In Remembrance of Mary C. Archer
Mary C. ArcherDunmore, PA December 23, 1951 ~ August 29, 2014 Date of Service: September 3, 2014
Mary C. Archer, 62, of Dunmore, died Friday afternoon at Geisinger Community Medical Center's Intensive Care Unit, Scranton. She is survived by her husband, Frank J. Archer. The couple celebrated 35 years of marriage on June 24.
Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Daniel and Rose Sabia Sabatelle and a member of SS. Anthony & Rocco Parish, Dunmore. She was a graduate of the former Dunmore Central Catholic High School and attended Keystone College. She graduated from Bloomsburg University with a bachelor's degree in elementary education and a master's degree from Marywood University. Prior to retirement, she was employed by the Dunmore School District as a first grade teacher for 38 years.
Mary was a loving wife, mother, aunt and friend. She was an amazing educator who dedicated herself to the first grade students at the Dunmore Elementary Center. She enjoyed entertaining family, especially at Christmas time with a traditional feast of the seven fish. Mary was a compassionate woman who always placed the needs of others ahead of her own. She will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved her.
Mary's family wishes to thank Dr. Kenneth Sebastianelli, Dr. Kristen Liptock and the critical care staff at Geisinger Community Medical Center for all of their care and compassion during Mary's brief illness.
Also surviving are a daughter, Elena Alma and husband, Dan, Philadelphia; a sister, Carmel Ann Caputo, Dunmore; a brother, A.J. Sabatelle and wife, Clodette, Basking Ridge, New Jersey; an uncle, Michael Sabatelle, Dunmore; nieces, Amanda Sabatelle, New York City; and Caroline Archer, Scranton; a nephew, Jonathan Archer, Baltimore, Md.; a brother-in-law, Jack Archer and his wife, Susan, Scranton; and numerous cousins, colleagues and friends.
The funeral will be Wednesday from the Carlucci-Golden-DeSantis Funeral Home Inc., 318 E. Drinker St., Dunmore, with Mass at 11 a.m. in St. Anthony of Padua Church, Smith Street, Dunmore. Interment, Dunmore Cemetery.
Friends may call Tuesday from 4 to 8 p.m.