Mary M. McDonnell, RN, 94, lifelong resident of Bellevue section of Scranton, passed away Friday evening in the Regional Hospital of Scranton after an illness.
Born November 3, 1927 in Scranton she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Lucy Ratchford McDonnell and was a graduate of the former St. Ann’s High School and the St. Mary’s School of Nursing where she became a Registered Nurse. Mary then began working at the VA Medical Center in Wilkes-Barre for 35 years and at the time of her retirement she was a surgical and intensive care registered nurse. A woman of deep faith, Mary was a devoted member of the St. Patrick’s Parish Community, West Scranton. Mary also loved to travel. She traveled the world and enjoyed seeing the various parts of the world she traveled to.
Mary will be deeply missed by her family and friends.
Surviving are many nieces and nephews; great nieces and nephews; friends.
She was preceded in death by her brothers John, Joseph and Jerome McDonnell and her sister Margaret Davis.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Wednesday at 10am in the Immaculate Heart of Mary Chapel Oram Street, West Scranton.
Interment, Cathedral Cemetery.