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Harriet B Geisshardt

Harriet Burdick Geisshardt, 98, of Scranton, died Thursday, January 14, 2016 at The Jewish Home of Eastern Pennsylvania. She was the widow of Alfred G. Geisshardt, who passed away in 1991.

Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Russel and Marguerite (Bohl) Burdick. Harriet graduated from Scranton Technical High School and Powell Business College. Prior to retiring in 1994, she worked at The Third National Bank for over 40 years. She was of the Methodist faith and was a former member of Elm Park United Methodist Church.

She is survived by her daughter: Donna Miller and her husband Michael of Delaware Water Gap; her son in law: Nicholas Hanchak and his wife Maureen of Archbald; her three grandchildren: Nicholas Hanchak and his wife Patty, Kimberly Lasewicz and her husband Mark and Jessica Katzbeck and her husband Bill and 8 great-grandchildren: Mark & Matthew Lasewicz, Chloe and Tessa McNulty, Ryan and Rachel Sheldon and Nicholas and Stephanie Hanchak. She was preceded in death by by her daughter Barbara Hanchak, her granddaughter Jennifer Sheldon, her great-granddaughter Emma McNulty and her sisters during their childhood.

A memorial service will be held on Monday, January 18 at 11:00 am at Corey Brian Strauch Services, 602 Birch St in Scranton. Interment will follow in Hickory Grove Cemetery in Waverly.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to American Cancer Society, 712 S Keyser Ave, Taylor, PA 18517. To leave an online condolence, please visit the funeral home’s website.

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