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“John & Ellen, We are so sorry about your loss, our prayers and thoughts are with you. Ralph and karen ”
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“John and Ellen, I am so sorry to hear this. If there is anything I can do, please call us. She was a wonderful lady and alway remember the good...Read More »
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Gladyce Sillner, age 80, of Scranton, passed away Monday morning at the Community Medical Center in Scranton. Her husband, Russell Sillner, died on August 27, 2004. Born in Taylor on February 3, 1930, daughter of the late Luther and Mary Ellen Marquard Carter, Gladyce was educated in the former Old Forge High School. Prior to her retirement, she worked for over twenty years as a secretary for the former Herff Jones Printing Company of Scranton. She was a member of the Taylor Church of God, where she had formerly served as the church's Superintendent of Sunday School. She was a past president of the Scranton School District's PTA and was a Den Mother for many years for the local Boy Scouts. Her favorite hobby was needle point and her favorite past times were bowling and ice skating. Affectionately known as "Mimi" to her close family and friends, she was a kind and gentle person who will be dearly missed. She is survived by her son, John Sillner and wife Ellen of Scranton, and three sisters, Roberta Smiles of Plymouth, Zelphia Hester, TN., and Elizabeth Patton of Kettering, Ohio, and two grandchildren, Jesika and Justin Sillner. The family would like to express their gratitude to the staff of both Allied Services and the CMC Hospital along with both Dr. Jila Kaberi- Otarod and Dr. Ferdinand Manahan for all of their care and compassion. Funeral services will be held on Thursday at 11:00 AM in the Church of God, 101 Center Street, Taylor, conducted by Rev. Doug Hoeffner, Pastor. Interment, Fairview Memorial Park, Elmhurst. Relatives and friends may pay their respects on Wednesday between 5-8:00 PM at the Thomas P. Kearney Funeral Home, Inc., 517 North Main Street, Old Forge. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Church of God (c/o 101 Center Street, Taylor, 18517).

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