Remebering Vita M. Forgione

Vita M. Forgione
July 16, 2021

Vita M. Forgione, 76, Dunmore, died Friday July 16th in Hospice of the Sacred Heart Inpatient Unit in Dunmore. She was the wife of the late Robert J. Forgione who died in 2009.

Born in Dunmore, she was the daughter of the late Dominick and Elizabeth Mecca Colangelo. She was a graduate of Saint Paul’s School, Dunmore High School, and the University of Scranton and had worked in Special Education at West Scranton Intermediate School. She was a former member of the Dunmore School District PTA and Booster Club, The Century Club in Scranton, and was past president of St. Joseph’s Center Auxiliary. Vita was chosen as the Scranton Times Personality of the Week in January 1998 and as Northeast Woman in July 2000. In addition, she was an advocate of educational foundation for 20 students from Italy.

Surviving is a son, James Forgione, nephews, cousins, and friends.

Vita was preceded in death by her beloved daughter Melissa Forgione and a brother Lenny Colangelo.

Funeral services are private. Inurnment will take place in Cathedral Cemetery at a future date. 

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