Louella Mazzarella Perfetto, 83, of Wyoming, passed away on Nov.29, 2019 at the Wesley Village Campus of United Methodist Homes, Pittston.
Born in Wyoming PA., she was the daughter of the late Andrew and Mildred Mazzarella.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Arthur in 2011 and sister Rosalie Kovach, brothers Charles and Andrew.
Louella was a lifelong member of St. Barbara’s parish at St. Anthony of Padua Church, Exeter.
She was employed by the Wyoming Area school district and was the Wyoming correspondent for the Times Leader for many years.
She was also a member of the American Legion Queen Esther Post, Wyoming and was active for many years in community affairs. A lifelong resident of Wyoming, she truly loved her hometown. Louella was a loving mother and grandmother, hosting many family parties and was well known for her delicious food. Kind and generous, she will be dearly missed by all who loved her.
Louella is survived by her sons, Michael and his wife, Nancy, Conklin, N.Y., Arthur and his spouse Dr. Jorma Sormorun, Tampere Finland, and James and his wife Janelle, Frederick, Md, five grandchildren, Claira, Nora, Olivia, Lucia and Matteo, brother Joseph Mazzarella (Marilyn) Wyoming, Pa sister Theresa Morrow, Orono, Maine and many nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends are invited to a visitation on Wednesday from 9a.m. until 10am at St. Barbara Parish in St. Anthony of Padua Church, 224 Memorial St., Exeter.
A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 10 a.m. with The Rev. Joseph Sibilano, O.S.J.,as celebrant.
Interment will be in West Pittston Cemetery.
Memorial donations, can be made to the SPCA of Luzerne County or Blue Chip Farm Animal refuge, 974 Lockville Rd., Dallas, Pa.
The family would like to thank the staff at Oakwood Terrace, Wesley Village and the office of Dr. Darlene Dunay for their care and support.
Funeral arrangements are in the care of the Gubbiotti Funeral Home, LLC, 1030 Wyoming Ave., Exeter.
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