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Mary Calvey Port

November 11, 1946 — June 22, 2023

Clarks Summit

Mary Calvey Port

Mariella “Mary” Calvey Port of Clarks Summit died Thursday evening at Geisinger Community Medical Center after being struck by a motor vehicle in South Abington Twp. She was the widow of Jerry T. Port, the Golf Professional at Glen Oak Country Club for over 20 years, who died in 1983.

Mary was born Nov. 11, 1946 in Scranton. She was the daughter of the late John Jennings and Kathryne (Dailey) Calvey. She graduated from Our Lady of Peace School, Marywood Seminary and Marywood University, receiving her B.A. in Education. She also completed her course requirements for Reading Specialist Certification at Marywood.

Mary began as an elementary school teacher for the Susquehanna Area School District. While married to Jerry, she managed the Glen Oak Country Club Pro Shop. She was later a Chemical Dependency Specialist at Marworth Treatment Center, Waverly and then a Case Manager for Lackawanna County Drug and Alcohol.

After moving to Fort Myers, Florida, where she lived for 15 years, Mary returned to Clarks Summit in 2021. She was a Reading Specialist in Ft. Myers School District and then became an Addiction Recovery Specialist for Lee County, Florida, serving the prison system.

Mary loved visiting her son, Jason, his wife, Sara, and her treasured grandson, Liam. She was an active member of Our Lady of the Snows, Clarks Summit, serving the parish as a Minister of Communion to the homebound and a visitor of the sick. She was a past president of the Marywood Seminary Alumnae Association and a volunteer at the Friends of the Poor, Scranton.

An avid golfer, Mary enjoyed her golf leagues and was also active at the Hillside Healthy Aging Campus, South Abington Twp., where she participated in exercise classes, bridge and Mahjong.

Mary was loved and appreciated over the years for her kindness, empathy, straightforwardness, and service to others. She lived her program in recovery and always extended a helping hand to those in need.

Surviving; son, Atty. Jason J. Port and wife Sara, Shrewsbury, Mass.; grandson, Liam, at home; sister, Kathleen McLaine (Paul), Easton; brothers, Francis R. Calvey (JoAnn), Whitney Point, N.Y., Joseph B. Calvey (Linda), Binghamton, N.Y., Christopher C. Calvey (Sharon), Clarks Summit; an uncle, Patrick A. Calvey, Clarks Green; nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her brother, Br. John Patrick Calvey T.O.R., Franciscan; two stepsons, Jerry T. Port II and FORCM Jon Port, USN; and a nephew, Matthew Calvey.

The funeral will be Tuesday with a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. at Our Lady of the Snows, 301 South State Street, Clarks Summit, to be celebrated by Msgr. Joseph G. Quinn, pastor, concelebrants Fr. Richard L. Davis, T.O.R., and Fr. David Bonarrigo, both of St. Francis Friary, Mt. Assisi, Loretto. Private interment, Cathedral Cemetery, Scranton. The family will receive relatives and friends Monday from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Jennings-Calvey Funeral and Cremation Services Inc., 111 Colburn Avenue, Clarks Summit.

Memorial contributions may be made to Our Lady of the Snows Parish Memorial Fund or Friends of the Poor, 2300 Adams Avenue, Scranton, PA 18509.To leave an online condolence, visit the funeral home website. Arrangements are under the care of her family’s funeral home, Jennings-Calvey.

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Monday, June 26, 2023

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Tuesday, June 27, 2023

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