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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

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Michael Kohut

January 3, 2020

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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William E Fendrock

November 13, 2019

Bill Fendrock, 83, of Carbondale, died peacefully at home in his sleep after battling Parkinson's disease and related dementia. Born in Simpson, youngest son of John J. Fendrock and Cecilia (Stefanides) Fendrock, Bill started his work life at nine

Margaret (Carito) Emmett

October 30, 2019

Margaret Emmett, 91, of Carbondale passed away Wednesday at Allied Service Hospice Center, Scranton. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, John James Emmett. Born in Carbondale, she was the daughter of the late Anthony and Mary Polliti

Dolores M (Kohut) Puchalski

October 25, 2019

  Dolores M. Puchalski, 83, of Simpson died Friday at home after a battle with Parkinson’s Disease. She was the widow of Peter Puchalski. Born in Simpson, she was the daughter of the late Metro and Mary Gombita Kohut. She attended Fell H

James P. Scanlon

October 20, 2019

James P. Scanlon, 52, of Scranton died Sunday at the Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown. Born in Liberty, NY, and raised in Carbondale, he is the son of Carol Ann Cox Scanlon, Carbondale and the late Eugene Raymond Scanlon. He was a graduate of Car

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David J Butler

October 1, 2019

  David J. Butler,95, formerly of Vandling died Tuesday at the Gardens of Green Ridge, Scranton. His wife of 67 years is the former Anna Glushko. Born in Vandling, he was the son of the late David and Mercy Cox Butler. He was a graduate of

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Philip V. Wilczynski

September 29, 2019

  Philip V. Wilczynski, 79, of Forest City died Sunday at the Forest City Nursing Home. Born in Forest City, he was the son of the late John and Victoria Sapudar Wilczynski. He was a graduate of Forest City High School and served in the Ar

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Dennis Somple

September 24, 2019

Born in the tiny coal town of Simpson, Pennsylvania, Dennis would recollect, "we didn't know any different; everyone was poor." Since his high school burned down, his typical day was half a day of school; the rest was spent shoveling coal and making

Patrick W. Marold

September 19, 2019

Patrick W. Marold, 46, died Saturday at Hospice of the Sacred Heart in Dunmore. Patrick moved to St. Joseph’s Center within his first year of life, before finding his true home and family at the Dalton CLA. Patrick was very grateful toward the s

Dolores M. (Sisko) Sarnoski

September 19, 2019

Dolores M. Sarnoski, 84, of Whites Crossing died Thursday at Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Dunmore. She was the widow of Thaddeus Sarnoski, who died in 2015. Born in Simpson, she was the daughter of the late John A. & Sophie Chisek Sisko. She w

Thomas J. O'Reilly

September 14, 2019

  Thomas J. O’Reilly, 55, of Union Dale, died Saturday at home. Born in Astoria, Queens, NY, he was the son of the late Thomas V. and Marie O’Reilly.  He attended Carmel High School in NY and earned an Associates degree at Johnson Colleg

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Jeffrey John Fedak

September 13, 2019

Jeffrey John Fedak, age 58, died on September 13th, 2019 after a short illness  at CMC Geisenger Scranton, surrounded by family and friends. He was born in Carbondale, PA. September 6th, 1961, the son of Jean (Skasko) Fedak and the late John

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Frank J. Fifer

September 4, 2019

  Frank J. Fifer, 93 of Simpson died Wednesday at Regional Hospital of Scranton. Born in Simpson, he was the son of the late Hilary and Juila Herbut Fifer. He was a graduate of Fell High School, Simpson and served in the Navy during WWII.

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Stephen M. Pevec

September 4, 2019

Stephen M. Pevec, 57, of Simpson, died Wednesday, following a brief illness, surrounded by his loved ones. Born in Carbondale, he was the son of Albert Pevec, Scott Township and the late Carolyn Twardzik. He was a graduate of Carbondale Area High

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Donald L. Fives

August 28, 2019

Donald L. Fives, 95, of Vandling, passed away Wednesday at Carbondale Nursing Center. His wife, the former Rosalie Herbert Fives died on August 15th. Born in Forest City, he was the son of the late William and Bridget Kearney Fives. He was a 1940

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