Mary Banellis

Obituary of Mary Ann Banellis

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Mary Ann Banellis, 81 from West Pittston went home peacefully with the lord on August 23rd, 2022 surrounded by her family. 

Mary Ann was born in Wilkes Barre, on April 24, 1941 the daughter of the late Bartholomew and Eleanor Leonard Madden.

She was a graduate of Coughlin High School, class of 1959.  

She most enjoyed spending time with her family and friends, especially her sister in law Carol Banellis.  She enjoyed playing bingo, and going for walks. 

She retired from 7D Wholesale as a bookkeeper. 

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Donald Banellis, sister Julia Gallagher, brothers, Joseph, Paul, and Father Michael Madden. 

She is survived by her son, Donald A Banellis jr , daughter Ann Marie Banellis and companion Gerald Stook, granddaughter Gabriella Soroka, sister-In-law/best friend Carol Banellis and many nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews. Pups Bella and Bailey

The family would like to Thank her PCP , Dr Ernest Julius, Adfinitas providers, WBGH , Wesley Village administration, nursing, and Therapy, and Hospice of the Sacred Heart.

Mary Ann will be greatly missed by all who knew her. 

The Funeral will be held on Friday August 26th, 2022 at 11a.m. from the Howell-Lussi Funeral Home Inc., 509 Wyoming Avenue, West Pittston.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11:30a.m. in Corpus Christi Parish 605 Luzerne Avenue, West Pittston with Monsignor John Sempa as the Celebrant.  Interment will be in St. Mary's Cemetery in Hanover Twp.  Family and Friends may call on Friday from 9:30a.m. until 11a.m. at the Funeral Home.


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9:30 am - 11:00 am
Friday, August 26, 2022
Howell-Lussi Funeral Home Inc.
509 Wyoming Ave.
West Pittston , Pennsylvania, United States
Viewing at Funeral Home

Mass of Christian Burial

11:30 am - 12:30 am
Friday, August 26, 2022
Corpus Christi Parish
605 Luzerne Avenue
West Pittston, Pennsylvania, United States
Mass in Church


1:00 pm - 1:15 pm
Friday, August 26, 2022
St. Mary's Cemetery
St. Mary's Road
Hanover, Twp., Pennsylvania, United States
Burial at Cemetery
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Mary Banellis

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1941 - 2022

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