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Ellen Emma Burns Perez

March 10, 1950 - August 16, 2023

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Ellen Emma Burns Perez, 73, of Scranton, died Wednesday, August 16th, at Geisinger Community Medical Center, Scranton. Her husband of 20 years is Boris Perez..

Born March 10, 1950 in Diepholz, Germany, daughter of Eleanor Welz, Ellen earned her Degree in Business from Oxford University. Ellen was blessed with the ability to speak five language.

A helping hand was in her nature, Ellen was always willing to help anyone in need. The Salvation Army held a soft spot in her heart, and Ellen truly loved her family.

Surviving are her children, Beate Frietag, Germany, Tania Bright, England, Patricia Blaauw, Germany, and Markus Schmidt,and Spouse, Sandi, Germany, also, Susan Vosburg, Old Forge, and James O’Neil, Scranton. Many grandchildren, Christian, Alexander, Angelina, Diega, Lisa, Linda, Jan, Ana, Megan, and also Benjamin; sister, Marion Myers and brother, Jurgn Welz; also plenty of cousins and nieces; and best friends, Barbara Gustin, Judy, and Auntie Brigette.

Private arrangements are entrusted to the care of the Thomas P. Kearney Funeral Home, Inc., Old Forge.