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Ann M. Sheerer

Ann M. Sheerer, 83, of Avoca, passed away on Tuesday, April 14, 2020 at the Mt. View Care Center, Scranton. She was born in Scranton on November 10, 1936 and was the daughter of the late Clarence and Anna (Noreika) Geadrities.

She was a member of Queen of The Apostles Parish Church, Avoca. She was a graduate of Scranton Tech High School. Ann retired after many years from the Globe Store, Scranton.

Ann’s whole life was being a mom. She cherished her family life, enjoyed and loved her children and grandchildren. The family pets held a special place in her heart. She enjoyed watching golf and Penn State football, but had a special fondness for classic movies. Even until the end, she knew all the actors and would add little stories about their lives.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, James Sheerer, who died in 2001 as well as her brothers Clarence, Daniel and George Geadrities and sisters Ursula Jablowski and Irene Jackson.

She is survived by her children Lee Ann Sabatini and her husband Thomas, of Downingtown, PA, Patricia Meckalavage, of Duryea, Janet Ware and her husband Thomas, of Nicholson, Dr. James Sheerer and his wife Lisa, of Moscow, Timothy

Sheerer and his companion Renee Exter, of Duryea, Maryann Sheerer, of Avoca and Christopher Sheerer and his wife Luane, of Avoca; her grandchildren Melissa Meckalavage, Angelina Sabatini (Brandon), Ryan and Matthew Sheerer, Thomas and Madison Ware and Abigail Sheerer; her sister Virginia Lee and her husband John of Clarks-Summit, her brother Jerome Geadrities and his wife Betsy, of Binghamton, NY and several nieces and nephews.

In Lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Queen of The Apostles Parish Church, 715 Hawthorne St., Avoca, PA 18641

A private memorial service will be held on Saturday, April 18, 2020 at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Avoca with Fr. Phillip Sladicka of Queen of The Apostles Parish, Avoca officiating.

Arrangements are made by Kiesinger Funeral Services, Inc., 255 McAlpine St., Duryea.

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