Rita Greco

Obituary of Rita A. Greco

Rita A. (Racobaldo) Greco June 18, 2021 Rita A. (Racobaldo) Greco, 90, of Peckville, passed away peacefully Friday morning in the presence of family at her home under the care of the VNA Hospice and Home Health of Olyphant. Rita’s loving and devoted husband of over 61 years, is the late James J. Greco. Born in Jessup, she was the daughter of Michael and Anne (Fasano) Racobaldo. She was a graduate of Jessup High School and was employed as a computer board assembler by Weston (Daystrom). Rita was a former member of St. Mary’s Assumption Church Jessup, where she was very involved in weekly Charismatic prayer groups, church spaghetti dinners and events, Charismatic Conferences at the University of Scranton and presently was a member of Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish, Peckville. She resided in Peckville for over 58 years. Also surviving are her four children: Judy Celli (Robert), Karen Greco-Magosin (John), James Greco, and Gary Greco; four grandchildren: Alissa, Robert, Kaylin, and Kristen; brother, Michael (Joan) Racobaldo; sister, Mary Sue Mackey; and nieces, nephews and cousins. Rita was preceded in death by her sisters Nancy (Nicolas) Catania and Stella (Thomas) Molinaro, and brother-in-law John Mackey. Rita’s life was exemplified by her never-ending love for her husband, children, immediate and extended family, many life-long friends, and all those who she came in contact with. She always put others first and was there for those in need. She enjoyed baking and cooking big family meals, spending time with family and friends, going to church and her prayer groups, and trips to the Jersey shore. Her life was a living testimony of the power of faith in Jesus Christ, upon which she drew her incredible strength, courage and love. The funeral will be held Wednesday at the Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish, Peckville with the viewing between 9 am and 10 am followed by Mass of Christian Burial at 10 am. Entombment at Cathedral Cemetery, Scranton. Arrangements are under the care of the James M. Margotta Funeral Home. For online condolences, go to www.margottafuneralhomes.com. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to VNA Hospice and Home Health, 301 Delaware Ave, Olyphant, PA 18447 or Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish, Peckville, 1101 Willow St., Peckville, PA 18452. To view mass go to; You Tube Channel : Sacred Heart Peckville. Please use this link to watch the live service for Rita Greco https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCqCB_RJTDSOlnX3hntYMJAQ/featured
Wednesday
23
June

Funeral Mass

10:00 am - 11:00 am
Wednesday, June 23, 2021
Sacred Heart of Jesus Church
1101 Willow Ave.
Peckville , Pennsylvania, United States
Mass of Christian Burial
Wednesday
23
June

Livestream Mass

10:00 am - 11:00 am
Wednesday, June 23, 2021
YouTube
Sacred Heart Peckville
Peckville, Pennsylvania, United States
570-383-3244
Sacred Heart Peckville, You Tube https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCqCB_RJTDSOlnX3hntYMJAQ/featured

Entombment

Entombment Cathedral Cemetery, Oram Street, Scranton, PA
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