Eleanor Tosti, 101, formerly of Jessup. died Monday morning at The Gardens of
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Green Ridge. She was the wife of Orfel V. Tosti who died October 30, 2008.
Born in Peckville, she was the daughter of the late Albert and Rose Mancioli
Marsili and was a graduate of Blakely High School.
A resident of Jessup for most of her life. she was a member of St. Mary's
Assumption Church, now Queen of Angels Parish in Jessup.
Prior to her retirement, she was a sales clerk in the Better Dresses Department
at the Globe Store in Scranton.
Eleanor was a loving Mother who scanned over a century of life and never
stopped living. She loved spending time with her family and especially her
great-grandchildren. She always greeted friends & family alike at her kitchen
door with the delicious aroma of something cooking and welcomed everyone into
her home to join her for a Manhattan.
Eleanor was a classy lady, kind and generous as well as a good neighbor and
loyal friend who will be greatly missed by all who knew her.
A special thank you to her caregivers at The Gardens of Green Ridge.
She is survived by her son Robert M. Tosti and wife Sally, Waverly; her granddaughter Jennifer Tosti-Kharas and husband Dave, Needham, MA; 2 great-grand-children, Lucy & Theo; 3 sisters-in-law: Julia Marsili, Gloria Marsili, and Norma Tosti; nieces and nephews.
She was also preceded in death by 3 brothers: Marsilio "Murph” Marsili,
Ulisse “Doc" Marsili, and Leonard Marsili; and her sister-in-law Rena Marsili.
Graveside Services and interment will take place in St. John's Cemetery, Jessup.
As a special tribute to Eleanor, especially at this trying time, please extend
an act of kindness to your neighbor or someone in need!
Arrangements are under the care of the Arthur A. Albini Funeral Home, 1003 Church St., Jessup.