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Marion M. Shaughnessy

Marion M. Shaughnessy, 95, of Jenkins Township, passed away Thursday, July 28, 2016 in Highland Manor Nursing Home, Exeter. Born in Pittston on May 10, 1921, she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Mary Gerrity Lynch.

She graduated from Jenkins Township High School and attended East Stroudsburg University.

She had been employed as a switchboard operator at Pittston Hospital and then retired from Geisinger Hospital.

She was a life-member of St. John the Evangelist Church, Pittston.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William Shaughnessy in 1990 and her son, Michael Shaughnessy in 2004.

Surviving are her daughters, Mary Theresa Shaughnessy with whom she resided and Judith Ann Wycallis, Harveys Lake; sister, Ellen McCarthy, Lititz, PA; 2 grandchildren; 1 great grandchild; numerous nephews.

Funeral services are private and at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are entrusted to the Peter J. Adonizio Funeral Home, 251 William Street, Pittston.

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