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Robert F Vandenberg

February 21, 2017


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  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


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  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


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  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


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  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


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  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


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  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


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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


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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...

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