Mary C. Flynn Gabello, 87, a lifelong resident of Scranton, died early Sunday morning at the Linwood Nursing and Rehabilitation Center after an illness. She was the widow of George W. Gabello, who died April 12, 1980.
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Born in Scranton, daughter of the late Joseph and Mary Grier Flynn, she was a graduate of Scranton Central High School and Lackawanna Junior College. She was a member of Holy Name of Jesus Church Altar and Rosary Society and a member of St. John Neumann Parish. Before retirement, she had been employed by Herff Jones Co. for 22 years.
Surviving are a daughter, Sharon Durkan, San Dimas, Calif.; three grandchildren, Nicole Lam and her husband, Van, Glendora, Calif.; Alexis Boling and her husband, Greg, LaVerne, Calif.; and Joseph Durkan, Glendora, Calif.; four great-grandchildren, Jenna, Haivey, Thomas and Meghan; and a nephew, Patrick Flynn.
She was also preceded in death by a brother, Joseph Flynn; and sister-in-law, Rita Flynn.
The funeral will be Friday at 9 a.m. from the Miller Bean Funeral Home Inc., 436 Cedar Ave., Scranton, with Mass at 9:30 a.m. in the Holy Name of Jesus Church, East Elm Street and Froude Avenue. Interment will follow in the Cathedral Cemetery, Scranton.
Friends may call today from 5 to 7 p.m. and Friday from 8 to 9 a.m. in the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made in her memory to the Griffin Pond Animal Shelter, 967 Griffin Pond Road, S. Abington Township, PA 18411. Go to www.millerbean.com for additional funeral information or directions.
Miller Bean Funeral Home Inc
436 Cedar Ave Scranton, PA 18505
Published in Scranton Times on May 8, 2014