Jenny Tassone DeMarco, 86, a resident of Tucson, Arizona for 35 years, passed from this life on Friday, November 14, 2014 after an extended illness.
Jenny was born in Brognaturo, Italy to Giovanni “John” A. Tassone and Camilla Rizzo Tassone. She came to America in 1930 and grew up in Morrison, Pennsylvania along the Kinzua Creek. In 1949 she married Dominick A. DeMarco in Warren, Pennsylvania. They moved to Ashtabula, Ohio in 1951. During the 1950’s Jenny worked at the Carlisle-Allen Company (Carlisle’s) selling clothing and participating in style shows. In the summer of 1979 Jenny and her family moved out west to Tucson, Arizona. She was an active member of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church in Tucson and enjoyed volunteer activities for many years. She will be remembered for her kindness and dedication to helping others.
Jenny is survived by her husband Dominick A. DeMarco, daughter Diane M. DeMarco, and son David J. DeMarco all of Tucson, AZ, sister Mary Tassone Bobby of Hermitage, PA, sister-in-law Geraldine “Gerry” Tassone of Warren, PA, sister-in-law Diana Pohlman, (Fl), brother-in-law Frank P. DeMarco, and sister-in-law Collette DeMarco (NJ), nieces, nephews, cousins, and many wonderful friends.
In addition to her parents, Jenny was preceded in death by her sister Teresa Tassone, sister Rose Consolata Tassone Rizzo, brother Joseph Tassone, and brother Nick A. Tassone.
Inurnment will be in St. Joseph R. C. Cemetery in Warren, Pennsylvania. The Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304 East Street, Warren, PA has been entrusted with arrangements. A private memorial gathering will be arranged by the family.
Memorials may be placed in Jenny T. DeMarco’s memory to “Alzheimer’s Association,” www.alz.org (Tucson, AZ) or “Casa de la Luz Foundation”/Casa de la Luz Hospice, www.casahospice.com (Tucson, AZ)
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