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Clarks Summit in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Laura Lee DeFazio Morabito

October 4, 1966 - September 11, 2001

 

— In Memoriam —

 
Laura Lee DeFazio Morabito Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 11, 2016
1. Laura Lee DeFazio Morabito Marker
Inscription.  

Laura Lee DeFazio Morabito, born in Clarks Summit, was educated in the Abington Heights School system. She participated in numerous school activities including Girls Softball, Basketball and the Marching Band.

Laura Lee perished in the terrorist attack on the Twin Towers in New York City on September 11, 2001. At the time she was an executive with Quantas Airline.

Laura Lee was dedicated to her husband and family. She was loved and respected by all who had the privilege of knowing her.

This plaque is presented in her memory by a grateful community.

October 20, 2007


 
Erected 2007 by Concerned Citizens.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Air & SpaceDisastersWar, Afghanistan.
 
Location. 41° 29.664′ N, 75° 42.222′ W. Marker is in Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania, in Lackawanna County. Memorial is at the intersection of State Street (U.S. 6/11) and Spring Street / Main Avenue, on the left when traveling north on State Street. Touch for map.
Laura Lee DeFazio Morabito Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 11, 2016
2. Laura Lee DeFazio Morabito Memorial
Marker is at or near this postal address: 300 South State Street, Clarks Summit PA 18411, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Veterans Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); Deacon William Clark (approx. half a mile away); Baptist Church Bell (approx. half a mile away); War Memorial (approx. one mile away); South Abington Township World War II Memorial (approx. 1.8 miles away); Hickory Grove Cemetery (approx. 2.2 miles away); Elder Miller (approx. 2.3 miles away); a different marker also named War Memorial (approx. 3.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Clarks Summit.
 
Also see . . .
1. Laura Lee Morabito Obituary. (Submitted on October 25, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. "A man's grieving comes full circle" (The Boston Globe, 2007). (Submitted on October 25, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. "He lost his wife to Sept. 11" (The Buffalo News, 2016). (Submitted on October 25, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 25, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 25, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 267 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 25, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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