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Leona F. Mizdail

Leona F. Mizdail, 91, of Mizdail Road, Hunlock Creek, passed away Monday, March 18, 2013, in Wilkes-Barre General Hospital, Wilkes-Barre.

Born Nov. 28, 1921, in Hunlock Creek, she was the daughter of the late William and Frances Sobieski Mizdail.

Leona was a graduate of Harter High School, West Nanticoke, Class of 1938, and was a member of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Lake Silkworth.

Prior to retirement, Leona had been employed as an assistant chief of the Philadelphia Procurement Division of the U.S. Army Electronics Command.

In 1967, she was awarded the Meritorious Civilian Service Award by the U.S. Army.

She was preceded in death by her brothers, Frank, Eugene and Dennis.

Surviving are her sisters, Margaret Schrama, Hunlock Creek; Hedwig Kupersmit, New York City; Frances Castiglioni, Stanford, Conn.; Marie Mark, Hunlock Creek; nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held 9:15 a.m. Saturday from Earl W. Lohman Funeral Home Inc., 14 W. Green St., Nanticoke, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Lake Silkworth. Interment will be in the parish cemetery.

Friends may call 3 to 7 p.m. Friday.

Published in Citizens' Voice from Mar. 20 to Mar. 21, 2013
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