Sylvia A. Dugan passed away early Sunday morning following a brief illness.
She was born February 7,1941 in Nanticoke Hospital, daughter of the late Ziegfreid and Irene Vienchkowski. She graduated Hanover High School and various other professional schools, and began a career in the law offices of Flood, Brown, Farrell and Hourigan as a legal secretary. She also worked for the late Congressman Daniel Flood in his Wilkes-Barre office.
Following her marriage, she went on to start employment in the magisterial office of District Justice Ronald Swank. She retired in 2003.
Sylvia enjoyed crafting and working in the craft shop of Wallenpaupack Lake Estates, where the family had a summer home. She loved spending time doing flower crafts and buying gifts for her children and grandchildren. She was a member of St. Jude’s Church.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her Godmother, Lillian Mogavero, with whom she resided after the death of her mother.
She is survived by her husband of 54 years, Thomas M Dugan,Jr.; a daughter, Kathleen Dugan Gadomski, Hughestown, PA, a son Thomas M Dugan III and his wife Kathleen Leonard Dugan of Mountain Top; grandchildren Hannah Gadomski, Bridget Dugan, Molly Dugan and Thomas Dugan IV; cousins Richard and Rita Mogavero of Hughestown; brothers and sisters in law William and Irene Dugan, Rosalie Scavone Dugan, Dan and Maryann Dugan, and John R. Jones, all of Nanticoke; Mary and Don Dakis of Missouri.
A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11:00 am on Friday April 12, 2019 in St. Jude’s Church, Mountaintop. Interment will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Hanover Twp.
Visitation will be from 10:00 am until time of Mass at St. Jude’s Church
Arrangements by Desiderio-Lehman Funeral and Cremation 436 S Mountain Blvd. Mountain Top
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