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Janet F. (Kindelski) Lisowski

April 22, 2020

Janet F. Lisowski, 89, formerly of Simpson died Wednesday at the Forest City Nursing home. She was the widow of Aleck Lisowski who died in 1992.                . Born in Simpson, she was the daughter of the late Stanley and Jennie Y

Matthew A. Durkin

April 21, 2020

Matthew A. Durkin, 58, of Jermyn died Tuesday night at Regional Hospital of Scranton. His wife of 34 years is Carolyn Durkin. Born in Carbondale, he is the son of Mary Ann Holowach Durkin, Carbondale and the late Matthew A. Durkin, Sr.  He was a

Hannah J (Thomas) White

April 19, 2020

  Hannah J. White, 87, of Carbondale died Sunday at the Carbondale Nursing Home. She was the widow of Edwin G. White, who died in 1972. Born in Carbondale, she was the daughter of the late Edmund and Mary Barnicott Thomas. Hannah was a homemaker

Regina A. (Bazil) Smith

April 18, 2020

Regina A. Smith (Jeannie Bazil), of Olney, Maryland and formerly of Forest City died Saturday at home. She was the wife of Benjamin “Tim” Smith, who died in 2009. Regina was the daughter of the late Edward J. and Frances Lawrence Bazil, Sr. Sh

Donny J Vaverchak, Jr

April 17, 2020

Donny J. Vaverchak, Jr.,49, of Simpson passed away on Friday, April 17th at Allied Service Hospice, Scranton. Born in Scranton, he was the son of Carole Prestys Vaverchak, Simpson and the late Donald Vaverchak, Sr. Donny was a 1988 graduate of Lak

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Paul E Davis

April 12, 2020

Paul E. Davis, 82, of Carbondale, entered into eternal rest Easter Sunday at home. He is survived by his devoted wife of 57 years, Joan Debish Davis. Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late Richard and Mary Carroll Davis. He was a proud veter

Ellen (Kiefer) Willis

April 9, 2020

  Ellen Kiefer Willis, 79,of Whites Crossing, Carbondale Township, passed away peacefully on  Thursday after a courageous battle with a brief illness. Her beloved husband, Dr. Bernard Willis, died in April 2008. Born in Carbondale, she wa

Lazzaro J Mascis

April 8, 2020

Lazzaro J. Mascis, 69, died Wednesday at the Carbondale Nursing Home. Born in Hoboken, NJ, he was the son of the late John and Madelyne Mascis. He was educated St. Peter & Paul Elementary School and a graduate of Hoboken High School. Lazzaro r

Ann G (Glushko) Butler

April 8, 2020

Ann Glushko Butler, 90, formerly of Vandling died Wednesday at Regional Hospital, Scranton. She was the widow of David J. Butler, who died October 1, 2019. Born in Simpson, on November 6, 1929,she was the daughter of the late Wasil and Anna Potts

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Basil Sumple

March 30, 2020

  Basil “Bill” Sumple, age 94, of Hampden Township, died on March 30, 2020. Born in Simpson, Pennsylvania, son of Samuel and Anna (Hawaka) Sumple, he was a 1943 graduate of Fell High School. He proudly served as a Marine in the Pacific Th

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Robert Sidlosky

March 28, 2020

Robert Sidlosky, 84, of Carbondale and formerly of Simpson died Saturday. His wife is the former Joyce Hatton. Born in Simpson, he was the son of the late Stanley and Mary Wenerinovich Sidlosky. He was educated in Fell Township Schools and was Arm

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Valentine M Tomsky

March 19, 2020

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

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Leo F Skorupa

March 17, 2020

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

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Ambrose A Wilk

February 28, 2020

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

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