Priscilla F. Sproul | 1936 - 2014 | Obituary

Priscilla F. Sproul
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Priscilla F. Sproul

Born: December 11, 1936
Died: May 18, 2014

Priscilla F. Sproul, 77, of Clarks Summit, died Sunday morning at VNA Hospice at Geisinger Community Medical Center. Her husband is Robert A. Sproul.

Born in Scranton, daughter of the late George F. and Grace O'Malley Fletcher, she attended Wyoming Day School, and graduated from Emma Willard School and Elmira College. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Clarks Summit.

She was an avid gardener and traveler, and especially enjoyed spending time with her children and grandchildren.

Priscilla devoted much of her life to community service, and was one of the founders of the Voluntary Action Center. She was a member of the Waverly Women's Club, and was particularly active in the Junior League of Scranton, where she was a Sustaining Member. She was previously a member of the Board of Directors at the Waverly Community House, where she was named Volunteer of the Year. Subsequently, she was employed as a bookkeeper at the Comm for nine years. She had previously been employed in the travel department of the former First National Bank of Scranton.

Surviving are her two sons, Robert Jr. and his wife, Theresa, their children, Brandon and Ciara, Sugar Hill, Ga.; and George F. and his wife, Margaret, their children, Charles and Brooks, Pennington, N.J.; a daughter, Jennifer S. Ware and her husband, Michael, their children, Jessica and Connor, Magnolia, N.J.

The family would like to thank the 4-West nursing staff of Moses Taylor Hospital and the staff of the VNA Hospice for their compassionate care of Priscilla.

A celebration of life service will be held on June 14 at 11 AM at the First Presbyterian Church of Clarks Summit, 300 School St. Arrangements are entrusted to the care of the Lawrence E. Young Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 418 S. State St., Clarks Summit.

Memorial contributions may be made to First Presbyterian Church of Clarks Summit, Waverly Community House or the Scranton Kiwanis Foundation.

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