Kathy Musheno Carbaugh, 62, a lifelong resident of West Scranton, died Saturday morning at Regional Hospital of Scranton. Her loving husband of 33 years is John Fedor of Scranton.
Born on July 29, 1950, daughter of Alice Merrick Musheno of Scranton and the late Joseph Musheno, Kathy was a member of the last graduating class of St. Patrick's High School, class of 1968, before earning her associate degree from Keystone Junior College in 1970. Since 1996, she worked for the Scranton Housing Authority, most recently serving as an apartment manager. She enjoyed both her monthly dinners with her five best friends and also her trips to Atlantic City, always enjoying the beach and the sun. A Boston Red Sox fan, her favorite player was Carlton Fisk. Affectionately referred to as "Gidge" by her family, the gatherings she hosted on Christmas Eve will forever be remembered. A loving and caring mother, daughter, sister, aunt and friend, she will be dearly missed.
She was a longtime member of St. Patrick's Church.
Also surviving are her beloved daughter, Colleen Brooks and husband, Jeffrey T., Scranton; six brothers, Joseph Musheno and wife, Palma, Scranton; Jerome Musheno and wife, Michele, Clarks Summit; John Musheno and wife, Sue, Jessup; Michael Musheno and wife, Gayle, Scranton; Patrick Musheno and wife, Mary Ann, Eynon; and Dennis Musheno, Scranton; three sisters, Mary Claire Carpenter and husband, Michael, Boston; Christine Matthews and husband, Michael, Altus, Okla.; and Ann Louise Walsh and husband, James, Pittsburgh; 22 adoring nieces and nephews by whom she was considered a second mother; and many cousins.
The funeral will be Wednesday at 9:15 a.m. from the Kearney Funeral Home Inc., 125 N. Main Ave., Scranton, with Mass of Christian Burial at 10 in Immaculate Heart of Mary Chapel, Oram Street, Scranton. Interment will follow at St. Mary's Byzantine Cemetery, Oak Street, Taylor.
Relatives and friends may pay their respects Tuesday from 4 to 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Deutsch Institute, 615 Jefferson Ave., Lower Level, Scranton, 18510.
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