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Michael J. Melnick

October 8, 2017


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Michael J. Melnick, 85, of Simpson died Sunday at the River Street Manor, Wilkes Barre. His wife is the former, Mary Ann Ruddy. The couple celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary in July. Born in Archbald, he was the son of the late Michael &...

Edward S Latwinski

October 5, 2017


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Edward S. Latwinski Jr., 82, of Clifford died Thursday at home. His wife and true love, the former Sonia Shachko who died in 2013. Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late Edward & Sadie Sydlosky Latwinski. Edward was an Army veteran servi...

Myrna L Burgos

October 2, 2017

October 2, 2017 Myrna L. Burgos, 71, of Carbondale died Monday. She is survived by a son, Joseph Damario, Lee Summit, MO., a sister, Aida Morales, Simpson and a brother, Edward Burgos, Carbondale, and grandchildren. Preceded in death by a daugh...

Leah D. Loomis

September 26, 2017

  Leah D. Loomis, 17 of Carbondale Township, Pa., was taken from us Tuesday, September 26, 2017, at Newton Lake, Greenfield Township, Pa., enjoying the last days of summer. Born November 22, 1999 in Scranton, Pa, Leah was the daughter of Jose...

Zachary Christian Urda

September 11, 2017

Zachary Christian Urda, 19, of Whites Crossing, Carbondale Township died Monday at home. Zachary was the son of Timothy E. and Debra A Rosencrans Urda. He currently attended the NHS School for Autism and employed by Frank’s Place, Simpson. Za...

Robert G Tocki

August 20, 2017


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  Robert G. Tocki, 73, of Mayfield died Sunday at home. His wife of 47years is the former Barbara Evanyka. Born in Carbondale, he was the son of the late John & Anna Ostrowski Totski. He was a graduate of Lakeland School district/ Mayf...

Thomas "Pookus" Decknick

August 19, 2017

  Tom A.” Pookus” Decknick, 66, of Safety Harbor, FL and formerly of Simpson died peacefully Saturday after a brief illness. Born in Carbondale and raised in Simpson, he was the son of the late John & Sophie Tomcikowski Decknick. H...

Judge Dorothy A (Staudt) Robinson

August 16, 2017

  Judge Dorothy A. Robinson, 79, of Marietta, GA died after a short illness. Her husband is Judge Hugh Robinson. Born in Brooklyn, NY, she was the daughter of the late George and Mary Kutch Staudt. Judge Robinson retired in 2012 after serv...

Phoebe A. (Abrahamsen) Britt

August 14, 2017

  Phoebe Anne Britt, 81 of Benton township died Monday at Geisinger- CMC, Scranton. She follows her husband of 57 years, Thomas R. Britt, Sr. who passed on August 17, 2012. Born in Springbrook, Minnesota, she was the daughter of the late E...

Jennie (Bilotta) Czarnecki

August 10, 2017

  Jennie Czarnecki, 92, of Southhampton, New Jersey died Thursday. She was the widow of Stanley Czarnecki Sr., who died in 2009. Born in Carbondale, she was the daughter of the late Serafine & Justine Bilotta. Jennie was a graduate of ...

Virginia A (Whitaker) Beesmer

August 6, 2017

Our Beloved Mother, Virginia Alice Whitaker Beesmer 81, of 150 Stone Road, West Hurley, New York, passed to her eternal reward on Sunday August 6, 2017, in the home of her oldest son and daughter-in-Law, Rev. Donald and Linda Snedeker, of 34 Snedeker...

Claire E (Hummel) Wehrle

July 18, 2017

  Claire E. Wehrle, 85, of Dunmore and formerly of Maplewood New Jersey died Tuesday at Hospice of the Sacred Heart Center, Dunmore. She was the widow of Charles Wehrle, who died in 2015. Born in Orange, N.J., she was the daughter of the l...

Evelyn (Sirianni) Kucharski

July 15, 2017

  Evelyn Kucharski, 87, of Whites Crossing, Carbondale died Saturday at home. She was the wife of Chester J. Kucharski.   Her first husband, Frank Tarchak died in 1979. Born in Carbondale, she was the daughter of the late Anthony & J...

Antoinette M. (Golik) Cerra

July 6, 2017

Antoinette M.  Cerra, 91, of Simpson died peacefully Thursday morning at home. She was the widow of Joseph Cerra, who died in 1981. Born in Simpson, she was the daughter of the late Anthony and Mary Weber Golik . She was a graduate of Fell High S...

Thomas W. Paciga

July 4, 2017

  Thomas W. Paciga, 84, of Simpson died Tuesday at the Forest City Nursing Center. His wife is the former Veronica Lisowski. The couple had been married for 62 years. Born in Simpson, he was the son of the late Thomas & Regina Pavlica ...

Sophie Toni (Skorupa) Bloch

July 2, 2017

  Sophie Toni Bloch, 102, died Sunday in New Jersey. She was the widow of Bruno Bloch. Born in Simpson, she was the daughter of the late Anthony & Mary Bochinski Skorupa. She attended school in Fell Township and had been a garment desi...

Richard H. Wagner

July 2, 2017

  Richard Howard Wagner, 75, of Simpson passed away at home Sunday morning. Born and raised in New York City, he was the only child of Estelle Katherine Parker, of Glen Cove, NY and William “Harry” Wagner of New York City. Graduating f...

Mary (Pavelchak) Okorn

July 1, 2017

Mary (Pavelchak) Okorn, 93, of Simpson died Saturday at the Carbondale Nursing Center. She was the widow of John Okorn who died in 2009. Born in Simpson, she was the daughter of the late Joseph & Anastasia Scuba Pavelchak. She was a graduate o...

Margaret Wisniewski

June 28, 2017

  Margaret Wisniewski, 91, of Waymart died Wednesday evening at home. Her husband is Edward Wisniewski, the couple had been married for 64 years. Born in Binghamton, NY, she was the daughter of the late Mary Bellas. Margaret spent most of ...

Andrew E. Vosefski

June 28, 2017


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  Andrew E. Vosefski, 88, of Rushville Ohio died Wednesday June 28th in Wheeling, WV.   His wife,  Joyce P. (Smith) Vosefski died in 1995. Born in Carbondale, PA, he was the son of the late Andrew J. & Anna (Konoski) Vosefski. He wa...

James M. McAndrew

June 4, 2017

  James M. McAndrew, 79, of Carbondale died Sunday at home. Born in Carbondale, he was the son of the late Frank & Mary Gursky McAndrew. He was a graduate of Benjamin Franklin High School.  Jim had attended St. Rose Parish. He is s...

Martha W (Gilland) Dyrcon

May 22, 2017

  Martha W. Dyrcon, 92, of Whites Crossing died Monday at Creekside Nursing Center, Carbondale. She was the widow of Joseph Dyrcon, who died in 1980. Born in Bristol, CT; she was the daughter of the late Mr. & Mrs. Edward Gilland. Mart...

Kathryn W. (Wood) Shifler

May 7, 2017

Kathryn W. Shifler,83, formerly of Carbondale died Sunday at Wayne Woodlands Manor. She was the widow of Oliver R. Shifler, who died in 2009. Born and raised in Waymart, she was the daughter of the late Harry & Helen Curtis Wood. She was a gra...

Paul J. Kutch

May 6, 2017

  Paul J. Kutch, 78, of RD Forest City died Saturday at home. Born in Fell Township, he was the son of the late Peter & Margaret Dunback Kutch. He attended Richmondale School and was a graduate of Fell High School, Simpson. Paul retire...

Nancy J (Atkinson) Marchuck

May 3, 2017

May 3, 2017   Nancy J. Marchuck, 88, of Simpson died Wednesday at Regional Hospital of Scranton. She was the wife of Joseph Marchuck. The couple had celebrated their 65th  wedding anniversary in October. Born in Carbondale, she was the...

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