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Victoria (Herchik) Baker

July 16, 2021

  Victoria Baker, 72, of Greenfield Township died Friday morning at home. She was the widow of Frank Baker, who died in 2018. Born in Carbondale, she was the daughter of the late Peter and Margaret Scepita Herchik. She was a graduate of Fe

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Richard R. "Dick" Kelly

July 16, 2021

  Richard “Dick” Kelly,90, of Archbald died Friday  at Scranton Regional Hospital after a sudden illness.  He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Florence Merrick Kelly. Born in Archbald, he was the son of the late Edwin and Teresa

Marilyn E (Ordnung) Lewis

July 12, 2021

Marilyn E. Lewis, 90, of South Scranton died Monday at Mountain View Nursing Center, Scranton. She was the widow of James J. Lewis, who died in 1996. Jim was the love of her life. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late William C. and M

Gertrude (Tokarchick) Fedak

July 11, 2021

Gertrude Fedak, 95, of Carbondale died at home on Sunday surrounded by her family.  She was the widow of Basil Fedak who died in 2010. Born in Carbondale, she was the daughter of the late Andrew and Anna Suchick Tokarchick. She was a graduate of

Mary (O'Neill) Lisowski

July 10, 2021

  Mary “Molly” Lisowski, 94, long-time Simpson resident, died peacefully in the presence of her family, of natural causes, on July 10, 2021. She was the widow of Peter Lisowski, Sr, who died in 2001. Born October 5, 1926, in Pleasant M

Gerald F. Corrigan, Jr

July 9, 2021

Gerald F. Corrigan, Jr., 56, of Carbondale died Friday evening at Regional Hospital, Scranton. Born in Scranton , he is the son of JoAnn Turano Corrigan, Carbondale and the late Gerald F. Corrigan, Sr. He was a graduate of Carbondale Area High Sch

Melba (Clark) Collum

July 8, 2021

Melba Collum, 97, of Clifford Township died Thursday, July 8 at the Green Ridge Nursing Center, Scranton.  She was the widow of Mahlon  G. Collum, who died in 2005. The couple had been married for 57 years at the time of his death. Born July 20,

Margaret C. (Smith) Hartmann

June 18, 2021

  Margaret Craigmile Hartmann, 86, of Scranton died Friday at the home of her daughter. She was the widow of Rev. William C. Hartmann, who died in 2012. Born in Aberdeen, Scotland, she was the daughter of the late Frank V. and Jeannie I. C

Ann C. Humphrey

June 13, 2021

  Ann C. Humphrey, 65 of Elk Lake, Waymart died Sunday at home. Born in Honesdale, she was the daughter of the late Harold and Ardis Emmett Humphrey. Ann was a graduate of Carbondale Area High School, Carbondale.  She retired as a waitres

Elizabeth (Gardas) Hughes

June 3, 2021

Elizabeth “Betty” Gardas-Hughes, of Waymart went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, June 3rd. She passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family. She is survived by her son, Glenn, his wife Gift, and grandchildren Sierra and Bryce alon

Tyler Thomas Dancho

May 31, 2021

Tyler T. Dancho, 22 of Eynon died Monday. Born in Scranton, he was the son of Lori Ogozaly Dancho, with whom he resided and Raymond P. Dancho. Tyler was a 2017 graduate of Valley View High School, Archbald and was currently enrolled by Lynn Univer

Joseph M. Zrowka

May 28, 2021

Joseph M. Zrowka, 57, of Simpson died Friday at home. Born in Carbondale, he was the son of Mary Smith Zrowka, Simpson and the late Myron Zrowka.  Joseph was a 1981 graduate of Carbondale Area High School and a 1985 graduate of Marywood Universit

Nancy A. (Proseus) Waite

May 19, 2021

Nancy A. Waite, 70, of Simpson died Wednesday at Allied Service Nursing Center, Scranton.  Her husband of 31 years is Lloyd Waite. Born in Rochester, NY., she was the daughter of the late Walter & Arlene Braund Proseus. Nancy was a graduate o

Valentine L. Wasnock

May 17, 2021

  Val passed away from a sudden and debilitating illness, surrounded by those that loved him in his final hours. Val was a lifelong resident of Carbondale and was born on Valentine’s Day.  He was a 1960 graduate of the former Fell High Sch

Frank Kozup, Jr

April 23, 2021

Frank Kozup, Jr 71, of Simpson died Friday. Born in Carbondale, he was the son of the late Frank and Anastasia Sekeresky Kozup. He was a graduate of Fell High School, Simpson.  Frank had been employed by Hendrick Manufacturing, Carbondale  and m

Bruce W. Gardner

April 19, 2021

  Bruce W. Gardner, 69 of Greenfield Township died Monday at the Wayne Memorial Hospital, Honesdale.  His wife is the former, Rose Urda. Born in Carbondale, he is the son of the late Maurice C. and Thelma Pierce Gardner. Bruce was a gradu

Deborah M. (Busalacchi) Busalacchi

April 10, 2021

Deborah M. Busalacchi, 42, of Carbondale entered into eternal rest on April 10th, 2021. Deborah M. Busalacchi, after a lifelong battle, has entered into eternal peace on April 10th with her mother who preceded her, Deborah L. Vandermark. Deborah w

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Joseph P Lehutsky

April 6, 2021

Joseph Peter Lehutsky, 83, of Waymart passed into the Arms of Jesus on Tuesday evening. He is survived by his wife, Marion, with whom he spent 60 years of marriage. April 15th would have marked the couple’s anniversary. Joe was born on January 4

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Stephen W. Gallick

March 29, 2021

  Stephen W. Gallick, 94, of Simpson died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital, Honesdale. His wife, the former Helen Scepita Gallick died in 2013. Born in Simpson, he was the son of the late Stephen J and Mary Gitch Gallick.  He was a gradu

Mary Louise (Dottle) Cure

March 25, 2021

Mary Louise Cure, 70, of Carbondale died Thursday at home. She is the widow of John D. Cure, Sr., who died in 2014. Born in Carbondale, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Marie Kanuik Dottle. She was a graduate of Benjamin Franklin High S

Gerald W "Jerry" Shaffer

March 23, 2021

Gerald “ Jerry” Shaffer, 59, of Whites Crossing died Tuesday at Geisinger-Community Medical Center, Scranton.  His wife of 31 years is the former Lorie Sarnoski. Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late Frank and Mae Reid Shaffer. He was

James Kellogg

March 9, 2021

James Kellogg, 48, of Carbondale passed peacefully on Tuesday, March 9th, at Geisinger-Community Medical Center, Scranton, as the result of a heart ailment. His loving wife, Michelle, was at his bedside. Born in Carbondale, he is the son of Harvey

Theodore Wengrin, Sr.

March 1, 2021

Theodore Wengrin , Sr. 78 of Simpson died Monday at Allied Service Hospice,  Scranton.  His wife, the former Jean R Viney died in December 2019.  The couple had been married for 56 years. Born in Simpson he was the son of the late Michael and M

James R Thomas

February 26, 2021

James R. Thomas, 53, of Jermyn died Friday, February 26th at home. Born in Carbondale, he was the son of the late James A. and Christine Ogozaly Thomas. Jim lived in Jermyn most of his life and had been employed by Scranton Wilbert Vault Co., Jess

Carol Ann {Kopoch} Alvaro

February 22, 2021

  Carol Ann Alvaro, 70, of Carbondale died peacefully Monday surrounded by her family at the home of her son Stephen and daughter-in-law Andrea, who was her caregiver.  She was the wife of Russell L. Alvaro, the couple had been married for 4

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