In Remembrance of Barbara J. Thomas Cotter

Barbara J. Thomas Cotter

Barbara J. Thomas Cotter

Scranton, PA August 30, 1941 ~ March 23, 2014 Date of Service: March 26, 2014

Barbara J. Thomas Cotter, 72, of Scranton, died Sunday afternoon in the Commonwealth Hospice of Northeast PA.  She was preceded in death by her husband, the late Thomas E. Cotter who died in 2010.

Born in Scranton, daughter of the late Alfred L. Sr. and Amelia Griffiths Thomas, she was a graduate of Scranton Technical High School and attended St. Luke’s Episcopal Church.  Prior to retirement, she was employed by the Central City branch of PNC in the data processing department.  She enjoyed playing Bingo and taking trips to the casino, especially Atlantic City.  She had a poodle, Katie, whom she adored. 

Surviving are sisters Jeanne A. Jason Klinkel of Dalton, and Janice D. Burdett and husband Charles of Glenburn; a brother David J. Thomas and wife Althea of Scranton; as well as nieces, nephews and cousins. 

She was preceded in death by a daughter Wendy Cotter and brothers Charles S. and Alfred L. “Buddy” Thomas, Jr.

A funeral service will be held Wednesday evening at 6:30 p.m. in the Carlucci-Golden-DeSantis Funeral Home, Inc., 318 E. Drinker St., Dunmore.  Friends may call from 4 p.m. until the time of service.

Interment in the Sacred Heart Cemetery, Scranton.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Griffin Pond Animal Shelter, 967 Griffin Pond Rd., Clarks Summit, PA 18411.

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