First Posted: 8/5/2009
Sala Iantha Fuller Illing of Glenburn died Tuesday morning, July 28, in Newton Township.
Born March 2, 1926, Glenburn, she was the daughter of the late Whitefield and Hattie Armstrong Fuller. She lived most of her life in Glenburn. She was a 1945 graduate of the former Clarks Summit High School and the Lackawanna County Business College, Scranton.
Prior to retirement she was employed at the Abington Heights School District as the main bookkeeper for 22 years and also worked for 15 years at Cleveland Pneumatic Tool, Cleveland, OH, in purchasing. Prior employment included C.B. Scotts, Megargce Bros. and the Scranton Country Club.
She was a devoted mother and loving grandmother. She enjoyed ice skating, dancing with her family, playing cards, traveling and she especially loved being entertained by her grandchildren, family and friends. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her.
Surviving are two sons, Dale, Glenburn, and Terry and his wife, Linda, Newton Twp., with whom she resided after being struck by a sudden illness; four grandchildren, Dale and Amanda, Tunkhannock, and Stephanie and Ryan, Newton Twp.; two brothers, Elmer Fuller and his wife Romayne, Maciengie and Londale Fuller and his wife, Jean, Crestview, FL; nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by a sister, Lois Fuller Ace.
The family would like to extend a special thank-you to Dr. Lisa Robertson, her staff and Traditional Home Health and Hospice.
A memorial service was held from the Lawrence E. Young Funeral Home, 418 S. State St., Clarks Summit.
Memorials may be made to Traditional Home Health and Hospice, 113 W. Drinker St., Dunmore, PA 18512.
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