Elizabeth R. Merrill
Elizabeth R. Verrilli (Pescatore), 89, of Montgomery PA, formerly of Paterson, NJ, passed away on Saturday January 24, 2009 in the Muncy Valley Hospital at Muncy, PA. Born in Paterson, NJ on December 29, 1919, she was the daughter of the late Giovanni and Angelina (DeFranco) Pescatore and was the cherished wife of 58 years to the late Ernest A. Verrilli (2006).
She is survived by two sons, Michael E. Verrilli, Woodbridge, NJ; John A. Verrilli, Sr. and partner Dennis P. Manley, Montgomery, PA; one grandson John A Verrilli, Jr. and wife Jennifer, Sebring, FL; two great grandchildren Kaylie Ann and John Michael, Sebring, FL; one brother, Ben Pescatore and wife Ray, W. Paterson, NJ; four sisters, Antoinette Traifari, W. Hartford, CT, Francis Lorenzo and husband John, Myrtle Beach SC, Anna Bridle, Barnegat, NJ and Lucy Dirienzo and husband Dominic, Totowa Bro, NJ, and many nieces and nephews, all of whom will never forget her ever present smile. Elizabeth was preceded in death by five brothers, Tom, Carmen, Fed, John and Angelo and three sisters, Josephine, Betha and Mae.
A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Wednesday January 28 at 10:00 A.M. at the Church of the Resurrection, 75 Musser Lane, Muncy, PA with Rev. Glenn McCreary, officiating. Interment will be in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Wolf Township, Lycoming Co., PA.
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