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Regina F. Piccioni

April 8, 1927 April 1, 2017
Regina F. Piccioni
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Regina F. Piccioni, 89, of Pottsville, passed away in Luther Ridge, Pottsville, on Saturday morning.

She was born on April 8, 1927, to the late Theresa (Nicastro) and Edward Thomas, of Port Carbon, where she was raised and attended school.

Regina was a member of St. Patrick R.C.C. and the former St. Joseph Parish.

She was married to Frank Piccioni on August 1, 1948 at St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church and the couple resided for 65 years on North Second Street, Pottsville. She was a long time member of the church choir.

Regina was a homemaker and in her earlier years she was a milliner at Lee’s Millinary,

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Piccioni, on January 24, 2015, and to whom she was married 67 years; brothers: Robert and William Thomas and Daniel Strausser; and sister, Geraldine Hughes.

Regina is survived by four sons: Richard and his wife, Kathleen, of Geneva, NY; Francis, of Pottsville; Michael and partner, Edward Getty, of Princeton Junction, NJ; Robert and his wife, Melanie, of Rowlett, TX; 3 grandchildren: Dr. David Piccioni, of San Diego, CA; Christine Piccioni and partner, Matthew Ferrara, of Seneca Falls, NY; Isabella Piccioni, of Rowlett, TX; 2 great grandchildren, Matthew and Ava Piccioni-Ferrara; a brother, Charles Thomas and his wife, Sandra, of Middleport, PA; and a sister, Shirley McGuire, of Port Carbon.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, April 7th at 11:00 a.m. in St. Patrick Roman Catholic Church, 319 Mahantongo St., Pottsville. A viewing will be held on Thursday evening from 6-8:00 p.m. at Lord-Bixler Funeral Home, Inc, 1818 Mahantongo St., Pottsville and on Friday morning in the funeral home from 10:00 a.m. until the procession will leave for church.

Interment will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery, Hillside.

The family request contributions in Regina’s memory be sent to: Alzheimers Association, 2595 Interstate Dr., Suite 100, Harrisburg, PA 17110.

Lord-Bixler Funeral Home, Inc. is in charge of arrangements.

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