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Kathleen F. Gavin

October 24, 1950 - May 12, 2019

Service Date: May 16, 2019

Funeral Home Corcoran Funeral Home Inc

Cemetery Sacred Heart Cemetery

Church St. Maria Goretti Church

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Kathleen F. Gavin, 68 of Plains Township, passed away Sunday afternoon, May 12, 2019 at the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital after a courageous battle against Cancer.

Born in the Hudson section of Plains, she was the daughter of the late Regina (Mattick) Gavin.

Kathy was a graduate of James M. Coughlin High School, Class of 1968 and was employed for the Wilkes-Barre Housing Authority, held a real estate license in Florida, worked for Montgomery Ward in Florida and Scranton, and last for Turkey Hill Minit Markets for many years, lastly as store manager in Forty Fort.

She was a member of St. Maria Goretti Church, Laflin. Kathy was an eye donor in the hopes that she could give the gift of sight to someone less fortunate.

Kathy was preceded in death by her sister Maureen “Molly” Williams, and her best friend Suzanne Leseberg.

Surviving are her sister Eileen Mullay and her husband Carl, Pringle, brothers James and his wife Deborah, Dallas, William and his wife Zanetta, Richmond, KY, David, Wilkes-Barre, Patrick and his wife Tina, Wilkes-Barre, John and his wife Donna, Maryland, and Mark and his wife Joeann, Shavertown, many nieces and nephews, and her feline babies, Bella and Maggie.

Funeral will be held Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 10:00 am at the Corcoran Funeral Home, Inc., 20 South Main Street, Plains, PA 18705, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 am at St. Maria Goretti Church, 42 Redwood Drive, Laflin, PA 18702, with Father James J. Walsh, Pastor, officiating. The parish rosary group will pray the Rosary in the church 30 minutes before Mass. All are invited to attend. Private interment will be held in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Plains, at the convenience of the family. Family and friends may call Wednesday evening from 5:00 to 7:00 pm at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Whiskers World C/O 100 William Street, Plains, PA 18705.