In Remembrance of Mary Ann Meila
Mary Ann MeilaDunmore, PA and Columbus, OH ~ May 23, 2012 Date of Service: June 2, 2012
Mary Ann Meila, Dunmore and Columbus, OH, died Wednesday afternoon, May 23rd at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville.
Born in Scranton, daughter of Mary Kofel Meila of Dunmore and the late Leonard “Leo” Meila, she was a member of SS. Anthony and Rocco Parish.She was a graduate of Dunmore Central Catholic High School and the C.M.C. School of Nursing, after which she attained her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Spring Garden College in Philadelphia.Prior to her illness, she was employed by B Braun Medical as a senior clinical nurse consultant.Throughout her career, she worked in Pennsylvania, Ohio, California and the United Arab Emirates.Mary Ann loved her vocation and helping others.She supported numerous charities, especially breast cancer awareness and research, organ donation, and animal rescue organizations. She enjoyed traveling, reading, volunteering and was an avid New York Yankees fan.She will be missed by family, friends, and all whose lives she touched.
In addition to her mother, she is survived by her sister, Lenore Meila, Columbus, OH; several aunts, uncles, cousins; and her beloved dog, Annie.
The funeral will be Saturday from the Carlucci-Golden DeSantis Funeral Home, Inc., 318 E. Drinker St., Dunmore, with mass at 9:30 a.m. in the St. Anthony of Padua Church, Smith St., Dunmore.Interment in St. Michael’s Byzantine Catholic Cemetery, Dunmore.Friends may call at the funeral home on Friday evening from 4-8 p.m. and Saturday morning from 8:15- 9 a.m.All those attending are asked to please wear pearls or something pink in Mary Ann’s memory.
Memorial contributions may be made to the NEPA Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure, 300 Mulberry St., Suite 305, Scranton, PA 18503; or to the Griffin Pond Animal Shelter, 967 Griffin Pond Road, Clarks Summit, PA 18411.