Henrietta Passeri, 89, formerly of Jessup, died Friday at Geisinger CMC, Scranton,
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following an illness. She was the wife of Joseph J. Passeri who died April 12, 2012.
Born in Dickson City, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Veronica
Blaskiewicz Kowalski and was a graduate of St. Mary's Parochial School and
Dickson City High School.
Following her marriage, she moved to Jessup and she divided her time as a
homemaker, a volunteer at the Easter Seals helping disabled children, as well
as owning & operating Henrietta's Floral Shop on Dundaff Street in Dickson
City, all while raising and caring for her family. Prior to her retirement,
she was employed as a group leader by Specialty Records in Olyphant.
Henrietta was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.
Her family meant the world to her. She was proud of her four boys and their
work ethics operating their family business at Falcon Oil Company.
She was a classy woman who enjoyed going to Atlantic City, cooking, and most of
all spending time with her family.
The Passeri Family would like to acknowledge the Mid-Valley Manor and Geisinger
CMC 6th Floor B Unit Staff for their compassion and care.
Surviving are her 2 sons: Joseph Passeri Jr. and wife Donna, Eynon, and
Rodney Passeri, Archbald; a daughter-in-law Kelly Passeri, Archbald;
9 grandchildren: Christy Lee, Charles Jr., Kyle, Corey, Chase, Nicole, Kylie,
Alana, & Mya; great-grandchildren: Brooke, Charlie, Jameson, & "soon-to-be"
baby boy Nico Matthew; nieces, nephews, & cousins.
She was also preceded in death by her 2 sons: Charles in 1994 & John in 2018,
and a grandson Matthew in 2017; 4 sisters: Elaine Kowalski, Mary Marra,
Phyllis David, and Hedy Perocchi & 4 brothers: Felix, Joseph, Walter, and
Graveside services and interment in St. John's Cemetery, Jessup.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 57 N. Franklin
Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701
Arrangements are by Arthur A. Albini Funeral Home, 1003 Church St. Jessup