Obituary

Sheila A. Wickizer

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Sheila A. Wickizer, 64, of West Pittston, passed away Sunday in Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center.

Born in Pittston on May 20, 1949, she was a daughter of the late Francis and Dorothy Walk Loftus. She was a graduate of Pittston Area High School and had been employed in customer service at Travelocity. She was an avid reader and loved playing cards and board games with friends and family.

She was a loving mother, grandmother, sister and aunt, and will be greatly missed.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur Wickizer Sr.

Surviving are her son, Christopher Wickizer, Roaring Brook Township; grandchildren, John, Haley, Natalie and Kevin; sisters, Mary Beth Hummel and her husband, John, Pocono Manor, and Kathy Ostrowski and her husband, Butch, Pittston; brothers, Brian Loftus and his wife, Sandy, Duryea, and Francis Loftus, West Pittston; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Special thanks to the staff of Geisinger Wyoming Valley ICU, PCU and Medical Surgical Floors as well as the staff of Summit Nursing Home.

A memorial Mass will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m. Thursday in St. John the Evangelist Parish, William Street, Pittston. Those attending are asked to go directly to the church on Thursday morning. Interment will be at the convenience of the family. Friends may call 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Peter J. Adonizio Funeral Home, 251 William St., Pittston. Memorial donations may be made to the Care and Concern Clinic, Pittston. Online condolences may be made at www.peterjadoniziofuneralhome.com.
Published in Times Leader on Sept. 3, 2013
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