Helen Clara Scranton

March 6, 1936 ~ December 3, 2019

Born in: Utica, NY
Resided in: Johnson City, TN

Helen Clara Scranton, 83, Johnson City, died peacefully at her home on Tuesday, December 3, 2019.

Helen was born in 1936 to the late Ralph and Francis Kobus Misiaszek.

Helen was a dedicated and devoted wife and mother who enjoyed the outdoors, traveling, going to the beach and sewing. She was an animal lover and especially cherished her feathered friends.

In addition to her parents, Helen was preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, Richard “Dick” Scranton, in 2016.

Survivors include: three children, Sharon Scranton Johnston and her husband Steve, of Placitas, NM, Debbie Scranton Honeycutt and her husband Robert, of Gray, TN, and Richard Scranton and his wife Carol, of Long Valley, NJ; three grandchildren, Matthew Scranton, Kevin Scranton and Miranda Honeycutt; and three siblings, Jim Misiaszek, Ralph Misiaszek and his wife Cathy and Judy Sabey and her husband Dave.

Special thank you to Helen’s doctors for their care over the years, Dr. Kevin Sweet and Dr. Devapiran Jaishankar, and her most recent caregivers, Sandy Miller, Flutra Nela and Elaine Canaday.

The family of Helen Scranton will receive friends from 9 AM until 10 AM on Saturday, December 7, 2019, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church. Mass will follow at 10 AM with Father Jesus officiating. Helen will be interred with her husband at Mountain Home National Cemetery on a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, www.stjude.org/donate.

Services

Visitation: December 7, 2019 9:00 am - 10:00 am

St. Mary's Catholic Church
2211 E Lakeview Drive
Johnson City, Tennessee 37601

(423) 282-6367
http://stmarysjc.org/

Funeral Service: December 7, 2019 10:00 am

St. Mary's Catholic Church
2211 E Lakeview Drive
Johnson City, Tennessee 37601

(423) 282-6367
http://stmarysjc.org/

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Charities

The family greatly appreciates donations made to these charities in Helen Clara Scranton's name.

St. Jude Children's Hospital

262 Danny Thomas Place
Memphis, TN
800-822-6344
https://www.stjude.org/

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  1. Carolanne says:

    My heart is broken. My love to all of you. She was a wonderful woman.

  2. Thomas McKnelly says:

    Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal. Please accept my sincere condolences for your loss.

  3. Patrick Leone says:

    My heart goes out to you and your family through the passing away of your mother. Mothers are very special to their sons. My Prayers and thoughts are for you and your family. If there is anyway I can be of assistance please let me know.

  4. Rudy and Cathy says:

    No one has ever loved her family more than Helen. She has always been a fountain of family history and great stories.We will miss her wit and incredible love of life. Love to all

  5. Sam Ogle says:

    So sorry to hear of Helen’s passing. Please accept my deepest sympathy.
    Sam & Janelle Ogle

  6. Kathy Thompson says:

    Aunt Helen was a gracious hostess, an elegant and beautiful woman and a dedicated wife and mother! I loved going to holiday celebrations onFrancis Road in New Hartford!! She always made you feel welcome and loved. Roger and I extend our sincerest sympathy and love to all the family. She is now with her beloved husband Rich.

  7. Kathy Thompson says:

    Aunt Helen was a wonderful hostess, a devoted wife and mother, and a beautiful and elegant woman. She always made you feel special! I loved going to holiday celebrations on Francis Road! Roger and I extend our sincere sympathy and love to all the family. She is now with her beloved husband Rich forever ❤️

  8. Winston Churchill says:

    Please accept our deepest condolences

    The Churchill’s

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