In Loving Memory of Christie Ann DiPietro

Christie Ann DiPietro

Christie Ann DiPietro

Dunmore, PA June 18, 1970 ~ March 23, 2017 Date of Service: March 28, 2017

 

Christie Ann DiPietro, 46, of Dunmore, passed away Thursday afternoon at Moses Taylor Hospital, Scranton. She is survived by her husband Rocco. The couple had been married for over 21 years.

Born in Kingston, she is the daughter of Craig and Linda Manahan Williams, Port Charlotte, Fla., and was a 1988 graduate of the former Scranton Central High School. She graduated from Millersville University with a bachelor’s degree in psychology and sociology. She was employed by Scranton Lackawanna Human Development Agency as a program manager. 

Christie’s family was the joy of her life and she was very passionate about her work. She was a survivor for 17 years, battling and fighting against her cancer and never complaining once. She loved life and was dedicated to help anyone in need. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, daughter, granddaughter, sister, aunt and friend who will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved her. 

Christie and her family would like to thank the doctors of Fox Chase Cancer Center, Dr. William Heim, Dr. Salvator Lawrence and the nurses and staff of the Intensive Care Unit at Moses Taylor Hospital for all of their care and compassion during Christie’s fight. Special gratitude is extended to her aunts for their daily and compassionate care for her during her most difficult times, Roseanne and Marion DiPietro and Arlene Kontura and their husbands, Joseph and Carmen DiPietro and Robert Kontura.

Also surviving are a son, Dominic; a daughter, Kessla; and grandson, Nico, all at home; sisters, Tina Williams, Port Charlotte, Fla.; and Paula Novak and husband, Tom, Laceyville; a brother, Chad Williams and wife, Tracy; a grandmother, Christine Manahan, all of Port Charlotte, Fla.; and a grandmother, Vida Williams, New Albany;  mother-in-law, Carol DiPietro, Olyphant; brother-in-law, David DiPietro and wife, Ginger, Annapolis, Md.; numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. 

She was preceded in death by her grandfather, Charles Manahan, father-in-law, Rocco J. DiPietro Jr.; sister-in-law, Teresa DiPietro; and a cousin, Joseph DiPietro. 

A funeral Mass will be held on Tuesday at 11 a.m. in St. Mary’s Church, Chestnut St., Dunmore. 

Interment is private at the convenience of the family.

There are no public calling hours at this time.

In lieu of flowers, make donations in Christie’s name to the National Ovarian Cancer Coalition, 4950 York Road, #631, Holicong, PA 18928 or at ovarian.org.

 

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Mary and Bob Reynolds
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Sending Sympathy
Reply #9 on : Tue April 11, 2017, 17:54:40
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Rocco, Kessla and Dominic, please accept our sincere and deepest sympathy. You will be in my prayers to get you through this most difficult time.
Shannon Black
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The lovliest girl
Reply #8 on : Tue March 28, 2017, 10:52:38
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I am so sorry for your loss. I attended Central with Christie. She was absolutely beautiful inside and out. I will remember her always. My sincere condolences, Rocco and family.
Mark, Nadine, Shannon & Garrett Murray
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Christie
Reply #7 on : Mon March 27, 2017, 22:52:04
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Rocco, We are so sorry to hear of Christie passing. She was always so happy and thoughtful! Our prayers are with you and your family.
Len & Diane Rakowicz
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Christie Williams DiPietro
Reply #6 on : Mon March 27, 2017, 11:43:35
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Please accept our condolences to you and your family in the passing of your wife, Christie. She is in our prayers.
Bob Aulisio
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Re: In Loving Memory of Christie Ann DiPietro
Reply #5 on : Mon March 27, 2017, 07:12:16
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Rocco, I am so sorry for your loss. My prayers go out to you and your family.
Mary Ahwesh
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Re: In Loving Memory of Christie Ann DiPietro
Reply #4 on : Sun March 26, 2017, 23:35:12
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Rocco, I am so sorry for your loss. Prayers for you and your family. Mary Ahwesh
David Noyle
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Christie Williams DiPietro
Reply #3 on : Sun March 26, 2017, 17:19:09
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I had the privilege of attending Keystone College with Christie & Rocco, visiting them at Millersville University and vacationing with them in Virginia Beach years ago.

My thoughts and prayers are with Rocco, the entire Family and numerous friends of Christie.

Enteral rest grant onto Christie oh Lord and let perpetual light shine upon her. May Christie's soul and the souls of the faithfully departed Rest In Peace.

Amen.

David Noyle
Stephanie Shandra
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So sorry to hear this news
Reply #2 on : Sat March 25, 2017, 19:55:53
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I was saddended to read about Christie's passing. I will always remember her upbeat personality and compassionate, generous nature. Sending thoughts and prayers to Rocco and the kids.
Glenda Emigh
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Christie
Reply #1 on : Sat March 25, 2017, 19:06:58
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I appreciated so much that she opened her heart and let me write about her in one of the chapter's of one of my books. She shared their struggle to become parents and the agony of battling cancer and the affects of the chemotherapy. Her description of showering and crying as she watched her long blond hair circle the drain every morning before going to work was one of those images that burn into your brain. And I marveled at her wonderful spirit. I am so proud to be related to her. She was an inspiration and amazing example of a wonderful human being. I can imagine her meeting God and hearing, "Well done, my good and faithful servant."