Janet M. Machinski Cooney

Janet M. Machinski Cooney of Scranton died on Sept. 19 in her home. Janet was also preceded in death by her loving husband, Assistant Fire Chief of Scranton Thomas P. Cooney.

She was born in Scranton, daughter of the late Joseph and Helen Minjak Machinski. She was a graduate of Scranton Technical High School and employed for many years at offices of Household Finance Co., Scranton, as a cashier, bookkeeper and loan adviser. She was then employed at Signature Finance Co., Scranton, for several years in the same capacity. She was employed at the Jewish Home before retiring.

She carried her little shih-tzu dog, Bailey, with her wherever she went. Janet was also a member of Immaculate Conception Church, Scranton.

Surviving are a sister, Lorraine A. McLane of Allentown; brother, Richard J. Machinski, Florida; nieces, Dawn Persely, Joan Rowland, and Jeanne Stebbins; nephews, Richard J. Jr. and Robert Machinski; several grand-nieces and grand-nephews.

Services will be held at the convenience of the family. Interment was held at Fort Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville.

Arrangements by Auer Cremation Services of PA Inc.

Published in Scranton Times on Dec. 9, 2012