May 25, 2019
JULE CALABRO, 93 of Taylor entered peacefully into eternal rest Saturday at the Scranton Healthcare Center.
Jule was born in Pittston and was the youngest of four daughters born to the late Ignatius and Catherine Kulbinsky Minkavage. She was a graduate of Pittston High School. She was a member of St. John the Evangelist Church of Pittston. For many years she was employed at consolidated Cigar Co. of West Pittston. She was a member of St John the Evangelist Church, Pittston.
She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother who was adored by all who had the opportunity to share her company. For nearly two decades, she lovingly cared for her ailing husnad Charles at their home in Pittston. She took tremendous joy in gardening and caring for a variety of plants and flowers. Jule also loved caring for animals including, most recently, her late faithful companion, Molly, a golden doodle, which was her favorite breed of dog. She had a sense of humor, a quick wit, a generous heart, and a love of sweets. She was a beautiful spirit and will be dearly missed by everyone, especially her daughter Donna, her best friend and daily caregiver.
Preceding her in death was her husband Charles, sisters Olga Dankulich, Margaret Curry and Lillian Shulna.
Jule is survivied by her daughter; Donna Derenick, Dickson City; son; Charles ( Phyliss) Calabro. Wilkes-Barre; 3 grandchildren; Jack (Betsy) Czaja III, Jason(Valerie) Derenick and Lisa Calabro 3 great grandchildren; Sarah Czaja, Jack Czaja, and Amelia Derenick; nieces and nephews.
The family would like to extend its heartfelt gratitude to the nurses, doctors, therapist, and staff of the Scranton Healthcare Center, who welcomed and cared for Jule like family.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday May 31 at 9:30am in St. John the Evangelist Church 35 William Street Pittston, Pa 18640 with the Rev. Joseph P. Elston as the celebrant.
Family and friends are asked to go directly to the church the morning of mass.
Interment will be in St Casmir’s Cemetery, Pittston.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the SPCA of Luzerne County 524 East Main Street Wilkes-Barre Pa 18702
There will be no calling hours.
Your niece, Cathy Shulna & Daughters & families saysMay 29, 2019 at 7:52 pm
Prayers and blessings to her family as we honor her for her courage and strength when life events were very challenging. Thank You Aunt Jule for helping Donna and I to carry on our Lithuanian Heritage. (Aciu) RIP with Uncle Charles and your parents. You will be remembered well in our hearts forever. 💕
Karen Josephite Rosiecki saysMay 29, 2019 at 11:24 pm
Our sincere condolences to Jack and Betsy and family. Our thoughts. and prayers are with you at this time