Mary Laura Valenti


November 9, 1919 - July 7, 2014

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Mary Laura (Galante) Valenti, 94, formerly of Pittston, passed away Monday, July 7, 2014, at Kingston Healthcare Center, Kingston, with family by her side.
Born in Pittston on Nov. 9, 1919, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Angeline Dominick Galante.
She was a graduate of Pittston High School. Mary worked for many years in various dress factories in Pittston. She acted as accountant for her husband's business, Reliable Spring, also in Pittston.
She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and aunt and she will be greatly missed.
Mary was a member of St Rocco Parish, Pittston.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Mike Valenti; her two sons, Charles Valenti and Joseph Valenti; siblings, Josephine Mantione, Jennie Galante, Frank Galante, Frances Galante; and infant siblings, Josephine and Frank.
Surviving are her sisters Connie Angelella, Jenkins Township; Rose Rostock and her husband, Ralph, Wyoming; her daughter-in-law, Jo Ann Valenti, Wyoming; her grandchildren, Michael Valenti and his wife, Claudia, King of Prussia; Carla Buan and her husband, Arturo, Singapore; Charles Valenti and his wife, Marikathryn, Hilliard, Ohio; Jo Anna Valenti, Flagstaff, Arizona; Rochelle Summers and her husband, Doug, Norfolk, Virginia; Michael Valenti, Wyoming; her great-grandchildren, Sophia, Emily, Penelope, Lexi, Tori, Chaz, Gio and Loréal; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 9:30 a.m. Thursday in St John the Evangelist R.C. Church, 35 William St., Pittston. Those planning on attending should be Graziano Funeral Home, Pittston Township, by 8:30 a.m. Calling hours will be 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home.
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the Graziano Funeral Home, 700 S. Township Blvd., Pittston Township.
For further information, directions to the funeral home or to express your condolences to Mary's family, please visit www.grazianohuneralhome.com.