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Dorothy M. Wayda Albert - Thursday, 1/14/2021

Dorothy M. Wayda Albert, 82, of Jenkins Twp., passed away peacefully at her home, on Saturday, January 9, 2021, surrounded by her loving family. She and her loving and devoted husband, John J. "Jack" Albert, celebrated their 53rd wedding anniversary in June.

Dorothy was born in Brooklyn, NY and was a daughter of the late Paul and Anna Poplawski Wayda. She was a graduate of St. Ann's High School, Scranton; earned her Bachelor's degree in Education at Marywood University, Scranton and her Master's degree at Gallaudet University, Washington, D.C.. She was a teacher at the Scranton State School for the Deaf, from where she retired.

Dorothy was devoted to her faith and was a member of St. Maria Goretti Church, Laflin, where she served as a lector for many years. She was also a member of the Jenkins Twp. Senior Citizens organization and the Tuesday night "Card Girls Club".

Dorothy was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend. She and her husband, Jack loved their many adventures going on cruises all over the world. She was a devoted grandmother to her grandsons and was always there in an instant for whatever they needed. She will be missed by all who knew and loved her.

In addition to her husband, surviving are sons Joseph Albert; James Albert and wife, Samantha, all of Jenkins Twp.; Timothy Albert and wife, Mary, Plains; daughter, Ann Marie Mudlock and husband, Joseph, Jenkins Twp.; grandsons, Jack, William and Connor Albert; sister, Helen McAndrew and husband, Joseph, Laflin; several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Mary Ann Wayda, infant sister, Anna Wayda and brother, Joseph Wayda.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Thursday, January 14, 2021, in St. Maria Goretti Church, 42 Redwood Drive., Laflin, to be celebrated by Fr. Seth Wasnock, Pastor. Interment will be at a later date in SS. Peter and Paul Cemetery, Taylor.

Relatives and friends may pay their respects on Wednesday evening from 5:00 to 8:00 PM at Baloga Funeral Home, Inc. 1201 Main Street, Pittston (Port Griffith) and Thursday morning at the church from 9:00AM until the time of the mass. (Please be aware that CDC guidelines will be in place with masks and social distancing required at both the funeral home and at the church).

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Maria Goretti Church, 42 Redwood Drive Laflin, PA 18702.

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From: Lisa Keefer

Location: Kingston, PA    Date: 2021-01-18

Jimmy and Family ,Im sorry about the loss of Your Mom. Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers

From: Debbie Alunni

Location: Bear Creek Townshi, PA    Date: 2021-01-17

Jim I am saddened to learn of your Mom's passing may your happy memories help soften your loss and may she be at peace. Prayers for your Mom and family.

From: Marlene and Bunny / Card Club Girls

Location: Dunmore , PA    Date: 2021-01-14

We have lost a wonderful Friend . Sorry we could not be with you this morning. Will always remember her as our good friend. God be with you Dorothy.

From: John & Barbara Mansfield

Location: Laflin, PA    Date: 2021-01-14

We sat by Dorothy[and Jack] at 4:30 mass. Even though we did not know her well, she seemed like a wonderful person. Our sincerest condolences to Jack and the entire Albert family.

From: Eleanor Wesolowski

Location: Scranton , PA    Date: 2021-01-13

I was so saddened to hear about Dorothy's passing. She was a wonderful friend and I have such fond memories of our times with the Card Girls Club. I'm truly sorry to her family and will be keeping them in my prayers. I will always remember Dorthy as a kind friend, and our great times together.

From: Nick,Nicky and Marissa Chiumento

Location: Yatesville , PA    Date: 2021-01-12

To the entire Albert Family we are so very sorry for your, May God Bless Her and May She Rest In Peace, Amen.

From: Marie and Jody Marranca

Location: West Pittston , PA    Date: 2021-01-12

Dear Annie and Family So sorry on the loss of your wonderful Mom. Praying God will grant you peace and understanding at this difficult time. Rest In Peace Dorothy

From: Ruth & Jim Musto

Location: Port Griffith, PA    Date: 2021-01-11

We are so sorry for your loss.Dorothy was a wonderful woman. We missed seeing her at our Senior meetings.

From: Gloria

Location: Springfield, PA    Date: 2021-01-11

I am so sorry to hear of Dorothy's passing. I have such fun memories of our retired teachers' lunches. Dorothy was my first principal when I was hired at SSSD. She was a kind and caring person....always.

From: Kim and Tom Wysokinski

Location: Old Forge, PA    Date: 2021-01-11

Tom and I are so very sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers to your family and friends. If anything is needed please let us know. We are truly sorry

From: Mary Alice Kropp

Location: Shirley , MA    Date: 2021-01-10

Aunt Dorothy was one of the nicest people I know. So many wonderful memories of their summer parties. She will be missed.

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