Mary M. Lenahan, 75, passed away on Tuesday, January 17, 2023, at her home in Limerick.
Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Francis and Mary (Gaughan) Lenahan.
Mary was born and raised in Pittston, PA. She was a 1965 graduate of St, Ann’s Academy, located in Wilkes-Barre, PA. Mary then attended Mercy Hospital School of Nursing, where she obtained her LPN in 1968, Mary went on to obtain her BSN from Wilkes University in 1971. Mary furthered her education in 1982, obtaining her Masters of Public Administration with a concentration in Health Administration, from Marywood University and obtaining her Masters in Nursing from Misericordia University in 1993.
Mary was employed as a Visiting Nurse in the Northeast Pennsylvania area for many years before becoming an Instructor and Coordinator of the Wilkes-Barre Area Vocational and Technical School Practical Nursing Program for over twenty years. Mary was employed by the Pennsylvania Department of Health Division of Nursing Care Facilities, as a Health Care Surveyor, at the time of her death.
Mary was a devout Roman Catholic and was a member of the St. Teresa of Calcutta Parish, Schwenksville, PA. Mary was very passionate about her dogs and loved them dearly.
Surviving is her daughter Erin Kingsley, wife of Anthony; 4 grandchildren; Michael, Elizabeth, Grace and Kaiden; and her beloved dog Cotton. She is predeceased by her dogs Ally and Cletus.
A memorial service will be held on Thursday, January 26, 2023, at 11:00AM at Catagnus Funeral Home (329 N. Lewis Rd., Royersford, PA 19468) with Rev. Monsignor Thomas Muldowney officiating. A visitation will also be held on Thursday, January 26, 2023, from 10:00-11:00AM at the funeral home. Burial will be held privately by the family at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Justice Rescue, www.justice-rescue.com, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or Society of the Little Flower, in Mary’s name.