Keo Soulinhavong, 96, of Scranton, died Tuesday morning at Regional Hospital of Scranton, surrounded by her family and loved ones. Her husband Xou, died in 2006. Keo was also preceded in death by her daughter, Thongdy, and her sons, Nary, Khoun, Kham, and Thongsin.
Born in Laos, daughter of the late Chanh and La Phanthao Phiomavong.
Surviving are five sons, Khamtanh and wife, Vasana; Khamphan and wife, Nanthan; Sam and wife, Somsanith, all of Scranton; Seth and wife, Cynthia, Duryea and Xay and wife, Kommaly Old Forge; three daughters, Bounmy Mosangkoun, Minnesota; Ban Keoonela and husband, Savath and Sy Insixiengmay and husband, Vince both of Scranton. Keo has over 125 grandchildren and great grandchildren, who all love her dearly.
Keo's Buddhist ritual ceremony will begin Saturday at 12 p.m. in the Semian Funeral Home, 704 Union St., Taylor. Family and friends may pay their respects Thursday 6-8 p.m. and Friday 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home.