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Thomas W. Paciga

July 4, 2017

  Thomas W. Paciga, 84, of Simpson died Tuesday at the Forest City Nursing Center. His wife is the former Veronica Lisowski. The couple had been married for 62 years. Born in Simpson, he was the son of the late Thomas & Regina Pavlica ...

Sophie Toni (Skorupa) Bloch

July 2, 2017

  Sophie Toni Bloch, 102, died Sunday in New Jersey. She was the widow of Bruno Bloch. Born in Simpson, she was the daughter of the late Anthony & Mary Bochinski Skorupa. She attended school in Fell Township and had been a garment desi...

Richard H. Wagner

July 2, 2017

  Richard Howard Wagner, 75, of Simpson passed away at home Sunday morning. Born and raised in New York City, he was the only child of Estelle Katherine Parker, of Glen Cove, NY and William “Harry” Wagner of New York City. Graduating f...

Mary (Pavelchak) Okorn

July 1, 2017

Mary (Pavelchak) Okorn, 93, of Simpson died Saturday at the Carbondale Nursing Center. She was the widow of John Okorn who died in 2009. Born in Simpson, she was the daughter of the late Joseph & Anastasia Scuba Pavelchak. She was a graduate o...

Margaret Wisniewski

June 28, 2017

  Margaret Wisniewski, 91, of Waymart died Wednesday evening at home. Her husband is Edward Wisniewski, the couple had been married for 64 years. Born in Binghamton, NY, she was the daughter of the late Mary Bellas. Margaret spent most of ...

Andrew E. Vosefski

June 28, 2017


Veteran
  Andrew E. Vosefski, 88, of Rushville Ohio died Wednesday June 28th in Wheeling, WV.   His wife,  Joyce P. (Smith) Vosefski died in 1995. Born in Carbondale, PA, he was the son of the late Andrew J. & Anna (Konoski) Vosefski. He wa...

James M. McAndrew

June 4, 2017

  James M. McAndrew, 79, of Carbondale died Sunday at home. Born in Carbondale, he was the son of the late Frank & Mary Gursky McAndrew. He was a graduate of Benjamin Franklin High School.  Jim had attended St. Rose Parish. He is s...

Martha W (Gilland) Dyrcon

May 22, 2017

  Martha W. Dyrcon, 92, of Whites Crossing died Monday at Creekside Nursing Center, Carbondale. She was the widow of Joseph Dyrcon, who died in 1980. Born in Bristol, CT; she was the daughter of the late Mr. & Mrs. Edward Gilland. Mart...

Kathryn W. (Wood) Shifler

May 7, 2017

Kathryn W. Shifler,83, formerly of Carbondale died Sunday at Wayne Woodlands Manor. She was the widow of Oliver R. Shifler, who died in 2009. Born and raised in Waymart, she was the daughter of the late Harry & Helen Curtis Wood. She was a gra...

Paul J. Kutch

May 6, 2017

  Paul J. Kutch, 78, of RD Forest City died Saturday at home. Born in Fell Township, he was the son of the late Peter & Margaret Dunback Kutch. He attended Richmondale School and was a graduate of Fell High School, Simpson. Paul retire...

Nancy J (Atkinson) Marchuck

May 3, 2017

May 3, 2017   Nancy J. Marchuck, 88, of Simpson died Wednesday at Regional Hospital of Scranton. She was the wife of Joseph Marchuck. The couple had celebrated their 65th  wedding anniversary in October. Born in Carbondale, she was the...

Yvonne (McKarm) Pettinato

April 22, 2017

  Yvonne Pettinato, 85, of Carbondale died Saturday night at Wayne Woodlands Manor, Waymart. She was the wife of James F. Pettinato. The couple had celebrated their 53 wedding anniversary in 2016. Born in Carbondale, she was the daughter o...

Theresa M. (Crogan) Luczkovich

April 18, 2017

  Theresa M. Luczkovich, 87, of Carbondale died Tuesday at the Creekside Nursing Center, Carbondale. She is the wife of Michael Luczkovich. The couple had celebrated their 67th wedding anniversary in January. Born in Carbondale, she was th...

Shirley A. (Pierce) Rumford

April 12, 2017

Shirley A. Rumford, 80, of Carbondale died Wednesday night at Geisinger-CMC, Scranton. She was the wife of Robert F. Rumford.  They had celebrated their 57th wedding anniversary in April 2016. Born in Carbondale, she was the daughter of the late ...

Ann L. (Madges) Werwinski

April 9, 2017

Ann L. Madges Werwinski, 97, formerly of Simpson, died Sunday at the Forest City Nursing Center. She was the widow of Edmund T. Werwinski, who died in 2002. Born in Simpson, she was the daughter of the late Valentine & Josephine Pakufka Madge...

Ronna U (Updyke) Salansky

April 1, 2017

  Ronna U. Salansky, 79, of Lenoxville died Saturday evening at the Carbondale Nursing Center. She was the widow of George Salansky who died in 2003. Born in Royal (Clifford Township), she was the daughter of the late Ronald & Ethel Hi...

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 &...

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