Emma N. Berrettini Aubrey, 94, of Plains, died Thursday, September 3, 2009, in the Hospice Community Care Inpatient Unit of Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre, following an illness.
She was born in Plains, a daughter of the late Alfred and Julia Mannelli Berrettini. Emma was a graduate of Plains Memorial High School and Wilkes-Barre Business College. She was employed as a bookkeeper until her retirement and was a member of St. Nicholas Church, Wilkes-Barre.
Emma was preceded in death by her husband, Alfred Aubrey; brothers Achilles Berrettini M.D., Albert Berrettini, Julius Berrettini; sister Mary Fantozzi and son-in-law John Serhan.
Surviving are daughters Teresa A. Lepore and husband Joseph D. Lepore, Hudson; Louise Serhan, Wilkes-Barre; grandchildren Nancy Serhan Radke, John Allen Serhan, Maria Lepore Stevenson, John J. Lepore M.D.; great-grandchildren Jennifer Lynn Radke, Abigail Ann Stevenson, Emma Gaetena Lepore, Mary Teresa Stevenson, Sofia Adelina Lepore; sisters Irene Knox, York; Jean Powell, Monaca; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Emma’s funeral will be conducted on Saturday at 8:45 a.m. from the Mark V. Yanaitis Funeral Home, 55 Stark Street, Plains. Friends are invited to a Mass of celebration of her life at 9:30 a.m. in St. Nicholas Church, Wilkes-Barre. Interment will be in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Plains. The family will have a private viewing today.
Memorial contributions, if desired, may be given to St. Joseph Oblates Seminary, State Highway 315, Yatesville, PA 18640. Online condolences can be sent to the family at www.yanaitisfuneralhome.com.