Fiorella A. Bertoni Calomino
May 3, 2020
Fiorella A. Bertoni Calomino, Dunmore passed away Sunday at Marywood Heights Skilled Nursing Facility.
She was the wife of the late Michael A. Calomino who died April 16, 2004.
Born in Fano, Italy, August 4, 1927, she was the daughter of the late Antonio and Guiseppina Morelli Bertoni.
She attended and graduated from college in Italy and at age 60 furthered her studies at Marywood College.
Fiorella met her husband Michael during WWII when the American Army drove the Germans out of her town and her house. Michael returned to Fano after the war and they married and made their way back to the United States
She was a former member of S.S. Anthony and Rocco Parish, Dunmore.
An avid writer Fiorella volunteered for over 25 years at Community Medical Center always brining joy and conversation to those who were ill.
She had a passion for animals especially birds. Her biggest thrill in life was all her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. They lifted up her life every time they came for a visit or just called her.
Surviving is a son, Michael J. Calomino and his wife Ellen, Clarks Summit, a daughter, Lisa Crass, Scranton, eight grandchildren, Kelly Logan and significant other, Joseph Wargo, Casey Doherty and wife Genevieve, Christopher Calomino and finance’ Melissa DeGroot, Lindsey Calomino Brannigan and husband, Christopher Brannigan, Amanda O’Dell, Christian Mosier and wife Nicole, Jamie Mosier and wife Amber and Bryan Mosier, thirteen great-grandchildren, a son-in-law Frank Doherty, Archbald and several nieces and nephews.
She was also preceded In death by a daughter Linda Doherty two brothers, Enzo and Bruno Bertoni and a sister Sandra Bertoni.
A private graveside service will be held in Cathedral Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, Fiorella’s wish was to support Children, so in her memory contributions may be made to St. Joseph’s Center, 2010 Adams Ave, Scranton, 18509 or to St Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN, 38105.
To offer an online condolence, please visit www.TheDunmoreFuneralHome.com
Arrangements and care provided by Carlucci-Golden-DeSantis Funeral Directors”, Dunmore.