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Florence "Tootsie" Peresta

Florence "Tootsie" Peresta Obituary

Florence "Tootsie' Peresta, 86, of South Abington Twp., died Tuesday at home.

Born in Scranton, daughter of the late John and Anna Patrick Shukis. She was a graduate of Scranton Technical High School. Before retirement, she worked for RCA and later at Walmart. She loved knitting and sewing, her beloved dog, Thor, and Penn State football. She was a loving mother and friend who will be missed by all who knew her.

Surviving are a son, Peter Peresta, Olyphant; two daughters, Christina McGrath, Clarks Summit; and Susan Immediato, Taylor; a brother, William Shukis, Cleveland, Ohio; two grandsons, Anthony and Andrew; and nieces and nephews.

The family would like to thank Dr. Kurt Moran and his staff for his many visits to Florence's house for appointments and their overall compassion and care.

Services and interment in St. Catherine's Cemetery, Moscow, will be private and held at the convenience of the family.

Memorial contributions may be sent in Florence's memory to Griffin Pond Animal Shelter, 967 Griffin Pond Road, South Abington Twp., PA 18411.

Arrangements by Robert E. Decker Funeral Home, Peckville.


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