Kathleen Magnotta Lutz, South Scranton, died early Sunday morning in the Hospice of the Sacred Heart Inpatient Unit after an illness. She was the widow of Nicholas Magnotta who died in July of 1972 and Robert Lutz who died in June of 2002.
Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Helena Mulderig. She was educated in Scranton schools and was a devoted member of the St. John Neumann Parish, South Scranton. She and her first husband were the owners of Magnotta’s Bar, Scranton. After Nick’s passing Kathleen went on to work at the Golo Footwear Company in Dunmore.
She was a loving and caring wife, mother and friend. She will be remembered for her kind ways and her generosity to all. She will be greatly missed.
Surviving are a daughter Jennifer Magnotta-Keating and her husband John of Dunmore; Jennifer’s lifelong friend and Kathleen’s “second daughter” Madeline Juliano; nieces and nephews; great nieces and nephews; cousins including Tish Jones and Renee Lutz Cullen.
Kathleen was also preceded in death by a sister Margaret McLean and a brother Joseph Mulderig.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday at 10am in the Nativity of Our Lord Church, 633 Orchard St. Scranton by Rev. Michael Bryant, pastor.
Friends may call Friday morning from 9am until time of Mass at the church.
Interment, Fairview Memorial Park, Elmhurst.
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Arrangements have been entrusted to and are under the care and direction of the Vanston and James Funeral Home, Ash St. Scranton.