Marian Allegretto


June 6, 2019

Marian Allegretto, 90, of Hazleton, passed away Thursday at St. Luke’s Hospice, Bethlehem surrounded by her family.  Born in Hazleton, she was the daughter of the late John and Carmella (Ruggiero) Cerullo and was a member of Queen of Heaven Parish at Our Lady of Grace Church, Hazleton.

She worked as a bookkeeper at Mid City Carpeting Store.  She ran her husband’s business, Allegretto Construction, and also worked at the former Cheese Store.  She was a homemaker and loved spending time and visiting with her family and cooking. 

Preceding her in death, in addition to her parents, were her husband Daniel Allegretto in 1993; great granddaughter Jaela DeJesus, age 6; brothers Louis, Leonard, Anthony, and John Cerullo; sisters Phyllis Bangor, Lena Romano, and Anna and Adeline Cerullo.

Surviving are her daughters Jane Rodriguez and her husband Eugene, Hazleton, Lisa deQuevedo and her husband Robert, Coopersburg; son Daniel Allegretto and his wife Tina, West Hazleton; grandchildren Nikki Davis, Jessica, Sarah, and Rebecca Rodriguez, Daniel J., Jennie, and Michael Allegretto, and Robert, Matthew, and Julia deQuevedo; great grandchildren Tai Davis, Jolie Nieves, and Daniel and Gianna Allegretto; sister Carmella Reap, Berwick; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, June 10th, at 9:30 A.M. in Queen of Heaven Parish at Our Lady of Grace Church.  Those attending should go directly to the church Monday morning.  Burial will be in Our Lady of Grace Cemetery.  Friends may call at the Joseph A. Moran Funeral Home, 229 W. 12th St., Hazleton, on Sunday from 7-9 P.M.

Memorial donations may be made to Catholic Social Services.  

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