Harriett Sue Magnot, 87, of Dunmore, died Friday evening in Hospice of the Sacred Heart Inpatient Unit in Dunmore. She was preceded in death by her husband, the late Dominic Magnot, who died in 1998.
Born in Factoryville, daughter of the late Alfred and Bertha Schmidt May, she was a graduate of West Scranton High School, and had been a member at the former Hyde Park Presbyterian Church in Scranton. She enjoyed crocheting and knitting, as well as crossword puzzles, and she absolutely loved baking for her cherished family, especially Christmas cookies and holiday pies.
Harriett was a proud and very active member of the Order of the Eastern Star. Her mom was a member and she carried on the tradition, going with her Mom to meetings, and participating in the dinners and social events.
Surviving are her beloved children, Wayne Magnot of Clarks Summit; Gloria Summa and husband John of Dunmore; Debbie Alimenti and husband Bobby of Jessup; and Donna O’Malley and husband Bob of South Abington Twp.; prized grandchildren Frank Summa and wife Lauren, Jennifer Price and husband Jack, Lisa Nykaza and husband Jake, Dominic Alimenti, Jake O’Malley, Ryan O’Malley, and Nicole O’Malley; and precious great-grandchildren Jack Summa, Kate Price, and Lily Nykaza; nieces and nephews.
She was also preceded in death by her siblings Florence Dunn, and William and Richard May.
The family wishes to extend their gratitude to their mother’s caregiver, Debbie Bauman, for her compassion and kindness over the past 7 months. Thank you also to the doctors, nurses, and staff at Hospice of the Sacred Heart for all of the tender care shown to their mother during her times of need.
A funeral service will be held Wednesday at 10 a.m. in the Carlucci-Golden-DeSantis Funeral Home, Inc., 318 E. Drinker St., Dunmore.
Friends may call on Tuesday at the funeral home from 4-7 p.m. and Wednesday morning from 9 a.m. until the time of service. Interment to following Clarks Green Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial contributions be made to Hospice of the Sacred Heart, 600 Baltimore Dr., Ste. 7, Wilkes-Barre, 18702.
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