Phillip Saar

July 14, 2017

Philip Saar, age 70, a lifelong resident of Taylor and a proud United States Marine, passed away Friday afternoon in the V.A. Medical Center in Wilkes Barre. Born on June 11, 1947 and son of the late Stanley and Romayne Rafferty Saar

Naeem Rasheed Miller, Jr.

July 14, 2017

Naeem Rasheed Miller, Jr., infant son of loving parents Macie Bingham and Naeem Rasheed Miller, Sr., of Scranton, passed away peacefully Friday morning, shortly after birth. Although no longer physically with those who deeply

Robert (Bob) Burkhart

July 13, 2017

Robert (Bob) Burkhart, age 51 of Old Forge, died Thursday after an illness while on vacation with his family in Wildwood, New Jersey. He is survived by his loving wife and best friend, Lisa Straub Burkhart. Having wed on September 14&

Steven C. Costello

July 11, 2017

Steven C. Costello, age 60, of Hawley, passed away early Tuesday morning at Hospice of the Sacred Heart in Dunmore, after being ill. He is survived by his loving wife, Wendy Weatherwalks Costello. He is also survived by a sister&#

Michael Bettis

July 10, 2017

Michael Bettis, age 43, of North Scranton, passed away Monday at Geisinger Community Medical Center in Scranton after a longtime illness. He is survived by his best friend and loving fiance, Lisa Wisneski. Born in Brooklyn, New Yo

Joseph Chelland

July 4, 2017

Joseph Chelland, “Joe Bro” age 44, of Old Forge, passed away Tuesday at Regional Hospital of Scranton, after a sudden illness. Together for 26 years, he is survived by his loving wife, Melissa Palermo Chelland. Bor

Catherine (Kay) Barycki

July 4, 2017

Catherine (Kay) Barycki, age 87, of Old Forge, passed away Tuesday evening after an illness. She was preceded in death by her husband of 49 years, the late John E. Barycki, on February 18, 2000. Born in Duryea on December 22&

Michael Durmiaki

July 1, 2017

Michael Durmiaki, age 63, a recent resident of The Meadows of Scranton, and formerly of Carbondale, died Saturday evening. Burial is scheduled for July 21st AT 11:00AM in Union Cemetery, Hyde Park, New York. Arrangements are

Eileen Marie Best

June 28, 2017

Eileen Marie Best, age 82, of Old Forge, passed away Wednesday at Riverside Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Taylor. She is survived by her beloved husband and best friend, Joseph M. Best, Sr. Wed on November 15, 1953,

Janet L. Green

June 28, 2017

Janet (Jan) L. Green, age 68, a resident of Scranton, passed away Wednesday at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center in Wilkes Barre, after a sudden illness. Born on February 4, 1949, and raised in West Scranton, she wa

John E. Dizek

June 27, 2017

John Dizek, an accomplished musician, passed away Tuesday evening at his daughter's Jefferson's Twp. home at the age of 68, after a long and courageous battle with illness. His wife of 34 years of marriage, Lucy Weber Dizek, survi

Donald (Donny) John Sweeney

June 25, 2017

Donald John Sweeney, 55, a lifelong resident of Scranton, died Sunday morning at Geisinger Community Medical Center after a sudden illness. Born on August 20, 1961, son of the late John J., Jr. and Alice Coyle Sweeney, Don

Shirley P. Quick

June 24, 2017

Shirley Quick, age 77, of Moosic and formerly of Old Forge, passed away Saturday morning at the Hospice of the Sacred Heart Inpatient Unit in Dunmore, after an illness. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Albert Qui

Helen O'Dell

June 24, 2017

Helen O'Dell, age 94, a lifelong resident of Old Forge, passed away Saturday evening at her son's home in Pittston Twp., after an illness. Her beloved husband, the late Eugene J. O'dell, Sr., died on February 4, 1974.

Richard (Rich) James Johnson, Sr.

June 23, 2017

Richard (Rich) James Johnson, Sr., age 48, of West Scranton, died Friday evening in the Intensive Care Unit of Geisinger Community Medical Center in Scranton, after an unexpected illness. He is survived by his loving wife and best

Andrew Michael Marianelli

June 20, 2017

Andrew Michael Marianelli, infant son of Jonathan and Julianne Hunisch Marianelli of the Greenwood Section of Moosic, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday evening at Lehigh Valley Hospital in Allentown. Although no longer physically with those wh

Joseph Leonard

June 19, 2017

Joseph S. “Poncho” Leonard, 63, of Scranton, died Monday evening surrounded by his loving family. He is survived by the love of his life for twenty-two-and-a-half years, Terry Wachholz. Born April 9, 1954, in Scran

Bernice Pugliano

June 19, 2017

Bernice Pugliano, age 94, a resident of The Jewish Home of Eastern Pennsylvania and formerly of Old Forge, passed away Monday, June 19th. She was preceded in death by her husband, the late Furey Pugliano, on June 8, 2014.

Marianne Cwalina

June 17, 2017

Marianne Cwalina, age 65, of Allentown, and formerly of Old Forge, died Saturday evening at Lehigh Valley Medical Center in Allentown. Born in Old Forge on June 28, 1951, and daughter of the late Stanley and Helen Grzyboski Cw

Rita Sharon Nemeth

June 15, 2017

Rita Sharon Nemeth, age 58, of Scranton, died Thursday morning at home. Born on July 27, 1958 and raised in New Foundland, she was the daughter of the late Harry and G. Rita Hoover. Residing in Scranton for nearly three decades as she raised her chil

Barbara J. Strope

June 15, 2017

Services have been scheduled for Barbara J. Strope, 62, of Scranton, who died June 15th at Riverside Rehabilitation & Nursing Center in Taylor. A graveside blessing will be Wednesday at 10AM at Marcy Cemetery in Duryea. Arrangements are u

Servie Theodore Squirlock

June 14, 2017

Servie Theodore Squirlock, age 89, of Old Forge, passed away Wednesday morning at the Gino Merli Veteran Center in Scranton. He was preceded in death on April 17, 2013 by his beloved wife of 58 years, Sophie Welc Squirlock. Born on January 25, 1928,

Rose Marie Miller

June 13, 2017

Rose Marie Miller, age 93, an 11-year resident of West Scranton and formerly of Bayonne, New Jersey, passed away Tuesday at Linwood Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was preceded in death in 1996 by her beloved husband of 52 years, Clarence Mill

Harold (Jerry) & June Coyne

June 10, 2017

Services have been scheduled for Scranton natives, wife June Moran Coyne who passed away on July 12, 2014, and husband Harold J. (Jerry) Coyne, Jr., who passed away on October 28, 2016. Mass of Christian Burials were held for each at Sacred Heart Cat

Richard Eugene Molnar, Jr.

June 9, 2017

Richard Eugene Molnar, Jr., age 55, of West Scranton, passed away Friday evening. Born on April 12, 1962, son of Richard Molnar, Sr. of Scranton and the late Marilyn Burnett Molnar, he formerly worked for Vermont Manufacturing. An avid fisherman and