Marie Guarniere, 91, of Pittston, passed away, Monday, September 24, 2007, at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Plains Township.
Born in Pittston, on August 5, 1916, she was a daughter of the late Pasquale and Anna Musto Chairge.
She attended Pittston City schools and was a member of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Pittston.
Marie and her husband, the late Samuel Guarniere, for many years owned and operated Mary Ann’s News Shoppe, which was located next to Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church in Pittston.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by sisters Regina Jerrytone, Doris Lucchino and Josephine Rizzo; brothers Michael, Patrick and Charles Chairge.
She is survived by daughters Mary Ann Toole and her husband, Patrick A., of Westport, Conn., Johanna Schifano and her husband, Anthony, of Old Forge and Marie Mazzoni and her husband, Richard, of Coral Springs, Fla.; brother Sam Chairge, of West Pittston; seven grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral will be held at 9 a.m. Friday from the Peter J. Adonizio Funeral Home, 802 Susquehanna Ave., West Pittston, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. in Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Pittston. Friends may call on Thursday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment will be in St. Rocco’s Cemetery, Pittston Township.
Memorial donations may be made to Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, 237 William St., Pittston, PA 18640. Online condolences may be sent to www.peterjadoniziofuneralhome.com.