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Nancy L (Atwood) Follmer

December 31, 2016

  Nancy L. Follmer, formerly of Marshalls Creek died in December 31, 2016 at CMC Hospital, Scranton. She was born on February 3, 1949 to the late Walter and Helen Atwood. Her siblings were, Walter & John Atwood, Patricia Vash, Janice Atwo...

John J Richards

December 29, 2016


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  John Joseph Richards, 67, a resident of Throop, succumbed to complications of Cancer Thursday night, surrounded by love and support of family and lifelong friends, at Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Dunmore. John lived in Archbald, and most re...

Helen R (Lagoda) McHale

December 25, 2016

  Helen R. McHale, 94, formerly of Carbondale died Sunday at the Forest City Nursing Center. She was the widow of John M. McHale, who died in 1991. Born in Simpson, she was the daughter of the late Charles & Theresa Popchick Lagoda. Sh...

Barbara C (Correll) Crocker

December 19, 2016

  Barbara C. Crocker, 87, of Union Dale died Monday night at the Forest Nursing Center. She was the wife of Charles M. Crocker. The couple had been married for 33 years. Born in Carbondale, she was the daughter of the late Stanley L. &...

Peter P Rydzik

December 6, 2016


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  Peter P. Rydzik, 90, of Simpson died Tuesday at the Carbondale Nursing Home. His wife of 58 years is the former Helen Bossick. Born in the Winton section of Archbald, he was the son of the late John & Lottie Podlewski Rydzik. He was ...

Ronald W Rupp

November 21, 2016


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Ronald “Tooker” Rupp, 73, of Jermyn died Monday at Geisinger-Community Medical Center, Scranton. His wife of 44 years is the former Mary Rocuba. Born in Simpson, he was the son of the late Joseph & Sophie Kozera Rupp. He was a graduate of ...

Edward A Tarchack

November 15, 2016


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November 15, 2016   Edward A.  Tarchack, 88, of Carbondale died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital, Honesdale.  His wife of 64 years is the former, Veronica A. Paul. Born in Whites Crossing, he was the son of the late John & Mary ...

William R. Butwill

October 27, 2016

  William R. Butwill, 72, of Simpson died Thursday evening at home. His fiancée is Janet Rusnak. Born in Carbondale and a lifelong resident of Simpson he was the son of the late William S. and Clementine Frankshun Butwill. He was a gradua...

Edwin Cookson

October 22, 2016


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Edwin Cookson, 62, of Pleasant Mount died Saturday at home. His wife of 42 years is the former Laura Lorenzo. Born in Carbondale, the son of Stella Snigar Cookson, Waymart and the late Alfred Cookson. He was a graduate of Forest City High School. ...

Anna Senica

October 13, 2016

  Anna Senica, 89, of Simpson died Thursday at the Forest City Nursing Home. Born in Simpson, she was the daughter of the late John & Anna Honchak Senica. She was a graduate of Fell High School, Simpson and had been employed as a secre...

Sarah Jane (Evans) Jenkins

October 11, 2016

  Sarah Jane Jenkins, 85, formerly of Carbondale died October 11th in Florida. She was the widow of William Jenkins. Born in Carbondale, she was the daughter of the late Rexford & Sarah Keys Evans. She is survived by a son, William Tro...

Joseph J Howard

October 2, 2016

Joseph J. Howard, 24, of Simpson died Sunday. Born in Scranton, he was the son of Joy Tyler Clarke and step son of Lee Clarke, Simpson and son of Joseph Howard and fiancée Tina Granville, Mayfield. He was a 2011 graduate of Forest City Regional H...

Patricia M (Twardzik) Grace

September 23, 2016

  Patricia M. Grace, 71, of Simpson died Friday at Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Dunmore. She was the widow of Ralph G. Grace. Born in Whites Crossing, she was the daughter of the late Michael & Sophie Plevyak Twardzik. Patricia had bee...

Carmen S. Graham

September 18, 2016

  Carmen S. Graham, 92, of Carbondale died Sunday at the Creekside Nursing Center, Carbondale. She was the widow of George B. Graham, who died in 1998. They were married for 49 years. Born in Mexico, she was the daughter of the late Jose...

Julia Mikulak

September 12, 2016

  Julia Harris Mikulak, 106, peacefully passed to her next life on Monday at the Wayne Woodlands Manor, Waymart. She was the widow of Michael J. Mikulak, who died in 2006 at the age of 100. They had been married for 77 years. Born in Simps...

Arthur W. Batten

August 25, 2016

  Arthur W. Batten, of Palm Coast, Florida and formerly of Scranton and Hamlin died Thursday, August 25th.. His wife, the former Kay Burschel died in November 6, 2009. Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late John & Gwladys Jones B...

Peter Willchock

August 18, 2016


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Peter Willchock, 96, of Peckville died Thursday at Abington Manor Nursing Home.  His wife, the former Sue Aldine died in 2003. Born in Simpson, he was the son of the late Alex and Ann Sosenko Willchock. He attended school in Fell Township and ser...

Ervin G Popish

August 12, 2016


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  Ervin G. Popish passed away on August 12, 2016 , at his home in Hawley. He was born June 3, 1937. He is survived by his wife, Christine Popish, a son Steven, and a daughter, Laura.  He was an Army veteran serving in Korean War. A private m...

Michael G. Burney

August 1, 2016


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  Michael G. Burney, 59, formerly of Carbondale, was called home to God on Monday night, August 1st., surrounded by his loving family. Born on January 6, 1957, in Duluth, Minnesota, he was the son to Domenica Maida Gillette, of Carbondale,...

Peggy (Salak) Smith

July 27, 2016

Marguerite “Peggy” Salak Smith, 80, of Waymart, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital, Honesdale. Her husband Leo R. Smith died June 2, 1991. Born December 20, 1935 in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Nicholas and Anna Bochnak Sa...

Johanna E. (Horton) Flynn

July 26, 2016

Johanna Horton Flynn, 83, of Vandling, died Tuesday at Home. Her husband of 24 years, William Edward Flynn died in 2000. Born August 22, 1932 in Carbondale, she was the daughter of the late William J Horton and J. Pauline Prudish. She graduated fr...

Eugene R Smugeresky

July 16, 2016

  Eugene R. Smugeresky, 80, of Vandling died Saturday at the Forest City Nursing Center. His wife, Janet Werts Cavna, died in 2012. Born in Simpson, he was the son of the late Stanley & Mary Costolnick Smugeresky, Sr. He was a graduate...

Melissa L Stevens White

July 16, 2016

  Melissa White, 48, of Forest City, died Saturday at Wayne Memorial Hospital after an illness. Her companion is Mark Swingle, Forest City. Born September 20, 1967 in Newton, NJ, she was the daughter of the late Louis Rockwell and Joan Anne Ka...

Catherine Joan Welch Ksenich

July 13, 2016

Catherine Joan Ksenich of Pleasant Mount died Wednesday. She is survived by a husband, Charles and daughter, Karen, both of Pleasant Mount. Private funeral services by the Oliver Shifler & Scotchlas Funeral Home, Inc  Carbondale....

Scott Anthony Lesak

June 28, 2016


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  Scott Anthony  Lesak, 33, of Waymart died unexpectedly on Tuesday. Born in Scranton, he was the son of Richard & Regina (Booths) Lesak of Waymart. Scott attended Western Wayne Schools and later graduated from Scranton Preparatory Hi...

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