Theresa A. Barletta

Theresa A. Barletta, 85, formerly of Punxsutawney, passed away on Monday, June 20, 2016, at UPMC Passavant Hospital in Pittsburgh.

She was born on February 13, 1931, in Punxsutawney, a daughter of the late Gregorio “Sam” Pitrone and Mary Antonette (Adams) Pitrone.

Mrs. Barletta was a member of Saints Cosmas and Damian Catholic Church.

In 1953, she became the wife of Peter Eugene Barletta, Jr. He preceded her in death on June 4, 2001.

Theresa loved and enjoyed her daughter and grandchildren immensely. She had previously enjoyed cooking, baking, sewing and reading.

She is survived by one daughter, Angela Nolfi and her husband Herb Harnish of Cranberry Township; two brothers, Richard Pitrone and wife Sherry of Indiana, and Anthony G. Pitrone and wife Bea of DuBois; two grandchildren, Alessandra and Enzo Nolfi; and several nieces and nephews who she loved dearly.

In addition to her husband and parents, Mrs. Barletta was preceded in death by two sisters, Virginia Forcucci and Dominica Ruggiero.

Friends will be received from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friday, June 24, 2016, at Shumaker Funeral Home, Inc., Punxsutawney.

A funeral Mass will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday, June 25, 2016, at Saints Cosmas and Damian Catholic Church, celebrated by Monsignor Joseph Riccardo.

Interment will follow at Calvary Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tenn. 38105.

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