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Genevieve "Jenny Lee" Terasavage

January 25, 2018


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Genevieve (Jenny Lee) Terasavage

January 25, 2018


On January 25th, 2018, Genevieve (Jenny Lee) Terasavage, passed away in her sleep with comfort and dignity in Easton, PA.

Jenny Lee was born on November 27, 1930, in Wilkes-Barre, to Fred Gigliotti and Mary Egidio Gigliotti and older sister, Mary Gigliotti Richards (deceased).   Jenny Lee attended GAR High School, was a proud alumna of the class of 1948, and married her high school sweetheart and the love of her life, William “Turk” Terasavage. They were married for 59 years until his passing in 2011.

Jenny Lee was employed by the Bell Telephone Co. of Pennsylvania for 27 years and was a lifelong member and former president of the Bell Pioneers Volunteer Network. She enjoyed gardening, relaxing by the beach, reading, chocolate, and spending time with her beloved granddaughters Loren Lee Chiesi –Abrahams, Kristin Ellyn Chiesi, Alexandra Terasavage and Christina Terasavage. She is also survived by her daughter, Linda Lee Chiesi and son-in-law William Chiesi of Easton, PA and her son Dr. William Terasavage of Pittsburgh.

A viewing will be held for Jenny Lee on Monday, January 29th from 8:00 – 9:30 AM at Nat & Gawlas Funeral Home, 89 Park Avenue, Wilkes-Barre, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Leo’s/ Holy Rosary Church, 33 Manhattan Street, Ashley, at 10:00 AM. Interment will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery in Hanover Township.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests Mass cards or donations made in Jenny Lee Terasavage’s name to the Michael J. Fox Parkinson’s Research Foundation.  Donations can be made online or by mail at: Donation Processing, The Michael J. Fox Foundation, P.O. Box 5014, Hagerstown, MD 21741-5014; Tribute website: https://www.michaeljfox.org/tribute/tribute-page.php?id=799&np=true.

Online condolences may be sent by visiting Jenny Lee’s obituary at www.natandgawlas.com.