Gail P. Micalizzi,
77, of Danville PA passed away Friday, July 24, 2020 at her residence. She
was born March 10, 1943 in Bridgeport, Connecticut the daughter of the late
Louis Laskay and Blanche L Emerson.
She was married
for 50 years to her devoted husband Carmen C. Micalizzi who preceded her in
death on October 25, 2013. They were married April 11, 1964.
from St. Johnís Nepomucene High School in Bridgeport CT in 1961.
After moving to
Danville in 1969 she worked in the Dietary Department at the Danville State
Hospital where she was well known for her sense of humor and practical
jokes. In 1988, she moved to Florida where she worked as a cashier for the
Federal Aviation Administration for 20 years.
Danville was very
close to her heart as she raised all of her children there and where she
made many lifelong friends. Gail enjoyed visiting the National and State
Parks in Florida with her husband and relaxing on her porch watching the
birds, squirrels, lizards and other wildlife. She will always be remembered
for her detailed critiques on numerous restaurants in the area to her
friends and family. Gailís life was centered around her family, especially
her grandchildren, wanting to hear updates daily. She will be remembered
for her bold spirit and her ability to make friends wherever she went. She
will be greatly missed by all who knew her.
She is survived by
two sons: Mark Micalizzi of Danville PA and Richard Micalizzi of La Mesa CA
and one daughter, Christina Donato and her husband Craig of Danville PA.
Also surviving are five grandchildren: Candace (Donato) Killian and her
husband Kenny Killian of Florida, Eric Donato and his fiancť, Chrissy
Clement of Philadelphia, Courtney Micalizzi of Lancaster PA and Jessica
Micalizzi and Bryce Micalizzi; both of California and one
great-granddaughter to be born in December. She is also survived by one
sister, Carol Vandermosten of Long Island NY and two brothers; Tommy Laskay
and Eddie Emerson; both of Bridgeport CT. Numerous nieces and nephews also
survive her. She was preceded in death by two sisters; Betty Radin and
Dolores Ruff and two brothers; Donald Laskay and Chuck Laskay.
A Celebration of
Gailís life will be held at a later date to be announced.
contributions may be made to the Danville SPCA 1467 Bloom Road Danville PA
Arrangements are under the direction of Visneski Funeral Home, Inc. 42 West
Mahoning Street, Danville, PA 17821.
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