Jean (Hunt) Reedy, 84, of Avoca, died Tuesday at the Linwood Nursing and Rehab Center, Scranton.
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Born in Avoca on Aug. 29, 1929, daughter of the late Charles and Jule (McGlynn) Hunt, Jean was a member of Queen of the Apostles Parish, Avoca, and a graduate of Avoca High School. Jean retired from the restaurant industry, and worked many years as a professional waitress for Preno's Fine Dining Restaurant, Scranton, and also for the Skyliner Diner, Dupont. She was also an accomplished, self-taught piano player and organist. She was very active with the Avoca Community and St. Mary's choirs, and served as an accompanist in many variety shows in the town of Avoca.
She is survived by her daughter, Maryellen and her husband, Joseph Lampman, Avoca; brother, William Hunt, North Carolina; grandchildren, Joseph and his wife, Jessica Lampman; Marcia Lampman and companion, Mark McNaughton; Sean and his wife, Maureen Lampman; and Thomas and his fiancée, April Roxby; great-grandchildren, Aedan, Leah and Matthew Lampman; and many nieces and nephews.
She was also preceded in death by her sisters, Nancy Hunt, Doris Gardner and Mary Durkin; and her nephew, Thomas Durkin.
Jean's family would like to thank Dr. Martin Moran and staff, Dr. Ken Jacobs and staff and the nurses and staff of Linwood Nursing and Rehab Center for their care and support.
Funeral services will be held Friday at 11:30 a.m. from Kiesinger Funeral Services Inc., 255 McAlpine St., Duryea, with a Mass of Christian Burial at noon at Queen of the Apostles Parish, Hawthorne Street, Avoca, with Father Phillip Sladicka officiating. Interment will be held at a later date at St. Mary's Cemetery, Avoca.
Friends may call Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the National Breast Cancer Foundation, 2600 Network Blvd., Suite 300, Frisco, TX 75034.
Online condolences may be made at www.kiesingerfu neralservices.com.
Published in Scranton Times on Feb. 26, 2014