Kristie Jo Seiwell, of Nanticoke, died Oct. 18, 2017 in Wilkes-Barre General Hospital.
Born Jan. 11, 1973 in Wilkes-Barre, she was the daughter of Michael and Dee Pfau Bates of Slocum Twp., and her biological father, the late John Borick.
She was a graduate of Crestwood High School, class of 1991, and the Wilkes-Barre Area Vo-Tech School of Nursing. Kristie was a dedicated nurse working in nursing homes throughout the Wyoming Valley.
Kristie was a devoted wife, loving mother and friend to all. She had a deep passion for the caring of animals, and she was a member of Holy Family Parish Church, Sugar Notch.
She and her husband, Anthony, celebrated their 22nd wedding anniversary on Feb. 18, 2017.
In addition, she is survived by her children Anthony, Kristofer and Brianna, all at home; brothers, John Jr. and his wife, Nicole Borick, Nanticoke, Michael and his wife, Aly Bates, Seaford, Del., Timothy and his wife, Kellie Bates, Slocum Twp.; sister Bridget Bates VanMeter, Wilkes-Barre Twp.; many aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.
Those who desire may give memorial contributions to Blue Chip Farm Animal Refuge, 974 Lockville Road, Dallas, PA 18612 or the American Cancer Society.