Pauline E. Rago, 91, of Scranton, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, April 9, 2014, at Lackawanna Health & Rehabilitation Center in Olyphant, Pa.
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She was born in Elkins, W.Va., on July 1, 1922, a daughter to the late Ira and Ivy (McAlpine) Taylor. Pauline was a graduate of Elkins High School. She worked as a laborer at the Bendix Corp. until retirement in 1984. She was a New Life Assembly member and a lifetime member of the Ladies Auxiliary group in Whiteford, Md.
She was a loving wife and mother. She enjoyed bake sales, crafts, gardening and singing in the church choir. Pauline was also an active member of Life Geisinger in Dunmore.
Preceding her in death in addition to her parents were her husband of 44 years, Harold Eugene Warner Sr., in 2000; her brother, Charles Taylor; and two sons, Marvin Taylor and Harold Eugene Warner Jr.
Surviving are her loving daughter, Elnora M. Warner, Scranton; stepdaughter, Mary-Ann Salisbury, Minnesota; stepsons, Louis Warner, Bithlo, Fla.; and Frank Rago, Tennessee. She also leaves 19 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, four great-great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. A special thanks goes out to Pauline's caregivers at Lackawanna Health and Rehab Center.
Private cremation occurred at H.G. Smith Crematory in Stroudsburg, and interment will be at the convenience of the family. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Lanterman & Allen Funeral Home Inc., 27 Washington St., East Stroudsburg, where online condolences can be made at www.lantermanallenfh.com.
Published in Scranton Times on Apr. 13, 2014