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June 2, 1958 - June 10, 2019
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Janet Langan, age 61, a lifelong resident of Moosic, passed away Monday at home.
Born on June 2, 1958, and daughter of the late William and Helen Salmon Langan, Janet was a graduate of the former St. John the Evangelist High School in Pittston before earning her Bachelors Degree from Penn State University. She specialized in adult rehabilitation services while employed by Scranton Counseling Center before taking a job with Verizon. She recently retired as the supervisor of operative services after 20 years of employment with the telecommunications company. She was also a member of the Local 1944 I.B.E.W.
An animal lover, Janet adored her cats – Helen and Cindy – and she enjoyed her time with the casino slot machines. A former member of Queen of the Apostles Parish in Avoca, Janet died peacefully Monday while being reunited with her parents and two siblings. She will forever be missed.
She is survived by her loving sister, Mona Sheppard and husband Robert (Bob) of Clarks Summit; and her dear friends, Dorothy Spindler and Helga Phau, both of Moosic.
Siblings, Patrick (P.J.) Langan and Erin Langan, also preceded her in death.
A blessing service to be celebrated by Rev. Phil Sladicka is scheduled for Saturday at 10:00AM at the Thomas P. Kearney Funeral Home, Inc., 517 North Main Street, Old Forge. Burial will follow at St. Stanislaus Cemetery in Old Forge. Relatives and friends may pay their respects on Friday between 4-7:00PM at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Janet’s name to the griffin Pond Animal Shelter c/o 967 Griffin Pond Rd, South Abington Township, PA 18411.