In Remembrance of John M. Whitford
Joan M. WhitfordScranton, PA January 7, 1935 ~ July 18, 2012 Date of Service: July 21, 2012
Joan M. Whitford, 77, of Scranton, died Wednesday at home after an illness.
Born and raised in Dunmore, she was the daughter of the late Leo and Catherine Hunter Bryden and was a graduate of Dunmore High School. Prior to retirement she was employed in the office of Local 524 Pipefitters Union as a Bookeeper.
She was a loving and compassionate mother, sister and aunt always full of fun with a great sense of humor and never without her furry companions Moxie and Tammy.
Surviving is a son, Kevin who has been her devoted caregiver for the last year. A sister, Catherine Cannon, Dunmore. Nieces and nephews, who will miss her quick wit and smile. A sister-in-law, Veronica Bryden, Binghampton, NY.
She was preceded in death by brothers, Jim and Leo Bryden and a sister, Mary and a brother-in-law, Joseph M. Cannon whom she loved with all her heart.
A funeral Mass will be held Saturday at 11:00a.m. in St. Mary’s Church, Chestnut St., Dunmore.
Interment, Cathedral Cemetery
There will be no public calling hours
Arrangements by the Carlucci-Golden-DeSantis Funeral Home, Inc.