In Remembrance of Nancy Lynn McHale

Nancy Lynn McHale

Nancy Lynn McHale

Dunmore, PA January 28, 1960 ~ November 12, 2012 Date of Service: November 16, 2012

Nancy Lynn McHale, 52, Dunmore, died Monday in the Geisinger Medical Center in Danville. She and her husband Donald P. McHale had celebrated their 33rd wedding anniversary on April 7th.

Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Paul and Arlene Heineman Durkin. Nancy was a graduate of Dunmore High School Class of 1977 and worked as a clerk with Lackawanna County. She was a member of St. Paul’s Church in Scranton.

A loving wife, mother, sister, and friend who always put others above herself. Nancy loved her dogs, and reading books and she enjoyed living life to its fullest which included dancing, music, and going out with her friends. She enjoyed spending free time communicating and playing games with friends on Facebook.

Her family would like to thank the doctors, nurses, and staffs at both Geisinger-Scranton and Danville for the compassionate care given to Nancy and to them over the last several days.

Also surviving are a son, Sean P. McHale, Scranton, three sisters, Arlene Verbickas and her husband Jerry, Dunmore, a twin sister, Linda Fazio, Dunmore, Diane Ruby and her husband Tom, Olyphant, four brothers, Gary Durkin and his wife Mary, Scranton, Robert Durkin, Pittston, Kevin Durkin and his wife Mar, Newton-Ransom, and Michael Durkin, Dunmore, a sister in law, Carole McHale, Dunmore, two brothers in law, Rich McHale and his wife Kim, and Greg McHale and his wife Jen, all of Dunmore, numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.

She was preceded in death by a son, Jason C. McHale, in 2009, a nephew, Jeff Durkin, a mother in law, Angela McHale, a sister in law, Sandy Durkin, and a brother in law, Lee Fazio.

The funeral will be Friday from the Carlucci-Golden-DeSantis Funeral Home, Inc. 318 East Drinker Street in Dunmore with mass at 9:30am in St. Paul’s Church, 1510 Penn Avenue in Scranton. Interment will take place at the convenience of the family in Mount Carmel Cemetery in Dunmore.

Friends may call Thursday from 3-8pm

Memorial contributions may be made to the Geisinger Foundation in care of the Janet Weis Children’s Hospital and mailed to 100 N. Academy Avenue Danville, PA 17822-6019.

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Marcie Shumway
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Nancy Mchale
Reply #7 on : Sun December 09, 2012, 18:19:42
Don and family, So very sad to hear the news of Nancy's passing. Such a pleasure to have met you both in Jamaica years back, and honored to have known the wonderful, fun, loving and fabulous person she is. Hoping you may find comfort in the love and memories, whick keep Nancy alive in our hearts forever.
Suzanne Roth Golia
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Nancy Lynn McHale
Reply #6 on : Sat November 17, 2012, 07:39:40
So sorry and shocked to hear of Nancy's passing. Although we graduated from DHS in 1977, I hadn't seen Nancy in many years until FaceBook. She was a wonderfully funny, prolific FB friend and you could see her love of life and her family. My deepest condolences and prayers for you and Nancy
john& ellen smoet smolskis
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Re: In Remembrance of Nancy Lynn McHale
Reply #5 on : Thu November 15, 2012, 17:34:11
Sorry for your loss donald and family.weregret not being at the viewing but we are out of town.are deepest sympaty. Sincerly John andEllen smolskis
Michele Pinto
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Nancy
Reply #4 on : Thu November 15, 2012, 09:55:40
I am so sorry to hear about Nancy.. She was such a lovely woman and she always made me laugh.. My thoughts and prayers are with the Mchale/Durkin family as this time.. May Nancy RIP...

MICHELE PINTO
Carmen McLean
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With My deepest sympathy
Reply #3 on : Wed November 14, 2012, 18:16:27
I am very sorry to hear about Nancy 's passing. I enjoyed meeting her and She was a lovely woman my thoughts and Prayers are with you and your family

My sincere Condolences
Carmen McLean
Connie and Joe Gentile
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Re: In Remembrance of Nancy Lynn McHale
Reply #2 on : Wed November 14, 2012, 12:22:43
Donnie and family,
Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time. We will miss Nancy's fun loving way of life.
Joe and Connie Gentile
Carolyn anad Billy Chupko
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Sean and family-
Reply #1 on : Wed November 14, 2012, 10:10:40
Billy and I send our thoughts and prayers to you and your family Sean!
Love always,
Carolyn