Eileen R. Tamanini, 77, Wyoming, passed away, Saturday, June 27, 2020, in her home surrounded by family. She was born in Wilkes-Barre Twp. and daughter of the late Francis and Irene Jane Nelson Wright. Eileen was a graduate of St. Mary's High School, Wilkes-Barre, and Wilkes-Barre Business College.
Eileen was a member of St. Therese's Church, Shavertown. She was a bank teller with Luzerne Bank for 24 years before her retirement. She also was a real estate agent Gerald Busch Real Estate, Luzerne. Eileen had numerous hobbies, including gardening, traveling, painting, and making ceramics. She took great pride in being a wife, mother, and grandmother.
Eileen was preceded in death by a brother, Francis P. "Rick" Wright. Surviving her are her husband of 56 years, Alfred, at home; daughter, Eileen Godin and her husband Eric, Shavertown; son, Timothy Tamanini and his wife Sandra, Wyoming; grandchildren, Nicholas Godin and Christopher Tamanini; sisters, Daria Hendrickson and Michele Gardner; sisters-in-law, Dolores Tamanini and Nancy Wright, and many nieces and nephews.
Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 30, at The Richard H. Disque Funeral Home Inc., 2940 Memorial Highway, Dallas. Funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, July 1, 2020.
The Interment will follow at Mt. Olivet Cemetery. COVID 19 precautions are being observed, including social distancing and mask requirements. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to The American Cancer Society c/o P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123 or St. Jude's Children's Hospital, c/o 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
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