Mary A. Hannon, 91, a native of Wilkes-Barre, passed away Sunday, Dec. 5, 2021, in Wilkes-Barre General Hospital.
She was born in Wilkes-Barre, a daughter of the late Thomas and Anna Cunningham Austin, and was a lifelong member of St. Mary's Church of the Immaculate Conception (Our Lady of Fatima Parish). Mary married Edward Hannon on April 19, 1952, and after Edward's untimely death, she cared for her widowed father for many years at the family homestead.
After suffering a stroke, Mary spent her final years in the care of the staff of Little Flower Manor/Allied Services Meade Street Skilled Nursing, where she was an appreciative patient and an avid bingo player.
Mary was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Thomas, Michael and James; and sisters, Aileen Heck, Margaret Eckert, Sister Anne Marie, RSM., Theresa Lyons and Collette Bergstrasser.
Surviving are her daughter, Anne Marie Kilgore and her husband, Robert, Malvern; son, Edward Hannon and his wife, Kathy, Moneta, Va.; sister, Betty McEvoy and her husband, Vince, Laurel, Md.; nine grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
May she rest in peace with the Lord and remain in the hearts of her family and friends.
Funeral services will be held at 9 a.m. Friday from Nat & Gawlas Funeral Home, 89 Park Ave., Wilkes-Barre, with a Mass of Christian Burial to follow at 9:30 a.m. in St. Mary's Church of the Immaculate Conception (Our Lady of Fatima Parish), 134 S. Washington St., Wilkes-Barre. Interment will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Hanover Twp.
Friends may call from 8 to 9 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Condolences can be sent by visiting Mary's obituary at www.natandgawlas.com.