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Isabel Elizabeth Mirro Lucarella - Saturday, 3/11/2017

Isabel Elizabeth Mirro Lucarella, of West Pittston, passed away on March 4, 2017. She and her devoted husband, Rinaldo "Rene" Lucarella, would have celebrated 65 years of marriage this October.

Born in West Pittston, she was a daughter of the late Vincenzo and Concetta DeSpirito Mirro. Isabel was a graduate of West Pittston High School, Class of 1948. Following graduation, she was employed at the Hitchner Biscuit Company, Drury Pants Factory, First Bank of Pittston, and lastly Avon for over 50 years, where she was a member of the President's Club.

She was a member of Second Presbyterian Church, Pittston, where she served many roles including Secretary, Deacon, member of the Golden Star Bible Class, and Sunday school teacher.

Isabel loved Sunday dinners following church, cooking the sauce and making any food for her family to enjoy together. These were the times she cherished the most. She was also known for her love of animals, especially her many cats throughout the years.

The family wishes to thank Dr. James Bruno and Celtic Healthcare Hospice for their compassionate care.

In addition to her husband, she is also survived by her children, Elaine Bell and husband, William, of West Pittston; Louis V. Lucarella and wife, Julie, Duryea; Anna Marie Sernak and husband, James, Drums; Suzanne Bratlee and husband, Ross, Fairhope, Alabama, as well as sister-in-law, Esther Mirro, brother-in-law, Raymond Lucarella, numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

She is also survived by her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, who when they said "I love you", she would always respond with "Love you more". Grandchildren Erin Brogna (Alex); Cathleen Schmonsees (Kevin); Sara Thomas (Keith); Cara Bell (Michael Green); Jennie Davis (Robert); Emily Whitaker (Tyler); Grace Bratlee (Shawn Driesbaugh); Anna Bratlee (Jared Marien); Great-grandchildren Anthony Saitta; Grace Schmonsees; Ali Brogna; Benjamin Thomas; Morgan Schmonsees; Isabel Davis; Zoe Thomas; Delia Davis.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by great-grandson, Luke Richard Thomas; brothers, Joseph, Carmen, David Mirro; sisters, Carmella Parente, Grace & Genevieve Mirro.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 11th at 11:00 a.m. at the Second Presbyterian Church, Pittston, with Rev. James Thyren, officiating. Interment will be at the convenience of the family in Memorial Shrine Cemetery, Carverton.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Second Presbyterian Church, 143 Parsonage Street, Pittston, PA 18640.

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From: Marie and Jody Marranca

Location: West Pittston , PA    Date: 2017-03-12

Dear Elaine and Lucarella Family, So very sorry for your loss of your dear Mom. We were out of town n just read the obituary. Praying God will grant you all peace and understanding at this sad time. Our sincere sympathies, Marie and Jody

From: Bonnie and Richard terran

Location: , PA    Date: 2017-03-11

We are so sorry for your loss. Lucarella family has always been wonderfull neighbors and family. We think of you often and our prayers are with you all.

From: Michael Perhach

Location: swoyersville, PA    Date: 2017-03-10

Our deepest sympathy to you and your family.What a lovely lady she will be missed. your friend mike and marge perhach and family, all your friends at pizza l'oven

From: El McMeen

Location: HUNTINGDON, PA    Date: 2017-03-10

Condolences from the McMeens on the loss of your mother, Suzanne. She sounds like a wonderful woman, wife, mother, grand-mother, and great-grand-mother.

From: Nancyanne Nichols

Location: Kingston, PA    Date: 2017-03-09

I am so sorry to hear of your loss os Isabel. I have had the pleasure to be in her groups selling Avon many times over the years. She was always there with encouraging words for you no matter what the problem was. I will miss you Isabel.

From: Ann Alaimo

Location: West Pittston, PA    Date: 2017-03-09

I'm very sorry to hear of the loss of your mother. She was a lovely woman and will be missed. My thoughts and prayers will be with all family members.8988

From: Daniel Merry

Location: Bethel Park, PA    Date: 2017-03-09

Rene was such a wonderful lady. I have so many fond memories. Her home was my home. She defined hospitality! The world lost one of the great saints on March 4th. Blessings to all!!!

From: Michael Orlando

Location: Hughestown, PA    Date: 2017-03-08

Dear Rene and Family Marylou and I are so sorry for your loss. Isabell was a very special person. She will be sadly missed by all who knew her. Sorry that MaryLou and I will be out of town on Saturday.

From: Ann Federspiel

Location: Aurora, CO    Date: 2017-03-08

Suzanne and Ross.MY deepest sympathy to you and your family on the loss of a beloved Mother. My prayers are with you all.

From: Dick & Janice Galloway

Location: Greensbrg, PA    Date: 2017-03-08

Rene and family: what a blessing it was to grow up on Montgomery Avenue and have the Lucarellas as next-door neighbors. Isabell was lovely and kind and we will all surely miss her smile and her sweet nature.

From: Linda Turoni(Butera)

Location: Exeter, PA    Date: 2017-03-08

Elaine and family, I am so sorry for your loss. I have such fond memories growing up with you and your beautiful family. Your Mom was such a wonderful lady. I will keep her in my prayers and hope she soul will meet my Moms as she rises.

From: Noelle Hobbs Ipher

Location: Avoca, PA    Date: 2017-03-07

So sorry for your loss!!! May she rest in peace!!

From: Regina Wierbowski/ Bob Hanna

Location: West Pittston, PA    Date: 2017-03-07

Rene and Family, Our deepest sympathies. We hope your many wonderful memories of Isabel with comfort you. She is very loved and will be missed. Regina and Bob

From: Lucarelli sisters lucy anna geri jean

Location: hughestown/avoca/oldforge, PA    Date: 2017-03-07

Rene and family Isabel was a wonderful cousin that we loved very much she was special to all of us as you are rene you know all of us loved both of you very much.

From: Deacon Jim & Lorraine Cortegerone

Location: Pittston , PA    Date: 2017-03-07

Renee, Prayers and Blessings are with you and your family.

From: Mark & Stephanie Parrish

Location: Hazleton, PA    Date: 2017-03-06

It is with saddened hearts that we send these condolences.we will miss Isabel.we always enjoyed our visits to her and Rene's home,her bright eyes and warm smile could make anyone feel right at home.our prayers and blessings are with the entire lucarella family at this most grievous time...

From: Arthur Martinelli

Location: Xenia, OH    Date: 2017-03-06

A great lady of our time who loved her family and lived life to its fullest. Rest in peace Mrs Lucarella.

From: Merle& Alberta Bainbridge

Location: Royersford, PA    Date: 2017-03-06

Rene& Family, our sincere sympathy to you & your family. Our prayers are with you. Merle & Alberta

From: Dave and Joan Lingenfelter

Location: Boalsburg, PA    Date: 2017-03-06

We are so very sorry for your loss. Isabel was a wonderful woman, and will be deeply missed. Keeping you all in our prayers.

From: Loretta Wierbowski Mumaw

Location: Moosic, PA    Date: 2017-03-06

Our thoughts and prayers go out to the entire family. We were blessed to know Isabel for many years as friends and neighbors. God bless all of you in this difficult time.

From: Linda Shaw

Location: Centennial, CO    Date: 2017-03-06

Suzanne - I am so very sorry to hear the news about your Mom. It sounds like she was an amazing women! Sending love and hugs to you and your entire family~

From: Carol Ferguson

Location: Pittston , PA    Date: 2017-03-06

My heart goes out to Rene, children and the Lucarella family. Isabel was such a sweet woman, a matriarch of the Lucarella family and a role model in the church to all. ��

From: Rev. Dr. & Mrs. Murray Joseph Thompson

Location: Tunkhannock, PA    Date: 2017-03-06

Isabel was a dear and good friend to all who knew her, along with being a most faithful member of her beloved church on Parsonage Street. She will be deeply missed among her family and friends throughout the greater community. May the eternal light of our Lord's resurrection be with her forever.

From: Carl & Maryann MacLeod

Location: Willingboro, NJ    Date: 2017-03-06

Dear Rene and family; our deepest sympathy sent to you and your family. Prayers and thoughts are with you. My mom and family loved Isabel. She was always so thoughtful and friendly. RIP Isabel.

From: Bebe Yuhas

Location: Duryea, PA    Date: 2017-03-06

So sorry for your loss thoughts and prayers for the family

From: Kim Mattioli

Location: Kingston, PA    Date: 2017-03-06

Sending heartfelt condolences. I remember your Mom so well while Elaine and I were in high school. Beautiful woman. Prayers for your family.

From: Anne Ruggles

Location: West Pittston, PA    Date: 2017-03-06

My sincerest condolences to the Lucarella family. I am so, so sorry for your loss. May she Rest In Peace.

From: Sheri and Mark Resperski

Location: Jenkins Twp, PA    Date: 2017-03-06

Lou and family, We are so sorry to hear about your mom. She was and will remain in our prayers. May your fondest memories with mom help you at this difficult time. Much love, Sheri and Mark Resperski

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