Sheila V. Kelly
July 16, 2020


Sheila V. Kelly, of Jenkins Township, formerly of Pittston, passed away Thursday, July 16, 2020, at Manor Care, Kingston.

Born in Pittston, she was the daughter of the late William and Rita Gibbons Parrick and was a graduate of St.Cyril Academy, Danville.

She was a member of Nativity of Our Lord Parish, Duryea.

Sheila enjoyed more than anything spending time with her granddaughter, Sophia.  Her favorite past time was talking on the phone with family and friends and she enjoyed working the polls on many Election Days.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her daughter, Christine Yandle, who passed away on May 5, 1980.

Surviving are:
Daughter, Deirdre Matys and her husband, Christopher, of Jenkins Township
Granddaughter, Sophia Claire Matys

Cousin, Colleen Pretko of Kingston
Aunts, uncles and cousins

The family would like to thank Manor Care and the Pittston Ambulance and Fire Department for the care and compassion that was shown to Sheila throughout the years.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, July 24, 2020, at 9:30 am in Holy Rosary Church, 127 Stephenson Street, Duryea with the Rev. John Polednak officiating. Interment will be in St. John's Cemetery, Duryea. A viewing will be held on Thursday from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm at the Bernard J. Piontek Funeral Home Inc., 204 Main Street, Duryea. Family and friends are asked to go directly to the church the morning of the funeral. To leave an online condolence for Sheila's family, please visit the funeral home website,


Guestbook Entries

With deepest sympathy in the loss of your mom.

Joe and Karen Thompson (20 days ago)

My prayers are with you all. May God hug you all and comfort you all as He brought His daughter home.

Kathleen Karchner ‘68 (21 days ago)

I went to St Cyril’s with Sheila and will always remember her kind nature and disposition. Sincere condolences

Joanna Mieso (22 days ago)

So sorry for your loss. Inkerman Strong!

Terry McGinty (24 days ago)

So very sorry for the loss of your Mom...she will always be in your heart.

Jack and Andrene Lasky (25 days ago)

Deciders, I’m very sorry for your tremendous loss, may your mom Rest In Peace.

John Buban (25 days ago)

Deirdre,Chris and Sophia . So sorry for your loss. She’ll always be in your heart and memories. Prays sent your way

Michele Scibek (25 days ago)

Deirdre. So sorry for your loss. Prayers for you and your family

Ed Hayes (25 days ago)

So sorry for your loss.

John and Aileen Berry (25 days ago)

Dee , Chris and Sophia, Sending you all my sincere sympathy. You always did your best with her care. God Keep You Strong and Safe.

Julianna Kobylarz (25 days ago)

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