Isabell Thomas Ciolek

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Isabell Thomas Ciolek, 66, of Plains Twp. and formerly of Moosic, died Sunday morning at the Celtic Hospice Inpatient Unit at Geisinger South Hospital, Wilkes-Barre. She is survived by her husband, Joseph Ciolek.

Born in Moosic on Dec. 12, 1952, daughter of the late Theodore Sr. and Elizabeth Scull Thomas, Isabell attended Moosic High School. Before its closure, she worked the majority of her life at Topps Co. Inc. in Duryea. She was also a lifelong member of the Moosic Alliance Community Church.

She was proudly one of the first area volunteer firefighters, and most recently she worked for Wendy's, Wilkes-Barre, before her illness.

A devoted wife, mother, grandmother, sister and aunt, Isabell forged amazing relationships with all of her family who loved her dearly. She will forever be missed.

She is also survived by her daughter, Christine Johns and husband, David III, Moosic; two grandchildren, Luke and Hannah Johns; siblings, Theodore Thomas Jr. and wife, Geraldine, Duryea; William Thomas and wife, Elizabeth, Scranton; and James Thomas, Moosic; a sister-in-law, Elizabeth Thomas, Pittsburgh; and many nieces and nephews.

She was also preceded in death by her brother, John Thomas; and sister-in-law, Aleene Thomas.

Her family wishes to thank the countless supportive friends and neighbors for providing Isabell and her family such care, comfort and love in this difficult time.

Funeral services will be Thursday at 6 p.m. in the Thomas P. Kearney Funeral Home Inc., 517 N. Main St., Old Forge, by the Rev. Erik Ferguson. Private burial will be Friday at Fairview Memorial Park, Elmhurst Twp.

Relatives and friends may pay their respects from 4 until services. Visit the funeral home website for directions or to leave an online condolence.
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Kearney Funeral Homes
517 North Main Street
Old Forge, PA 18518-1811
(570) 562-1590
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Published in Scranton Times on Feb. 12, 2019
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