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Valentine M Tomsky

March 19, 2020


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Valentine M. Tomsky, 91, of Palm Harbor, FL died Thursday at Empath Hospice. His wife, the former Stella Campolo, died in 2014. Born in Simpson, he was the son of the late John and Celia Kusiniska Tomcikosky. He attended Fell Township School and w...

Leo F Skorupa

March 17, 2020


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Leo Frank Skorupa, formerly of Simpson, PA., died Tuesday afternoon after a brief illness.  Born in Simpson, November 2, 1927, Leo was the son of the late John and Katarzyna Pokora Skorupa, he was one of nine children.  He is the husband of J...

Paul J Verkitus

March 17, 2020

Paul J. Verkitus, 33, of Archbald passed away on Tuesday at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, after a short illness. He was the son of Suzanne Golden Verkitus and Peter Verkitus, Archbald. Paul worked hard as an employee of Leeward Construction....

Emily A. (Kost) Bebla, R.N.

March 9, 2020

Emily A. Bebla, R.N., 78 of Vandling died Monday at home. She was the wife of Andrew Bebla, Jr. The couple had been married for over 56 years. Born in Richmondale, she was the daughter of the late Nicholas and Anna Koslowsky Kost. She was a gradua...

Walter J Hydash

March 4, 2020

  Walter J. Hydash, 71, of Dickson City died Wednesday at Geisinger CMC, Scranton. His wife is the former, Anna Sneider.  Walter is also survived by seven children, ten  grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Arrangements by Oliver S...

Timothy A. Wentovich

March 2, 2020

Timothy A. Wentovich, 61, of Simpson died Monday at Creekside Nursing Center, Carbondale, after a long battle with cancer. Born in Carbondale, he is the son of the late Peter And Joyce McEwan Wentovich. Tim was a graduate of Carbondale Area School...

Thomas E. Arthur

March 1, 2020

Thomas E. Arthur, 82, of Whites Crossing, Carbondale, died Sunday at the Forest City Nursing Home. His wife of over 43 years is the former, Norma Phillips. Born in Whites Crossing, he was the son of the late George and Anna Novak Arthur. Tom was a...

Ambrose A Wilk

February 28, 2020


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Ambrose “Philly” Wilk, 88, of Vandling and formerly of Simpson died Friday at the Forest City Nursing Home. His wife, the former Helen M. Tomcykoski, died in 1988. Born in Simpson, he was the son of the late Joseph and Helen Voinski Wilk. He w...

Beverly C. (Stroud) Bilinsky

February 18, 2020

Beverly C. Bilinsky, 69, passed away unexpectedly at home on Tuesday. She was the widow of Robert K. Bilinsky, who passed in 2018. Born in N. Little Rock Arkansas, she is the daughter of Verdie Pruitt Stroud, Jacksonville, Ar.. and the late Ole...

Charles H. Horton

February 16, 2020

  Charles H. Horton, a lifelong resident of Clifford Township, son of the late William J. Horton and J. Pauline Prudish, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday at Geisinger CMC, surrounded by his family. Charles is survived by his wife, the fo...

Mary E. (Moylan) O'Millian

February 12, 2020

Mary E. O’Millian, 91, formerly of Carbondale died Wednesday evening at the Wayne Woodlands Manor, Waymart. She was the widow of Joseph P. O’Millian, Sr., who died in 2003. Born in Carbondale, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Sally ...

Michael R. Kresock

January 26, 2020

  Michael R. Kresock, 81, of Simpson died Sunday at Allied Services Skilled Nursing Facility, Scranton. Mike was born on January 3, 1939, the son of the late John and Mary Dzurine Kresock. He was the last of five boys born to the Kresock...

Veronica A (Paul) Tarchack

January 21, 2020

Veronica A. Tarchack, 89, of Carbondale died Tuesday after a brief stay at Allied Services Hospice Center in Scranton. She was the widow of Edward A. Tarchack, who died in 2016. The couple was married for 64 years. Born in Wilkes-Barre, she was th...

Dorothy (Huncharek) Bowan

January 17, 2020

Dorothy Bowan, 89, of Simpson died Friday at home. She was the widow of Paul Bowan, who died in 1997.. Born in Simpson, she was the daughter of the late Nicholas and Julia Huncharek. She was a graduate of Fell High School, Simpson. She spent the m...

Jennifer Lynn (Cure) Korner

January 17, 2020

Jennifer Lynn Korner, 41, of Carbondale died Friday from injuries after being struck with an automobile. Born in Carbondale, she was the daughter of Mary Louise Dottle, Carbondale and the late John Cure. Jennifer had been employed as a manager of ...

Irene (Selemba) Suchniak

January 10, 2020

  Irene Suchniak, 89, of Carbondale died Friday at Creekside Nursing Home, Carbondale. She was the widow of Metro Suchniak, who passed away in 2001. Born 1930 in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Mary & Harry Selemba. She was ...

Michael Kohut

January 3, 2020


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Michael Kohut, 89, of Waymart and formerly of Simpson died Friday at home. His wife, the former Joan Marie Pfeifer died in 2010. Born in Simpson, he was the son of the late Michael and Tessie Petroshock Kohut. He was a 1949 graduate of Fell High S...

Margaret M. (Gordon) Riley

December 31, 2019

  Margaret M. Riley, 76, of Carbondale died Tuesday at Creekside Nursing Home., after a brief illness. She was the widow of Thomas Riley. Born in Carbondale, she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Mary Van Nort Gordon. She was a gradu...

Jean R. (Viney) Wengrin

December 29, 2019

Jean R. Wengrin, 75, of Simpson died Sunday at Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Dunmore. She was the wife of Theodore Wengrin, Sr.   The couple had been married for 56 years. Born in Carbondale, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Blanche H...

Thelma J (Pierce) Keen

December 28, 2019

  Thelma J. Pierce Gardner Keen passed away peacefully Saturday morning, December 28th. The daughter of Raymond and Lottie Pierce, Thelma was born on a warm June day in 1929. She was a 1947 graduate of Benjamin Franklin High School, Carbondal...

Robert W Markowski

December 27, 2019

  Robert W. Markowski, 76, died Friday at the Forest City Nursing Center, Forest City. His wife, the former Irene Daviduk died in 2000. Born in New York City, he was the son of the late Kurt and Berta Steinfeldt Markowski. He graduated New...

Eugene Ogozaly

December 24, 2019

Eugene Ogozaly, 59, of Carbondale died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital, Honesdale.   Born in Carbondale, he was the son of the late Eugene and Ruth Sheare Ogozaly. Gene attended Carbondale Area Schools and had been employed by Sheare Co...

Ronald V Wetzel

December 24, 2019

Ronald V. Wetzel, 58, of Simpson, died Tuesday at Regional Hospital, Scranton. Born in Scranton, he was the son of Lorraine Chorba Munley, Jessup, and the late Raymond Wetzel. He was a 1979 graduate of Valley View High School, and worked as a fore...

Jean (Murphy) Pope

December 22, 2019

Jean Louise Pope, 88, of Carbondale, died Sunday at the Forest City Nursing Home. She was the widow of the late, William J. Pope, who died in 1995. Born in Carbondale, Jean was the daughter of the late Roderick and Catherine Arnold Murphy. Jean w...

Rose M (Shefsky) Bavun

December 9, 2019

  Rose M.  Bavun, 91, of Simpson, died Monday at Carbondale Nursing Home. She was the wife of the late Basil Bavun. Born in Simpson, she was the daughter of the late Bartholomew and Mary Michalak Shefsky.  She was a graduate of Fell High...

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