Jean Naomi Shinko, 84, of Harding passed away Thursday, April 25, 2013, in Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Plains Township.
Born in Pittston on Oct. 28, 1928, she was the daughter of the late Clarence and Eliza Hite Jones. She graduated from West Pittston High School.
Jean was a member of Grace Bible Church, West Pittston, and currently was attending Mount Zion United Methodist Church. She was a past member of the Harding Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary, and a member of the Women's Bingo and Bunco clubs.
Prior to her retirement, she was employed by Cook's Pharmacy, Kingston.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Bennie Shinko, in 2009; brother: Clarence Jones Jr.; and niece, Sandra Butwin.
She is survived by her son, Daryl, with whom she resided; sister, Elizabeth Wilson, West Pittston; and several cousins.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Howell-Lussi Funeral Home, 509 Wyoming Ave., West Pittston. The Rev. Leslie Halchak will officiate. Friends may call from 10 a.m. until service time at 11 a.m. Saturday.
Interment will be held at the convenience of the family.