Mary Agnes (Flanagan) Hadley, 93, of Avoca, PA, passed away peacefully on Sunday, February 24, 2019 at SUNY Upstate University Hospital, Syracuse, NY surrounded by her family. Mary was born in Pittston, PA to Gertrude and Thomas Flanagan on December 25, 1925. She married Earl T. Hadley in April,1967 and lived in Philadelphia for 21 years before retiring to Avoca, PA in 1988.
Mary worked for the Swanee Paper Corporation in Ransom, PA and for the Philadelphia Gas Works, Philadelphia, PA. She enjoyed arts and crafts, playing cards and especially playing bingo. Mary was a member of Queen of the Apostle Parish, VFW Auxiliary Post 8335, Avoca, PA, and Pittston Active Adult Center, Pittston, PA.
Mary is predeceased by her husband Earl T. Hadley, her daughter Gertrude O’Boyle and son, Robert O’Boyle, her two brothers, Thomas and John Flanagan and her sister, Patricia Flanagan.
Mary is survived by her daughter Joanne (John) Finn; granddaughter, Marykate Finn; grandson, Christopher Finn; two sisters, Gertrude Strom and Joan Flory, many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, March 1st at 9:30am from Kiesinger Funeral Services, Inc., 255 McAlpine St., Duryea with a mass of Christian burial at 10:00am at Queen of The Apostles Parish Church, 715 Hawthorne St., Avoca with Mary’s nephews Fr. Michael and Fr. Edward Quinnan officiating. Friends may call on Thursday evening, February 28th from 5-8pm. Interment will be held at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Avoca.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Queen of The Apostles Parish Church, 715 Hawthorne St., Avoca.