Janet L. (Shipwash) Naclerio

February 25, 1940 ~ October 24, 2019 (age 79)


Mrs. Janet L. Naclerio, 79, formerly of Mahoning Township, passed into eternal rest on Thursday, October 24th at Getz’s Personal Care home, Kunkletown, Pa. She was the wife of the late Alphonse T. Naclerio who died on September 22, 2005. Born in Palmerton Pa. on Sunday, February 25, 1940, she was a daughter of the late Fred & Haley (Arnold) Shipwash Sr. Prior to her retirement, she owned and operated The Sweet Reflections Bed and Breakfast in Mahoning Valley, Pa. She was of the Episcopalian faith. Janet was a member of The Red Hat Society & The Jim Thorpe/Carbon Tourist Bureau. She loved spending time with her family, Cooking, Baking, Gardening & Dancing. Surviving is a daughter, Kerry L., wife of Pasquale “Pat” Verrastro, of Hazleton, a son, Jay C. Kester, & his wife Melissa, of Mahoning Valley, a sister, Carol Shipwash, of Slatington, 10 grandchildren, Lauren, Josh, Hailey, Logan, Gavin, Samantha, Thomas, Pasquale Jr., Christian, Paige, nieces & nephews. She was predeceased by a sister, Juanita Alfieri, & 2 brothers, Frederick Jr. & William Shipwash. A Celebration of Life Service in her honor will be held on Tuesday, October 29th, at 11 a.m. at The Ovsak FH, 190 S. 4th St., Lehighton , with the Reverend Nancy L. Moore officiating. Call 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Tuesday. The interment will be private at the convenience of the family in Towamensing Cemetery, Palmerton. Memorial Contributions in her honor may be made to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, 1525 Valley Center Parkway, #180, Bethlehem, Pa. 18017. Online condolences can be offered at

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