Elizabeth C. Harring

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Elizabeth C. Harring, R.N., 83, of Wilkes-Barre passed away Friday, April 26, 2013, at Hospice Community Care at Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre.

She was born in Bethlehem on Sept. 22, 1929, a daughter of the late John and Dorothy Dugal Gilmore. Elizabeth was a graduate of Forty Fort High School and the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital School of Nursing. She was employed for 42 years as a registered nurse, having worked for 19 years at the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital and later as a private duty nurse. She was a member of the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital School of Nursing Alumni Association and a member of the Private Duty Nurses Association.

Elizabeth was a member of St. Mark's Lutheran Church in Wilkes-Barre, where she was a member of Its Ladies Aide Society and served as a Sunday school teacher and as a pastie baker. Elizabeth and her husband, William, loved to travel. She was also an associate member of the Calvary Bible Church in Wilkes-Barre.

She was preceded in death by her brother, John Gilmore; and her sister, Ethel Yurko.

She is survived by her husband of 60 years, William J. Harring; and her sister-in-law her and husband, Doris and Stanley Jablowski, St. John's, Mich.; brother-in-law and his wife, Richard and Joyce Harring, Shavertown; nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday from the Nat & Gawlas Funeral Home, 89 Park Ave., Wilkes-Barre. The Rev. Mary E. Laufer, pastor of St. Mark's Lutheran Church, Wilkes-Barre, and the Rev. Sam Garnett, pastor of Calvary Bible Church, Wilkes-Barre, will officiate. Interment will be in Dorrance Cemetery, Dorrance Township.

Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the .

Online condolences may be sent by visiting Elizabeth's obituary at www.natandgawlasfuneralhome.com.
Published in Citizens' Voice on Apr. 28, 2013