In memory of
Patricia Conlon, 85, of Dallas, passed away Monday, Nov. 30, 2020, in Wilkes-Barre General Hospital. Born in Dublin, Ireland, she was the daughter of the late John and Elizabeth Turner Matthews and was a graduate of Loretto Convent, Fox County, Dublin and York City University with a degree in Public Health. Patricia was a health resource coordinator with the New York City Department of Health. She was a member of Gate of Heaven Church, Dallas, as well as a member of the Altar and Rosary society. Patricia would volunteer many hours at The Meadows Nursing Center. Patricia was an adventurous traveler, enjoying many trips overseas and cruises with her husband. She enjoyed connecting with far away family and friends over Facebook. She will be most remembered for her sharp sense of humor, her strong faith in God and her caring heart. Patricia was preceded in death by a brother, Brian Matthews. She is survived by her husband, Philip, at home; daughter, Janet Kiska, Shavertown; sons, Philip Conlon and his wife, Stephanie, Huntington, Vt.; and Brian Conlon and his wife, Jane, Bellerose, N.Y.; sister, Louise McNab and her husband, Fran, County Wexford, Ireland; nine grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren; along with many nieces and nephews. Funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday in Gate of Heaven Church, Dallas. Interment will be in Fern Knoll Cemetery, Dallas. Friends may call from 10 until 10:45 a.m. Thursday at Richard H. Disque Funeral Home Inc, 2940 Memorial Highway, Dallas. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to St. Vincent de Paul Kitchen, c/o 39 E. Jackson St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701. Condolences can be made to Disquefuneralhome.com . COVID-19 requirements will be followed with masks and social distancing.
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