Sheila Tinsley, 79, of Carbondale, died Wednesday in the Carbondale Nursing and Rehab Center after battling Alzheimer's Disease. She was preceded in death by her husband, Eugene C. Tinsley, on Oct. 23, 1987.
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Born in Carbondale, daughter of the late Harry and Margaret Pope Baldwin, she was a member of St. Rose of Lima Church and a 1950 graduate of the Benjamin Franklin High School, both of Carbondale. She was employed for many years as a bookkeeper and before retirement at G&S Fashions in Carbondale. Sheila was a kind and generous person who will be greatly missed by her family and friends.
The family would like to thank the Carbondale Nursing Home for its kind and compassionate care for Sheila over the past two years.
She is survived by a daughter, Peggy Majdic and husband, Jack, Vandling; two beloved grandchildren, Jeffrey and Kristen Majdic, with whom she loved to spend time; a sister, Sally Mack and husband, John, Carbondale; a brother, Joseph "Hal" Baldwin and wife, Kathy, Olney, Md.; very special nieces, Lonnie Slick, Lauren Pope, Wendy Epke, Holly Moden and especially Carol Karosus, who was also her godchild; great-nieces and nephews.
As per Sheila's request, cremation was held and there will be no public calling hours. A memorial Mass will be celebrated at the convenience of the family.
Arrangements were entrusted to the Edward A. Wade Funeral Home & Cremation Services Inc., Carbondale. To send online condolences, visit www.parisefuneralhome.com.
Published in Scranton Times on Nov. 9, 2012