Helen J. Pellegrino
November 15, 2016
Helen J. Pellegrino, 93, of Scranton, died Tuesday surrounded by her family at Regional Hospital of Scranton following a brief illness. She was the widow of Ralph R. Pellegrino, who died in 2001. The couple were married for 50 years.
Born Dec. 12, 1922, in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late William and Mary (Turofski) Oldenski. Helen was a graduate of Scranton Technical High School and a lifelong member of Immanuel Lutheran Church. She was a member of the Ladies Aid Society of the church. She was a member of the Roundwood Senior Citizens Center and the West Side Senior Center. Before retirement, she was employed at Williams Bakery, where she met her husband, and Casuel Sportswear and Sugarman’s Inc. of Eynon.
Helen was a loving grandmother and great-grandmother who cherished time spent with them.
Surviving are her daughter, Marie Roberts and husband, David, of Peckville, with whom she has resided since February; and daughter-in-law, Terese Pellegrino, of Scranton; two grandchildren, Anthony and wife, Colleen; and Joshua Roberts; three great-grandchildren, Gianna J. Pellegrino, Grace E. Roberts and Nicholas A. Roberts; nieces and nephews; and great-nieces and nephews. Helen is also survived by her brother-in-law, Christopher Pellegrino and his wife, Rose, of Scranton.
Helen was preceded in death by her son, Ralph R. Pellegrino Jr. in 2012; her grandson, Ralph J. Pellegrino in 2005; her sister, Bertha Zolman; and her brothers, Julius and Gustave Muranko.
Funeral services will be held:
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Interment, Evergreen Cemetery, Dickson City.
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