Evelyn A. Scranta

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TUNKHANNOCK — Evelyn A. Scranta, of Tunkhannock, died Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, in the Celtic Hospice Unit of Geisinger South. She was born in Tunkhannock, on Oct. 10, 1931, a daughter of the late Henry and Agnes Sands Giberson.

After high school she was employed for a short time at the Endicott Johnson Shoe Company, Tunkhannock. Evelyn had been employed by Rowker Dress Co., Ronox Dress Co. and Nancy's Fashions, for over 27 years. She enjoyed sewing, gardening and working on the family farm that she and her late husband, Frances M. Scranta, bought in 1949.

Preceding her in death was a son, Francis Jr.; brothers, Henry, Donald, Paul and William Giberson; and a sister, Jean Lockett.

Surviving are sons, Bernard and Stephen Scranta, Tunkhannock; daughters, Josephine Sands, Carol Ann Scranta, both of Tunkhannock, Agnes Harris, Dallas; sister, Mae Session, Tunkhannock; 11 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Monday from the Sheldon-Kukuchka Funeral Home Inc., 73 W. Tioga St., Tunkhannock, with Pastor Kurt Bricker, of the Eaton Baptist Church. Interment will be in Sunnyside Cemetery, Tunkhannock. Family will receive friends from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday.

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Sheldon - Kukuchka Funeral Home - Tunkhannock
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Tunkhannock, PA 18657
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Published in Times Leader from Aug. 21 to Aug. 22, 2014