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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...

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...

Raymond W Ledward, Jr.

December 30, 2017


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  Raymond ‘Ray’ W. Ledward, Jr., 74, of Union Dale and formerly of West Caldwell, New Jersey died Saturday at home. Survived by his wife of 46 years, Donna Dorer Ledward. He was a loving husband and proud father and grandfather that was a...

Donald J. Muta

December 19, 2017

  Donald J. Muta, 83, of Simpson died Tuesday at Regional Hospital of Scranton. His wife of 59 years is the former Martha Lee. Born in Simpson, he was the son of the late John and Margaret Semonek Muta. He was a graduate of Fell High Schoo...

John Prebich

December 18, 2017


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  John Prebich, 96, of Mayfield died Monday at the Forest City Nursing home. His wife, the former Jennie Alampi died in 1999. Born in Simpson, he was the son of the late Andrew and Mary Brezichko Prebich. John was a member of St. Basil’s...

Patricia L. (Marcinkevich) McLaughlin-Frankovsky

December 15, 2017

  Patricia L. McLaughlin-Frankovsky, 73 of Vandling died Friday at home. She was predeceased by two husbands, Donald McLaughlin in 1981 and Joseph Frankovsky in 2009. Born in Kearney, New Jersey, she was the daughter of the late Peter and ...

Robert L Gerchman

December 14, 2017


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  Robert L. Gerchman, 85, formerly of Simpson died Thursday at the Green Ridge Nursing Center, Scranton. His wife, the former Carmella Cerminaro died in 2012. Born in Simpson, he was the son of the late John and Mary Banko Gerchman. He was...

Kenneth A Pevec

December 11, 2017


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  Kenneth A. Pevec, 53, of Olyphant and formerly of Simpson died Monday at Geisinger CMC, Scranton. He was the son of Albert S. Pevec, Scott Township and the late Carolyn Twardzik Pevec. Ken was a graduate of Carbondale Area High School an...

Timothy Mark Tyson Jr.

November 29, 2017

Timothy “Timmy, Timbo” Mark Tyson Jr., 27 passed away suddenly on Wednesday in Florida. Born in Scranton, he was the son of Timothy M. and Michele Krenitsky Tyson of Browndale. Tim was a graduate of Forest City Regional High School in 2009. He...

Margaret A (Cook) Dorish

November 17, 2017

  Margaret A. “Peggy” Dorish, 86, of Simpson died Friday at the Carbondale Nursing Home.  She was preceded in death by two husbands, William J. Staron, 1962  and Andrew Dorish, 1981. Peggy was born in Carbondale and was a graduate of...

Phyllis A (Falbo) Leo

November 11, 2017

  Phyllis A. Leo, 94, of Forest City died at home Saturday. She was the widow of John J. Leo, who died in 2009. Born in Carbondale, she was the daughter of the late Carmino and Mary Siranni Falbo. She was a graduate of Benjamin Franklin Hi...

Joanne C (Hopey) Hoffman

November 8, 2017

  Joanne C. Hoffman, 74, of Dunmore died Wednesday at Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Dunmore. She was preceded in death by two husbands, Edward Lisiewski and Nathan Hoffman. Joanne was born in Simpson, the daughter of the late John and Anna ...

Marjorie O. (Olver) Schofield

October 31, 2017

  Marjorie O. Schofield, 79, of Carbondale died Tuesday at her home at Elk Lake. She was the widow of Gerald Flood in 1966 and James Schofield in 1999. Born in Carbondale she was the daughter of the late Fred and Dorothy Lambert Olver. She...

Hedwig A (Molinski) Derwinski

October 23, 2017

  Hedwig Derwinski, 95, of Simpson died Monday at the Carbondale Nursing Home surrounded by her family. She was the widow of Leo C. Derwinski, who died in 2004. Hedwig was born on February 11, 1922, in the family home on Morse Avenue in Si...

Donald W Burdick

October 17, 2017


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  Donald W. Burdick, 93, of Forks Township died Tuesday at home. His wife is the former Betty Lou Robinson. Born in Scranton, PA, he was the son of the late Irving & Della May (Fox) Burdick. He was a graduate of Carbondale High School ...

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