Remembering Donna M. Gianzanti

Donna M. Gianzanti
May 13, 2021

Donna M. Gianzanti, 65, Dunmore, died Thursday in Geisinger- Community Medical Center in Scranton. She was the wife of the late Paul “Ellie” Gianzanti who died in 2001.

Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of Marie Bonavoglia Donnini of Dunmore and the Late Fred A. Donnini. A member of SS. Anthony and Rocco Parish in Dunmore, Donna graduated from Dunmore High School Class of 1974.

She was an amazing mother, grandmother, daughter, sister, aunt and friend whose radiant green eyes and beautiful smile would light up any room. Donna’s grandchildren were the center of her world and she treasured the time she spent with them. She will be best remembered for her Italian cooking, Sunday dinners, gardening and especially for her unique sense of humor.

Also surviving are her children Paul and Dana Gianzanti and grandsons Antonio Shehadi and Giovanni Gianzanti all of Dunmore, sisters, Santa Burne and her husband Fran, Judy DePietro and her husband Tom, and Rosemary Ciaglia and her husband Rick, all of Dunmore, a brother, Fred Donnini and his wife Theresa, Lake Ariel, and several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, and nephews.

She was preceded in death by two nieces, Britani Ciaglia and Michelle Burne.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Tuesday at 11AM. in St. Anthony of Padua Church, Smith Street, Dunmore. Interment will follow in the Dunmore Cemetery.

Family and friends may call Tuesday morning from 9AM until 10:30AM at the Carlucci-Golden-DeSantis Funeral Home Inc., 318 East Drinker St., Dunmore. Please observe all pandemic protocols at both the visitation and funeral mass.

To offer an online condolence, please visit www.DunmoreFuneralHome.com

Remembering Robert E. Jackson

Robert E. Jackson
May 7, 2021

Robert E. Jackson, formerly of 1630 Clay Avenue, Dunmore, died Friday May 7th, at Mountain View Care Center, Scranton, after a long illness. 

He was born in Scranton on January 7, 1951 to the late Edward G. and Mary McGoldrick Jackson and suffered his whole life from injuries at his birth. 

Robert attended the Dunmore schools and other special programs. He also particularly enjoyed his walks throughout the streets of Dunmore, where he was well known for his outgoing personality. 

In addition to his parents, Robert was preceded in death by his uncle, Rev. John J. Jackson, numerous members of the McGoldrick family and his long time caregiver, Joseph McDonough. 

Gratitude is extended to the staff at Mountain View Care Center, and especially Jennifer Lillo and Sirivanh Sophabmixay, as well as Dr. Michael Kondash and Michael Lukus, PA, for their many years of compassionate care of Robert. 

A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Tuesday at 10:00 A.M. in Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, Chestnut St., Dunmore . Interment in Cathedral Cemetery. 

All those attending the mass are asked to observe pandemic protocols. There is no public viewing.  Arrangements and care provided by Carlucci-Golden-DeSantis Funeral Home Inc., Dunmore. To offer an online condolence, please visit ,www.nepafuneralhome.com.

Remembering John Donato Moffitt

John Donato Moffitt
May 8, 2021

John Donato Moffitt, 54, Dunmore died Saturday at home.

Born in Scranton, he was the son of John and Helen Mumfreda Moffit, Dunmore.

John was a graduate of Dunmore High School, class of 1984 and was a member of S.S. Anthony and Rocco Parish, Dunmore. He had been employed at the Honky Tonk Restaurant, Dunmore and enjoyed hunting and fishing.

Also surviving is a sister, Mary Boyko and husband, Stephen, Scranton a brother Joseph and wife Jennifer, Dunmore. Four nieces and a nephew, Bridget and Anna Fox, Hailey and Sophia Moffitt and Joey Moffitt.

A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Friday at 10:30 A.M. in St. Anthony of Padua Church, Smith Street, Dunmore. Interment will follow in St. Catherine’s Cemetery, Moscow.

Family and friends may call Thursday from 5:00 to 7:00 P.M. at the Carlucci-Golden-DeSantis Funeral Home Inc., 318 East Drinker St., Dunmore. Please observe all pandemic protocols at both the visitation and funeral mass.

In lieu of flowers, preferred memorial contributions may be made to S.S. Anthony and Rocco Parish, 303 Smith Street, Dunmore, 18512.

To offer an online condolence, please visit www.DunmoreFuneralHome.com