Alma K. Vinton

lma K. Vinton, 91, of Tomko Avenue, Hanover Township, passed away on Tuesday May 21, 2013, at the Wilkes Barre General Hospital.

She was born in Baltimore, Md., on Nov. 25, 1921, the daughter of the late John and Mary Elizabeth (Kreitzburg) Miller. She was a graduate of the Seton Catholic High School, Baltimore, Md.

Alma previously was a resident of the Miami–Fort Lauderdale area for more then 50 years before her return to this area. She was employed by Gulf American Land Corp., and was instrumental in the development of Cape Coral, Fla., retiring in 1981. She was a member of Holy Family Church, Sugar Notch.

Preceding her in death was a grandson, Paul P. Vinton II, on April 1, 2007.

Surviving are a son, Paul P. Vinton, and his wife, Jodie, Hanover Township, with whom she resided the past two years; one granddaughter, Raeann Vinton, Santa Monica, Calif.

Family and friends are asked to congregate at 9:45 a.m. Saturday at Holy Family Church, Main Street, Sugar Notch, for a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. Private interment will be held at the convenience of the family at St. Mary's Cemetery, Hanover Township. There will be no calling hours. The family wishes to extends its deep gratitude to the Gentiva Health Services and Dr. Patrick Kerrigan for their outstanding care given to Alma in her time of need. Arrangements are by the George A. Strish Inc. Funeral Home, 105 N. Main St., Ashley.

Published in Times Leader on May 24, 2013