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Marjorie K. Huber

Marjorie K. Huber, of Crosslands Community, Kennett Square, and Lake Waynewood, formerly of Scranton, died Tuesday evening. She was married for 39 years to Dr. Richard L. Huber, who preceded her death in 1986. They had five children, Richard L. Huber Jr., of Atlanta, Ga., who preceded her death in January; Chris Anderson (Bob), Zebulon, N.C.; Jim Huber (Linda), Rilo Rico, Ariz.; Susan Bisignani (Bob), Moscow, Pa.; and Laura Liberty (Joe), Schwenksville, Pa. She had 10 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her companion of 14 years, Dr. Richard C. Rushmore, Kennett Square, formerly of Scranton.

Born Dec. 6, 1926, in Clarks Summit, daughter of the late Everett and Ruth Singer Keen, she was a graduate of Kingston High School and Moses Taylor School of Nursing. She was an RN at Moses Taylor Hospital, Scranton, and Doctors Hospital, Philadelphia, as well as a private-duty nurse. She worked many years in the offices of Drs. Huber and Rushmore. As a member of Covenant Presbyterian Church, she served as a trustee and elder, clerk of session and chairwoman of personnel. She served on the Presbytery committee on ministry, and was elected a commissioner to the General Assembly in Atlanta. She frequently attended Synod School at Wilson College. She was a member of the Century Club, Lackawanna County Medical Society Alliance and Moses Taylor Nurses Alumnae. She participated in the Harvard Medical School Nurses Study for more than 30 years. She was fortunate to belong the Lake Waynewood Community for 57 years, enjoying the company of friends and family, her day-lily garden and morning walks.

Memorial services will be Saturday, March 29, at 1 p.m. at Covenant Presbyterian Church, Madison Avenue and Olive Street, Scranton, by the Rev Scott Loomer. Arrangements by the Duffy & Snowdon Funeral Homes of Scranton and Moscow. Memorial contributions may be made to Covenant Presbyterian Church Memorial Fund, 550 Madison Ave., Scranton, PA 18510, or a .

For online condolences, go to www.duffyandsnowdon.com.

Published in Scranton Times on Mar. 2, 2014
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