Obituary of Maureen Padavan
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With a heavy heart and profound sadness, Maureen Padavan lost her battle to stage 4 lung cancer on June 3, 2021. She traded in her chemo port for wings and in the end, it was not the cancer that killed her but the treatment itself. Maureen was best known for her love of music, animals (especially the hummingbirds), her amazing food, and in the pre-COVID world the highlight of her week was being part of the group of ladies who brunch (Linda, Janis, Barbara, Nancy, Sara, Molly, and from time-to-time Bobby and JoJo). She was a rare combination of someone who had a love of life and a firm understanding of what is important – the simplicity of living a life with those you love. She graduated from Coughlin Highschool in 1966 and shortly after attended Wilkes Barre Business College. She worked as the treasurer for the USWA Local 14458 (better known as District 10 back then) but she always wanted to work in the healthcare industry so that is exactly what she did. She became the business manager at Mercy hospital and loved every minute of it. Maureen is survived by her loving husband Joseph (JoJo as she called him), her brother Davey, and her amazing and talented daughter Lindsay. She is also survived in death by Stepson David and his wife Reene Padavan as well as grandson David (who will forever be known as Little David to her) and granddaughter Lexie as well as her loving Stepmother Regina Casaia, half-brother Mark Casaia, and Stepsister and brother Lisa and Ralph Revello. She is also survived by loving aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, friends, and cousins. She was preceded in death by her dearest father Fredrick A. Casaia, Mother Irene Casaia, Best friends Linda Williams and Mary Roe Milligan as well as her two best four-legged friends Pablo and Tuxx. The family would like to send a special thank you to the team of doctors and nurses at Residential Hospice for there loving care of Maureen. A Mass of Christian burial will be held Monday June 7,2021 at 1:00 p.m. at The Church of St. Ignatius Loyola 339 N. Maple Ave Kingston, PA. Those attending the funeral mass are asked to go directly to church. Friends may call Sunday evening June 6,2021 from 5 to 7pm at Edwards & Russin funeral and Cremation Services Inc. 717 Main St. Edwardsville www.russincares.com Memorial donations can be made to SPCA of Luzerne County 524 E. Main St. Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Maureen Padavan, please visit Tribute Store
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Sunday, June 6, 2021
Edwards & Russin Funeral Home
717 Main Street
Edwardsville, Pennsylvania, United States
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Monday, June 7, 2021
The Church of St. Ignatius Loyola
339 N. Maple Street
Kingston, Pennsylvania, United States
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