Obituaries » Alma Nardone
January 31, 2020
January 31, 2020
Alma Nardone passed away in Residential Hospice at Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre on January 31, 2020 following a short illness.
A lifelong resident of Wilkes-Barre, Alma was a wonderful sibling, Aunt and caretaker to countless friends and family members. She helped raise dozens of nieces, nephews, and their children (and their pets).
A graduate of G.A.R. High School, she was a member of Holy Rosary Church. She displayed a palpable zest for life and for her family, co-workers and friends. For many years, while holding down a full-time job RCA Corporation, Alma purchased and ran Enrico’s pizza in Wilkes-Barre where she served generations of pizza lovers.
Hers was truly a life of service. Following retirement, she was a regular visitor at local nursing homes taking care of family members and friends to the point where she was often mistaken as a member of the staff.
The youngest daughter of Enrico and Assunta Nardone, she is survived by her brother, Professor Henry Nardone and his wife, Beth, sister Vera Elias, and sister-in-law, Jean Nardone and by numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews and great great nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, Alma was pre-deceased by her brother, Lawrence Nardone and by her sisters, Della Cardoni, Norma Wilkie and infant siblings Mary and Enrico.
Funeral Services will be held on Thursday at 9:30 am from the Nat & Gawlas Funeral Home, 89 Park Avenue, Wilkes-Barre, with a Mass of Christian Burial to follow at 10 am in St. Nicholas Church, 226 S. Washington Street, Wilkes-Barre. Interment will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Hanover Township.
Visitation will be held on Thursday morning from 8:30 am to 9:30 am at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Alma’s name may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association
57 N. Franklin Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701.
Online condolences may be sent by visiting Alma’s obituary at www.natandgawlas.com.