Teresa A. Schmeer


February 27, 2019

Teresa A. Schmeer, 81, formerly of Hazleton, and was a resident of Hometown Nursing and Rehab Center, passed away Wednesday at St Luke’s Hospital-Miners Campus.  Born in Brooklyn, NY, she was the daughter of the late Andrew and Margaret (Dutz) Gambardella and was a member of Most Precious Blood Church, Hazleton.

She was a Hazleton High School graduate and enjoyed being around her children and grandchildren.

Surviving are her children Denise Mariano and her husband Fred, Hazleton, Faith Mariano and her husband Mike, Allentown, Kurt Schmeer and his wife Megan, Tresckow, Debra Calucci and her husband Robert, Beaver Meadows, and Bernadette Gogola and her husband Allan, 9 grandchildren; 7 great grandchildren; brother Anthony Gambardella, Hazleton; sister Margaret Martnick, DE; and several nieces and nephews, close relatives, and life-long friends.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, March 23rd, at 10 A.M. in Most Precious Blood Church, Hazleton.  Burial will be in Mount Laurel Memorial Park.  The family will receive friends on Saturday morning in the church from 9 A.M. until the time of mass. 

Memorial donations may be made to the Community Service for Sight, 4 Brookhill Rd., Sugarloaf, PA  18249.

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