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Marilyn M. Montagna (Pope)

April 28, 1932 - April 10, 2021

Service Date: April 14, 2021

Funeral Home Corcoran Funeral Home Inc

Cemetery Mount Olivet Cemetery

Church Gate of Heaven

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Marilyn M. Montagna, 88, formerly of Pittston and Laflin, passed away Saturday afternoon, April 10, 2021 at the Meadows Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Dallas, PA.

Marilyn was born in Falls, PA on April 28, 1932, daughter of the late William and Jean (Martin) Pope.

Marilyn was graduate of St. John’s High School, Pittston. During the 1960’s and 70’s, she was neighborhood director of Girl Scouting for the Pittston area. Very proud of her Irish Heritage, she was an active member of the Donegal Society of Wilkes-Barre. Marilyn was employed as a Physical Therapy Aide for Valley Crest Nursing Home, Plains, until her retirement.

She was a long time member of St. John The Evangelist Church, Pittston, and currently Gate of Heaven Parish, Dallas.

In addition to her parents, Marilyn was preceded in death by her Husband James Montagna on February 13, 1973 and Brother William Pope, Jr.

Surviving are her daughters Jennifer Kelly and her husband Joseph, Dallas, and Mary Jean Stankoski, Allentown, Grandchildren Emily and Molly Stankoski and James and Joseph Kelly.

Funeral will held Wednesday, April 14, 2021 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 Gate of Heaven Church, 40 Machell Drive, Dallas, PA 18612, with Father Daniel Toomey, Pastor, officiating. Interment will be held in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Carverton section of Wyoming. Family and friends may call Wednesday morning from 9:00 am till 10:00 am at the funeral home. Those attending the visitation and/or funeral, we ask that you be brief when paying your respects, please follow the practice of social distancing, and masks are required at all times at the funeral home and church.


Phone 570-823-1358
Fax 570-829-6699


20 South Main St.
Plains, PA 18705

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