Marie Canavan

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Marie Canavan, 91, of Dunmore, died Sunday at the Jewish Home of Eastern Pa., Scranton. She was the wife of the late Gerard J. Canavan.

Born in Scranton on April 23, 1927, the daughter of the late Pasquale and Jessie DelVecchio Germano, she was a graduate of Dunmore High School and a member of Immaculate Conception Church, Scranton.

She is survived by her daughter, Marigrace Dubas and husband, Frank Dubas, of New Canaan, Conn.; son, David Canavan and wife, Nikki Chung, Tustin, Calif.; daughter-in-law, Frances Canavan, Phoenix, Ariz.; grandchildren, Brian Canavan, Megan Lucas, Robert Dubas and Paul Dubas; and great-grandchildren, Joseph, Mia and Gabrielle Canavan, and Nora and Jack Lucas.

She was also preceded in death by her son, Gerard Canavan Jr.; brothers, Peter and Dominick Germano; and sister, Josephine Martin.

The family would like to extend special thanks to the fifth-floor nursing staff at the Jewish Home for their excellent care.

A viewing for family and friends will be held Thursday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Carlucci-Golden-DeSantis Funeral Home Inc., 318 E. Drinker St., Dunmore.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday at 9:30 a.m. in Immaculate Conception Church, 801 Taylor Ave., Scranton. Interment, Cathedral Cemetery, Scranton.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the donor's preferred charity. To offer an online condolence, please visit
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Published in Scranton Times on Feb. 12, 2019
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