In Remembrance of Madlyn M. Mecca
Madlyn M. MeccaDunmore, PA July 23, 1928 ~ December 4, 2014 Date of Service: December 22, 2014
Madlyn M. Mecca, 86, a lifelong resident of Dunmore, died early Thursday morning as a result of a natural gas explosion at her home. She was the widow of Thomas E. Mecca, Sr. who died in 1999. Born in Dunmore, she was the daughter of George and Angelina Mecca Miele. Madlyn was a 1946 graduate of Dunmore High School and a lifelong member of SS. Anthony and Rocco Parish in Dunmore. She was an active member of the Altar and Rosary Society, participating in such activities as the the parish picnic and bake sales. Madlyn was also an active member of the Dunmore Historical Society. Prior to retirement she worked in the local garment industry.
Madlyn was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, friend, and neighbor who will be missed more than words can express. She was well known for cooking and baking her delicious Italian recipes for family and friends and shared her knowledge, teaching anyone who wanted to learn. She was always there to help others and touched many lives with her warmth, kindness, and generosity. She loved spending time with family and friends, but the time she cherished most was the time she spent with her two grandchildren whom she adored.
Surviving are a son Thomas E. Mecca, Jr. and his wife Marie, Moosic, two grandchildren, Thomas Michael Mecca and Christina Marie Mecca, both of Moosic, and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins. She was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Elaine Marie, four sisters, Jean Miele, Ann Pagotto, Molly Olive, and Marie Golden, and three brothers, Joseph Meila, Leonard “Leo” Meila, and William Meila.
The funeral will be Monday December 22nd from the Carlucci-Golden-DeSantis Funeral Home, Inc. with Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30AM in St. Anthony of Padua Church, Smith Street in Dunmore. Interment will follow in the Mount Carmel Cemetery in Dunmore.
Friends may call at the funeral home on Sunday December 21st from 3-7PM.
To send the family an online condolence, visit www.DunmoreFuneralHome.com