September 29, 2012
Joan Shea Cigarski, 79, Chase Road, Shavertown, passed away Saturday, September 29, 2012 at River Street Manor Nursing Center, Wilkes-Barre.
Born in Wilkes-Barre, she was the daughter of the late Leo and Mary Farrell Shea. She was a graduate of Meyers High School. Joan was affiliated with the banking industry for several years. Joan enjoyed her family, her home and spending time with her grandchildren. She was a member of St. Therese's Church, Shavertown.
Joan was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Cigarski, in 1996, and by son, Joseph, daughter, Carol, and brother, James Shea.
Surviving are her daughters, Elaine and her husband Larry Williams, New Cumberland, Pa. and Eileen Cigarski and spouse Ken Sutton, Shavertown; grandchildren, Emily and Caroline Williams, New Cumberland, and Mackenzie, Hunter, and Garrett Sutton, Shavertown; sisters, Shirley Krause, Wilkes-Barre; Rita Thomas, Kingston; Dorothy Peters, Luzerne; Anita Petroski, Dallas; Donna Orrson, Edwardsville, and Bernadette Romiski, Wilkes-Barre and nieces and nephews.
Funeral will be held Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at 9:30 a.m. from The Richard H. Disque Funeral Home, Inc., 2940 Memorial Highway, Dallas, with funeral Mass at 10 a.m. at St. Therese's Church, Shavertown, with the Rev. James J. Paisley, officiating. Interment will be in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Dallas. Friends may call Tuesday 6 to 8 p.m.
Joan's family would like to extend a special thank you to Joan's sisters for the love and care they gave to Joan and to the nursing staff of River Street Manor.