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Mary Ann D. Wanas

November 5, 1943 — June 25, 2023

Scott Township

Mary Ann D. Wanas

Mary Ann Wanas, 79, of Scott Twp., died Sunday night at Geisinger Community Medical Center, Scranton. Her husband of 52 years, John S. Wanas, died on July 31, 2020.

Born in Peckville, daughter of the late John and Helen Parana, she previously resided in Olyphant and was a graduate of St. Patrick’s High School, Olyphant. Mary Ann retired from WEA Manufacturing, Olyphant, and was a member of Holy Cross Parish at St. Patrick’s Church, Olyphant, formerly St. Michael the Archangel.

She is survived by three daughters, Tina Morgan, Scott Twp.; Diane LeCates and husband, Corey, Delaware; and Lisa Smargiassi and husband, Sean, Scott Twp.; two sons, David Wanas and Pam, Ohio; and Robert Wanas and wife, Marilyn, Florida; nine grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; two sisters, Ann Marie Hricko and Joan Sczesniak; and nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was also preceded in death by an infant son, John; and a grandson, Tyler Morgan.

Mass will be held Friday at 10 a.m. at Holy Cross Parish at St. Patrick’s Church, Olyphant. Burial will follow at St. Michael the Archangel Cemetery, Blakely.

All are asked to go directly to the church Friday.

Friends may call Thursday from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Hudak-O’Shea Funeral Home, 115 Garfield Ave., Olyphant, PA, 18447. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to LRJ Foundation, 4920 Atlanta Highway #452, Alpharetta, GA 30004.

For directions or to leave a condolence, please visit the funeral home website.

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Thursday, June 29, 2023

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

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115 Garfield Ave, Olyphant, PA 18447

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Friday, June 30, 2023

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Holy Cross Parish at St. Patrick's Church

200 Delaware Ave, Olyphant, PA 18447

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Friday, June 30, 2023

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