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Mary Ann Virkitis Pitts

September 21, 1935 - May 3, 2015

Date of Service May 6, 2015

Funeral Home Scotchlas Funeral Home, Inc.

Cemetery Our Mother of Sorrows Cemetery

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Mary Ann Pitts, 79, a life- long resident of Simpson died Sunday at Moses Taylor Hospital, Scranton.  She was the wife of James Pitts, the couple had been married for 34 years.

Born in Simpson, she was the daughter of the late Andrew J. & Anna Bebla Virkitis.  Mary Ann was a 1953 graduate of Fell High School, Simpson. Prior to retirement she had been employed at The Banner Shoe Co., Daystrom and Gentex Corp. She was also a caregiver for several area elderly residents. She was a member of SS. Peter & Paul Greek Catholic Church, Simpson.
Mary Ann was very proud of her family and passed away peacefully Sunday surrounded by them.  Her grandchildren and great grandchildren were the light of her life. She enjoyed traveling to the Pocono’s and the Farmer’s Market. Her favorite flowers were Lilacs and looked forward to them early every spring.  She also had a love for her two cats.

She is also survived by a daughter Karen and husband Tom Robinson, Tunkhannock, two grandchildren, Kim and husband Justin Lee, Springville and Thomas Robinson and wife Vicki, Stevensville, three great grandchildren, Eli and Alex Robinson and Elizabeth Lee,  a brother Andrew Virkitis, Forest City, nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by a great granddaughter Madilyn Lee.

The funeral will be Wednesday from the Joseph W Scotchlas Funeral Home, Inc  621 Main St, Simpson with Divine Liturgy at 10 Am in SS. Peter & Paul Greek Catholic Church, Rittenhouse St., Simpson by Rev. Myron Myronyuk.   Interment will be in Our Mother of Sorrows Cemetery, Finch Hill.

Friends may call today(Tuesday) from 5 to 8 pm.  Memorial contributions may be made to SS. Peter & Paul Greek Catholic Church, P.O. Box 124, Carbondale.

For directions or condolences visit the funeral home website.

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