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Kathleen McDermott Rabiolo

April 25, 1961 — May 10, 2013

Kathleen McDermott Rabiolo, 52, of Pittston died Friday at her home.

Born April 25, 1961 in Havertown she was a daughter of Joseph and the late Anne R. McDermott.

Kathy lived most of her life in suburban Philadelphia, moving to the Wyoming Valley in 2004.

Her mantra; service with a smile; followed her throughout her career with various restaurants and caterers.

Kathy loved her daughters and grandchildren. She also found a lot of happiness using Facebook to find and reunite her extended family and friends. She had been a Friend of Bill Wilson since November 2004.

Brothers, Thomas and Christopher McDermott preceded her in death.

She will be greatly missed by her daughters, Denise Rabiolo Dudley and her husband John Dudley of Pittston and Anne Rabiolo of Wilkes-Barre; grandchildren, Lilith and Damien Dudley; her father, Joseph and his wife Donna McDermott; sisters, Eileen McCauley and Maryann Perna; brothers, Dennis, Joseph, Daniel and Kevin McDermott; nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Celebration of Kathy’s Life will be held Thursday at 4 PM at McLaughlin’s – The Family Funeral Service, 142 South Washington Street in Wilkes-Barre.

Visitation will be held at McLaughlin's on Thursday from 2 to 4 PM.

Memorial donations are preferred and may be made to American Cancer Society, 712 South Keyser Avenue, Taylor, 18517, or SPCA of Luzerne County, 524 East Main Street, Fox Hill, Wilkes-Barre, 18702-6911.

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Thursday, May 16, 2013

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