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Catherine Comito, 99, a life long resident of the Parsons section of Wilkes-Barre, passed away on Friday, August 17, 2012 at her home surrounded by her family. She was born December 22, 1912 in Wilkes-Barre a daughter of the late Samuel and Concetta Scrivano Condosta.
Catherine and her late husband, Joseph operated Comitoís Grocery Store on Scott Street in Parsons for over 30 years. She was employed in the garment industry and later as a lunch aid at Plains Junior High School.
Mrs. Comito was a member of the former Blessed Sacrament Church, Miners Mills. She loved cooking for her family and spending time with her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph; sons-in-law, Peter Comerota and Robert Meehan; brothers, Albert, Samuel, and Daniel Condosta; sisters, Stella Bisulca, Elvira Soluri, and Mary Koter; brother-in-law, Nicholas Comito.
Surviving are her daughters, Deanna Comerota, Laflin, Joyce Meehan, Wilkes-Barre; grandchildren, Robert Meehan, Paul Meehan and his wife, Susan, David Meehan, Catherine Meehan, Peter Comerota and his wife Stacy, Joseph Comerota, Thomas Comerota and his wife Kelly, Michael Comerota; great grandchildren, Paul Meehan Jr. and Samuel Meehan; sister, Laurie Smith, Peoria, IL, many nieces and nephews including her devoted niece, Marlene Koter.
The funeral will be held Monday at 10:30 a.m. from E. Blake Collins Funeral Home, 159 George Avenue, Wilkes-Barre, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 a.m. in St. Benedictís Church, Austin Avenue, Wilkes-Barre.
Entombment will be in St. Maryís Mausoleum, Hanover Township. Friends may call Monday from 9:00 a.m. until the time of the service.