Ronald E. Kocak

June 9, 2017

Ronald E. Kocak, age 81, of Friendsville, died Tuesday, May 9th, at home. Born in Endicott, New York, on May 4, 1936, and son of the late Margaret and John Kocak, Ronald proudly served his country in the United States Army. Prior to his retirement,

Christine Ruth Pitta

June 7, 2017

Christine Ruth Pitta, 67, of Old Forge, died Wednesday evening at Geisinger-Community Medical Center, Scranton. Born Dec. 16, 1949, in Old Forge, she was the daughter of Theodore Christy Jr., Roaring Brook Twp., and the late Ruth James Christy. A gra

Anna W. Bonifacio

June 3, 2017

Anna W. Bonifacio, 87, of Scranton, died Saturday morning in the inpatient unit of Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Dunmore. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lorenzo P. Bonifacio, Jr., on August 28, 1985. Born January 28, 1930 in Brooklyn, New Y

Patricia Jane Thomas

June 3, 2017

Patricia Jane Thomas, 74, of Old Forge, died Saturday morning at Moses Taylor Hospital after being stricken ill at home. Born Jan. 17, 1943, in Taylor, she was the daughter of the late John "Jack" and Kathryn Duffy Thomas. Patricia was a graduate of

Maureen A. McHugh

May 27, 2017

Maureen A. McHugh, 57, of Scranton passed away Saturday morning at Geisinger-Community Medical Center after a courageous 9-year battle with cancer. Her husband of 28 years is Edward W. McHugh. Born September 21, 1959 in Scranton, she was the daughte

Roland K. Smith

May 24, 2017

Roland K. Smith, 83, of Tobyhanna and a Korean War Veteran, died Tuesday at Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Dunmore, after an illness. Private arrangements for burial at Fairview Memorial Park in Elmhurst Twp. is under the care of the Thomas P. Kearney

James Patrick Philbin, Jr.

May 24, 2017

James Patrick Philbin, Jr., age 88, a lifelong Scranton resident, passed away peacefully Wednesday at Hospice of the Sacred Heart in Dunmore. He is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Ann Gaven Philbin. Born on March 13, 1929, James was the son

Patrick W. Lockett

May 23, 2017

Patrick W. Lockett, age 71, of Moosic, passed away Tuesday at Hospice of the Sacred Heart Inpatient Unit, Dunmore, after an illness. Born in Bath Avon, England, on September 16, 1945, son of the late William and Kathleen Burns Lockett, Patrick was a

Megan Marie White

May 23, 2017

Megan Marie White, age 31, of Bethlehem and formerly of Scranton, passed away Tuesday morning. Born on August 28, 1985, she was the daughter of Shelly White and Frank Pometti. Megan enjoyed playing softball in her youth and was both a graduate and Ho

Pearl Wojcik

May 21, 2017

Pearl Wojcik, a lifelong resident of West Scranton, passed away Sunday morning on her 96th birthday. Born on May 21, 1921, Pearl was the daughter of the late Alexander and Helen Kowalski Wojcik. Possessing a tremendous work ethic throughout her life,

Nancy Knowles Lyons

May 21, 2017

Nancy Knowles Lyons, age 68, of the Tripps Park section of Scranton, passed away peacefully Sunday at Hospice of the Sacred Heart's Inpatient Unit, Dunmore, surrounded by family. She is survived by her beloved husband, Edward Lyons. Celebrating 46 ye

Rita T. Novak

May 20, 2017

Rita T. Novak, age 89, of West Scranton, passed away Saturday at Linwood Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond J. Novak, on November 10, 1978. Born in Minooka on April 24, 1928 and daughter of the late F

Jeremy Joseph Williams

May 18, 2017

Jeremy "JerBear" Williams, 43, of Scranton, died unexpectedly of a drug overdose Thursday May 18th after a long battle with addiction. Born in Scranton, son of Gary Williams and the late Deborah Williams, Jeremy was raised in various foster homes an

Shirley A. Morrow

May 15, 2017

Shirley Morrow, age 64, a lifelong Scranton resident, died Monday at The Meadows at Scranton, after an illness. Daughter of the late Dolan, Sr., and Rose Conway Morrow, she was also preceded by siblings, Janet Connolly, Alice and Carl Morrow. She is

Russell Nicholas Wilbur

May 14, 2017

Russell Nicholas Wilbur, age 49, of Moosic, passed away Sunday at home. Born on October 7, 1967, he was the loving son of Robert and Jacqueline Malachowski Wilbur of Moosic. A graduate of Riverside High School, Class of 1985, Russell worked at Chauce

Patricia (Trish) Costello Potocki

May 9, 2017

Patricia "Trish" Costello Potocki, 51, a lifelong of Scranton native, died Tuesday in Geisinger Community Medical Center's I.C.U., following a brief illness. She was the loving wife of Edward J. Potocki. Daughter of Edith Hulse Costello of Scranton,

Michael Catrone

May 5, 2017

Michael Catrone, age 92, of West Scranton and formerly of Washington D.C. died Friday at Hospice of the Sacred Heart Inpatient Unit, Dunmore. Raised in West Scranton, son of the late James and Lucy Agnone Catrone, Michael was proud of his heritage a

Victor Louis Gonzales

May 5, 2017

Victor Louis Gonzales, age 59, of Scranton, died Friday evening at Allied Skilled Nursing Center in Scranton after courageously battling Cancer. Born in St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands, on December 13, 1957, he was the son of Rosa Ayala and the late

Allison (Allie) Jones Kern

May 5, 2017

Allison (Allie) Jones Kern, beloved wife, daughter, sister, aunt and friend, passed away unexpectedly and entered her heavenly home on April 5, 2017 at the age of 41. She is deeply missed. Allie will be remembered for her vib

Rev. James Mugford, Jr.

April 29, 2017

Rev. James Mugford Jr. When a man's steps follow the Lord, God is pleased with his ways. Psalm 37:23. And with those steps, God has taken our beloved father, Rev. James Mugford, Jr., home to his eternal reward. He was preceded in death by the love o

Robert T. Malakin

April 29, 2017

Robert T. Malakin, 67, of Wilkes Barre, PA, went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Saturday, April 29th, 2017. He is survived by his two children Karen (Malakin) Mullan and David Malakin and their families, his brother John Malakin and f

Maria Prudente Sampaio

April 28, 2017

Maria Prudente Sampaio, age 59, of Wilkes Barre and formerly of Clarks Summit, passed away Friday morning at Hospice of the Sacred Heart Inpatient Unit, Dunmore, after an illness. Adored by her family, she is survived by her two sons; her four siblin

Marette Rae Hamby

April 28, 2017

Marette Rae Hamby, 63, of Jermyn passed away peacefully Friday, April 28, 2017 at home surrounded by family. She is survived by her beloved husband, Mark Hamby. Wed on November 2, 1974, the couple were married for 42 years. Born in Troy, PA on April

Frank X. Walsh

April 26, 2017

Frank (Brud) X. Walsh, age 95, of the Nativity section of Scranton, passed away peacefully Wednesday morning surrounded by his loving family. His beloved wife of 60 years, Mary Therese Walsh, preceded him in death on April 7, 2011. A lifelong residen

Michael Martin Heinbach

April 26, 2017

Michael Martin Heinbach, age 27, a lifelong resident of Tunkhannock, tragically died Wednesday due to injuries sustained by a motorcycle accident on Route 292 near Falls Twp. Born on February 3, 1990, and son of his adoring mother, Jeannette Hoyt, Mi