Vincent P. Paglianete, Esq., of Shavertown, Pa., and Pine Island, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, Dec. 11, 2011, in Florida.
Born in Forty Fort, he was the son of Dominick and Sadie Desiderio Paglianete, now deceased, and was a graduate of Forty Fort High School, Penn State University and Dickinson School of Law. Prior to retirement, Vincent was a career attorney with the Internal Revenue Service. Professionally he was a member of the Luzerne County Bar Association and the Pennsylvania Bar Association. He was a member of St. Therese's Church, Shavertown and Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal Parish, Fla.
Vincent was preceded in death by brother, Francis Paglianete, and sisters, Nancy Fowler and Anna Mae Sipko.
He is survived by his loving wife, Sandra "Sandy" Sernak, Esq.; sister, Angela Mazzarella; and nieces and nephews.
A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Saturday, Dec. 17, in St. Therese's Church, South Pioneer Ave., Shavertown, with the Rev. James Paisley officiating. Interment was in Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Carverton.
Arrangements are by the Lehman Family Funeral Service, Inc., Wilkes-Barre, Pa.