Anne M. Gaffney, 88, of Pittston passed away Monday, June 23, 2014, in Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Plains Township.
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Born in Sebastopol, Jenkins Township, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Johanna Wright Gaffney. She was a graduate of St. John's High School, Class of 1943.
She had worked for the Lincoln National Life Insurance Co., Pittston. She later moved to Roselle Park, N.J., and was employed by Shallcross Express in Kenilworth, N.J., where she worked for 30 years.
After retirement, Anne moved back to Pittston to be near her loving family. Her family was her pride and joy. Anne's presence will be missed but her memory will live on.
She was a member of St. John the Evangelist Church, Pittston, and the Catholic Daughters of America.
Surviving are her siblings, Michael Gaffney, West Pittston; Kathryn Karvalis and husband, William, Perth Amboy, N.J.; William Gaffney and wife, Eleanor, Jenkins Township; and Jean Stacey, Pittston; many nieces and nephews, especially her nephew, Jack Stacey, and niece, Anne Marie Rose; great-nieces and great-nephews; great-great-nieces and great-great-nephews.
Anne was preceded in death by her brothers, Martin and Joseph Gaffney; sister, Mary Pineno; and two nephews, Matthew Rose and Patrick Gaffney.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday in St. John the Evangelist Church, 35 William St., Pittston. Interment will be at the convenience of the family.
Relatives and friends may pay their respects at the church from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the Mass on Saturday.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the
, 63 N. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701, or the donor's favorite charity.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Baloga Funeral Home Inc., 1201 Main St., Pittston (Port Griffith).
To send an online condolence, please visit www.balogafuneralhome.com.
Baloga Funeral Home, Inc.
1201 Main Street
Pittston, PA 18640
Published in Citizens' Voice on June 25, 2014