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Mary Jane Price

Mary Jane Price, of Scranton, passed away Monday afternoon, July 27, 2020 in Abington Manor, South Abington Township.

Born in Scranton she was the daughter of the late T. Emmett and Catherine Lentes Price. She graduated from St. Mary’s High School and Marywood University with a Masters in Social Work. She was employed as a Social Worker at Clark Summit State Hospital where she retired. She was a member of St. Paul of the Cross Parish and a former member of St. Mary’s of the Assumption Church and their Alter and Rosary Society and the Century Club.

Mary Jane’s love for traveling took her to Europe, Ireland and all over the United States. She encouraged her nephews to travel while they were young. You would always find Mary Jane at bridge parties at the Century Club. She loved getting together with family for holidays and birthdays at their homes and picnics at Lake Spangenburg.

Surviving are two nephews Michael L. Price and his wife Cheryl, Washington Boro, PA, Thomas J. Price and his wife Sally, Factoryville, great nephews Michael T. Price (Robin), Columbia, PA, Scott R. Price (Ashley), Raleigh, NC, and Devin Price, Taylor, PA. She is also survived by her sister-in-law, Vera K. Price and four great, great nephews Cory Grimm, Gavin, Colton, and Caleb Price.

She was preceded in death by her brother Thomas E. Price.

Services will be private with a Mass of Christian Burial celebrated in St. Paul of the Cross Parish, Scranton.

Arrangements entrusted to Corey Brian Strauch Funeral Home, Scranton.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, at or to Alzheimer’s Association, 22 N Michigan Ave. Fl 17th, Chicago, IL 60601.

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