Marie A. (Brown) Brogna

July 29, 1918 - December 8, 2013

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Marie A. (Tricarico) "Brown" Brogna, a resident of Pittston, passed away Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013, in Wesley Village Nursing Home, Pittston.

She was born July 29, 1918 in Old Forge, daughter of the late Sam and Miralda (Gilotti) Tricarico.

Marie was employed for many years by Pittston Apparel.

Surviving are sons, Harry S. Brogna, Wynnewood, Pa.; Danny O. Brogna and wife Maureen, Jenkins Township; grandchildren, Lisa, Edward and Julie Brogna; Linda Mazzola and Natalie Whiteley; great-grandchildren, Harry, Vincent, Lydia, Zachary and Tyler Brogna; Roman and Marco Mazzola; Mason Whiteley; brother, Sam Tricarico.

She was preceded in death by sister, Genevieve Galdieri; daughter-in-law Eileen Brogna.

Funeral services have been entrusted to Graziano Funeral Home, Inc., Pittston Township. All services will be in St. Maria Goretti Church, Laflin, on Wednesday. The family will receive people 9:30 to 11 a.m. at the church. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held for Marie at 11 a.m. The St. Maria Goretti Bereavement Group will recite the Divine Mercy Chaplet and the Rosary at 10:30 a.m. before the funeral Mass. A private interment will be in St. Rocco's Cemetery Pittston Township.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Marie's name to United Methodist Homes "Wesley Village Campus": 209 Roberts Road, Pittston, PA 18640. For further information on memorial contributions or to express your condolences to Marie's family, please visit