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Dorothy C Tarhanich

May 14, 2018

  Dorothy C. Tarhanich, 83, of Simpson died Monday at the Forest City Nursing Home. Born in Simpson, she was the daughter of the late John B. and Anna Kovach Tarhanich. She was a graduate of Fell High School, Simpson and had been employed ...

Harry J Buranich

April 20, 2018


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Harry J. “Bart” Buranich, 75, of Scott Township died Friday. His wife is the former, Betty Jean Willis.  The couple had been married for 50 years. Born in Peckville, he was the son of the late Bogdon and Florence Oakley Buranich.  He was a g...

Elaine J. (Szalonkiewicz) Malefsky

April 18, 2018

Elaine Malefsky, 78 of Dunmore died Wednesday, April 18, 2018. She joins the love of her life, John, who passed away in 2011. She was born in Newark, New Jersey, daughter of the late George and Katherine Szalonkiewiz. She raised her family with her l...

Helen J. (Lash) Gibney

March 31, 2018

  Helen J. Gibney, 90, of Waymart died Saturday evening, surrounded by her family at Wayne Woodlands Manor, Waymart. She was the widow of Joseph P. Gibney. Born in Carbondale, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Anna Adamczyk Lash. ...

James R Fedorko

March 30, 2018


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  James R. Fedorko, 81, of Clifford Township died Friday at home. His wife, the former Elizabeth M. Sistek died in 2009. Born in Wilpen, Pa; he was the son of the late John & Julia Stanko Fedorko. He served in the Army National Guard. ...

Mary G (Stanton) Lovito

March 5, 2018

Mary G. Lovito, 93, of Peckville died Monday at Regional Hospital of Scranton. Her husband, James L. Lovito died in 1995. Born in Carbondale, she was the daughter of the late Russell W. and Marie Dougher Stanton. She was educated in Carbondale Pub...

Andrew L Zurine

March 4, 2018


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  Andrew L. Zurine, 97, died Sunday at the Gino Merli Veterans Center, Scranton. His wife, the former Cecelia Fendrock, died in 2008. Born in Simpson, he was the son of the late George and Mary (Risboskin) Zurine. He was educated in Fell Towns...

Leo L Descoteaux

March 3, 2018

  Leo Lionel Descoteaux, 68, of Carbondale died Saturday at Geisinger CMC, Scranton. He was the husband of Diane McHugh Descoteaux. He was the son of Wilbrod and Leona Gagne Descoteaux. He was a graduate of Governor Baxter School for the D...

James R Pitts

March 2, 2018


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  James R. Pitts, 70, of Simpson died Friday at home. His wife the former Mary Ann Virkitis died in 2015. Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late Frank and Emma Pivornick Pitts. He attended Scranton Public Schools, served in the Army ...

Mark A Barney

March 1, 2018

  Mark A. Barney, 52, of Simpson died Thursday in Newark, NJ. His wife is the former Carla “Chooch” Emmett. The couple had been married for 21years. Born in Carbondale, he was the son of the late Kermit and Helen Mark Barney. He was a ...

Ronald P. Muta

February 28, 2018

Ronald P. Muta. 78, of Waymart died Wednesday at Geisinger CMC, Scranton. He was the husband of Alice Snipes Muta. They were married on June 20, 1959. Born August 19, 1939 in Waymart, he was the son of the late Paul and Elizabeth Torch Muta. Prior...

Annabelle E (Kilmer) Stackhouse

February 19, 2018

  Annabelle E. Stackhouse, 93, of Carbondale died Monday at home. She was the widow of Millard F. Stackhouse who died in 2009. Born in Greenfield Township, she was the daughter of the late Cortland E. and Blanche Davis Kilmer. She was a gr...

Ralph N. Grecco

February 16, 2018


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Ralph N. Grecco, 77, of Carbondale died Friday at Regional Hospital of Scranton. His wife of 54 years is the former Marilyn Yanchek. Born in Jessup, he was the son of the late Ralph “Rudy” and Anna Kalafut Grecco. He was a 1959 graduate of Ben...

Deborah L. (Deuer) Vandermark

February 15, 2018

  Deborah L. Vandermark, 64, of Carbondale entered into eternal rest on Thursday, February 15th at Wayne Memorial Hospital, Honesdale. Born in Newark, New Jersey, she was the daughter of the late Stanley and Margaret Feltz Beleckas . Sh...

Jennie A. (Lathrope) Willis

February 13, 2018

  Jennie A. Willis, 70, of Carbondale died Tuesday at the Carbondale Nursing Home. She was the wife Of Jack Willis. They were married for 26 years. Born in Carbondale, she was the daughter of the late Russell and Antoinette Rusin Lathrope....

Frances T (Matuszek) Lescinski

February 10, 2018

  Frances T. Lescinski, 91, of Simpson died Saturday at Wayne Woodlands Manor, Waymart. She was preceded in death by her husband, Teddy E. Lescinski who died in 1994. Born in Albany New York, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Eva ...

Bernadine (Rulis) Bernarsky

February 9, 2018

  Bernadine “Betty” Bernarsky, 96, formerly of Simpson died Friday at the Forest City Nursing Home, Forest City. She was the widow of Michael Bernarsky who died in November 2014. They were high school sweethearts and had been married for ...

Robert J Gillette

February 8, 2018

  Robert “ Bobby” Gillette Jr, 57, of Greenfield Township died Thursday at Geisinger Community Medical Center, Scranton. Born in Scranton, he is the son of Vera E Sweder Gillette, Carbondale and the late Robert J. Gillette, Sr. He was ...

Veronica D. Propeack Valinski

February 5, 2018

  Veronica D. Valinski, 92, of Simpson died Monday night at Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Dunmore. She was the widow of Raymond Valinski, who died in 1985. Born in Simpson, she was the daughter of the late Albert and Kathryn Tarhanich Prope...

Edmund C. Conlin

January 31, 2018

  Edmund C. " Mr. Fix It"  Conlin, 78, of Carbondale died Wednesday at Allied Services Skilled Facility, Scranton. His wife, the former Judith Moran died in 2013. Born in Carbondale, he was the son of the late Alphonsus and Elsie Dixon Co...

Carol A. Martino Jones

January 28, 2018

  Carol A. Jones, 75, of Forest City and formerly of Hawthorne New Jersey died Sunday at the Carbondale Nursing Home. She was the widow of Art Jones. Born in Paterson, NJ, she was the daughter of the late Orlando and Connie Malendrena Mart...

George C. Keen

January 22, 2018


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  George C. Keen died peacefully Monday morning, January 22nd. The son of G. Carlton and Myrtle Keen, he was born in Glenburn, PA on a hot July’s day in 1927. George was a 1945 graduate of Benton High School and proudly served as a business...

Vladimir Sumple

January 21, 2018

Vladimir “Deemer” Sumple, 89, of Simpson died on January 21, 2018 at the Moses Taylor Hospital, Scranton.  He was the son of the late Samuel and Anna Hawaka Sumple.  He was a graduate of Fell High School.  He was a longstanding member of St. B...

Edward D Hannon

January 16, 2018

  Edward D. Hannon, 45, of Mechanicsburg died Tuesday at Pinnacle/ Northshore Hospital, Mechanicsburg.   His companion of 25 years is Carolanne Collins. Born in Scranton, he is the son of Edward M Hannon, Carbondale and the late Margaret...

Joseph Zavacky

January 14, 2018


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  Joseph Zavacky, 91, of Simpson died Sunday.   His wife of 67 years is the former Molly Falong. Born in Simpson, he was the son of the late Michael & Mary Sopko Zavacky. He was a graduate of Fell High School, Simpson.  Joe served i...

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