Marion Casterlin, R.N., Scranton, died Monday, Nov. 11, in the Lewis/Gale Hospital, Salem, Va., after an illness.
Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Everett A. and Lydia Jenkins Casterlin. She was a graduate of West Scranton High School, class of 1940, as well as the West Side Hospital School of Nursing, class of 1943. She went on to earn her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Scranton in 1963. Marion served in the Army
Nurse Corps as a 2nd lieutenant during World War II
. She retired in 1980 as a certified occupational health nurse at Consolidated Molded Products after 30 years. She was a member of the Trinity Congregational United Church of Christ where she was a member of the Trillium Guild and formerly sang in the choir. She was a 50-year member of American Legion Post 665, Dickson City, and a past commander of the former Nurse Post 550. She was also a member of the Community Medical Center School of Nursing Alumni Association.
Surviving are a brother, William T. Casterlin of Melbourne, Fla; several nieces and nephews; grand-nieces and nephews.
She was also preceded in death by a brother, Alan.
Graveside services will be private at the convenience of the family in the Clarks Green Cemetery. There will be no public viewing.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Vanston and James Funeral Home and are under the care and direction of Robert C. Jones, funeral director.
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