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Eileen Pendergast

February 8, 1923 — February 21, 2012

Eileen K. Pendergast, 89, of Cedar Village in Hanover Township died Tuesday at Little Flower Manor where she had been a guest for the past six weeks.

Born February 8, 1923 in Harrisburg and raised in Wilkes-Barre she was a daughter of the late Frank and Nora Reagan Pendergast.

Eileen was a graduate of James M. Coughlin High School and Georgetown Nursing School in Washington, D.C.

A Registered Nurse, Eileen spent her entire professional career in Washington and returned to make her home in the Wyoming Valley after retiring.

Miss Pendergast was a member of the Parish of Saint Andre Bessette and communicant at the Church of Holy Saviour. She was a member of the Parish of Saint John the Evangelist prior to its closing.

Sisters, Nancy Messersmith, Ann Balz and Marguerite Hogan, and brothers, Francis and James Pendergast preceded her in death.

She was a diehard Redskins fan, and dedicated nurse and endured the teasing of her nieces and nephews with grace and good humor. They will miss her.

A family Celebration of Eileen’s Life will be held privately. Interment will be in Saint Mary's Cemetery in Hanover Township.

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