Marjorie Price

Gathering of Family & Friends

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Saturday, May 4, 2019
Waverly Country Club
903 N. Abington Road
Waverly , Pennsylvania, United States

Obituary of Marjorie D. Price

Marjorie Dyer Price, former resident of West Scranton, died Tuesday, April 23 at Morristown Medical Center, Morristown, New Jersey. She was married to Attorney Paul H. Price for 64 years before his death in 2013.

She was born in Scranton on December 20, 1926, daughter of the late Dr. John H. Dyer and Florence Morgan. She was a graduate of Scranton Central High School and earned a Bachelor of Arts in Education from Pennsylvania State University, class of 1948.

Marjorie taught elementary school in Carlisle, Pennsylvania while her husband earned his law degree from Dickinson School of Law.  After returning to Scranton she taught in the Scranton School District as a substitute teacher. She was an active member in her local community. Marjorie served on the Board of Directors for a number of organizations including Planned Parenthood, Meals on Wheels and Family Services. She was a member of the Junior League and Women’s Auxiliary of Community Medical Center.

Always an active and engaged citizen, Marjorie enjoyed travel, Penn State Alumni events, and all activities associated with her children and grandchildren.

While residing in Scranton, Marjorie was a member of Covenant Presbyterian Church. She previously had a longtime association with Trinity Congregational Church, where she volunteered with a number of church activities.

Surviving are daughters Lisa J. Price, New York City,  Dr. Barbara E. Price, Morristown, NJ, son Atty. Stephen H. Price and his wife Jane Anderson Price, Wernersville, PA, four grandchildren Abigail Stevenson, Morgan, Emma, and Gwyneth Price, nephew, Paul Braida, longtime family friend James Earley, and devoted assistant Debbie Jones. She was preceded in death by her son John D. Price.

The Price family will receive friends to celebrate Marjorie’s life at the Waverly Country Club, 903 N. Abington Rd, Waverly, PA, on Saturday May 4 from 1:00- 4:00 P.M. Those wishing to honor Marjorie’s memory are welcome to donate to Meals on Wheels, 541 Wyoming Avenue, Scranton, Pennsylvania 18509.

Arrangements were under the care of Dangler Funeral Home, Morris Plains,NJ.

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