Marjorie A. Kerrigan, 57, a lifelong resident of South Scranton passed away at her home on October 29, 2020. She was born January 14, 1963 in Scranton and was the daughter of the late John Harold Kerrigan and Violet Bonin Kerrigan. She was preceded in death by her sister Joan Kerrigan; brothers John and Dennis Kerrigan; her niece, Jaqueline McCloskey; brothers in law Jim McClymer and John Siko; and her longtime companion George Parker.
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Margie enjoyed life and lived fearlessly. She was a graduate of Scranton Technical High School. She was an avid Rolling Stones fan and a bookworm. She was a devoted fan to The Washington Football Team. She loved having long conversations with her children. She adored her children, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and her cats. She enjoyed spending time with her family, friends and her furry felines. She had a tremendous number of friends and made friends easily. She enjoyed all of her escapades with her lifelong friend Genevieve “Ginger” Hunsinger. Our family would especially like to thank her friend Darryl Crawford for his compassionate care towards Margie. She cherished the time spent with Darryl’s granddaughter Edrina Edwards and we are grateful that you welcomed Margie into your family. Prior to retirement, she was employed by The University of Scranton.
She is survived by her daughters, Angela McGowan and husband Mark of New Cumberland and Katrina Hart and companion Mike Kelly of St. Petersburg, Florida; her son, Nicholas Bufano of Scranton; her grandchildren, Violet and Flynn McGowan; her sisters Anne McCloskey and Denise Kerrigan of Scranton; Marie Bennett and husband Robert of Harrisburg; her brothers, Jude and wife Carol Kerrigan of Dunmore; Vincent and wife Mary Kerrigan of Scranton; Jerry and wife Jane Kerrigan of Clarks Summit, along with numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral arrangements will be private and at the convenience of the family. Arrangements will be made under the care and direction of the Miller Bean Funeral Home Inc., 436 Cedar Ave., Scranton. Please visit the funeral home website to leave an online condolence. Per Margie’s request “No tears- just beers!” In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the donor’s choice of any mental health organization.