In Remembrance of Mary A. McCrone Kirby
Mary A. McCrone Kirbyocean park, WA. Formerly of Scranton November 15, 1923 ~ August 17, 2013 Date of Service: September 7, 2013
Mary A. McCrone Kirby, 89, of Ocean Park, WA, formerly of
Scranton, died August 17 at SW Medical Center in Vancouver,WA. She is survived
by her husband, Robert L. Kirby. The couple celebrated 48 years of marriage on November
Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Patrick
and Mary Gilboy McCrone and was a graduate of the former Scranton Technical
High School and Powell School of Business. After years of employment the Murray
Corporation in Scranton, she joined the U.S Department of State’s Foreign
Service where she was stationed in Paris, France, Santo Domingo, Dominican
Republic, Tehran, Iran and Oslo, Norway before her and her husband established
their home in Kirkland,WA. They moved to Ocean Park in 2000.
She was a member of
Holy Family Church, Kirkland, WA, St. Mary’s, Seaview, WA. Where she was a
Pastoral Minister. She was active with the 55 + group and with Lazarus in Ocean
Park. She enjoyed traveling, gardening, fish keeping and reading. She will be
sadly missed by all who knew her.
Also surviving is a nephew, Patrick McCrone and wife
Marylou, Bloomsburg, nieces; Sharon McCrone, Fleetville and Mary Pat McDonough,
She was preceded in death by a sister, Anna McCrone
McDonough, a brother; John J. McCrone and a niece; Rose Anne McDonough Hopkins.
The funeral will be Saturday from Mary Mother of God Church,
316 William St., Scranton with Mass at 9:00am.
Inurnment, Cathedral Cemetery, Scranton
Friends may call Friday evening from 6-8pm in the
Carlucci-Golden-DeSantis Funeral Home, 318 E. Drinker St., Dunmore.