Elizabeth Mary Kearney

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Elizabeth Mary Kearney, 77, of Kingston entered eternal rest Friday, Nov. 15, 2013.

Born Sept. 22, 1936, in Kingston, she was a daughter of the late Joseph A. and Kathleen O'Malley Smith.

Elizabeth earned her baccalaureate degree from Misericordia University.

Before retiring Elizabeth taught in the elementary schools in South Plainfield, N.J., for 35 years. She spent several years in South Carolina and Florida before returning to live in Kingston.

A loving mother and grandmother, some of her fondest moments were time spent with her grandchildren and animals.

Her sisters, Kathleen Wood and Ann Smith, and aunts and uncles, including Alice O'Malley, preceded her in death.

She will be greatly missed by her children, Frank J. Kearney, Wilkes-Barre; Maureen Wilson and Louis Licciardone, South Plainfield, N.J.; Beth Lindsey and Cynthia Eckel, North Port, Fla.; and Joseph M. Kearney, Kingston; grandchildren, Colin and Brendan Wilson, and Caitlin and Taylor Lindsey; nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

A celebration of Elizabeth's life will be held Thursday with a Funeral Mass at 1:30 p.m. in the Church of St. Ignatius Loyola, 339 N. Maple Ave., Kingston. Interment will be in St. Ignatius Cemetery, Pringle.

McLaughlin's – The Family Funeral Service is assisting Elizabeth's family with arrangements.

Permanent messages and memories can be shared with Elizabeth's family at www.celebrateherlife.com.
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Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701
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Published in Citizens' Voice on Nov. 18, 2013
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