Mary Frances Dailey McGeehin
September 12, 2014
Mary Frances Dailey McGeehin, Green Ridge Section of Scranton, passed away Friday morning at home. She was the widow of Frank McGeehin, Jr. who passed away on April 9, 2008.
Born in McAdoo, in 1923, she was the daughter of the late Dr. John J and Mary Dever Dailey. She was a graduate of Marywood College where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Nutrition and she also continued her studies at Marywood where she worked toward her Master’s Degree in the same field. She was a member of the St. Paul’s Parish, Scranton and attended Mass regularly at St. Clare’s Church. For her time and dedication to the Hospice of the Sacred Heart as a volunteer for the last 5 years, she earned the honor of being the volunteer of the year in 2012. Prior to her retirement, Mary Frances was the Food Services Director at the Hazelton General Hospital.
Surviving are her sons Dr. Frank, III and his wife Kim of Newtown Square, PA and Dr. William and his wife Jeanne of Litchfield, CT; a daughter Mary Alice Cosgrove and her husband Edward of Scranton; grandchildren Joseph and his wife Lauren, Brendan and Colin McGeehin, William and Grace McGeehin, and Mary and Annie Cosgrove; nieces and nephews.
Mary Frances was preceded in death by siblings Theresa Dailey, Kathleen Goldsworthy, Margaret Bruno and John J. Dailey, Jr..
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday at 10am in St. Clare’s Church 2301 N. Washington Ave. Scranton by Rev. Joseph Elston.
Friends may call Monday morning from 9am until time of Mass at the church.
Interment will be Monday afternoon in St. Gabriel’s Cemetery, Hazleton.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice of the Sacred Heart 600 Baltimore Dr. Wilkes Barre, Pa. 18702.
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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.