In Loving Memory of Josephine Madeline Gavas DiPietro

Josephine Madeline Gavas DiPietro

Josephine Madeline Gavas DiPietro

Naples, FL September 2, 1927 ~ February 1, 2017 Date of Service: June 24, 2017

Josephine Madeline Gavas DiPietro, 89, of Naples, Florida, died at the Physicians Regional Hospital, Naples, Florida, after a brief illness. Her husband, the late John Frank DiPietro died September 2004. The couple had resided in Naples, Fl. since 1976.

Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Peter and Theofilia Gavas and was educated in the North Scranton Schools and was of the Catholic faith. She worked as an ILGWU seamstress in local garment shops prior to relocating to Naples, Fl.

She was very kind and caring person who truly loved her family and friends. She especially loved in her later years trips to the casinos to play the penny machines. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

Surviving is a daughter, Judith DiPietro, Naples, FL; sons, Joseph and wife Ann Marie, Clermont, FL; John, Jr. and wife Karen, Jefferson Township; Peter and wife Gwen, Naples, FL; grandchildren, Joey DiPietro and wife Lindsey, Jessica Rodriguez Feo and husband Armando, Chris DiPietro and wife Nicole, Kate DiPietro, Jennifer Harbough and husband Joe and Pamela DiPietro; great-grandchildren, Anthony, Leo, Andy, Armando and Jude; a brother, Frank Gavas, DE; nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by sisters, Mary, Betty and Julie; and brothers, Peter, Joseph, John, and Ignatius.

A funeral Mass will be held on Saturday at 9:30 a.m. in St. Anthony of Padua Church, Smith St., Dunmore.

Inurnment, Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Dunmore.

There are no public calling hours.


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