Laura A. King

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Laura A. King, 69, of Kingston passed away Tuesday, June 25, 2013, at Riverstreet Manor, Wilkes-Barre.

Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., on Nov. 11, 1943, she was the daughter of the late Angel and Selma Schwartz Astorga.

She was a graduate of Brooklyn Tech College, receiving an associate degree in hotel and restaurant management.

She moved to the Wyoming Valley in 1987 and resided in Dallas and later relocated to the Dan Flood Towers in Kingston. Laura was active with various committees at the Dan Flood Building; she was also a member of the Red Hat Ladies and volunteered at the St. Vincent de Paul Kitchen.

Surviving are her children, Christopher King and his wife, Lynn, Hunlock Creek; Jolene King, West Pittston; and Melissa King and her fiance, Frank Pastor, Southington, Conn.; grandchildren, Ryan, Samantha, Katelyn, Heidi, Aubree, Zoey, Kiara, Xavier and Jazzmyn; a brother, Peter Astorga, Lakewood, N.J.; and a sister, Marlene Astorga, New York City, N.Y.; as well as her beloved cat, Max.

The family will receive friends and relatives at a memorial visitation from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Peter J. Adonizio Funeral Home, 251 William St., Pittston. Interment will be at the convenience of the family.

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Published in Citizens' Voice from June 26 to June 29, 2013