Carol H. Barletta (nee Holland), died December 2, 2012.
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The daughter of the late Arthur and Estelle Holland, she was a graduate of Our Lady of Grace Elementary School and Hazleton High School. Upon graduation, she trained at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pa., and worked in area hospitals as well as a supervisor for the UpJohn Home Health Service. Upon the death of her first husband, Anthony "Butch" Barletta in 1985, she moved to Philadelphia, where she worked at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia for over 18 years, then on to Albert Einstein Medical Center, the Medical College of Pennsylvania and then to Mercy Health Systems, and until her death served as the Director of Radiology for the Mercy Health System, Philadelphia.
Beloved wife of David A. Spiegel, Carol is also survived by her brother, John Holland of Scranton; several nieces and nephews, and cousins as well countless friends who became part of her adopted family. Carol was an avid animal lover. She is survived by her dogs, Walter and Estelle; her, cat Sherpa; and several birds.
Relatives and friends are invited to greet David and John on Saturday, December 8, from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the McIlvaine Funeral Home at 3711 Midvale Avenue, East Falls, Philadelphia, PA 19129 followed by a service at 1:00 p.m. Interment will be private.
For those desiring, donations in Carol's memory may be made to Mercy Philadelphia Hospital, in care of administration, 501 S. 54th St., Philadelphia, PA 19143.
Published in Scranton Times on Dec. 7, 2012