Elizabeth Mest, 78, of Wilkes-Barre passed away Friday, Feb. 7, 2014, in Wilkes-Barre General Hospital.
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She was born Jan. 17, 1936, in Bristol, and was the daughter of the late Elizabeth and Harry Mellor.
She was formerly employed by VFW Post 1425 in Plymouth as a bartender.
Elizabeth loved animals and was a caretaker to many.
She was preceded in death by her daughters, Kathleen Mest and Connie Beasley; husband, George Mest Jr.; companion, Ronald Kashubski; and grandson, Matthew Yonas.
She is survived by her children, Patty Cocchie and husband, Danny, Pottstown; Debra Watkins, Larksville; Terry Puryear and husband, Al, Norristown; David Mest Sr. and his wife, Lexy, Owego, N.Y.; grandchild, Brandy Mest, who resided with her grandmother; and numerous other grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild.
A funeral service will be held at 7 p.m. Monday from Williams-Hagen Funeral Home Inc., 114 W. Main St., Plymouth, with the Rev. Ronald Cease officiating. Friends may call Monday from 5 p.m. until time of service.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Luzerne County SPCA, 524 E. Main St., Wilkes-Barre.
Published in Citizens' Voice on Feb. 9, 2014
Williams-Hagen Funeral Home Inc.
114 West Main Street Plymouth, PA 18651