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Wedo J. Cost

Wedo J. Cost Obituary

Wedo J. Cost, 89, of Scott Twp., Pa., passed away Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021 at the Geisinger Community Medical Center after a short illness. He was a resident of the Gino Merli Veterans Center and was preceded in death by his wife, Rose Ann Congdon, in 2011.

He was born in Carbondale, the son of the late Dominick and Jennie Cost.

Wedo was a graduate of Benjamin Franklin High School and served in the Korean War. He was a devoted son, brother, husband, father and grandfather. He was the center of life for his family.

The family extends a special thank you to the entire staff of the Gino Merli Veterans Center for the care and support they provided Wedo during his illness.

He is survived by four children, Deb Gallagher and husband, Mark, Scott Twp.; Susan Cost, Scott Twp.; Cathy Bailey and husband, Steve, Dickson City; William Cost and partner, Heather, Dickson City; four grandchildren, Kelsey Arvonio and husband, Andrew, Bill, Marissa and Jake; several nieces and nephews.

Arrangements are entrusted to Jenkins-Howell Funeral Home Inc., 269 Belmont St., Waymart, Edward R. Howell, funeral director.

Private burial will be in East Canaan Cemetery, Waymart.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are to be made in Wedo's name to the Gino Merli Veterans Center Residents Welfare Fund, 401 Penn Ave., Scranton, PA 18503.


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