Arline Brodhead, 97, of Plains Twp., passed away Wednesday morning, May 12, 2021, at United Methodist Homes, Wesley Village Campus, Jenkins Twp.
Born in Plymouth, she was the daughter of the late Howard and Gertrude Johns Shaw.
Arline was a graduate of Plymouth High School and Wilkes-Barre Business College. She was employed as a clerk by the Social Security Administration and at the Nanticoke State Hospital until her retirement. She was a member of the Plains Senior Citizens Club where she served as the club Treasurer for many years, and was a social member of the Henry Citizens Club, Plains Twp.
Arline was an avid Penn State fan and enjoyed going to games at Beaver Stadium and loved to roller skate into her late 60s. Arline was also a big fan and supporter of her granddaughter, Debbie, and would always be there to cheer her on in anything Debbie would do.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, Howard James Brodhead, in 1966; and her sister Loretta DiMeo, in 1991.
Surviving are her daughter, Deborah Ann Krakoski and her husband, Raymond; granddaughter, Deborah Renee Krakoski; sister, Gertrude Shaw, all of Plains Twp.; and nieces and nephews.
Funeral services for Arline will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Corcoran Funeral Home Inc., 20 S. Main St., Plains Twp. Interment will be held in Edgehill Cemetery, West Nanticoke. A walk-through visitation will be held Friday morning from 10 a.m. until the time of services at the funeral home. Those attending the visitation and/or funeral, we ask that you be brief when paying your respects, please follow the practice of social distancing of three feet and masks are required at all times at the funeral home and cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to the charity of one's choice.
For information or to leave Arline's family a message of condolence, please visit www.corcoranfuneralhome.com.