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Luke G Brown

December 13, 2018

Luke Brown, 52, of Simpson, PA reeled in his lines and moved to the best fishing waters on December 13, 2018.  Luke was under the competent and compassionate care of Geisinger Health at the time.  His wife and sometime fishing partner, Peggy Brown,...

Richard M Daniels

December 12, 2018


Veteran
  Richard M. Daniels, 77, of Simpson died Wednesday at Allied Service hospice Unit, Scranton. His wife is the former Amelia Washeleski. Born in Honesdale, he was the son of the late Mark and Erna Margaret Comfort Daniels. Richard served in...

Lorraine M Kolcun

December 11, 2018

  Lorraine M. Kolcun, 69, of Simpson died Tuesday at the Carbondale Nursing Home. Born in Carbondale on December 27th, 1948, she was daughter of the late John and Victoria Jackovitz Kolcun. She was a graduate of Fell High School, Simpson a...

Barbara A. (Gursky) Makariou

November 12, 2018

  Barbara A. Gursky Makariou, 72, of Scranton died Monday at home. Born in Carbondale, she was the daughter of the late Adam V. and Bridget M. Krantz Gursky. She was a graduate of Forest City High School and Lackawanna Junior College. Barbara ...

Alan B Bianchi

November 11, 2018

Alan B. Bianchi, 69, of Simpson died Sunday at home. Born in Passaic, NJ, he is the son of Helen Peskosky Bianchi, Simpson and the late Peter Bianchi. Alan was a 1967 graduate of Pope Pius XII High School, Passaic. He was employed by Spojnia Manor...

Victoria I Prybicien Karausky

November 9, 2018

Victoria I. Karausky, 90, of Vandling  died Friday at the Forest City Nursing Center.  She was the widow of Dave Karausky, who died in 1991. Born in Mayfield on Feb. 17, 1928, daughter of the late Frank and Anna Laskowski Prybicien, Victoria was...

Elizabeth (Wengrin) Gerek

October 31, 2018

  Elizabeth “Betty” Gerek, 83, of Simpson died Wednesday at home after a long battle with Alzheimer’s Disease. She was the widow of Michael Gerek, who died in 1978. Born in Simpson, she was the daughter of the late Michael & Mary...

Elizabeth (Wengrin) Gerek

October 31, 2018

  Elizabeth “Betty” Gerek, 83, of Simpson died Wednesday at home after a long battle with Alzheimer’s Disease. She was the widow of Michael Gerek, who died in 1978. Born in Simpson, she was the daughter of the late Michael & Mary...

Gerard Michael Sheare

October 24, 2018

Gerard Michael Sheare, 51, of Thompson died Wednesday at Geisinger- CMC, Scranton. His wife is the former Beverly J. Walsh. He was born in Scranton, son of Particia Yarnes- Munley, Clarks Summit. He attended Lakeland High School. Gerard was the ow...

Donald A Ogozaly

October 20, 2018

  Donald A. Ogozaly, 72 of Forest City and formerly of Simpson died Saturday at Geisinger-CMC from injuries after being struck with an automobile. Born in Simpson, he was the son of the late John & Stella Shock Ogozaly Sr. He attended ...

John J Borosky

October 16, 2018


Veteran
Army Staff SGT. (Ret.) John J. Borosky, 80, of Simpson passed away Tuesday October 16th, 2018 at home.  By his side until the end were his wife of 59 years, Mary K. (Pender) and his family.  Born in Richmondale, John was the son of the late Edward ...

Veronica (Verib) Burko

October 11, 2018

  Veronica Burko, 89, of Carbondale, died Thursday at the Forest City Nursing Center. She was the widow of Joseph Burko who died November 23, 2005. They had been married for 55 years. Born on May 8, 1929, in Browndale, she was the daughter...

Charlotte Price Halstead

September 26, 2018

Charlotte P. Halstead, 82, of Clifford Twp. died Wednesday evening at home. Her husband Paul F. Halstead died in 2014. Born September 14, 1936 in Union Dale, she was the daughter of the late Samuel and Marguarite Foster Price. Charlotte and her hu...

John A. Smith

September 25, 2018

  John A. Smith, 81, of Carbondale died Tuesday at home. His wife, the former Shirley Allen died in 2016. Born in Carbondale, he was the son of the late John and Julia Smith. He attended Benjamin Franklin High School and was employed in hi...

John "Jack" G. Daniels

September 22, 2018


Veteran
John “ Jack” G. Daniels, 72, of Simpson died Saturday at the Forest City Nursing Center. His wife is the former Carol Lutchko. The couple would have celebrated their 44th wedding anniversary on Friday. Born in Simpson, he was the son of the la...

Kerri Ann Cooper

August 22, 2018

Kerri Ann Cooper, 47, of Shenandoah died Wednesday, August 22 nd from injuries sustained in an automobile crash in Columbia County. Born on May 11, 1971, in Jersey City, New Jersey, she was the daughter of the late Gary G. and JoAnne Young Cooper....

Thomas L. Golecki

August 20, 2018


Veteran
  Thomas L. Golecki, 85, of Simpson passed into his Father’s Hands early Monday at the Carbondale Nursing Center. His wife is the former Mary Lou Petak. Born in Forest City and a graduate of Forest City High School Tom became a helicopte...

Thomas Maholchic

August 20, 2018

Thomas Maholchic, 44, of Simpson died Monday in New Jersey. Born in Newark, NJ, on August 27, 1973, he is the son of James T. Maholchic, Simpson and the late Mary Lou Kovalesky Maholchic. He resided in Fords New Jersey and was a graduate of Woodbr...

Carol R Malinowski

August 6, 2018

Carol R. Malinowski, 73, of Eynon died Monday at Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Dunmore. Born in Eynon, she was the daughter of the late Leonard and Josephine Urbanowicz Malinowski. She was a 1962 graduate of Archbald High School and St. Joseph’s ...

Robert "BO" Bilinsky

July 14, 2018


Veteran
  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...

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