DOROTHY PERANTO , 65, of Kingston, passed away Thursday at her home following an illness. Born Sept. 4, 1946, in Wilkes-Barre, she was a daughter of the late John and Dorothy Honey Gebhardt. She was a resident of Kingston for the past 22 years, previously residing in Trucksville. She was a graduate of Dallas High School. Surviving are her husband of 44 years, Lawrence; sons, Lawrence with the U.S. Coast Guard in Alaska; Thomas, Kingston; three grandchildren; brothers, John Gebhardt, Robert Gebhardt, Dallas; Mark Gebhardt, Nanticoke; nieces and nephews. Friends may call Monday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the Karl E. Blight Funeral Home, 392 Wyoming Ave., Kingston. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Ignatius of Loyola Church, North Maple Avenue, Kingston, on Wednesday at 9:30 a.m.
Published in Times Leader on Apr. 8, 2012