In Loving Memory of Lucille M. LaPergola
Lucille M. LaPergolaDunmore, PA July 9, 1927 ~ January 14, 2015 Date of Service: January 17, 2015
Lucille Mathewson LaPergola, 87, of Dunmore died Wednesday at home. She was the widow of Peter S. LaPergola, who died Feb. 11, 2010.
Born in Scranton, daughter of the late Albert and Alberta Rasimas Mathewson, she was a graduate of Dunmore High School and the Career Technology Center of Lackawanna County School of Practical Nursing. Before her retirement, she was employed at Clarks Summit State Hospital. In her early career, she was employed by the Bell Telephone Company and Sears.She was an active member of SS. Anthony and Rocco Parish, Dunmore, and its Altar and Rosary Society and also a member of St. Anthony's Memorial Park Association.
Lucille's greatest joy was spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She is survived by four daughters, JoAnne LaPergola, Haddonfield, N.J.; Diane Kelleher and husband, Robert, Dunmore; Patricia McKeon and husband, Robert, Scranton; and Luanne Fisk and husband, Stephen, Dunmore; brothers, Edward Mathewson, Dunmore; and Albert Mathewson, Greenfield Twp.; nine grandchildren, Mary Lou Goddard and husband, Evan, Northfield, N.J.; Amy Keegan, Haddonfield, N.J.; Jonathan Sweigart and wife, Joelle, Collingswood, N.J.; Todd Kelleher and wife, Stephanie, Scranton; Bridget Robinson and husband, Corey, Dunmore; Ryan and Elizabeth McKeon, Scranton; and Matthew and Stephanie Fisk, Dunmore; 12 great-grandchildren, Eva and Alex Goddard, Artie, Joseph and Maria Keegan, Jaden, Julian and Jenna Sweigart, Peter and Tessa Robinson and Julia and Annie Kelleher; and several nieces and nephews.
She was also preceded in death by a brother, Christopher Mathewson; and three grandchildren, Jeremy Kelleher and Evan and Emma McKeon.
The funeral will be Saturday from the Carlucci-Golden-DeSantis Funeral Home Inc., 318 E. Drinker St., Dunmore, with Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. in St. Anthony of Padua Church, Smith Street, Dunmore. Interment, Dunmore Cemetery.
Friends may call Friday from 4 to 7 p.m.In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Dunmore High School Student Activities Fund-Jeremy Kelleher Memorial Fund, c/o Fidelity Bank, Blakely and Drinker streets, Dunmore, PA 18512.