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Gifford Nolan - Thursday, 10/29/15

Gifford Nolan, 50, of Hanover Twp., passed away on Saturday, October 24, 2015, at his home.

Born in Wilkes-Barre, he was a son of Priscilla Calabro Scovell, Plains Twp. and the late Ronald Scovell. Gifford was a graduate of Coughlin High School, Wilkes-Barre and had attended Penn State University. He was the President of Gileon Computer Co., Hanover Twp..

Gifford was inducted into the Plains Sports Hall of Fame for his achievements as a baseball player. He served as Vice President of the Wilkes-Barre Girls Softball League. He was an avid motorcyclist. The organization of Valley with a Heart was very dear to Gifford. He organized and participated in many benefit bike runs and had devoted his time and talent within the organization.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by his son, Gifford Lee Nolan, Wilkes-Barre; daughters, Alexandra Nolan, Hanover Twp. and Payton Nolan, attending Indiana University of Pennsylvania; granddaughter, Maci Waitkus; brother, Michael Nolan, Torrance, CA; sister, Marissa Nolan Post, Philadelphia; many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins.

The funeral will be held Thursday, October 29, 2015, at 8:30 AM from Baloga Funeral Home, Inc. 1201 Main Street, Pittston (Port Griffith), with a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 AM in St. Mary's Church of the Immaculate Conception, 134 S. Washington Street, Wilkes-Barre, to be celebrated by Rev. J. Duane Gavitt, Pastor. Interment will be in Hanover Green Cemetery, Hanover Twp..

Relatives and friends may pay their respects Wednesday, from 5:00 to 8:00 P.M., at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Valley with a Heart

7 Alden Road Nanticoke, PA 18634.

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From: Kimmy Liston

Location: Rodanthe, NC    Date: 2015-11-01

So very sorry for your family for this loss. I have been thinking of you all and Mrs Priscilla. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this time. Take care -Kimmy Liston

From: Edward Moyer

Location: Wilkes-Barre, PA    Date: 2015-10-28

Little did I think when you were student many years ago that I would be writing about your passing. May you rest in peace. My thoughts and prayers are with your entire family. I send a special message of love and support to my nephew Gifford as well as my nieces Alexandra and Payton.

From: Julie Seda and Modesto Bigas-Valedon

Location: Philadelphia, PA    Date: 2015-10-28

Dear Marissa, We are with you and your family at this time. Your faith and immense love of family may strengthen the bonds that will carry everyone closer from this time forward.

From: the McConnell famiy

Location: Honesdale, PA    Date: 2015-10-27

We met Coach Nolan last winter when our son played on the LCCC men's basketball team. We are saddened to hear of his passing. Our sympathy to his family. God bless.

From: O'shea Family

Location: Philadelphia, PA    Date: 2015-10-27

Our deepest condolences go out to the Nolan family.Our thoughts & prayers are with you.

From: Debi Koopmann

Location: Pasadena, MD    Date: 2015-10-27

Marissa, I am deeply sorry for your loss. I remember you fondly speaking of your brother. My prayers go out to you and your entire family.

From: ricky taddei

Location: dallas, PA    Date: 2015-10-27

So sorry for your loss, I had the pleasure of working side by side with him at the valley with a heart benefits, he will be truly missed

From: George & julie post

Location: Rio grande, NJ    Date: 2015-10-27

Marissa and family so sorry to hear about Gifford,our prayers are with you and your family xoxo!!!

From: Diane Denholm

Location: St. John's , FL    Date: 2015-10-27

My deepest condolences go out to the Nolan family. Gifford was one of the good guys.

From: Diane

Location: Mccolgan , PA    Date: 2015-10-27

Keeping family in prayer. Condolences, sorrow from the McColgan family

From: Susan Alexander

Location: pittsburgh, PA    Date: 2015-10-27

God Bless

From: George & Susan Parker

Location: Pittsburgh, PA    Date: 2015-10-27

Marissa & Family, We are so saddened to hear the news of Gifford. Our thoughts & prayers are with you.

From: Eric

Location: Banaszek, PA    Date: 2015-10-27

Your in our thoughts and prayers

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