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Jeanette Young

October 27, 2008

Mrs. Jeanette E. Young, 88, a resident of Mountain View Care Center, Scranton, for the past four years, passed away Monday at CMC, Scranton.

Born in Wilkes-Barre, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Grace Stecher Smith. She was a graduate of Meyers High School. She was a member of the Trinity Episcopal Church, West Pittston. She was a member of the Pittston Senior Center. She resided on Cliff Street, Pittston, for 20 years.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Lt. Col. Howard G. Young, who passed away on April 6, 1977; a daughter, Nowell Hann; and two brothers, Howard and Joe Smith.

Surviving are daughter Geraldine Roxby and her husband, Eugene, Hughestown; daughter Rachel Murawski and her husband, Raymond Jr., Falls; son Dan Young and his wife, Patricia, Pittston; nine grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Funeral will be held Thursday at 10:30 a.m. from the Bernard J. Piontek Funeral Home Inc., 204 Main St., Duryea, with the Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. in the Trinity Episcopal Church, West Pittston. Interment will be in Mount View Cemetery, Harding. Friends may call Wednesday, from 5 to 8 p.m., at the funeral home.

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