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Francis T. Kane Obituary

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Francis T. Kane

Mahanoy City, PA

March 31, 2024

Francis T. Kane Obituary

Mr. Francis T. Kane, age 73, of Gilberton, passed away Sunday at Lehigh Valley Hospital Center in Allentown.  Born in Pottsville he was the son of the late James and Helen (Heaton) Kane.  He was a 1968 graduate of Mahanoy Area High School and graduated from Penn State University in 1970 with a BS degree.  He served with the United States Navy Reserve.  He was a head start teacher for Child Development for more than forty years.  He was preceded in death by three brothers Patrick, Robert and James.  He is survived by his wife the former Judy Wheat, a daughter Molly Kane of Washington, PA  a son Joseph and his fiancé" Vanessa Linkchorst of Mahanoy City, a granddaughter Nora Zourelias and two nephews Jason and Gavin Kane.  Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated by the Rev. Kevin P. Gallagher on Friday morning at 10 AM from St. Teresa of Calcutta Church in Mahanoy City.  Interment will follow in Holy Rosary Cemetery in Frackville.  Friends may call at the church on Friday morning beginning at 9 AM.  Contributions in his name to Child Development, 2880 Pottsville Minersville Highway, Suite 210, Minersville, PA 17954 would be appreciated at accepted at the visitation.   David D. Jarrett Funeral Home of Mahanoy City is in charge of arrangements.  Please visit for more information.

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