In Loving Memory of Sarah Theresa Celano

Sarah Theresa Celano

Sarah Theresa Celano

Elmhurst Township, PA June 22, 1925 ~ April 1, 2015 Date of Service: April 8, 2015

Theresa Celano, 89, of Dunmore, died Wednesday at St. Mary’s Villa Nursing
Home, Elmhurst Township.  Her husband,
Samuel Celano, died December 10, 1976.


in Dickson City, daughter of the late Joseph and Sarah George Stead, she was a
graduate of Dickson City High School and prior to retirement, she was employed in
the garment industry for many years.  She
was a member of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish in Dunmore, and was a long-time
volunteer for the Lackawanna Association for the Blind, the March of Dimes, and
Serving Seniors.


enjoyed dancing, bingo, current events, and summer family picnics.  She was a member of Pennsylvania Empowered
Expert Residents at the Laurels.  She
resided the last few years at St. Mary’s Villa where she was lovingly called
“The Mayor”.  Most of all, she was proud
of her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. 
Her family thanks the staff of St. Mary’s Villa for the compassionate
care she received. 


is a son, Mark Celano and wife Diane of Dunmore; daughter, Maria Szewczyk and
husband James, Dickson City; six grandchildren, Jeffrey Stanco and wife
Jennifer, Melissa Howerton, Attorney Christopher Szewczyk, Amanda Forgione and
husband, Franco, Michael and Cory Celano; three great-grandchildren, Nicholas,
Isabella, and Andrew Stanco; brothers Frank Stead and wife Betty of Levittown,
and John Stead and wife Alice of Langhorne; sisters Marion Eavarone of Throop,
Rose Barscheski of Olyphant, and Lorraine Chure and husband Daniel of
Lancaster; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. 


was preceded in death by a daughter Michele Howerton and son-in-law, William
Howerton and brothers Joseph, James and Eugene Stead.


funeral will be Wednesday from the Carlucci-Golden-DeSantis Funeral Home, Inc.,
318 E. Drinker St., Dunmore, with mass at 9:30am in the St. Mary of Mount
Carmel Church, Chestnut St., Dunmore. 
Interment to follow in the Cathedral Cemetery, Scranton.


may call at the funeral home on Tuesday from 5-8 p.m.


contributions can be sent to St. Mary’s Villa, 516 St. Mary’s Villa Road,
Elmhurst, Pa 18444.

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Sylvia Kolosinsky
Posts: 4
Heartfelt Sympathy
Reply #2 on : Thu April 09, 2015, 23:06:13
To The Celano Family:
While I was working at Serving Seniors, I had the honor and privilege to train Sarah as a PEER (Pa. Empowered Expert Resident) and watched her as she would welcome and cheer up new residents moving in. She was always smiling and so kind. The heavens needed another angel. She will be greatly missed. With heartfelt sympathy, Sylvia & Chris Kolosinsky
Patty Stead Ashby
Posts: 4
Re: In Loving Memory of Sarah Theresa Celano
Reply #1 on : Tue April 07, 2015, 22:23:46
I am so sorry that I cannot be there to say good bye to Aunt Sarah and to celebrate her life. She was always so kind and sweet. I know she will be deeply missed by all of her family both near and far. Until we meet again.