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Robert "BO" Bilinsky

July 14, 2018


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  Robert “BO” Bilinsky, 62, of Whites Crossing passed away peacefully while fishing at his favorite spot on Saturday afternoon. His devoted wife of 40 years is  Beverly C. Bilinsky Born in Bedford, PA., he is the son of Robert J...

John F Ogozaly

July 8, 2018

  John F. Ogozaly, 59 of Mayfield died Sunday at Penn Presbyterian Hospital, Philadelphia. Born in Carbondale, he is the son of Lois Lefevre , Sanford, FL and the late Joseph E. Ogozaly. He was a attended Carbondale AreaHigh School and had...

Maria Proch

June 25, 2018

  Maria Proch, 56, of Scott Township died Monday at Geisinger –CMC, Scranton. Born in Carbondale, she is the daughter of Marie Kutch Proch, with who she resided and the late Walter Proch. She was a graduate of Lakeland High School, recei...

Ronald S Barna

June 12, 2018

Ronald S. Barna, 73, formerly of Simpson died Tuesday at the Carbondale Nursing home. Born in Carbondale, he was the son of the late Michael and Irene Gamble Barna. He was a graduate of the Fell High School, Class of 1962. He had been employed by ...

Alan P Puchalski

June 12, 2018

  Alan P. Puchalski, 56, of Roanoke, VA and formerly of Simpson died peacefully Tuesday morning at home. Born in Carbondale, he was the son of Dolores Kohut Puchalski and the late Peter Puchalski. He was a 1980 graduate of Carbondale Area ...

Adam J. Lutchko

May 27, 2018

  Adam J. Lutchko, 79, of Carbondale died Sunday at Regional Hospital of Scranton following a long battle of illness. His wife of 54 years, the former Theresa V. Boland, died September 5, 2014. Born in Simpson, he was the son of the late A...

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...

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