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Margaret McDonnell

April 24, 1929 - May 23, 2014

Burial Date May 23, 2014

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Margaret Mullen McDonnell, age 85, a lifelong resident of Scranton, passed away Friday at home. She was preceded in death by her husband, John McDonnell. Born on April 24, 1929, daughter of the late Margaret and William J. Mullen, Sr., Margaret was a graduate of the former St. Ann’s High School before earning her degree from Lackawanna Business School. Prior to her retirement, she worked at Scranton’s State Office Building. She was an active volunteer for St. Joseph’s Center in Scranton, and also a longtime member of the Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians. She will be dearly missed by many relatives and friends.
Of Roman Catholic faith, she was a devoted member of Divine Mercy Parish.
She is survived by her two brothers, William J. Mullen, Jr. of Old Forge, and Joseph Mullen of Scranton; daughter, Tina Kizer; grandson, Dylan Kizer, both of Olyphant; and many friends.
She was preceded in death by an infant brother and sister.
A blessing service to be conducted by Rev. Francis L. Pauselli is scheduled for Thursday at 1:00PM in the Cathedral Cemetery Chapel, West Scranton. Entombment will follow.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Margaret’s name to Divine Mercy Parish, 312 Davis Street, Scranton, 18505.
Arrangements are under the care of the Kevin K. Kearney Funeral Home, Inc., 125 North Main Avenue, Scranton.