July 7, 2013
Connie DePietro, Scranton, died Sunday July 7, 2013 in the VNA Hospice Inpatient Unit at the Geisinger Community Medical Center after an illness. His wife of 55 years is the former Erma Mangiacarne.
He was born in Scranton, son of the late James and Mary DeMatteo DePietro and was educated in Scranton public schools graduating from the former Scranton Technical High School. Upon graduation, Connie was employed by the Dunmore Lumber Company. He was a sales representative for Calder Mfg. Co. for 30 years and prior to his retirement worked for Everite Door Company. He was a member of the Immaculate Conception Church and was a US Army Veteran.
Also surviving are his children Mary Smith and her husband Ralph of Harrisburg, Geri DePietro of Baltimore, MD, Donna Barnes, husband Tom and children Connor and Emma of Warrington, James DePietro, wife Michelle and children Nicholas, Christina and Joseph of Davidsonville, MD and Liza Carroll, husband George and children Jenna, Bella, Liam, Tyler and Lucas of Smyrna, DE; his sister Grace Aquilina and brother August DePietro, both of Scranton; nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his sister Louise Meila.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Wednesday at 10:00am in the Immaculate Conception Church, 801 Taylor Ave., Scranton, PA 18510.
The family requests that anyone attending the funeral go directly to the church.
Friends may call Tuesday from 4:00-7:00pm in the Vanston and James Funeral Home, 1401 Ash St., Scranton, PA 18510.
Interment, Italian American Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society at www.lls.org.