Mary E. Mecca, 82, of Scranton, died peacefully Tuesday morning in the Jewish Home of Eastern Pennsylvania. Her husband, the late Nicholas A. died January 9, 1999.
Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Attilio and Mary Husvar Delmore and was a graduate of Dunmore High School. Prior to retirement, she was a bank teller at FNCB in Dunmore.
Affectionately known as Nana, she was very proud of her grandchildren and all of their accomplishments. She enjoyed cooking for her family and spending time with them. She was a very strong, caring, funny, inquisitive and selfless woman, who always put the needs of others before her own. She will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved her.
Surviving are daughters; Marybeth Mecca and companion Bill Carson, Scranton, Dawn Mercado and husband Raymond, Throop and Nicole Mecca, Scranton. A son; Nicholas Mecca, Scranton and her beloved dog, Cinnamon.
Grandchildren; Ashley Mecca, Taylor, Anna and Anthony Mercado. Nieces, nephews and cousins.
The family would like to extend their gratitude to Drs. Lawrence, Ramos, Golden and Bormes as well as the nursing staff at Geisinger Community Medical Center and the Jewish Home of Eastern Pennsylvania for their kindness and compassion they showed Mary during her illness.
The funeral will be Saturday from the Carlucci-Golden-DeSantis Funeral Home Inc., 318 E. Drinker St., Dunmore with a mass at 9:30am in Mary, Mother of God Parish at Holy Rosary Church, 316 William St. North Scranton.
Interment, St. Catherine’s Cemetery, Moscow.
Friends may call Friday from 5-8pm at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of the Sacred Heart, 100 William St., Dunmore, Pa 18510 or the donor’s favorite charity.
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