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Mary Pope

November 3, 2006

Mary A. (Sakalavage) Pope of the Port Griffith section of Jenkins Township, Pa., died Nov. 3, 2006, at the residence of her daughter in Trucksville, Pa. Her spouse is Leo Pope.

Born Dec. 8, 1915, in Jenkins Township, she was a daughter of the late Eva and Charles Sakalavage.

She attended Jenkins Township High School. She was employed at Consolidated Cigar Factory. She was a member of St. John the Evangelist RC Church.

Surviving are daughters Mary Pope, Trucksville; Arlene Primak, Westwood, N.J.; a son James Pope, Spotswood, N.J.; grandchildren Jason Pope, Spotswood, N.J.; Thomas Primak, Sweden; great-grandchildren Zachary and Elijah Primak, Sweden.

She was preceded in death by brothers Joseph, Charles (Chick) and Tony Sakalavage.

Funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday from Graziano Funeral Home Inc., 700 Township Blvd., Pittston Township, on Tuesday, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. from St. John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church, William Street, Pittston. Interment will be in St. Casmir’s Cemetery, Pittston.

Friends may call Monday from 5 to 8 p.m.

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