In Loving Memory of Joan M. Granahan Deykes
Joan M. Granahan DeykesDunmore, PA March 30, 1944 ~ February 2, 2015 Date of Service: February 5, 2015
Joan M. Granahan Deykes, 70, of Dunmore, died Monday afternoon at home. Her husband, the late George T. Deykes, Jr., died in 2008.
Born in Scranton, daughter of the late William and Margaret Keegan Granahan, she was a graduate of South Scranton Catholic High School, and was employed by Bulldog Maintenance of Honesdale. Joan always knew how to laugh, and enjoyed traveling, especially spending time at the Jersey Shore, and constantly having a bottle of Coca Cola at her side. She was a kind and generous person who thought
about and endlessly cherished people and animals, especially her golden retriever, Riley. A loving and caring mother, sister, aunt, neighbor and friend, she will be deeply missed.
Surviving is her daughter, Lisa Granahan and fiancé Chuck Vennarini of Dunmore; sister Ellen Granahan, Dunmore; brother Joseph Granahan, Scranton; sisters-in-law Ellen Gordon, Scranton, and Laura Jones and husband Rev. Daniel, Dunmore; nieces and nephews, Atty. Kathleen Kane, Atty. Ellen Granahan, Joseph Granahan and wife Pam, Mark Granahan and Barbara Granahan, and Bill Boland and wife Cindy; as well as 13 great-nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by a sister, Margaret Boland; brother, William Granahan; niece Anne Kushner, and nephew, Michael Boland.
The funeral will be Thursday with services at 11 a.m. in the Church of the Good Shepherd, 1780 N. Washington Ave., Scranton. Friends may call at the church from 10 a.m. until the time of service.
In lieu of flowers, preferred memorial contributions may be made to the Griffin Pond Animal Shelter, 967 Griffin Pond Rd., Clarks Summit, 18411 or at www.GriffinPondAnimalShelter.com/donate.