The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

June 21, 2013

Louise E. Pasco, 78, Coal Township

The Daily Item

— COAL TOWNSHIP — Louise E. “Bess” (Golden) Pasco, 78, of 1040 W. Lynn St., passed away at 9:50 a.m. Thursday, June 20, 2013, at Mountain View: A Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Coal Township.

She was born in Shamokin on Dec. 18, 1934, a daughter of the late Helen (Crawford) and Earl  Golden. On July 14, 1956, in Sacred Heart Cathedral, Rochester, N.Y., she married Joseph F. Pasco, who preceded her in death on May 14, 1979.

Bess graduated from Coal Township High School. She was a parishioner of Our Lady of Hope Church and the former St. Stephen Church, Coal Township. A homemaker, she enjoyed spending time at her home.

Mrs. Pasco is survived by one daughter, Ann Louise Bogetti and her husband John, of Millersburg; one son, Michael Pasco and his wife Lisha, of Elysburg; a Bushi to her grandson, Michael Pasco, of Elysburg; two brothers, Jerome “Jerry” Golden, of Coal Township, and Bill  Golden, of Michigan; nieces, nephews and cousins.

In addition to her parents and husband, Bess was preceded in death by two sons, Joseph Pasco on Nov. 18, 1972, and Gregory R. Pasco on Feb. 4, 1993; three brothers, Richard Golden, Jack Golden, and Edward E. “Mullet” Golden; and one sister, Norma Klemick.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Our Lady of Hope Church, First and Chestnut streets, Coal Township. Relatives and friends attending the Funeral Mass are asked to meet at the church at 9:45 a.m. There will not be a viewing or visitation.

Interment will follow Mass in All Saints Cemetery, Elysburg.

As an expression of sympathy, the family requests memorial contributions be made to the American Cancer Society (, 1948 E. Third St., Williamsport, PA 17701.

Funeral arrangements are entrusted to James Kelley Funeral Home, James F. Kelley, director, 1001 W. Arch St. at Maple Street, Coal Township.