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Edward Woodyatt, 70, Scranton, died peacefully Aug. 23 at home. Born April 7, 1945, in Scranton, Ed was the son of the late Thomas Woodyatt and Lulu Groesbeck Woodyatt-Hughes. A 1963 graduate of Abington Heights High School, he excelled in math and accounting and applied his skills at Emery and as a supervisor at Haband. Ed was known for his friendly nature, quick wit and his great sense of humor. He enjoyed traveling and was a beloved member of the community. He was a member of Immaculate Conception Church, Scranton, where he served as Eucharistic minister and as a member of the social action committee. Surviving are a son, Mark Woodyatt, Scranton; a daughter, Heather Finnerty; a sister, Lois J. Dettore and husband, Philip Jr., Clarks Summit; nephews, Philip J. III and Thomas J. Dettore, and Joe Libratore; granddaughter, Victoria Finnerty; and Ed's companion Theresa Snyder. He was also preceded in death by his stepfather, Thomas J. Hughes.Arrangements have been entrusted to the Jennings-Calvey Funeral and Cremation Service Inc., 111 Colburn Ave., Clarks Summit. Services will be private at the convenience of the family.
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Lita Oct 18 2015 12:00 AM
Lois and Family, It was with a heavy heart that I learned of Eddie's passing. Joe McCrone, Eddie and I spent many hours together and we perpetrated a lot of adventures. Those were some great times. I miss those days and I miss my old friend. I will always remember him and know that my early days were made that much better for having had Eddie in my life.He was and always will an important part of my life story. Regards, Donnie
Don "Donnie Dell" Dellario Sep 6 2015 12:00 AM
The last I saw Ed was about 50 years ago. But I have very fond memories of our high school years together. We had a lot of hard workers in high school and Ed was one of them. I respected him a great deal. We often worked at the Annex on school projects. I am sorry for this loss. It sounds like he still had a great personality. Dave Swarts, Class of 1963.
Dave Swarts Sep 6 2015 12:00 AM
Lois and Family, I just found out that your brother, Eddy has passed away. My sincere condolences on the loss of Eddy. You were a wonderful, giving and devoted sister, Lois....Thoughts and prayers are with you. Take comfort that he is in a better place. Sincerely, Monica
monica alberico Sep 2 2015 12:00 AM
I knew Ed to be a great person. Kind, smart, a real decent person. RIP Ed, you will be greatly missed.
Joseph Halloran Aug 31 2015 12:00 AM