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Obituary for Ann Marie Kurilla

Ann Marie Gilgallon Kurilla, 72, of Jessup died Monday December 4, 2023, at home surrounded by her family.
Born in Peckville, she was the daughter of the late John and Ann Marie King Gilgallon, she was a graduate of Mid-Valley High School, first class of 1970.
Ann Marie was a pillar of strength and faith was a guiding principle in how she lived her life. She was a very loving and loyal person, who truly found happiness in taking care of the people she loved. Helping those in need was an absolute must for her. Whenever or wherever it was needed, she was there. She was undoubtedly a true inspiration to all who knew her and sincerely adored and admired by those closest to her. Although she will be missed, her grace in how she navigated through life and the lessons she taught will live on through her children and grandchildren, who she loved like no other!
Surviving are children, son Walter Kurilla, Roaring Brook Twp., daughter Holly Kurilla Frable , Jessup; son Patrick and wife Brooke, Roaring Brook Twp.; grandchildren Tristin, Annabelle, Clara, Harper, Lily, and Kate; brothers James Gilgallon and wife Ceil, John Gilgallon and wife Carol; sisters Mary Beth Jones, Patty De La Cruz and husband Dan, brothers-in-law Dave Wilmarth, John Borowski; several nieces and nephews, several great nieces and great-nephews.
She was preceded in death by sisters Sally Wilmarth, Kathy Borowski; brother Danny Gilgallon.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, December 12th at 9:30 a.m. in Holy Cross Parish at St. Patrick’s Church, 200 Delaware St., Olyphant. In lieu of gift or flowers, the family has asked that donations be made to Hospice of the Sacred Heart, 30 E.D. Preate Drive, Suite 108, Moosic, PA 18507.
Arrangements are under the care and direction of the Arthur A. Albini Funeral Home, 1003 Church, St., Jessup.