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Mary Lou (Kovalesky) Maholchic

March 30, 2017

  Mary Lou Maholchic, 82, of Simpson died Thursday at the Forest City Nursing Center. She was the loving wife of James T. Maholchic. The couple had been married for 61 years. Born in Simpson, she was the daughter of the late Charles & ...

Ruth A (Klimek) Vargo

March 21, 2017

  Ruth A. Vargo, 89, of Simpson died Tuesday at home. She was the widow of Edward J. Vargo, who died in 1992. Born in Simpson, she was the daughter of the late Joseph & Anna Podvika Klimek. She was a graduate of Fell High School, Simps...

Laura J (Graham) Myers

March 19, 2017

  Laura J. Myers, 58, of Carbondale died Sunday at home. Her husband of 24 years was Thomas J. Myers. Born in Corning, NY, she is the daughter of Douglas & Beverly Root Graham., Englewood, FL. She was a graduate of Tioga Central High S...

Sandra M. (Bevacqua) Bazink

March 17, 2017

  Sandra M. Bazink, 52, of Simpson died Friday at Regional Hospital of Scranton. Her husband of 28 years is Alex Bazink. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Joseph M. & Mary Ann Gallick Bevacqua. She was a graduate of Ca...

Dr. William (Wasil) Dishuk

March 6, 2017


Veteran
Dr. William Wasil Dishuk, 81, formerly of Carbondale died Monday at the Hines Veterans Administration Medical Center, Maywood, IL. He was born in Simpson, son of the late Wasil & Dora Skurat Dishuk. He was a graduate of Fell High School, Simps...

Louise M (Rocuba) Currier

March 5, 2017

Louise M. Rocuba-Currier (Weezie), 62, of Browndale died Sunday at home. Born on May 1, 1954, she was the daughter of the late Frederick G. and Victoria Vida Nagoda Rocuba. She attended Fell Township Schools and had been employed as a cook and wai...

Leonard Dechnik

February 22, 2017

  Leonard Dechnik, 86, formerly of Simpson died Tuesday at the Forest City Nursing Center. Born in Simpson, he was the son of the late John & Catharine Dechnik. He attended Fell Township Schools and had been employed by Simpson Casting...

Angeline ( Malar) A (Talerico) Carachilo

February 22, 2017

  Angeline A.( Malar) Carachilo, 89, formerly of Carbondale died Wednesday in Lakeland, Florida. Born and raised in Mayfield, she was the daughter of the late Joseph & Pauline Caserta Talerico, Sr. She was a graduate of Mayfield High S...

Bernard B Burnett

February 21, 2017


Veteran
Bernard B. “ Gazda” Burnett, 91, of Simpson died Monday at home. Born in Simpson, he was the son of the late George & Mary Fendrock Burnett. He attended Fell Township Schools and was a Navy veteran of WW II.  He owned and operated B &...

Robert F Vandenberg

February 21, 2017


Veteran
  Robert F. Vandenberg, 96, of Carbondale died Tuesday at home. Robert was born in Albany, NY, son of the late Charles B. & Mina Frank Vandenberg. He was a lifelong resident of Carbondale, graduating from Benjamin Franklin High School ...

Joseph J Rydzik, Sr.

February 2, 2017


Veteran
  Joseph J. Rydzik, Sr., 72, of Simpson died Thursday at Wayne Memorial Hospital, Honesdale. His wife is the former, Helen Lesniewski.  The couple had celebrated 47 years of marriage in October. Born in Carbondale, he was the son of the l...

Leo P Sotak

February 2, 2017


Veteran
  Leo P. Sotak, 89, of Simpson died Thursday at the Gino Merli Veteran Center, Scranton. His wife, the former Regina “ Jeannie” Matistic died in 2003. Born in Orson, he was the son of the late John & Mary Biley Sotak. Leo proudly s...

David P Warner

January 21, 2017


Veteran
  David Warner, 85, of Nanjemoy, surrounded by love went home to be with his Savior and Lord on Saturday, January 21st . 2017. Born in Manchester, N.H., on January 7, 1932, he was the son of the late William & Dorothy Cate Warner. Davi...

George W. Belcher

January 20, 2017


Veteran
  George Watson Belcher, 94, of Ocala, FL and formerly of RD Union Dale died Friday at home. Born in Gibson Township, he was the son of the late Horace G. and Osee Wright Belcher. He attended school in Gibson and was an Coast Guard veteran...

Charles M Crocker

January 19, 2017


Veteran
  Charles M. Crocker, 87, of Union Dale died Thursday at the Forest City Personal Care Center. He was predeceased by two wives, the former Marian Thomas in 1982 and the former Barbara Correll on December 19th. He was born in Carbondale, so...

Helen Anastasia (Herchick) Rokotz

January 5, 2017

Helen Anastasia Rokotz, 90, of Simpson died Thursday at home. She was the widow of Peter Rokotz who died in 2015. Born in Simpson, she was the daughter of the late Michael & Natalie Zrowka Herchick. She attended Fell High School, Simpson. Hele...

Paul J Kielar

January 4, 2017


Veteran
Paul J. Kielar, 82, of Simpson died Wednesday at Regional Hospital of Scranton surrounded by his loving family. His wife, is the former Veronica Novobilski. The couple had been married for 40 years in May. Born in Simpson, he was the son of the la...

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


Veteran
  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


Veteran
  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


Veteran
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


Veteran
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...

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