Mary McDonough Mooney

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WILKES-BARRE — Mary Rose Mooney, 92, of Provincial Tower in Wilkes-Barre, died Monday, Sept. 1, 2014, at her home.

Born Aug. 30, 1922, in Plains Township, she was a daughter of the late Francis and Katherine Moran McDonough.

Following her marriage to Bernard F. Mooney after World War II, Mary lived in New Jersey for more than 50 years before returning to the Wyoming Valley in 1998.

Her husband died in December of 1996. A son, Gene Mooney, and brothers, Francis and Gerald McDonough, also preceded her in death.

She will be greatly missed by her sons, Bernard F. Mooney, Arlington, Virginia, and Mark A. and his wife, Jean Lordi Mooney, Three Rivers, New Jersey; grandchildren, Scott P. and Sean C. Mooney, Danielle Mooney and Allison Krise; great-grandchildren, Alexandra and Fiona Mooney, Landon Chavez and Payton Krise; sisters, Jean Cawley, Wilkes-Barre, and Katherine Cavanaugh, Plains Township; nieces, nephews and other family and friends.

Celebration of Mary's life will begin with visitation from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at McLaughlin's, 142 S. Washington St., Wilkes-Barre. Funeral liturgy will be held at 7:30 p.m. Thursday and continue at 10:30 a.m. Friday at McLaughlin's, with graveside services and interment at 11 a.m. in St. Mary's Cemetery in Hanover Township.

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McLaughlin's - The Family Funeral Service
142 South Washington Street
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701
(570) 823-4567
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Published in Times Leader from Sept. 2 to Sept. 3, 2014
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