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Gloria Ann (Barna) Widzon

June 3, 2024

Gloria Ann Widzon, 80, of Forest City died Monday evening at Lehigh Valley Hospital- Pocono surrounded by her family after a brief illness.  She was the wife of William J. Widzon, the couple had been married for 55 years. Born In Carbondale, she ...
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Alice (Gilroy) Vitovsky

May 22, 2024

Alice Gilroy Vitovsky, 65, of Waymart died Wednesday at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville surrounded by her family.  She is the wife of John M. Vitovsky, the couple had been married 40 years. Born in Carbondale, she was the daughter of the late ...

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David E. Arthur

May 6, 2024

David E. Arthur, 95, of Vandling and formerly of Lyndhurst, N.J. died on Monday. Born in Waymart, he was the son of the late George and Anna Novak Arthur. He was a member of St. Rose Parish, St. Michael’s Church, Simpson. Dave was a graduate ...

Yvonne C. (Petrosky) Blair

May 5, 2024

Yvonne C. Blair, 76, of Simpson died Sunday at Geisinger-CMC, Scranton. Born in Brooklyn, NY, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Mary Petrosky. She was educated in Tuxedo Park New York schools. Yvonne was a homemaker and enjoyed raising ...

David J McAndrew

May 2, 2024

David J. McAndrew, 66, of Carbondale died Thursday at Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Dunmore, surrounded by his family. Born in Carbondale, he was the son of the late Joseph and Mary Connell McAndrew. Dave was a graduate of Benjamin Franklin High Sc...

Walter Giovanni Reyes

April 29, 2024

  Walter Giovanni Reyes, 35, of Scranton, PA and formerly of Annapolis, MD., died at Geisinger Community Medical Center, Scranton. Born in Annapolis, he was the son of Adriana Flores Reyes. Walter was educated in Maryland and most recently...

Carolyn E. (Geesey) Rivenburgh

April 17, 2024

  Carolyn E. Rivenburgh, 77, of North Syracuse and formerly of Thompson died Wednesday at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse.  She was the widow of Thomas A. Rivenburgh, who died in 2022. Born in Carbondale, she was the daughter of the lat...

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Joseph E. Wallis, Jr.

April 2, 2024

Joseph E. Wallis, Jr., 92, of Fell Township died Tuesday at home. His wife, the former Rachel Horne died in 2003. Born in Carbondale and raised in the Crystal Lake area of Fell Township, he was the son of the late Joseph E. and Gladys Mae Cosklo W...

Dorothy Ann Bebla

March 30, 2024

  Dorothy Ann Bebla, 81, of Simpson died Saturday at home. Born, May 21, 1942, in Simpson, she was the daughter of the late Michael and Mary Egnotovich Bebla.  Dorothy was a graduate of Fell High School, Simpson class of 1959 and the Comp...
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Sally (Baldwin) Mack

February 23, 2024

Sally Mack, 87, formerly of Carbondale died Friday after an illness at the home of her daughter in Ocala Florida.  Her husband of 62 years was John J. Mack, who died October 16, 2022. Born in Carbondale, daughter of the late Harry and Margaret Po...

Carolyn Diane Rupp

February 23, 2024

CAROLYN D. RUPP age 70 formerly of the Elmira area passed away peacefully on February 23rd, 2024.Carolyn was born in Elmira, NY on February 15th, 1954, to the late Alfred and Patricia Evans Rupp. Carolyn’s greatest loves and accomplishments in h...
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Mary Jane (Evanionka) Hannon

February 10, 2024

On Saturday, February 10, 2024, our loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, and friend, Mary Jane (Schermerhorn) Hannon,  was greeted into the gates of Heaven by her Lord and Savior. Mary was born on February 11, 1950 in Carb...

Catherine M. (Falong) Schultz

February 4, 2024

Catherine M. Schultz, 87, of Waymart died on Sunday at Regional Hospital of Scranton. Her husband is Thomas F. Schultz. Born in Carbondale and raised in Simpson, she was the daughter of the late Andrew and Catherine Gorel Falong. Catherine was a g...

Terry Robert Miles

February 4, 2024

Terry Robert Miles, a man of exceptional skills, passed away at home surrounded by family on February 4, 2024, leaving behind a legacy of love and creativity. Predeceased by his beloved daughter, Chelsea, Terry is survived by his wife Patricia; child...

Margaret M. (Boshman) Bossick

January 25, 2024

Margaret M. Bossick of Carbondale passed away peacefully at home on Thursday after a brief illness.  She was the widow of Joseph D. Bossick who died November 1998. Born in Carbondale, she was the daughter of the late George and Mary Chovan Boshma...
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John S. Gombita

January 19, 2024

  John S. Gombita, 78, of Simpson died peacefully Friday at Regional Hospital of Scranton surrounded by his family.  His wife, the former Kathryn Marie Gurka, died in 2011. Although his family is broken hearted at his passing they know he is...

James M Curyk

January 10, 2024

James M. Curyk, 76, of Simpson died Wednesday at Geisinger- Community Medical Center, Scranton. Born in Carbondale, he was the son of the late Michael and Elizabeth Reby Curyk. He was a graduate of Fell High School, Simpson and Mansfield Universit...
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Lakshmi V. (Pullela) Jayanty

January 7, 2024

Lakshmi V. Jayanty, 98, of Greenfield Township died Sunday at Barnes Kasson Skilled Nursing Home, Susquehanna.   She was the widow of Dr. Surya Jayanty, who died in 1997. Born in Barhampur, India, she was the daughter of the late Somayajulu Pull...

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James P. Plevyak

January 5, 2024

James P. Plevyak, 78, of Simpson died Friday at Geisinger- Community Medical Center, Scranton. Born in Carbondale, he was the son of the late Frank C. and Anna Gombita Plevyak. James was a graduate of Fell High School, Simpson and served in the Pe...
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Gayle Hart

January 2, 2024

  Gayle Hart, ,87 of Montdale, died Tuesday at Geisinger- community Medical Center, Scranton. Born in Peckville, she was the daughter of the late Dorothy Fawcett Lewis. Gayle was a graduate of Scott High School. She retired as a secretary ...

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Marvin G. Benson

December 27, 2023

Marvin G. Benson, 77, of Simpson died Wednesday at Geisinger Community Medical Center, Scranton His wife of 25 years is the former Karen Bianchi. Born in Paterson, NJ, he was the son of the late Earl and Mary Bass Benson. Marvin was a graduate of ...

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Daniel Onufrak

December 21, 2023

Daniel Onufrak, 83, of Albany NY, died peacefully on Thursday, December 21, 2023 surrounded by his family after a short stay at Shaker Place Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. Born in Jermyn, PA on May 11, 1940 and raised in Simpson PA, he was the so...

Louise M. (Scotchlas) Yavoroski

December 19, 2023

  Louise M. Yavoroski, 91, of Carbondale died Tuesday in the Carbondale Nursing Home.  She was the widow of her loving husband, Stanley Peter Yavoroski, who died in 1971. Born in Simpson, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Sophie...

Dorothy Mae (Runco) Jones

December 17, 2023

Dorothy Mae Jones, 83, of Crozet, VA. and formerly of Simpson died Sunday at Piedmont Hospice, Charlottesville, VA.   She was the wife of John “Jack” Jones, who died in July. They were married for 52 years. Born in Carbondale, she was the da...
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Ralph G. Hoyle

December 16, 2023

Ralph G. Hoyle, 90, formerly of Carbondale died on Saturday at Wayne Woodland Manor, Waymart with his family by his side.  His wife, the former Edna Wormuth, died in 2009. Born in Carbondale, he was the son of the late Donald and Mary Dorothy Goo...

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