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Cheta M. Malvizzi (Bortz)

December 31, 1935 - July 3, 2019

Service Date: July 6, 2019

Funeral Home Corcoran Funeral Home Inc

Cemetery St. Mary s Cemetery

Church St. Maria Goretti Church

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Cheta M. Malvizzi, 83 of Laflin, passed away Wednesday morning, July 3, 2019 at her home.

Born in Edwardsville on December 31, 1935, she was the daughter of the late Chester E. and Stella V. (Mislak) Bortz.

Cheta was a graduate of Kingston High School, Class of 1953 and College Misericordia, Class of 1957. She was employed as a school teacher for 15 years for Willow Grove, Kingston, and Wilkes-Barre Area School Districts. Cheta was later employed as an optometric assistant at Vision Association of Pittston, and last for Baab Opticians of Mountain Top until her retirement.

She was a member of St. Maria Goretti Church, Laflin, and was a former cantor and member of the choir, and volunteered at church for various projects. Cheta particularly enjoyed working the ticket booth at the annual church festival for many years. She was a Charter Member of the Laflin Library Association and the College Misericordia Alumni Association.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, Mario Malvizzi on June 3, 2017.

Surviving are her sons, Marc Malvizzi and his wife Debbie, Laflin, and John Malvizzi, Hanover Twp., grandchildren Brian, Christopher, Nina, Drew, and Marc, Jr., great grandson Travis Mendoza.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, July 6, 2019 at 11:00 am in St. Maria Goretti Church, 42 Redwood Drive, Laflin, PA 18702, with Father James J. Walsh, J.C.L., Pastor, officiating. The Parish Rosary Group will pray the Divine Mercy Chaplet and Rosary in the Church 30 minutes before the Mass. All are invited to attend. Private entombment will be held in St. Mary’s Cemetery at the convenience of the family. Family and friends may call from 10:30 am till the time of mass at St. Maria Goretti Church on Saturday. Arrangements by the Corcoran Funeral Home, Inc., 20 South Main Street, Plains, PA 18705.

The family requests that flowers be omitted and memorial donations may be made to St. Maria Goretti Church in Cheta’s memory.


Phone 570-823-1358
Fax 570-829-6699


20 South Main St.
Plains, PA 18705

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