Teresa Molinaro

Obituary of Teresa M. Molinaro

Teresa M. Molinaro, 89, of Carbondale, PA, died Thursday, April 11, 2019 at Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Dunmore, PA, after a brief illness. She was preceded in death by her husband, Constantino F. "Custy" Molinaro, on June 19, 2003.

Born May 15, 1929 in Carbondale, she was the daughter of the late Harry, Jr. and Beatrice Bell Kerins.

She was a member of St. Rose of Lima Church, Carbondale, and had been employed as a certified nurses aid. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Her greatest purpose in this life was her family. Pasta on Wednesday night and Sunday dinner were always on the table and she welcomed everyone.

Special thanks are extended to the Staff of Clarks Summit Senior Living and the Hospice of the Sacred Heart.

She is survived by one son: Frank Molinaro and wife, Kathy of Greenfield Township, PA; four daughters: Marianne Singer of Dickson City, PA, Nancy Bucklaw and husband, Alan of Mayfield, PA, Tina O'Hara and husband, Kevin of Greenfield Township, PA and Rose Fotia and husband, Frank of Hilton Head, SC; 14 grandchildren: Frank Molinaro, Jr., Marjorie Runco, Jackie Molinaro, Kevin Molinaro, Lori Francis, Michael Molinaro, Michelle Pochas, Lenny Wisniewski, Jr., Matthew, Melissa and Mark Bucklaw, Kristina and Karlie O'Hara and Frank Fotia, IV.; 19 great grandchildren; two great great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

She was also preceded in death by a son: John "Jackie" Molinaro; two grandsons: Gregory Fotia and Brian Wisniewski; two brothers: Paul and Robert Kerins; two sisters: Rosemary Borkowicz and Jane Kulick.

A Mass of Christian Burial was held on Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. from St. Rose of Lima Church, 6 North Church Street, Carbondale, celebrated by Rev. Seth Wasnak, assistant pastor. Interment, Our Mother of Sorrows Cemetery, Greenfield Township, PA.

Pallbearers: Frank Fotia, IV., Frank Molinaro, Jr., Lenny Wisniewski, Jr., Michael Molinaro, Matthew Bucklaw and Mark Bucklaw.

Arrangements were entrusted to Carmine J. & Louis C. Parise Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., Carbondale, PA.

Memorial contributions per Teresa's request were made in memory of her grandson, Gregory Michael Fotia, at www.thechildrensrelieffund.org

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11:00 am
Tuesday, April 16, 2019
St. Rose Of Lima Church
6 North Church Street
Carbondale, Pennsylvania, United States
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12:30 pm
Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Our Mother Of Sorrows Cemetery
400 State Route 106
Greenfield Township, Pennsylvania, United States
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