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Amy Jo Kane

Amy Jo Kane, 31, of Clarks Summit, went to be with the Lord on Monday morning at Hospice Community Care in Dunmore. She was the wife of Sean Kane.

Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of Stewart and Hazel Evans Mitchell. She was a graduate of Triboro Christian Academy and went on to continue her education by graduating from King's College with a degree in English and writing as well as beginning her master's degree at Wilkes University. Amy was a gifted writer and was planning on having her many writings published. She was a member of Peckville Assembly of God Church in Blakely.

Amy devoted her time volunteering for many charities through her church. She volunteered for the Children's Ministry, helped with the homeless ministry, as well as volunteering for many mission trips.

Amy was a loving wife, mother, daughter, sister, aunt and friend. She will be dearly missed by all who knew her.

Also surviving are two daughters, Lara Alison and Lillian Grace Kane, at home; Gerard and Joan Kane, father and mother-in-law, Clarks Summit; three sisters, Melissa Smith and her husband, Duane, Lake Ariel; Tamee Gibbs and her husband, John, W. Pittston; and Carrie Mitchell and fiancé, John Gundling, Scranton; a brother Stewart and wife, Kristine, Old Forge; sister-in-law; maternal grandmother, Jean Evans, Lake Ariel; several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her maternal grandfather, Raymond Evans; and her paternal grandparents, Walter and Lillian Mitchell.

A funeral service will be held Friday at 10 a.m. from Peckville Assembly of God Church, 3364 Scranton-Carbondale Highway, Route 6, Blakely, Pa., with service by the Rev. Terry Drost, pastor. Interment will follow at Prospect Hill Cemetery in Peckville.

Friends may call Thursday from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Lawrence E. Young Funeral Home, 418 S. State St., Clarks Summit, PA 18411.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to a trust fund in Amy's name and sent to Bank of America, 507 Linden St., Scranton, PA 18503. To sign the online guestbook, go to www.lawrenceeyoung funeralhome.com.

Published in Scranton Times on Oct. 24, 2012
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