc Donald’s Restaurant.
Adeline had a deep love and commitment to St. Lucy’s Parish where she was a member of their Altar and Rosary Society. She attended daily Mass and St. Ann’s yearly Novena. Dedicated to living God’s word, she was a volunteer at the former Holy Family Residence, American Heart Association, American Cancer society, Daffodil Days and Ronald McDonald House Benefit.
She enjoyed playing cards with her dear friends in the Mal-li-okie Club. Her frequent casino trips with friends Bob and Mary Ann were the highlight of the day. Her most treasured times were those spent with family. Christmas was her favorite where she spoiled her family with special dishes. Her sense of humor and zest for life made her unforgettable. She was a blessing to all who knew her and will remain in our hearts and memories.
A truly loving wife, mother, grandmother, sibling and aunt, Adeline is survived by daughters, Carol Albright and husband Gary, Danville and Barbara Pohutsky and husband Joseph, Scranton. Grandchildren, Danielle Kuhn and husband Don and Joseph Pohutsky. A brother, Rocco Scaramastra and wife Peggy, Santa Barbara, CA. Dear friend, Bob Mrykalo. Several nieces, nephews and cousins.
The family would like to thank the staff at the Gardens of Green Ridge for the wonderful care and abundant love they gave her while she was a resident.
She was also preceded in death by her siblings, an infant sister, Vincenzina, Joanne Fasano, Mary Lambo, Connie Sacchetti, Ann Marie Yanover, Nicholas, Julio, Vincent and Angelo Scaramastra.
A funeral Mass will be held on Friday at 10:30am at St. Lucy’s Church, Scranton St., Scranton.
Entombment, Cathedral Cemetery, Scranton.
Family and friends may pay their respects from 9:30am until the time of the Mass.
Arrangements are under the care and direction of Savino Traditional Funerals and Cremation Care, 157 S. Main Ave. Scranton, Carl J. Savino, Jr., supervisor.
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