Lucille Sabuto
January 03, 2022


Mrs. Lucille Sabuto, 97, of Duryea, passed away Monday, January 3, 2022, at Riverside Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, Taylor.

Born in Duryea, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Mary Nowakowski Kishel and was a graduate of Duryea High School. Prior to her retirement, she was employed by the former Del Mar, Pittston.

Lucille was a member of Nativity of Our Lord Parish, Duryea.

Lucille was a loving mom, grandma and gigi who loved to spend time with her family. She enjoyed baking for her family, especially her cookies.

She was preceded in death by husband, Edward, who passed away on May 22, 1988, great granddaughter, Coral Skye Smits, who passed away in June of 2020, brother, John Kishel and sisters, Regina Orkwis and Helen Kaczmarczyk.

Surviving are:
Daughter, Marlene Mitala and her husband, Joseph, of Flemington, New Jersey
Son, John Sabuto and his wife, Mary Jane, of Duryea

John and Daniel Sabuto
Joseph Mitala
Kymberlee Smits
Christina Orlando

Great grandchildren:
Joe Michael, Bert and Effie Mitala
Maddox and Jaxon Orlando

Nieces and nephews

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Janaury 8, 2020 at 10:00 am from the Bernard J. Piontek Funeral Home Inc., 204 Main Street, Duryea with Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 am in Holy Rosary Church, 127 Stephenson Street, Duryea with the Rev. Michael Bryant officiating. Interment will be in Holy Rosary Cemetery, Duryea. A viewing will be held on Saturday morning from 9:00 am to 10:00 am at the funeral home. To leave an online condolence for Lucille's family, please visit the funeral home website,   At the request of the family, we ask that everyone attending the viewing and funeral services please wear a mask and practice social distancing.


Guestbook Entries

We are so sorry for your loss. Thinking and praying for you all.

Shawn and Mindy Decker (7 months ago)

I am so sorry for your loss, my thoughts and prayers are with you.

Sandie Hatcher (7 months ago)

To The family of Lucille Sabuto i am SO sorry.

Kazimierz i Ewa. Poland (7 months ago)

Despite hundreds of kilometers separating us, you were always in our hearts as a great grandmother and a good friend. We will miss. Nice look at us down there. Goodbye and see you later.

Piotr i Urszula from Poland (7 months ago)

To Marlene &John & all who loved her:May your dear Mom, Gramma, Gigi now rest in God's Peaceful arms & may He comfort you all in knowing she is at peace. Love you!

Monica & Doug Weir (7 months ago)

To the family of Lucille Sabuto I am so sorry !

Carol Arcaro (7 months ago)

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