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Helen M. (Bossick) Rydzik

May 13, 2019

Helen M. Rydzik, 87, of Simpson, died Monday at Allied Hospice in Scranton. She was the widow of Peter P who died in 2016. She was born in Carbondale, daughter of the late John and Stella Goditis Bossick. She was a graduate Benjamin Franklin High ...

Paul S Burnett

May 8, 2019


Veteran
Paul S Burnett, 83, of Eynon and formerly of Simpson died Wednesday at Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, NY. His wife of  61 years is the former Patricia A. Wilk. Born in Simpson, he was the son of the late George and Mary Fendrock Burnett. He...

Mary A. (Brownell) Hollenbeck

April 20, 2019

  Mary A. Hollenbeck, 95,of Carbondale died Saturday at the Carbondale Nursing Center. She was the widow of G. Norris Hollenbeck, who died in 1983. Born in Dickson City, she was the daughter of the late Fred & Margaret Moon Brownell. S...

Helen J (Scotchlas) Ritz

March 31, 2019

  Helen J. Ritz, 96, of Simpson died Sunday at Regional Hospital of Scranton. She was the wife of Bernard Ritz, who died in 1996. Born in Simpson, she was the daughter of the late Joseph & Mary Kalamajka Scotchlas. She was educated in ...

Gladys (Haynes) Murphy

March 29, 2019

Gladys Murphy, 79, of Carbondale, died Friday at the home of her daughter. She is survived by her husband of 59 years, William T. Murphy. Born in Waymart, she was the daughter of the late Russell and Ester Quinn Haynes. Gladys was a graduate of Be...

Regina M (Sarnoski) Arthur

March 20, 2019

  Regina M. Arthur, 90, of Vandling and formerly of Lyndhurst, NJ died Wednesday at Allied Service Hospice. Her husband of 69 years is David E. Arthur. Born in Simpson, she was the daughter of the late John and Josephine Sarnoski. Regina w...

Sophie A. Smith

March 2, 2019

Sophie A. Smith, 61, of Simpson, died Saturday morning at home. She was the widow of Robert J Smith, Sr who died in 1993. Born October 28, 1957, in Carbondale, daughter of the late Frank and Adella Weber Kulick. She was a graduate of Fell High Sch...

Alice B. Burns Elitz

February 28, 2019

Alice B. Eltz, 93, of Carbondale died Thursday at Allied Service Hospice Unit, Scranton. She was the widow of Joseph Reilly, who died in 1963 and Henry J. Eltz, who died in 2001. Born in Carbondale, she was the daughter of the late James and Mary ...

Mary "Molly" A. (Falong) Zavacky

February 21, 2019

  Mary A (Molly) Zavacky ,91, of Simpson departed this life on February 21,2019. Her husband of 67 years, Joseph passed away in 2018. Born in Carbondale, she was the daughter of the late George and Kathryn Homets Falong. She was a graduate...

Tessie (Pasterchik) Dewitt

February 13, 2019

Tessie Dewitt, 97, formerly of Carbondale died Wednesday at the Forest City Nursing Center. Born in Simpson, on March 9, 1921, she was the daughter of the late Metro & Irene Kulick Pasterchik. She was a graduate of Fell High School, Simpson. ...

Andrew J Zulick, Jr

February 10, 2019

  Andrew J. Zulick, Jr., 64, of Carbondale died Sunday at home. Born in Carbondale, he is the son of Lillian Griffin Zulick, Carbondale and the late Andrew Zulick. He was a 1973 graduate of Benjamin Franklin High School, Carbondale. Andy h...

Laura A (Oswald) Mayer

January 22, 2019

  Laura A. (Oswald) Mayer, 51, of Greenfield Township died Tuesday at Regional Hospital of Scranton after a courageous battle with breast cancer. Her husband of 13 years is Richard Mayer. Born in Carbondale, she is the daughter of Sophie T...

Kimberly A Rupp

January 17, 2019

Kimberly A Rupp, 50, of Whites Crossing, died Thursday at Regional Hospital of Scranton. Born in Carbondale, she was the daughter of the late Stanley J. and Anna Mae Bedrin Rupp. She was a graduate of Sacred Heart High School, Carbondale and recei...

James P Bishop

January 15, 2019


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James P. Bishop, 79, of Simpson died Tuesday at Moses Taylor hospital in Scranton. He is survived by his wife of 55 years, the former Carol Philback. Born in Simpson, son of the late Phillip and Mary Lescinski Bishop. He was a graduate of Fell Hig...

Anthony S. "Tony" Propeack

January 2, 2019

Anthony “Tony” Stephen Propeack, born February 4, 1961, left his family and friends too soon on January 2, 2019. A long-time resident of Simpson, Pa, he died of coronary arrest at the Regional Hospital of Scranton surrounded by people who love hi...

Stephen Kowalsky

January 1, 2019

  Stephen Kowalsky  95, of Pleasant Mount fell asleep in the Lord Tuesday at home.   Born in beautiful Pleasant Mount, one of 10 children he was the son Joachim and Glafira Kowalsky, both immigrants from Austria to America through...

Frank I Rusin

December 20, 2018

  Frank I. Rusin, 90, of Carbondale died Thursday, December 20, 2018 at Wayne Woodlands Manor, Waymart. His wife the former Nancy Stancavage, died in 1992. Born in Whites Crossing, he was the son of the late Jacob and JoAnn Harenza Rusin. ...

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...

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