Marjorie Jane Mekeel
1917-1972


Majorie Jane Mekeel was born on 22 Oct 1917 in Kingston, Luzerne, Pennsylvania.  

In the 1920 census, Majorie was 2 years old, born in Pennsylvania.  She was living with her parents (Harry Cecil Mekeel and Jennie Hope), 2 sisters, her grandmother and 1 aunt and 2 uncles, at 28 Division Street, Kingston, Pennsylvania.

She died on 23 Nov 1972 in Dallas, Pennsylvania. 

Obituary:   Times-Leader, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

Mrs. Marjorie Jane Walter, 55, of Machell Ave., Dallas RD, died Thursday at her home of an apparent heart attack.

She was born in Kingston, the former Marjorie Mekeel and resided at the Dallas address the last seven years.  She was employed by Pennsylvania Millers Mutual Insurance Company and was a member of Dallas United Methodist Church.

Surviving are a son, Thomas, serving in Africa with the Peace Corps; daughter, Carol, at home; brother, Charles Mekeel, Maryland; sisters, Mrs. Helen Rice, Dallas; Mrs. Betty Kunkle, Sweet Valley; Mrs. Patricia Kastonias, Maryland; Mrs. Frank Rizzi; Mrs. Arthur Martin, Mrs. George Blum, all of Pittsburgh.

Funeral will be held from Bronson Funeral Home, Sweet Valley, at a time to be announced. Rev. Douglas Akers will officiate at services.  Burial will be in Chapel Lawn Cemetery, Dallas.


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