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Mary Lou Harrison

September 16, 2018


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Mary Lou Harrison

September 16, 2018



Mary Lou Harrison, 80, of Buck Township, passed away on Sunday, September 16, 2018 at her home.


She was born in Wilkes-Barre, a daughter of the late Moses T. and Mary Sipple Luton.  Mary Lou attended Wilkes-Barre Area Schools.  She was formerly employed by the RCA Corp. in Mountain Top and she retired from Lord & Taylor in Wilkes-Barre Township.


Mary Lou was a member of St. Elizabeth’s Church in Bear Creek.


She was a devoted and loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and sister.


She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert L. Harrison in 2013 and by her daughter, Merilinda Thomas in 2017 and by her great grandson, Jeremy Pearson.  She was also preceded in death by her siblings, Jacob, Joseph, Conrad, Gloria Jean, Morgan and Frank Luton and Kathleen Belcastro.


Surviving are her son, Robert L. Harrison Jr. and his wife, Jen, Millsboro, DE; son-in-law, Robert Thomas, Mountain Top; grandchildren, Aubrey Pearson and her husband, Mike, April Perugino and her husband, Chris, Robert Thomas Jr. and his fiancé, Diana Bodzio and Autumn Harrison; great grandchildren, Shane Pearson, Gianna and Adrianna Perugino and Adelyn Thomas; sisters, Marie Camasse and her husband, Frank, Pittston and Anna Cleary, Scranton; nieces and nephews including her niece and caregiver, Kathyann Belcastro.


A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday at 10 am in St. Elizabeth’s Church 5700 Bear Creek Blvd. (Rte. 115), Bear Creek.  Family and friends attending the Mass are asked to go directly to the Church.  Interment will be in Blakeslee Cemetery, Blakeslee.


Friends may call on Wednesday from 5 -7 pm at the Nat & Gawlas Funeral Home, 89 Park Avenue, Wilkes-Barre.


In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 712 S. Keyser Avenue, Taylor, PA  18517.

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