Mary Matina “Tina” Townsend, 69, of Dunmore, died Sunday evening at Geisinger-Community Medical Center, Scranton. She is survived by her husband, Joseph. The couple had been married for 35 years.
Born in Savannah, Georgia, she was the daughter of the late Ann Mulkerin. She was a graduate of Woodrow Wilson High School in Levittown, Pa and attended the University of Scranton. Prior to retirement, she was employed by Gertrude Hawk Chocolates, Dunmore.
She was an avid Philadelphia Eagles fan and loved her grandchildren more than life. She also adored her five cats and will be sadly missed by her family and friends.
Also surviving is a son; Michael Scripp, a daughter; Mary Ellen Angerson, and son-in-law; Bruce Angerson, all of Dunmore. Grandchildren; Audrey Scripp, Erica and James Angerson. A great-grandson; Logan Wojciechowski. A brother; John Mulkerin, Scranton. Several nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by a sister; Patricia Cotterick. Aunts; Marilyn Carson, Catherine Carson and Margaret Bolognia. Uncle; James Carson.
A service will be held on Thursday at 6pm at the Carlucci-Golden-DeSantis Funeral Home, Inc., 318 E. Drinker St., Dunmore.
Inurnment is private at the convenience of the family.
Friends may call on Thursday from 3-6pm at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter, 100 N. 20th Street Suite 405 Philadelphia, Pa 19103.
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