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Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania’s Joan Marie Dymond is missing

Joan Marie Dymond, 14, of Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, United States is of Lithuanian descent. She has brown hair and brown eyes.

On June 25, 1969, Dymond went missing from her home in Wilkes-Barre. She is 5’5″ tall and she weighs 125 pounds.

When Dymond went missing, she was wearing a brown blouse with long sleeves and flowered slacks. Those who have information about her whereabouts are asked to contact their local police agency or city police department.


Dymond is the daughter of George Francis Dymond Sr., 55, and Anne Rose Karaliunas Dymond, 44. George is a World War II veteran and Anne is an alumna of Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) Memorial Junior/Senior High School in Wilkes-Barre.

Anne was born in Wilkes-Barre to Martin Karaliunas, 73, and Petronella Dwilinski Karaliunas, 69. George was born in Ashley, Luzerne County to Anthony Diamond, who passed away in 1922, and Magdalena Shergalis Diamond, who passed away in 1953.


Founded in 1769, Wilkes-Barre was incorporated as a borough in 1806 and as a city in 1871. It is the county seat of Luzerne County.

Wilkes-Barre was named for John Wilkes, a journalist and politician born in Clerkenwell, London, England, and Isaac Barré, and soldier and politician born in Dublin, Ireland. Wilkes died in Westminster, London on December 26, 1797 at the age of 72 while Barré died in Mayfair, London on July 20, 1802 at the age of 75.

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