Glenna E. O'Brien

February 15, 2019

Glenna E. O’Brien, 67, of Scranton, died Friday evening at Riverside Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, Taylor, surrounded by her loving family. She was preceded in death by her first husband, James Michael Scherer, who was killed in action in

Ronald J. Pocius

February 14, 2019

Ronald J. Pocius, age 65, of Scranton, passed away Thursday evening at Brookline Healthcare Center in Mifflintown. Born on June 26, 1953, and son of Violet Savage Pocius of Scranton and the late Lewis Pocius, Ronald graduated from Archbishop Wood Hi

Malcolm Vincent Mulgrew Gibbs

February 13, 2019

Malcolm Vincent Mulgrew Gibbs, infant son of Megan Mulgrew and Jahad Dwayne Gibbs, West Scranton, received his guardian angel wings on Wednesday afternoon at Moses Taylor Hospital in Scranton. In addition to his adoring parents, he is survived by hi

Anna Fenton Forman

February 11, 2019

Anna Forman (Fenton) of Greentown, died Monday February 11, 2019 at Moses Taylor Hospital, Scranton, under Compassionate Care Hospice. Born on November 12, 1956 in Sayre, Pa. where she lived all of her childhood years, Anna was the daughter of the la

Isabell (Thomas) Ciolek

February 10, 2019

Isabell (Thomas) Ciolek, age 66, of Plains Twp. and formerly of Moosic, died Sunday morning at the Celtic Hospice Inpatient Unit at Geisinger South Hospital, Wilkes Barre. She is survived by her husband, Joseph Ciolek. Born in Moosic on December 12,

James Ross Palermo

February 10, 2019

James Ross Palermo, age 68, of Taylor, passed away Sunday at Allied Hospice in Scranton, after an illness. His beloved wife of 22 years, Mary (Ressa) Palermo, survives. Born in Scranton on February 27, 1950, James was the son of the late Samuel, Sr.

Elizabeth (Beth) Byers

February 10, 2019

Elizabeth (Beth) Byers, 36, of Old Forge, died Sunday at Geisinger C.M.C., after an illness. Services will be announced with arrangements are under the care of the Thomas P. Kearney Funeral Home, Inc., 517 North Main Street, Old Forge. Please visit

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Paul P. Prislupsky, Jr.

February 8, 2019

Paul P. Prislupsky, Jr., age 84 and a lifelong Taylor resident, passed away peacefully early Friday morning at Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Dunmore. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 53 years, Marie F. Gatto Prislupsky, on March 2, 2012

Alice Jane Pittman

February 8, 2019

Alice Jane Pittman, age 54, of Scranton, passed away Friday at Geisinger Community Medical Center, after an illness. She is survived by her beloved husband of 17 years, Julius Pittman. Born on February 4, 1965, and daughter of June L. Sutton and Ken

William Wenzl Reinisch, Jr.

February 5, 2019

William Wenzl Reinisch, Jr., age 62, of Scranton and formerly of Albany, N.Y., passed away Tuesday, February 5th 2019. He was born in Poughkeepsie, N.Y. on June 11, 1956 to the late, William W., Sr. and Natalie Tomasone Reinisch. The oldest of six b

James Casey Wise, Sr.

February 4, 2019

James Casey Wise, Sr., age 72, of Dupont, passed away Monday at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center. Pending arrangements are under the care of the Thomas P. Kearney Funeral Home, Inc., 517 North Main Street, Old Forge.

Salvador Santiago Rodriguez

February 4, 2019

Salvador Santiago Rodriguez, age 70, of Scranton, died Monday at Geisinger Community Medical Center, after an illness. Burial is scheduled for Monday at Municipal Cemetery, Maricao, Puerto Rico. Arrangements are under the care of the Kevin K. Kearne

Rose Mary Kokinda Sopp

January 31, 2019

Rose Mary (Kokinda) Sopp, age 71, a lifelong resident of Old Forge, passed away Thursday evening at Smith Health Care Center, Mountain Top, after an illness. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 38 years, Michael Sopp, Jr., on Septembe

Maria M. Mendez Soto

January 30, 2019

Maria Mendez was born on 12/15/1944 to her parents, Juana Soto and Juanito Mendez in the island of Puerto Rico; where she was born and raised alongside her siblings. In the early morning hours of 1/30/2019, Maria took her last breath in the company

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Paul J. Bailey

January 29, 2019

Paul J. Bailey, aged 75, of Moosic, PA passed away Tuesday morning January 29, 2019 at home with his remarkable wife of 53 years, Margaret, by his side after a brief, but acute, illness. Born in Niagara Falls, New York, but residing in the Tri-Boro

Martha J. Navich Vender

January 26, 2019

Martha J. (Navich) Vender, R.N., age 94, of Moosic, passed away Saturday evening after a brief stay at Scranton Health Care Center. She was preceded in death by her husband, Louis Vender, on July 26, 1971. Born in Forest City on June 27, 1924, Mart

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Joseph Francis Salerno, Sr.

January 25, 2019

Joseph Francis Salerno, Sr., 100 years young and a lifetime Old Forge resident, passed away Friday at Regional Hospital of Scranton. His beloved wife of 76 remarkable years, Lucy Festino Salerno, died January 6th at the age of 96. Born on July 21, 1

Phyllis Morgan Ferrel

January 24, 2019

Phyllis (Morgan) Ferrel, age 81, of Taylor, passed away Thursday at Geisinger Community Medical Center in Scranton, after an illness. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 47 years, Robert Leland Ferrel, on July 19, 2007. Born in Pott

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Joseph J. Mullen

January 20, 2019

Joseph T. Mullen, 91, of West Scranton, died Sunday evening. Born in Scranton on March 5, 1927 and son of the late William, Sr. and Margaret (Mullin) Mullen, Joseph was educated at West Scranton High School before enlisting in the U.S. Navy. He prou

Barbara Kay Seymour Trovato

January 15, 2019

Barbara Kay Trovato, age 82, of Clarks Summit, passed away Tuesday morning at home. She is survived by her loving husband, caregiver and best friend, Carmelo "Junior" Trovato. The couple would have celebrated their 59th wedding anniversary on April 3

Carol Scoda Spencer

January 14, 2019

Carol (Scoda) Spencer, age 84, of Haddonfield, New Jersey, and a Duryea native, passed away Monday at Genesis Marcella Center in Burlington, N.J. Born in Duryea on May 2, 1934, and daughter of the late Joseph and Anna Kalafut Scoda, Carol was a gra

Francis J. Walkley

January 14, 2019

Francis J. Walkley, age 56, of Jessup, died January 14th, after a tragic biking accident. Private arrangements are under the care of the Kevin K. Kearney Funeral Home, Inc., West Scranton. Visit the funeral home's website to leave a condolence.

Phyllis Saar Johnson

January 12, 2019

Phyllis Ann Johnson, age 80, of Scranton, passed away Saturday morning at The Jewish Home of Eastern Pennsylvania, after battling illness. Born in Taylor on July 17, 1938, daughter of the late Stanley and Romayne Rafferty Saar, Phyllis had an amaz

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Elmer Meckes

January 11, 2019

The man, the myth, the legend, Elmer Meckes, has passed away. He was a mere 65 years old. Upon illness, he resided at The Gardens at Wyoming Valley in Wilkes Barre. Born in Reeders on August 25, 1953, and son of the late Russell and Loyes Strausser

Richard A. James

January 10, 2019

Richard A. James, age 73, of Old Forge, passed away early Thursday morning at Allied Skilled Nursing Center in Scranton, after an illness. He is survived by his beloved wife, caregiver and best friend, Joann Mecca. The couple celebrated their 34th we