Genevieve Kathryn Sileo, 93, formerly of Dunmore, died Saturday morning in Mountain View Care Center, Scranton. She was preceded in death by her husband the late Joseph S. Sileo, in 2007.
Born in Dunmore, daughter of the late Peter and Mary Galasso Battista, she was a graduate of Dunmore High School and went on to attend the former Marywood College. Prior to her retirement she had been employed by the Scranton-Lackawanna Human Development Agency. She was a member of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish in Dunmore and the Elmhurst Country Club Women’s Auxiliary. Genevieve enjoyed cooking, baking, and playing cards, and was also an avid golfer.
Surviving are her children, son Joseph Sileo and wife Susan of Clarks Summit; daughters Mary Lou Pietryka and husband Peter of Syracuse, NY; Margaret Rosenella and husband Patrick of Harrisburg; and Patricia Scombordi and husband Louis of Archbald; 9 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
She was also preceded in death by her sisters, Nellie Berryman, Catherine Igoe, and Lucille Battista.
The funeral will be Wednesday from the Carlucci-Golden-DeSantis Funeral Home, Inc., 318 E. Drinker St., Dunmore, with Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. in St. Mary of Mount Carmel Church, Chestnut St., Dunmore. Interment to follow in Fairview Memorial Park, Elmhurst Township.;
Friends may call at the funeral home on Tuesday from 5-8 p.m.
Contributions in Genevieve’s memory may be made to St. Joseph’s Center, 2010 Adams Ave., Scranton, 18509.
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St. Joseph’s Center Foundation
2010 Adams Avenue, Scranton PA 18509