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Lia M. Vannucchi

May 21, 1947 - June 16, 2020

Service Date: June 19, 2020

Funeral Home Corcoran Funeral Home Inc

Cemetery Mount Olivet Cemetery

Church Saints Peter and Paul Church

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Lia M. Vannucchi, 73 of Plains Township, passed away Tuesday morning, June 16, 2020 at Regional Hospice, Geisinger South, Wilkes-Barre, after a courageous battle against Cancer.

Born in Plains, she was the daughter of the late Albert J. and Mary R. (Davitt) Vannucchi.

Lia was a graduate of Sacred Heart High School, Plains, Class of 1965, and Wilkes-Barre Business College.  She was employed as a program analyst at the Social Security Administration for 40 years, retiring in 2007.  Lia was a lifelong member of Sacred Heart Church, Plains, until its closure and currently a member of Saints Peter & Paul Church, Plains.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her nephews Richard Smith and Erik Vannucchi, and brother-in-law Paul Kelley.

Surviving are her sisters Kate Smith, Plains, and Mollie Kelley, Moosic, brother Albert Vannucchi and his wife Ann Marie, Plains, nieces and nephews Susan Smith, Erin and Lia Kelley, Justin and Troy Vannucchi, and Keri Thomas and her husband Derek, Great-nephew Logan Thomas.

Lia’s family would like to offer a special thank you to Dr. David Greenwald and his staff for the wonderful care and compassion given to Lia over the years.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, June 19, 2020 at 10:00 am at Saints Peter & Paul Church, 13 Hudson Road, Plains, PA  18705, with Father John C. Lambert, Pastor, officiating.  Those attending the Funeral Mass, please follow the practice of social distancing and masks are required at church.  Private family entombment will be held in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Carverton section of Wyoming.  Arrangements entrusted to the Corcoran Funeral Home, Inc., 20 South Main Street, Plains, PA  18705.

Memorial donations may be made to the Medical Oncology Prescription Assistance Fund, 382 Pierce Street, Kingston, PA  18704 in Lia’s memory.