Remembering Pauline Cherra

Pauline Cherra
November 26, 2020

Pauline Cherra, 91, of the Tripps Park section of Scranton, passed away Thursday and was united with her deceased daughter, Mary and great granddaughter, Bellamy.  Pauline was the loving wife of Sam Cherra.  They celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary on August 26, 2020.

Born in Scranton, daughter of the late Joseph and Amelia DiBiasi Rescigno, she was a dedicated member of St. Lucy’s Parish, always volunteering at the spaghetti dinners.  Pauline was fun loving and always gravitated to the elderly.  She loved bringing laughter, and enjoyed cooking, and baking her favorite pies.  A lover of nature, she and her husband would always take long car rides and enjoyed watching the sunset.  

Surviving are daughters, Teresa Cherra and Dorothy Marceau, and husband, Edmond; son, Sam, Cherra Jr. and wife, Tammi; four grandchildren; two great grandchildren; sisters, Angeline Cerniglia and husband, Frank and Josephine Crane.

She was preceded in death by 11 brothers and 2 sisters.  

Due to the current pandemic, a Mass of Christian Burial will be held privately in St. Lucy’s Church, Scranton.  Interment will be in Cathedral Cemetery, Scranton.   

Arrangements entrusted to the Savino Traditional Funerals & Cremation Care 157 S. Main Avenue in West Scranton, Carl J. Savino, Jr., Supervisor.

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