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