Mary Ellen Neely

1939 - 2021


    Mary Ellen Neely, 81, Dallas, passed away Wednesday, April 7, 2021 at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital. Born in Wilkes-Barre, she was the daughter of the late Martin and Dorothy Reese Lavin and was a graduate of Coughlin High School, Wilkes-Barre.

    She was a member of Gate of Heaven Church, Dallas. Mary Ellen was also an auxiliary member of Daddow Isaacs American Legion Post # 672, Dallas.  Mary Ellen was a clerk with J & J Deli, Dallas before her retirement. She very much enjoyed her BINGO games.

     She was preceded in death by her husband, Vernard Neely and a sister, Eleanor Daugherty. Surviving are a daughter, Sharon Fisk and her husband Willie, Dallas. Son, Martin Neely and his wife Joyce, Lisbon, Maine. 3 grandchildren and 5 Great Grandchildren.

      Memorial service will be held privately at the convenience of her family. Arrangements are under the direction of The Richard H. Disque Funeral Home, Inc, 2940 Memorial Highway, Dallas, Pa. 18612. On line condolences can be made to

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Rose Salansky

April 12, 2021 8:47 PM

It's been a while since I last saw Mary Ellen at both Daring's and J & J Deli.  Even so, it seems like yesterday.  She left many fond memories. My sincere sympathy.
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Maureen Wozniak

April 12, 2021 4:39 PM

I’m so sorry Sharon to hear of your Mom’s passing. She was a wonderful person.May your memories give you strength and comfort I the days ahead. With sympathy


April 12, 2021 4:10 PM

So sorry to hear of Mary Ellen's passing. What a great lady. Have many fun memories of all the good times we once had. Sympathies to you all 
Love, Taryn (Elvira)

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