Dolores A. Edmunds

Dolores A. Edmunds, Lutherwood Apartments, died Tuesday in the Regional Hospital of Scranton Inpatient Hospice Unit. She was the widow of Stewart Edmunds.

Born in Scranton, daughter of the late Joseph and Anna Rozilski Plonko, she was a graduate of Scranton Central High School and attended Lackawanna Business College. She was a member of the Clarks Summit United Methodist Church. Prior to retirement, she had been employed as the residence director at Keystone College and after retirement, she worked at the Scranton Public Library. She also had served as camp director with the Girl Scouts of America.

She was an avid supporter of the Audubon Society and was very active with the Scranton Pocono Girl Scout Council for many years, including being a Girl Scout leader. She was an avid reader and bird watcher. She was also a member of the National Library Association. In 1989, for her outstanding service to the college, Keystone College named its baseball fields in her honor.

Surviving are two daughters, Diane Murray, Scranton; and Laraine Vanderburg, Factoryville; a granddaughter, Sandi McKinley; and two great-grandchildren; Declan and Owen McKinley.

She was also preceded in death by a brother, Joseph Plonko.

The family held a private remembrance service on Friday. A memorial service will be held at a date to be announced.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions should be made to the Lutherwood Residents Association, 1 Lake Scranton Road, Scranton, PA 18505. Arrangements by the Vanston and James Funeral Home, 1401 Ash St., Scranton.

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