Dorothy C. Heffernan

Dorothy C. Liberasky Heffernan, 85, of Taylor, died Wednesday.  Her beloved husband, Thomas F. died January 13, 1966 in Vietnam.


Born in Throop, daughter of the late Thomas and Agnes Roebuck Liberasky and she  was a graduate of Throop High School Class of 1951. Dorothy was a life long parishioner of St. Stanislaus Polish National Catholic Church, Scranton.  Prior to her retirement, she worked as a cook for Head Start, Taylor.  She cherished her family, had a great love of animals, enjoyed gardening and going to the beach.’  


Surviving are her seven children, Margaret Murphy and husband, Paul, John Heffernan and wife, Ellen, Carol Krenitsky and husband, Nicholas, Loretta Heffernan, Thomas Heffernan and wife, Peggy, Brian Heffernan and wife, Mechel and Elaine Heffernan; an adopted daughter Tammy Cornell; eleven grandchildren, six great grandchildren; nieces and nephews.


A grandson Thomas Heffernan, a companion of many years, Edward Kisel and several sisters and brothers, preceded her in death.


 In Liew of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Smile Train, PO Box 96231 Washington, D.C. 20090-6231, to Griffin Pond Animal Shelter 967 Griffin Pond Rd., Clarks Summit, 18411 or perform and act of kindess in her memory.

Interment will be private at the convenience of the family in St. Stanislaus Polish National Catholic Cemetery.