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Marlene K. (Maisano) Johnston
July 8, 1937 ~ June 18, 2023 (age 85) 85 Years Old
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Marlene K. Johnston, or "Mangal" as her grandchildren and great-grandchildren liked to call her, 85, of Monessen, passed away on Sunday, June 18, 2023 at home, with her loving family by her side. She was born on July 8, 1937 in Monessen, the daughter of the late John and Louise (Dominick) Maisano. She was a member of Epiphany of our Lord Church and a 1956 graduate of Monessen High school. Surviving are her husband of 64 years, James R. Johnston, two daughters, Lori Johnston of Monessen, Becky (Charles) Cardinale of Speers; two granddaughters, Casey (Jonathan) Rock, Delany Dalfonso; grandson, Tommy Dalfonso; great-grandchildren, Hayden & Mia Rock; two sister-in-laws, Ann Maisano, Grace Sedlak; her dog Sassy and numerous nieces and nephews. She was the last surviving member of her family. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by three Brothers, Eugene, Michael and Anthony Maisano; five sisters, Margaret Perry, Lena Maisano, Virginia Maisano, Mary Scaccia and Mildred Bethem. Friends will be received on Tuesday June 20th from 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm in the Dalfonso-Billick Funeral Home Inc. and Cremation Services, 441 Reed Avenue, Monessen. Services will be held on Wednesday June 21st, beginning with a blessing service at 9:30 in the funeral home followed by a mass at 10:00 am at Epiphany of our Lord Church, with Rev. Michael J. Crookston officiating. Entombment will follow in Grandview Cemetery Mausoleum.