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Mary L. Moss

November 19, 2009

Mary L. Cochran Moss, 71, of High Street, Wilkes-Barre, died Thursday at Kingston Commons.

Born May 14, 1938, in Detroit, Mich., she was a daughter of the late John W. and Leanna Swanson Cochran.

Mary was a graduate of Detroit City High School.

A longtime resident of Wilkes-Barre, Mary retired from the State Correctional Institute at Retreat and previously served as a secretary for King’s College and Commission on Economic Opportunity.

A sister, Laverne Cochran, and brothers John, Leroy and Lonny Cochran preceded her in death.

Surviving are sons Carl T. Moss Jr., Wilkes-Barre, and Craig Moss, Delaware; grandson Julian Campenni, Exeter; sister Melvina Cochran, Detroit; and brother Edward Cochran, Detroit.

Celebration of Mary’s life will be held Tuesday at 10 a.m. at McLaughlin’s Family Funeral Service, 142 South Washington Street, Wilkes-Barre. Interment will be in Maple Hill Cemetery in Hanover Township.

Friends may call today, from 5 to 8 p.m.

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