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Mary B. (Kurek) Cerasaro

October 16, 1918 ~ April 20, 2020 (age 101)


Marianna "Mary" B. Cerasaro, 101, of West Hazleton, passed away Monday afternoon, April 20, 2020, at Mountain Top Health Care and Rehabilitation Center in Mountain Top.

Born in West Hazleton, PA, October 16, 1918, she was the daughter of the late John and Blanche (Szweda) Kurek and had spent her whole life in West Hazleton.

Mary was a Seamstress for the garment industry. She was a member of Holy Name of Jesus Parish at Transfiguration Church, West Hazleton. She loved baking, knitting and crocheting Afghans and dresses for dolls.

She was preceded in death, in addition to her parents, by her loving husband Anthony N. Cerasaro, who passed away June 4, 1991; two children, John Cerasaro, and Loretta Cerasaro, and a brother Stanley Mehalko.

Surviving are her three daughters, Theresa Paone, Lansdale; Dolores Richards, Sugarloaf; and Bernice Cerasaro, North Huntington; five grandchildren, John Cersaro (Jennifer), Michele Herron (Jason), Tina Paone, Anthony Paone (Amanda), Michael Richards (Linda), 14 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

Her funeral will be held privately with a graveside service in Transfiguration R.C. Cemetery, West Hazleton.

Memorial donations may be made to Saint Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memorial Giving,
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or online at www.stjude.org.

Harman Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc. (East), 669 W. Butler Dr., Drums, is assisting the family. Online condolences can be entered and more information is available at www.harmanfuneral.com

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Private Interment

Transfiguration Cemetery
55-79 Rt. 93
West Hazleton, PA 18202


St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856
Web: http://www.stjude.org/

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