Ann M. Zelonis (Ma Z), 77, of Anthracite Apartments, Pittston, passed away Wednesday, November 26, 2008, at home, surrounded by her family.
Born in West Pittston, on March 29, 1931, she was a daughter of the late William and Margaret Doran Hughes. She was a graduate of West Pittston High School and a member of Immaculate Conception Church, West Pittston. She was a den mother for St. Rocco’s Cub Scouts Pack 303 for 11 years. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother and very proud of all of her children.
Prior to retirement, she was employed in the local garment industry and was a member of the ILGWU. She also worked as a professional nanny.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Zelonis, in 1981; brother, John Hughes; sisters, Margaret Muscarelli, Catherine Ulrich, Helen Tieso, Laura Durkin and Jenny Hughes.
Surviving are her son, Frank Zelonis, Pittston; daughter-in-law, Shirley Jackett; son, Joe, and his wife, Kathy Zelonis, Sebastopol section of Pittston; son, John Zelonis, Pittston; daughter-in-law, Mary Ann Zelonis, Pittston Township; daughter, Andrea Bocci and her husband, Louis, Wyoming; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; sister, Louise Johnson, Pittston; numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be Saturday, November 29, 2008 at 9 a m. from the Peter J. Adonizio Funeral Home, 802 Susquehanna Ave., West Pittston, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. in Immaculate Conception Church, Luzerne Avenue, West Pittston. Entombment will be in Denison Mausoleum. Friends may call today from 4 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorial donations may be made to Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre Hospice Community Care, 25 Church St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701.
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