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Katherine Malone

April 25, 2007

Katherine E. Malone, 80, formerly of Wilkes-Barre, died Wednesday, April 25, 2007, at the Summit Health Care Center, Wilkes-Barre.

Born in Luzerne, she was a daughter of the late Leo D. and Stella (Malinowski) Matkins. She was a graduate of Luzerne High School and was a U.S. Navy veteran of the Korean conflict.

She was preceded in death by her brother, Leo S. Matkins.

She is survived by her husband of 56 years, Aaron Malone; daughters, Katherine Lee, of Yardley, Pa., Jacqueline Bellone, of Silver Spring, Md.; grandchildren, Fleur, Tristan, Avalon, Madison, Skylar, Marie and Michael; sisters, Rita Snyder, of Swoyersville and Gloria Robkin, of Luzerne.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday from the Betz-Jastremski Funeral Home Inc., 568 Bennett St., Luzerne, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. in Holy Family Parish, Bennett Street, with Rev. David Cappelloni, officiating. Interment will be in Chapel Lawn Memorial Park, Dallas. Friends may call on Friday from 5 to 8 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donation can be made to the SPCA of Luzerne County, Fox Hill Road, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702. Condolences can be sent to sympathy@betzjastremski.com.

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