|Birth: ||Aug. 16, 1923|
|Death: ||Nov. 20, 2008|
Dolores C. Barrett, 85, of Scranton, died Thursday in Mercy Hospice after a brief illness. She was preceded in death by her husband of 24 years, John J. Barrett, a prominent North Scranton businessman, in 1970.
Born in Scranton, daughter of the late Richard and Lillian Walsh Fawcett, she was a graduate of Holy Rosary High School. She was employed by the original Green Ridge Bank before raising her seven children. She later worked for the Green Ridge section of Scranton branch of Penn Security Bank until her retirement. She was a member of the Providence Senior Citizens.
A devoutly religious person, Dolores was a member of Holy Rosary Church and with her two sisters, was faithfully devoted to the weekly and the annual Novena in honor of St. Ann. She was a loving wife, mother and sister.
Surviving are three sons, Joseph and wife, Theresa, Clarks Summit; John, Scranton; and Michael and wife, Lisa, Scranton; three daughters, Mary Kay Krupskas and husband, John, Dickson City; Carol Ann Stezar and husband, Thomas, Clarks Summit; and Sharon Kirby and husband, Jerry, Parker, Colo.; nine grandchildren, Erin Marie and Shana Marie Barrett, Dana Dudley, John M. Krupskas, Jennifer Mills, Nicole and Kelly Stezar, Lauren and Emily Kirby; two sisters, Mary Bitterman Bower and Catherine "Kitty" Genovese, both of Scranton; cousins, nieces and nephews.
She was also preceded in death by a son, Kevin; and a sister, Lillian Steuer; and two brothers-in-law, the Rev. Joseph G. Barrett and Monsignor Francis G. Barrett.
The funeral will be today at 8:45 a.m. from the Snowdon Funeral Home, 1810 Sanderson Ave., Scranton, with Mass at 9:30 in Holy Rosary Church. Interment, Cathedral Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Mercy Hospice, 746 Jefferson Ave., Scranton; or St. Ann's Basilica, Scranton.
John J Barrett*
Kevin P Barrett (1958 - 1995)*
Created by: Erin Barrett
Record added: Jan 21, 2012
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