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Marion Kane Bird (1932-2006)

Mary "Marion" Bird of Scranton died Saturday
in Moses Taylor Hospital, Scranton.

Her husband is Robert J. Bird. They celebrated 52 years of marriage on Sept. 5.

She was born in Pittston, daughter of the late Raymond and Evelyn Baumiester Kane. She was a member of the Church of St. Joseph. She was educated in Pittston public schools and was a graduate of Pittston Area High School, Class of 1950.

Marion enjoyed her trips to Atlantic City, the Poconos and the Crossings. For many years, she was a member of the Card Club. Her greatest love was spending time with her grandchildren.

Marion was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and sister, who will be deeply missed.

Also surviving are a son, Robert G. Bird, Scranton; two daughters, Jeannie B. Johansen, Pen Argyl; Jennifer Scanlan, Blandon; six grandchildren, Steven and Brian Johansen, Robert J. and Kristen Bird, and Blane and FaithAnn Scanlan; and a nephew.

She was preceded in death by sister, Lois Kane O'Malley.

The funeral will be Tuesday at 10 from Eagen-Hughes Funeral Home, 2908 Birney Ave., Scranton, with Mass at 10:30 in the Church of St. Joseph, to be celebrated by the Rev. Francis Pauselli, pastor. Interment will be in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Minooka. Friends may call Monday, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Church of St. Joseph, 312 Davis St., Scranton, PA 18505.

   The Citizens’ Voice (Wilkes-Barre, PA) - April 2, 2006

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