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Walter M. Beebe

January 17, 2022

Walter M. Beebe, 66, of Simpson died Monday at the Gardens at East Mountain, Plains Township. His wife is the former Carol Ann Morden. Born in Johnson City, NY, he was the son of the late Henry F. and Edith Irene Holcolm Beebe. Walter was a gra

Albert S. Pevec

January 17, 2022

Albert S. Pevec, 80, died peacefully at the home of his daughter on Monday. Born in Browndale, son of the late Albert Pevec and Margaret Kopach.  Albert grew up in Browndale working at his family’s gas station. He graduated from Forest City Hig

Beatrice Sue (Buchanan) Allison

January 6, 2022

Beatrice Sue Allison, 73, of Carbondale died Thursday at Regional Hospital of Scranton. Born in Hancock, NY, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Beatrice Todd Buchanan. She was a graduate of Forest City High School. She had been employed i

Stella (Zrowka) Obzud

December 31, 2021

On Dec. 31st, Stella (Zrowka) Obzud, 94, left her earthly life to return home to her maker and the special place reserved for her in heaven. She was the last survivor of the Paraska & Hnatko Zrowka clan of 13 children which included brothers Mich

Catherine V. (Surace) Williamson

December 29, 2021

Catherine V. Williamson, 85 of Whites Crossing, Carbondale Township died Wednesday at Geisinger CMC, Scranton.  Her husband of 51 years is James E. Williamson. Born in Whites Crossing, she was the daughter of the late Patrick Sr and Catherine Lat

Beatrice A. (Monahan) Plonski

December 25, 2021

Beatrice A. Plonski, 87, of Carbondale died Christmas Day at home surrounded by her family. She was the widow of Joseph Plonski, who died in 2013. Born in Carbondale, she was the daughter of the late Edward J. and Beatrice Flannery Monahan. Beatri

Ann (Zrowka) Connolly

December 19, 2021

Ann “Honchie” Connolly (nee Zrowka) was born in Simpson, PA on August 26, 1928 and passed away on December 19, 2021, at the age of 93.  She is survived by her sister, Stella Obzud, of Simpson.  Ann is also survived by her sons, Kevin, of Simpso

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Thomas W. Henry

December 13, 2021

  Thomas W. Henry, 84, of Carbondale died Monday evening at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville. His wife is the former Gail Chubb. The couple had been married for 59 years. Born in Carbondale, he was the son of the late Elmer and Bernice H

Arthur C Wiggins

December 4, 2021

  Arthur C. Wiggins, 87, of Carbondale died Saturday morning at home. His wife is the former Bette S. Dilley. The couple had been married for 65 years. Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late Arthur C. and Marguerite Holt Wiggins Sr.

Nona Beverly (Penney) Slebodnik

December 2, 2021

Nona Beverly Slebodnik, 80, of Carbondale died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital, Honesdale. She was the wife of James F. Slebodnik. The couple had been married for 25 years. Born in Kingsville Texas, she was the daughter of the late Nolan L. an

Joan (Kulenich) Beal

November 29, 2021

Joan Beal, 93, of Simpson died Monday at the Jewish Home of Eastern PA., Scranton. She was the widow of Alexander Beal, who died in 2012. Born in Mayfield, she was the daughter of the late Andrew and Florence Kelechawa Kulenich. She was a graduate

Amelia M (Karausky) Morris

November 23, 2021

  Amelia M. Morris, 89, of Simpson died Tuesday at Wayne Woodlands Manor, Waymart. She was the wife of John F. Morris. The couple had been married for 55 years. Born in Amelia Carbondale, she was the daughter of the late Anthony and Domice

Richard Kutch

November 12, 2021

Richard Kutch, 60, of Simpson died Friday at home. His wife of 35 years is the former, Donna Richardson. Born in Carbondale, November 13, 1960, he was the son of the late Anthony & Lucy Klimek Kutch. He attended Lakeland High School. Richard h

Joseph Cyril O'Connell

November 7, 2021

Joseph Cyril O’Connell, 75 of Carbondale died Sunday at Regional Hospital of Scranton. His loving wife of 35 years is the former Linda M. Potis. He is also survived by a brother-in-law, John Potis and wife Anne, Cape Coral, FL.,  sister-in-law,

Helen L. (Walicki) Regal-Arthur

October 31, 2021

Helen L. Regal-Arthur, 95, of Simpson passed away peacefully on Sunday.  She was preceded in death by two husbands, John Regal and Willis Arthur. Born in Carbondale, she was the daughter of the late Dominick and Tekla Malinowski Walicki. Helen st

Helen (Laba) Revak

October 31, 2021

Helen Laba Revak, died Sunday at home 9 days short of her 98th birthday. She was the widow of Basil Revak, who died in 2003. Born on November 9, 1923, in Simpson, she was the daughter of the late Michael and Julia Petrilak Laba. Helen was a gradua

Mary Ann (Chichura) Congdon

October 5, 2021

  Mary Ann Congdon, 83, of Dundaff died peacefully on Tuesday surrounded by her family. She was the widow of Richard Congdon, who died in 1969. Born in Scott Township, she was the daughter of the late Nicholas and Anna Petrick Chichura. Ma

Teresa M (Bishop) Caffery

October 4, 2021

Teresa M. Caffery, 94, died Monday at Creekside Nursing Center, Carbondale. Her husband, Damian O. “Bud” Caffery died in 2000. Born in Poyntelle, she was the daughter of the late Walter Bishop and Katherine Lietinger Skvoretz and Frank Skvoret

Carrie Lynn (Gray) Prebich

October 3, 2021

  Carrie Lynn Prebich, 61, of Carbondale passed away Sunday at Regional Hospital of Scranton. Her husband and best friend of 33 years is Robert J. Bendersky. Born in Carbondale, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Sonia White Gray.

Theresa A. (Burns) Petrilak

September 29, 2021

Theresa Burns Petrilak, 82, of Carbondale died Wednesday at the Carbondale Nursing Home. Born in Carbondale and raised in Forest City she was the daughter of the late James & Ann Williams Burns. Theresa was a graduate of Forest City High Schoo

Gerald J. Krenitsky

September 28, 2021

Gerald J. Krenitsky, 61 of Simpson died Monday at home. Born in  Carbondale, he is the son of Rita Potson Krenitsky, Simpson and the late Michael  Krenitsky. Jerry was a graduate of Carbondale Area High School, Class of 1978 and obtained a de

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Thomas A. Dragwa

September 22, 2021

Thomas A. Dragwa, 82, of Carbondale passed September 22nd 2021. He and his wife, the former Patricia McGee were married for 57 amazing years. Born in Simpson, he was the son of the late Joseph and Mary Howanitz Dragwa. Thomas was a graduate of Fel

Joann D. Tarchuck

September 4, 2021

Joann D. Tarchuck, 80, of Simpson died Saturday at Creekside Nursing Home, Carbondale. Born in Whites Crossing, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Victoria Krishak Tarchuck. Joann was a graduate of Lakeland High School. She had been emplo

Diane M (McHugh) Descoteaux

August 23, 2021

  Diane M. Descoteaux, 72, of Carbondale died Monday at Regional Hospital of Scranton. Her husband, Leo Descoteaux, died in 2018. Born in Blakely, she was the daughter of the late John and Catherine MacKarell McHugh. Diane was a graduate o

Patricia A. (Yarnes) Munley

August 23, 2021

Patricia A. Munley 77, of Clarks Summit died Monday at Geisinger CMC Scranton.   Born in Jamestown NY, raised and educated in Simpson PA. She was the daughter of the late Robert Yarnes and Catherine Fortuna Yarnes. Patricia was employed

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