Arlene (Ratchford) Wisnosky

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Arlene (Ratchford) Wisnosky, 83, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family on Saturday.

Born and raised in Duryea, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Marybelle Ratchford. Arlene graduated from Duryea High School, class of 1947. Her days were filled watching grandchildren, quilting, cake decorating, crocheting, dancing and spending time with great-grandchildren and parties.

In addition to her parents and husband, Anthony J., she was preceded in death by sons, David and Daniel; brothers, Earl and Jake; sisters, Isabelle and Rosemary.

Arlene is survived by her children, Eileen Eckenrode (Jerry), Anthony J. and companion Mary McKeon; Michael, Jacqueline Greenley (John); Kelly Wisnosky and companion Jeff Ayers; grandchildren, Christopher, Kevin, Carrie, Keith Eckenrode; Jason, Tegan Wisnosky; Toni Davis Place; Tedi Davis Greenley; Daniel, Nathan and Amelia Ayers; step grandchildren, Dustin, Josh and Rory; step great-grandchildren, Ariana, Tye, Alece and Abram; 13 great-grandchildren, Gabriel, Aiden, Gavin, Emmersyn, Cadin, Ashton, Corbin, Katrin, Cali, Ava, Layla, Tyler, Rylan.

Funeral Mass is at 1 p.m. Tuesday in Nativity B.V.M Church, Tunkhannock, with Father Richard J. Polmounter officiating. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today at the Harding-Litwin Funeral Home, 123 W. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. Memorial contributions may be made to Pennsylvania Association for the Blind, 555 Gettysburg Pike, Suite A300 - Mechanicsburg, PA 17055 or to the , 63 N Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701. For directions or to send an on-line condolence, please visit
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Published in Times Leader on June 24, 2013
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