Maureen Brink, 78, of Scranton died on July 9 after a brief illness. Born in Washington, D.C. to the late Robert and Rosemary Carden, she will be deeply missed by her four children; Debi Brink of Bala Cynwyd, PA; Paula Rakszawski and husband Dave of Marydel, DE; Melinda Banick and husband Rich of Dunmore, PA; and Michael Brink and wife Katie of Smyrna, DE and her two grandchildren; Zak Rakszawski of Leesburg, VA and Piper Brink of Smyrna, DE, all of whom made her so proud. She is also survived by her three loving sisters; Rosemary Schirg of Scranton, PA; Loretta Hussey of Southhampton, PA; and Catherine Carden of Orlando, FL, with whom she really enjoyed traveling.
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A 1959 graduate of Scranton Technical High School, Maureen dedicated nearly 40 years of her life to working at the Scranton Club and Eagles Club, before becoming a beloved volunteer for Hospice of the Sacred Heart and Telespond Senior Services over the past several years. She was an amazing cook, caterer, and bartender who added her special touch to countless parties and events in the area.
She was a member of St. John Neumann Catholic Church.
Friends and family are welcome to attend a viewing and memorial service at Miller Bean Funeral Home, 436 Cedar Avenue, Scranton, PA, on Tuesday, July 14; viewing from 9-11am; memorial service at 11am. Attendees are kindly asked to adhere to the CDC social distancing guidelines and masks are required. Interment will follow at Fairview Memorial Park, Elmhurst Township, PA. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of the Sacred Heart, 600 Baltimore Dr., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702 PA.