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Jennifer Durako

Jennifer Durako, 44, of Kingston, PA, a loving and devoted wife, mother and daughter passed away unexpectedly on October 10, 2019.

Born August 6, 1975, she was the daughter of John M. Shampack of Plains and the late Katherine Shampack of Pittston.

She was a 1993 graduate of Bishop Hoban High School, Wilkes Barre. Following graduation, she was employed at Blue Cross of Northeastern PA and spent the past 15 years employed by TMG Health, Jessup.

She and her husband Chris Durako were married October 8, 2011.

Jen loved spending time at the beach with her family. Planning parties and family gatherings were one of her passions. She was fiercely loyal to her family and close friends. Her daughter Jackie was the greatest joy of her life.

She was preceded in death by her grandmother, Marie Shampack, Swoyersville, and her mother, Katherine Shampack, Pittston.

Jen will be sadly missed by her husband, Chris, daughter Jackie, father John Shampack and stepmother Barbara of Plains, stepfather Michael O’Brien, Pittston, sister Lisa Wilson of Peckville, brother Shawn Samsel of Williamsport, grandfather Michael Shampack of Swoyersville, father and mother-in-law Joseph and Margaret Durako of Forty Fort, numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, October 14, 2019 at 9:15am from Kiesinger Funeral Services Inc., 255 McAlpine St., Duryea with a mass of Christian burial at 10am at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parrish, 116 Hughes St., Swoyersville with Fr. Joseph J. Pisanescki officiating. Friends may call Sunday afternoon. October 13, 2019 from 3-6pm.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to K9s for Warriors, 114 Camp K9 Rd., Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32081.

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