In Loving Memory of Marie A. Sileo
Marie A. SileoScranton and formerly of Dunmore, PA May 7, 1927 ~ March 19, 2017 Date of Service: March 23, 2017
Marie A. Sileo, 90, a former resident of Dunmore, died early Sunday in the Mountain View Care Center in Scranton, where she had resided after an extended battle with Alzheimer's disease. Her husband, Vincent V. "Jimmy" Sileo, died in 2007.
Born in Old Forge, daughter of the late Ralph and Catherine Marino Merola, she was a graduate of Old Forge High School and was a member of SS. Anthony and Rocco Parish in Dunmore. Before retirement, she was employed as a bookkeeper with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Surviving are her nephews, Ralph and Michael Merola; and five great-nieces and great-nephews.
She was also preceded in death by her siblings, Michael, Leonard and Rose Merola.
The funeral will be Thursday from the Carlucci-Golden-DeSantis Funeral Home Inc., 318 E. Drinker St., Dunmore, with Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. in St. Anthony of Padua Church, Smith Street, Dunmore. Entombment in Cathedral Cemetery, Scranton.
Friends may call Thursday from 9:45 to 10:45 a.m. at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions in Marie's name may be made to the Basilica of the National Shrine of St. Ann, 1239 St. Ann St., Scranton, PA 18504.