In Loving Memory of Mary Summa
Mary SummaJefferson Township, PA March 29, 1919 ~ October 29, 2018 Date of Service: October 31, 2018
Mary Summa, 99, formerly of Dunmore, died Monday at St. Mary's Villa. She was preceded in death by her husband, Donato "Diz" Summa, in 2003.
Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Julia Lane Kowalchick. She was a member of SS. Anthony and Rocco Parish, Dunmore. Before retirement, Mary was employed in the garment manufacturing industry. Mary was a member of two Red Hat societies and the Jefferson Twp. Senior Citizens Center, where she participated in a number of its functions and was able to drive herself to the center until age 98.
Mary was a very positive person who enjoyed socializing, cooking and spending time with family and friends. Mary spent three or four of the winter months in St. Petersburg, Fla., and spent her summers at Breezewood Acres Campground, Gouldsboro. She was loved by all her neighbors.
She is survived by her sons, Andy, Scott Twp.; and Joe and wife, Patricia, Jefferson Twp., four grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was also preceded in death by an infant son, Joseph; a grandson, Donnie Summa; a daughter-in-law, Janet Summa; brothers, Michael Lane and Joseph Kowalchick; sisters, Julia Booth and Anna Kowalchick.
The funeral will be Wednesday from the Carlucci-Golden-DeSantis Funeral Home Inc., 318 E. Drinker St., Dunmore, with Mass at 11 a.m. in St. Anthony of Padua Church, Smith Street, Dunmore. Interment to follow in St. Michael's Cemetery, Dunmore.
Family and friends may call Wednesday morning from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to St. Mary's Villa, 516 St. Mary's Villa Road, Elmhurst Twp., PA 18444.