Colleen McGlynn McAndrew, 60, of Roaring Brook Twp., passed away on January 4, 2022, at her home after a long courageous battle with cancer. She was born and raised in Duryea, on July 30, 1961, and was the wife of John R. McAndrew the daughter of John “Hoppy” McGlynn, Sr. and the late Mercedes J. Gillis McGlynn.
Colleen was a member of Nativity of Our Lord Parish Church, Duryea. She was a 1979 graduate of Pittston Area High School. Colleen recently retired from the Pittston Area School District. She was a member of the Pittston Area Federation of Teachers and a member of the West Side Social Club, Avoca.
Colleen loved the sunshine; she loved the water, her flowers, and Notre Dame Football. She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends and her many trips to the shore and to Key West, FL. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, daughter, sister, aunt and friend and will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved her.
In addition to her father John, and her husband John R. McAndrew, she is survived by her daughter Lindsay Filipkowski and her husband Joseph, granddaughter Ava Filipkowski; sisters, Nadine McGlynn and Meredith McGlynn; her brothers John McGlynn, Jr. and Michael McGlynn, Sr. and his wife Rainey; her nieces Krista Pisano and her husband Steve, and Danielle Gannon and her husband
Sean; and her nephews Michael McGlynn, Jr., Matthew McGlynn and his companion Kelsey Gallagher and John McGlynn III.
A mass of Christian burial will be held on Saturday, January 8, 2022, at 1:30pm at Nativity of Our Lord Parish Church, 127 Stephenson St., Duryea with Fr. Michael Bryant and Deacon Andre Kabacinski officiating. Friends may call for visitation on Saturday morning at the church from 12:00pm until time of the mass. Interment will take place at a later date at Holy Rosary Cemetery, Duryea. Family and friends that are attending the visitation or the mass are strongly encouraged to abide by the CDC guidelines pertaining to COVID-19 and wear a facial mask when entering the church.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Miles For Michael, 9 South Main St., Pittston, Pa 18640
Arrangements are made by Kiesinger Funeral Services, Inc., 255 McAlpine St., Duryea.