Obituary

Leona "Oretta" Filip

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WILKES-BARRE TWP. — Leona "Oretta" Filip, of Wilkes-Barre Township, passed away Monday, Aug. 4, 2014, at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Plains Township.

Born May 12, 1933, in Wilkes-Barre, she was a daughter of the late William and Isabelle Huntsinger McLaughlin.

Oretta was a 1951 graduate of E.L. Meyers High School, Wilkes-Barre, and was employed for many years in the lunch program with the Wilkes-Barre Area School District. She enjoyed eating sweets and had a special love for her dog.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas A. Filip; son, Michael Filip; and brother, Luther McLaughlin.

Surviving are her son, Thomas and his wife, Lisa; granddaughters, Vanessa Filip, Sarah Filip and Marissa Filip; great-granddaughter, Natazia Hargett; brother, William McLaughlin, Norristown; and sister, Isabelle Cooper, Larksville.

Funeral services will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Jendrzejewski Funeral Home, 21 N. Meade St., Wilkes-Barre. Family and friends may call from 5 p.m. until the time of services.


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Published in Times Leader from Aug. 5 to Aug. 6, 2014