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Susan M. McGarry


Susan M. McGarry, 59, passed away, Saturday September 23, 2017 at Geisinger Wyoming Valley after a brief illness. Born in Pittston on September 21, 1958 she was the daughter of Frances and Mary Cunningham McGarry of Pittston.

Susan graduated from St. John’s High School and received a Bachelor’s Degree from King’s College.

Susan worked for King’s College for 25 years in the Admission’s Office, retiring as Dean of Admissions. Most recently she worked for the Pennsylvania State Department of Labor and Industry as an Unemployment Compensation Agent, Scranton Office.

Susan was a lifelong member of St. John the Evangelist Church, Pittston and was well known as a Eucharistic Minister.

Susan was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Hannon and her sister, Linda Tully.

In addition to her parents, Susan is survived by her sisters, Sheila McGarry, Pittston and Lynne and her husband, Charlie Shatinsky, Cranford, NJ; nephews, Charles Tully, Pittston, C.J. and Ryan Shatinsky, NJ and niece Kathleen Shatinsky, NJ; as well as godchildren, Kayla, Marianne, and Steven Graffam.

Susan’s family would like to thank all of the wonderful doctors and nurses that took such great care of her locally and at Columbia Presbyterian in NY, especially Dr. James Kosik and Dr. Fabio Iwamoto.

A mass of Christian Burial will be at 9:30AM Saturday, September 30, 2017 in St. John the Evangelist Church, 35 William St., Pittston. Interment will follow in the parish cemetery. Those wishing to attend are asked to go directly to the church Saturday morning. Friends may call Friday, September 29, 2017 from 4-8PM at Adonizio Funeral Home, LLC., 251 William St., Pittston.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Susan's honor to the Care and Concern Ministries, 35 William St., Pittston, Pa 18640 or to The Trustees of Columbia University, memo line: Dr. Iwamoto's Brain Tumor Research, 516 W., 168th St. 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10032.

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