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Francis M. Creedon

Francis M. Creedon, 90, of Moosic, died Friday morning in Commonwealth Hospice Care at Regional Hospital, Scranton.

His wife is the former Ann Lavelle.

Born on Feb. 23, 1923 in Moosic, he was the son of the late William and Catherine Tigue Creedon. He was a World War II veteran and was employed by the U.S. Post Office in Morristown, N.J. He enjoyed hunting, the outdoors and walking his dog Max. He was a member of the VFW in Shippensburg, Pa.

Also surviving are five children, Michael and his wife Christine; Mary Karbowski and her husband Art; John and his wife Ruth; Edward, and Joseph; and eight grandchildren, Carolyn, Patrick, Thomas and his wife Danielle; Greer, Kathryn and her husband Paul Szumski; Hayley, Mathew and his wife Rebecca; Dominic and his wife Ashley.

The funeral will be Tuesday with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in Queen of the Apostles Parish, Avoca. Interment will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Avoca. Friends may call at the church on Tuesday from 9 a.m. until the time of the Mass. Arrangements are by the Paul F. Leonard Funeral Home, 575 North Main St., Pittston.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Queen of Apostles Parish, 715 Hawthorne St., Avoca, PA 18641; or to Commonwealth Hospice Care, 746 Jefferson Ave., Scranton. The family thanks Allied Home Health, Telespond Adult Day Care Services and Commonwealth Hospice.

Published in Times Leader on May 11, 2013
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