Lynne Moir

Lynne M. Moir, Petersburg section of Scranton, passed away Sunday night in the Moses Taylor Hospital after an illness.

Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Norman W. and May I Seamon Moir.  She was educated in Scranton schools and was a graduate of Scranton Central High School and the Mercidian School of Nursing.  Lynne had a long and meaningful career in nursing at all area hospitals.  She spent 25 years as an operating room nurse at the Moses Taylor Hospital before retiring in 2002.  She was a dedicated member of St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Scranton, where she was a member of the church council as well as the voice and bell choir and served as the chairwoman of the education committee.  Early in her career she also served as a deaconess at the Nachusa, Illinois Lutheran Children’s Home.

Lynne loved spending time with her family and friends at Lake Underwood where she was a member of the Nimrod Club and a past member of the Board of Trustees.

Lynne was a loving and caring sister, aunt and friend.  She will be dearly missed by all who have been blessed to have known her.

Surviving are a brother Kirk Moir and wife, Susan of Covington Twp;  nieces and nephews Mary Sweeney and husband, Evan Romer;  John Sweeney and wife, Lisa and their daughters Erin Sweeney Pytlak and husband Andy and Kelsey;  Griffith Lewis and wife, Kathy, and their sons, Ian and Karl;  Kristina Moir Carone and husband, Michael, and their children Lila, Sadie and Teagan;  Rebecca Moir Mescall and husband, Damian, and their son Ryan; and Steven Moir and companion, Holly Hughes.

Lynne was also preceded in death by her sisters Joyce Lewis and Nancy Sweeney and her brother Norman Moir, Jr.

A memorial service will be held Saturday November 18th at Noon in St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, 1000 Taylor Ave., Scranton with the Rev. David Searing, officiating.

Friends may call from 11am until the time of service.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, 1000 Taylor Ave., Scranton, PA 18510

Arrangements have been entrusted to and are under the care and direction of the Vanston and James Funeral Home, Ash St., Scranton.

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  1. Jim Graf

    I was startled to hear of Lynne’s passing. She was a dear friend for 70+ years. She will leave a hole in my heart as I’m sure she will with you, too. God bless her.
    You have my deepest sympathy.

  2. Maggie Young

    Although I only met Lynne a few years ago, I am glad I got to know her. She was a very sweet lady and I’m sure will be missed by her family and friends!

  3. Linda Brislin Riccardo

    I’m so sorry to hear about Lynne, she was a very kind and caring person.

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