Barbara A. Marraffini

Barbara A. Marraffini of Lake Ariel died Sunday in Lackawanna Health Care and Rehabilitation Center, Blakely, after an illness. Her husband was Armand Marraffini, who died in 2003.

Born in North Whitefield, Maine, she was the daughter of the late Lowell and Louise Cunningham. She was of the Catholic faith. Before retirement, she had been employed as a switchboard operator in a furniture store.

Surviving are a daughter, Janet Pinsdorf and husband, Bob, New Jersey; two sons, Philip and wife, Carol, Florida; and William, Lake Ariel; a daughter-in-law, Jackie Marraffini, New Jersey; a brother, Robert Cunningham, Florida; six grandchildren; two nieces and a nephew.

She was also preceded in death by a son, Armond Nicholas; a sister, Edna; and a brother, Lowell Jr.

A blessing service will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. in the James Wilson Funeral Home, 143 Gravity Road, Lake Ariel.

Friends may call Thursday from 9 until the time of the service. Cremation will follow in the Lake Region Crematory at the James Wilson Funeral Home.

For directions or to send the family an online condolence, visit www.jameswil

Published in Scranton Times on Jan. 22, 2013