Marie Valentini

Obituary of Marie Valentini


Marie Valentini 92, of Olyphant, died Friday, May 26, 2017 after a brief illness. 

She was the widow of Frank  Valentini who died October 17, 1999.

Born in Olyphant, she was the daughter of the late John and  Anna Harwin Palfrey. She was the last surviving member of the Palfrey family. A lifelong Olyphant resident she  graduated from Olyphant High School and was a member of Holy Ghost Church, Olyphant, Holy Cross Parish.

She was a member of the Confraternity of Christian Women, past president of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Olyphant American Legion, and was very active in producing rosaries to be sent overseas to the less fortunate.

She is survived by a daughter, Lucille Nemeth, and a son Val Valentini and wife Sheryl, all of Olyphant, grandchildren, Aaron Nemeth and wife Marti, Olyphant and Nicole Reisinger and husband Jerry, Kingston great grandchildren, Matthew Nemeth, Kaiya  and Godgidas Reisinger. She was preceded in death by 7 sisters; Anna Abernathy, Mathelda Graves, Mildred Rovolinchick, Vera Kiker, Barbara Simpson, Regina Owens, and Rita Chomko, 2 brothers, Bernard and Cyril Palfrey and a son in law, Donald Nemeth.

The funeral will be  Wednesday  from the James  M. Margotta Funeral Home, 1019 Main St. Peckville with mass at 9:30 at St. Patrick’s Church, Holy Cross Parish. Interment St. Mary's Visitation Cemetery. Friends may call Tuesday from 4 to 8 PM. For condolences go to funeral home website.