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John "Jack" W. Brennan

January 17, 2023

John “ Jack” Brennan, 70, of Jermyn died Tuesday at Allied Service Hospice surrounded by his family. The son of the late John and Mary Newcomb Brennan, Jack grew up in Carbondale and attended St. Rose High School. He graduated from Lackawanna Jun...
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Roberta H. (Para) Sefchick

December 30, 2022

Roberta “Honey” Para Sefchick, of Prompton passed away Friday peacefully in her sleep. Her loving husband, Joseph J. Sefchick, Sr., died in 2007. Born and raised in Whites Crossing, PA. she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Maryann Shedl...
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Gail L. (Chubb) Henry

December 23, 2022

Gail L. Henry, 79, of Carbondale died Friday at the Carbondale Nursing Center. She was the widow of Thomas W. Henry, who died December 13, 2021. Born in Carbondale, she was the daughter of the late Ervin A. and Mildred Robinson Chubb. Gail was a 1...
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Mary Theresa (Gallas) Garbera

December 2, 2022

  Mary Theresa “Tess” Garbera, 76, of Milford died Friday at the home she shared with her longtime partner, John Waycie after a brief illness. She was the widow of Michael Garbera, who died in 2004.   Born in Carbondale, she wa...
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Elizabeth M. (Baranowski) Pisarcik

November 30, 2022

Elizabeth “Betty “ Pisarcik, 99 of Simpson died Wednesday November 30 at Carbondale Nursing and Rehabilitation. She was the widow of Paul E. Pisarcik who died August 17, 1999. They were married September 23,1944. Betty was born June 16, 1923 in ...

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George Lupyak

November 27, 2022

  George Lupyak, 79, of Simpson died Sunday evening at Allied Service Hospice Center, Wilkes Barre. Born in Simpson, he was the son of the late George and Helen Zielenskie Lupyak, Sr.  He was a graduate of Fell High School, Simpson. Georg...

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Robert E. Dragwa

November 23, 2022

Robert E. Dragwa, 81, of Simpson died Wednesday at the Carbondale Nursing & Rehabilitation Center surrounded by his family. His wife and best friend  of 53 years, is the former Irene Zawisky. Born in Carbondale, he was the son the  late Jose...

Charles N. Ksenich

November 16, 2022

Charles N. Ksenich, 80, formerly of Pleasant Mount died Wednesday night at the Julia Ribaudo Nursing Center, Lake Ariel. His wife , the former Catherine Joan Welch died in 2016.   Born in Carbondale, he was the son of the late Peter and Josephine S...

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Chester J. Kucharski

November 15, 2022

Chester J. Kucharski, 96, formerly of Whites Crossing died Tuesday night at the Gino Merli Veterans Center, Scranton. He was preceded in death by two wives, Angela DeFazio and Evelyn Sirianni Tarchak. Born in Whites Crossing, he was the son of the...
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Audrey M. (Gaydosh) Malinowski

October 22, 2022

Audrey Malinowski 85, of Union Dale, passed away at home peacefully, on Saturday, October 22, 2022. She was the wife of the late Joseph Malinowski who died in 1992. Born in Forest City, she was the daughter of Frank and Leona (Roach) Gaydosh. A...

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John J. Mack

October 16, 2022

John J. Mack, 92, of Carbondale died Sunday at Allied Service Hospice, Scranton. His wife of 62 years is the former Sally Baldwin, of Carbondale. Born in Elizabeth, NJ, he was the son of the late John and Anna Cain Mack. He was a graduate of St. E...

Eric A Heiser

October 15, 2022

Eric A. Heiser, 31, of Browndale died Saturday at home. Born in Philadelphia, he was the son of David A. Heiser, Browndale and the late Ramona Gruby Heiser. Eric was a graduate of North East High School, Philadelphia. He was employed as a CDL- tru...

Martha (Sutor) Dapper

October 7, 2022

Martha Dapper, 100, formerly of Simpson died Friday at Mid Valley Health Care Center. She was the widow of Frank Dapper. They were married 65 years at the time of his passing. A lifelong resident of Simpson, she was born on April 12, 1922, to the ...

Dolores (Renczkowski) Kowalewski

September 26, 2022

Dolores ( Dee / Deanie) Kowalewski, 87, of Forest City died Monday at Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Dunmore. She was the widow of Joseph Kowalewski, who died in 1995. The couple had been married for 34 years at the time of his passing. Born in Fore...
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Judith A (Morrison) Borosky

September 16, 2022

Judith A. Borosky, 80, of Jermyn died Friday at home. She was the widow of Michael J. Borosky, who died in 2007. Born in Carbondale, she was the daughter of the late James Edward and Doris Denny Morrison. She was a graduate of Benjamin Franklin Hi...
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Maryann (Ruddy) Melnick

September 15, 2022

Maryann Melnick, 90, of Simpson,  died Thursday at Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Dunmore. Her  beloved husband of 65 years,  the late  Michael J. Melnick passed away on October  8, 2017. Born in Simpson,  daughter of the late Michael and Anna...

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John C. Bein

September 14, 2022

  John C. Bein, 77, of Simpson died Wednesday at Aventura at Terrace View Nursing Center, Peckville surrounded by his loving family. His wife of 42 years, is the former Grace M. Leonard. Born in Carbondale and raised in Simpson, he was the...
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Florence T. Merrick Kelly

September 14, 2022

  Florence Merrick Kelly (90) of Archbald died Wednesday, in the house she was born in and lived her entire life.  Born in Archbald, she was the daughter of the late Thomas Merrick and Florence Dean Merrick.  Her loving husband of 63 years,...

Lillian M (Chupak) Tarenko

September 8, 2022

Lillian M. Tarenko, 96, of Lubbock Texas died on September 8, 2022. She was the widow of the Rev. William Tarenko, who died in 2016. Born in Passaic, NJ, she was the daughter of Michael and Maria Chupak.  Upon her marriage to Father Tarenko, she ...

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Lee S. Fuhrman

September 5, 2022

Lee S. Fuhrman, 76, of Delaware passed peacefully Monday at his summer home in Uniondale, PA.  His devoted wife of 37 years is the former Pamela Robinson, was by his side. Born in Scranton, PA,  he was the son of the late Stewart and Elizabeth ...

Ann Marie (Sisco) Magalski

September 3, 2022

Ann Marie Magalski, 81, of Richmondale was called to eternal life on Saturday, September 3rd, 2022 at Allied Service Hospice, Scranton. Born in Carbondale, she was the daughter of the late Peter and Mary Falonk Sisco. She was a graduate of Fell To...

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Thomas A. Rivenburgh

August 21, 2022

  Thomas A. Rivenburgh, 88, of Thompson died Sunday at Allied Service Hospice, Scranton. His wife of 56 years is the former Carolyn Geesey. Born in Carbondale, he was the son of the late Asa Reid and Hattie Belle Champion Rivenburgh.  Tho...
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Teresa Ann Emmet

July 26, 2022

Teresa Ann Emmet, 69, of Honesdale died Tuesday at Moses Taylor Hospital, Scranton. Born in Freeport, NY, she was the daughter of the late Peter & Delores Arnold Emmet.  Teresa was educated in Catholic schools. She also took classes in massag...
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Delores A. (Carito) Scotchlas

July 16, 2022

Delores A. Scotchlas, of Simpson died Saturday afternoon at Regional Hospital of Scranton, one month short of her 90th birthday. Her husband of  71 years is Michael F. Scotchlas. Born in Carbondale, she was the daughter of the late Anthony and Ma...
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Marion A. (Osborn) Swencki

June 30, 2022

Marion A. Swencki, 73, of Georgetown, DE and formerly of Lake Ariel fell asleep in the Lord on Thursday, June 30th. Her husband of 50 years is the Rev. Dennis Swencki. Born in Staten Island, NY, daughter of the late Norvel and Adele Simonson Osbor...

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