Remembering Margaret Morelli

Margaret Morelli
October 13, 2020

Margaret Morelli, 98, Dunmore, died early Tuesday morning. She was the wife of the late Flory Morelli who passed away on June 13, 1984.

Born in Dunmore, she was the daughter of the late John and Mary Hoizan. Margaret attended Dunmore Public Schools, was a member of SS. Anthony and Rocco Parish in Dunmore and it’s Altar and Rosary Society. Prior to retirement she worked in the local garment industry and was a member of the International Ladies Garment Worker’s Union. 

Margaret will be remembered by her family and friends as an excellent seamstress and cook who greatly enjoyed participating in family gatherings. She will be remembered by her son and family as a kind, patient, charitable, and faithful woman. She will be extremely missed.

Surviving are a son, John Morelli, Dunmore, three sisters, Julia Yurgosky, Stewartsville, NJ, Emma Yurgosky and Theresa Garbolino, both of Dunmore, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by six sisters, Sister Mary Irene Hoizan, Susan LaCapra, Helen Schuster, Catherine Barnowski, Irene Simyan, and Madelyn Fox, and a brother, John Hoizan.

The funeral will be Friday from the Carlucci-Golden-DeSantis Funeral Home, Inc. 318 East Drinker Street in Dunmore with Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. in St. Anthony of Padua Church, Smith St., Dunmore, followed by interment in St. Michael’s Cemetery, Dunmore. 

Friends may call Friday morning at the funeral home from 8:30AM – 9:15AM.

All those attending are kindly asked to follow social distancing guidelines and to wear a face covering immediately upon entering the funeral home and the church.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105 or to SS. Anthony & Rocco Parish, 303 Smith Street, Dunmore, PA 18512.

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