Remembering Jerome Occulto

Jerome “Jerry” Occulto
April 12, 2020

Jerome “Jerry” Occulto, 98, of Dunmore passed away Easter Sunday at the Gardens of Green Ridge where he resided for the last 6 years. His wife the former Alice Mancuso died April 2012.

Born in Dunmore on September 15, 1921, he was the son of the late Salvatore and Grace Marsala Occulto, he attended Dunmore public schools and was a member of SS. Anthony and Rocco Parish. Jerry and Alice enjoyed ballroom dancing and received numerous awards.

Jerry joined the Army Air Corps in 1942 during World War II, and after his tour in 1945 he then owned and operated the Dunmore Bowling Center at the Dunmore Corners. He also worked in the Globe Store in Scranton for over 37 years serving as the Furniture Buyer and head salesman.

Surviving are his caretakers, daughter Mary Ann Coviello and her husband Frank, Dunmore, a son, Salvatore and his wife Carolyn, Jacksonville, FL, a granddaughter Kelly, a great grandson, Jacob, nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a brother Joseph Acculto and sisters, Susie Acculto, Millie DeNoia, Mary Tabone, Rose Giannone and Michelina Arnone.

His family wishes to express their deepest gratitude and appreciation to the Gardens of Green Ridge, which was part of their family for the past 6 years. Also a kind note of gratitude to PHHC Hospice for their service and compassion.

A private graveside service will be held in St. Catherine’s Cemetery in Moscow.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Greater Scranton YMCA 706 Blakely Street Dunmore 18512.

Arrangements entrusted to the Carlucci-Golden-DeSantis Funeral Home, Inc. in Dunmore. To leave an online condolence visit

Remembering Noelia Solivan

Solivan, Noeila Obituary PhotoNoelia Solivan
April 7, 2020

Noelia Solivan, 62, of Scranton, died April 7th in Mountain View Care Center, Scranton.

Born in Manhattan, NY, she was the daughter of the late Francisco and Josephine Vicenty Solivan.  Noelia was a loving, caring and strong individual who was an incredible caretaker, always cherishing her children, and wanting the very best for them so they could go on to become successful adults.  She loved listening to music, both English and Spanish artists. Noelia enjoyed her main hobby of playing pool, and was a true pool shark, and even later in her life when she was confined to a wheelchair, she was still the very best.  She was dedicated to her Roman Catholic faith, which she shared with her family. When she was not able to attend mass regularly, a priest would come to her home in respect of her love for her religion and the church.

She is survived by her children, twins Julia N. Quirindongo of Manhattan NY, and Luis F. Quirindongo and wife Nadine of Moosic, and Efrain M. Solivan and wife Nahir of Orange County, CA; grandchildren Luis, Jonathan, Patricia, Madeline, and Sebastian; Crystal, Priscilla and Melanie; Andre and, E.J; and a new great-grandson, Julius; her sisters, Edna Veles and Maria Miranda, both of New York; her brother Robert Solivan of Poughkeepsie, NY; nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by a grandsons, Angel and Josh Quirindongo; and her siblings, Luz Solivan and Antonio Lopez.

A celebration of Noelia’s life and funeral service will be held at a later date to be announced. Interment will follow at that time in Cathedral Cemetery, Scranton

Arrangements and care provided by the Carlucci-Golden-DeSantis Funeral Home, Inc., Dunmore.

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Remembering Ann Marie Earley

Ann Marie Earley
April 4, 2020

Ann Marie Earley, 90, of Dunmore, passed away on April 4th at Geisinger-CMC in Scranton.  She and her husband, John, have been married for 72 years.

Born in Dunmore, daughter of the late Robert and Anna Flynn Carter, she was a graduate of Dunmore High School.  A life-long member of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish, she had great devotion to St. Ann.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by her children, Marianne and husband, Nick Pokoluk, Kathleen Barrett, Jack and wife, Rosie, and Tim and wife, Margee; grandchildren, Megan, Nick, Jennifer, Michael, Erin, Rory, Amy, Jackie, Molly, Katie, Tim, John, Michael, Eamon; 21 great-grandchildren; sisters, Jean Hadley and Jackie McGraw; and brother, Brian.

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her grandson, Patrick, and brothers, Robert and James. At this time, funeral services will be private at the convenience of the family.

Arrangements and care provided by the Carlucci-Golden-DeSantis Funeral Home, Inc., Dunmore.

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