Mary Louise Mangan died on Sunday, May 5, 2019 in Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Plains Township.
Born in Pittston, daughter of the late J. Joseph Mangan and Mary Healy Mangan, she moved to Brooks Estates, Jenkins Township in 2003.
Mary Lou graduated from St. John the Evangelist High School in 1942 and then completed the Commercial Business Course at the same school.
In 1943 she was hired by the First National Bank of Pittston where she was employed for 46 years before retiring in 1989. During these years she advanced from the Bookkeeping Dept. to the Mortgage Dept. where she closed Mortgages for the Bank. She completed many Classes at the A.I. B. School of Banking.
After retiring, Mary Lou volunteered at the Pittston Library in both City Hall and the present Pittston Library. She volunteered at the RSVP Senior Center for ten years where she assisted the seniors in preparing Income Tax Returns. At Brooks Estates she volunteered in the Gift Shop at Wesley Village. She also served a two-year term as Treasurer of Brooks Estates Residential Assoc.
Mary Lou was a member of St. John the Evangelist Church and the Women Societies and the Network of the Greater Pittston Chamber of Commerce.
She was predeceased by her sister, Sister Esther of St Michael’s Villa; her brother Joseph of Airmont, NJ; and a nephew, Joseph Mangan, Jr.
She is survived by a sister-in-law, Aleen Mangan of Cedar Crest, NJ; nieces, Mary Ellen McCarthy and husband James of Oradell, NJ; Susan Mangan of River Edge, NJ; Maureen Cohn and husband Robert of Marblehead, MA; Christine Cawley and husband Gerald of Smithtown, NY; nephew, John Mangan of Washington D.C.; as well as twelve great nieces and nephews.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday, May 13, 2019 at 11:00am in St. John the Evangelist Church, 35 William Street, Pittston. The family will receive friends and relatives in church from 10:00am until time of mass. Private interment, parish cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Care and Concern Ministries of St. John the Evangelist Church, Pittston. Arrangements are entrusted to Adonizio Funeral Home, LLC, 251 William Street, Pittston.