Elizabeth A. Christino

December 19, 2022

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    • Obituary
      Elizabeth A. Christino, 67, of Drums passed away peacefully Monday surrounded by family.  Born in Hazleton on June 16, 1955, she was the daughter of the late Paul and Lucille (Sanzi) Yanac.
      Loving wife of Maurice J. Christino and proud mother of Maurice (Gina) and Melissa; Beloved Mom-Mom of Maurizio, Valentina, and Pasquale.
       
      Predeceased by brothers Paul and Thomas Yanac and sister Lucille Jones.  
       
      Survived by siblings MaryAnn (John) Levkulic and Richard (Carole) Yanac, many nieces, nephews, and friends.
       
      She graduated in 1974 as a Licensed Practical Nurse. Following her career as an LPN she worked closely with children as a teacher’s aide for the Hazleton Area School District. She was a devout catholic and member of Immaculate Conception Parish in Freeland. Liz was an exceptional baker, talented crafter, avid Penn State football fan and lover of all things Disney. Above all she enjoyed spending time with those she loved, especially her grandchildren. Her unwavering selflessness, remarkable wit and miraculous strength will always be remembered.
       
      Her Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, December 22nd, at 12:30 P.M. in Good Shepherd Church, Drums.  Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Drums.  The family will receive friends on Wednesday, December 21st, at the Joseph A. Moran Funeral Home, 229 W. 12th St., Hazleton, from 7-9 P.M.
       
      A special thank you to all the nurses and staff at the Lehigh Valley Cancer Center for their exceptional care.
       
      The family requests donations in remembrance be made to Garret Cares, https://charitysmith.org/garret-cares-memorial-foundation/
    • Guestbook
      Mary Jo Yancus Cross
      My dear childhood friend......I will remember our wonderful days in Lattimer together ALWAYS......u came to my house every morning and we walked down scotch hill for the bus.....every June 16 I remembered ur birthday now I will light a candle for u every year on that day......Rest in paradise with ALL our loved ones......Never forget u Lizzy!!!!!!
      Patricia Peterko and son Joseph
      My heart goes out to the Christino family.  Elizabeth was a wonderful person and will be greatly missed. It was very evident that her love for her family gave her the strength and courage to go on through life's trials.  Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this very sad time. God Bless You All.
      Erica Basco
      Prayers to Melissa and the entire family. You truly have gained an angel.
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