Elizabeth M. BelfioreNovember 23, 2017
Elizabeth M. "Liz" Belfiore, age 85, of Mahanoy City, passed away Thursday morning at Shenandoah Senior Living Community. Born in Mahanoy City, she was the daughter of the late Agabito and Barbara (Cappelli) Barone. She was a 1949 graduated of Mahanoy City High School and had been employed with the former Morgan Knitting Mills. She was a member of St. Teresa of Calcutta Church and it Sodality Society in Mahanoy City, Mahanoy City Woman's Club and BPOE 695 Ladies Auxiliary. Liz was an avid reader and enjoyed cooking for her family. Preceding her in death were her husband John S. Belfiore Sr. in 1986, 2 brothers Frank Barone killed in action in Normandy during World War II and Joseph Barone. Surviving are a daughter Bernadine Sabol and her husband Dennis of Barnesville, 2 sons John S. Belfiore Jr. and his companion Marie Lesusky of Mahanoy City, Arthur Belfiore and his wife Pauline of Lewistown, a brother Dr. Gennaro Acanfora and his wife Nancy of North Carolina, a sister Felicia Pilla of Nesquehoning three grandchildren Sonya Johnson and her companion Randy Ward, Angela and her husband Alex Lagreca and Amanda Belfiore, 3 great grandchildren Paige and Tiberius Johnson and John Robert Lagreca, nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are invited to her funeral on Tuesday morning at 9:30 AM from David D. Jarrett Funeral Home of Mahanoy City. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by the Rev. Kevin P. Gallagher at 10 AM from St. Teresa of Calcutta Church. Interment will be in Sacred Heart Cemetery in Mahanoy Township. Friends may call at the funeral home on Monday evening from 6 to 8 PM and again on Tuesday morning beginning at 8:30 AM. Contributions in Liz's name to the Mahanoy City Public Library would be appreciated by the family and will be accepted at the visitation. Please visit www.jarrettfuneralhome.com for more information.