Louise J. Mullaney died on Wednesday, February 13, 2013, at Chandler Hall in Newtown. She was 83.
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Born and raised in Archbald, Pa., the daughter of the late William and Julia (Walsh) Munley, she was a graduate of Saint Patrick's High School in Olyphant, Pa. and attended Mercy Hospital School of Nursing in Scranton, Pa.
Mrs. Mullaney was an original Levittown homeowner in Falls Township. She was a member of Saint Joseph the Worker Parish and the Sodality.
Louise worked as a home health aide for many years and was a sewing instructor for Neshaminy and Pennsbury High School adult education classes.
Her sewing talents and artistic creations were admired by many. Her outgoing personality will be remembered by all.
Louise was the loving mother of Michele E. Coombs and her husband, Gary T. of Langhorne; Erin P. Mullaney of Levittown; and Kathleen M. Mullaney and her husband, Matthew Wasiolek of Philadelphia; the devoted grandmother of Ashley Cumberland (Josh), Bridgett Coombs, Emily Coombs, Timothy Handa (Lauren) and Carley Handa; and the sister of Mary Minervini of Florida. She will also be sadly missed by her close cousins, Catherine Loughney, Sr. Mary Matthew Baltus, R.S.M., and Catherine Thierer; and many nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Mullaney was a very proud grandmother and was greatly anticipating the birth of her first great-grandchild in March.
Family and friends are invited to call on Saturday, from 9:00 until 10:00 a.m. at Saint Joseph the Worker Church, 9172 New Falls Road, Fallsington, Pa., where her funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. Interment will be held privately at the convenience of the family.
Memorial contributions in her name may be made to Penn State Dance Marathon (THON), Attn: Finance, 210 HUB, University Park, PA 16802. Condolences may be posted at www.doughertyfu neralhome.com.
Published in Scranton Times on Feb. 15, 2013