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Gail Height

May 22, 2008

Gail M. Height, of Wapwallopen, passed away Thursday morning at the University of Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia at age 56.

Born in Williamsport, Pa., she was a daughter of the late George and Rose Marie (Columbo) Portz. Gail worked at the VA Medical Center in Wilkes-Barre. Preceding her in death, in addition to her parents, was her husband, David Height. She was a loving mother and grandmother and will be deeply missed by her family.

Surviving are children April Hogan, at home; May Young and husband, Mark, Memphis, Tenn.; Melody Lasoski and husband Christopher, Sugar Notch; Katie Murphy and husband Jim, Catawissa; and Joe and fiancée Evelyn, Boston, Mass.; a sister, Nancy McGowan, and husband David, Levittown; seven grandchildren.

The funeral will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. from the McCune Funeral Home, 80 S. Mountain Blvd., Mountain Top, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at10:30 a.m. in the St. Jude’s Church, Mountain Top. Interment will follow in the Albert Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home on Friday evening from 7 to 9 and again Saturday morning from 9 a.m. until the time of the funeral.

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