William (Bill) Thornton, III

August 9, 2017

William (Bill) Thornton, III, age 74, a lifelong resident of Old Forge, passed away Wednesday morning at Moses Taylor Hospital in Scranton, after a brief illness. Born on December 21, 1942, son of the late William, Jr.

Ann M. Seig

August 6, 2017

Ann M. Seig, age 78, of the Greenwood section of Moosic, passed away at home peacefully Sunday evening following a long struggle with Parkinson's Disease and Lewy Body Dementia. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 53 year

Julia E. Loser

August 4, 2017

Julia Englehardt Loser, 85, formerly of Hudson, Fl, passed away Friday, August 4, at the Forest City Nursing home. Born November 3, 1931 in New York, NY, daughter of the late John and Julia Corliss Engelhardt,

Ann E. Burstrom, R.N.

August 3, 2017

Ann E. Burstrom, R.N., age 83, formerly of St. Mary's Villa of Elmhurst Twp., passed away Thursday evening at The Jewish Home of Eastern Pennsylvania, Scranton. Born on Independence Day, 1934, to parents Carl and elizabeth

Geralyn Marie Ratuszny

July 31, 2017

Geralyn Marie Ratuszny, L.P.N., age 65, of South Abington Twp., passed away Monday morning at Allied Skilled Nursing Center, Scranton, after a courageous battle with cancer. Surviving is her beloved husband and best friend of

Gerard (Gerry) Toraldo

July 27, 2017

Gerard (Jerry) Toraldo, L.P.N., 63, of Dickson City, died Thursday at Regional Hospital of Scranton after an illness. He is survived by his companion and best friend of 37 years, David Michalski. Born in Scranton on March 5, 1

Elizabeth (Betty) Scaramastro

July 24, 2017

Elizabeth (Betty) Scaramastro, age 94, of Moosic, passed away Monday morning at Regional Hospital of Scranton. She was preceded in death on September 12, 1988, by her beloved husband of 47 years, Nicholas Scaramastro, Sr.

Janice Santarelli Forconi

July 24, 2017

Janice Santarelli Forconi, of Olyphant, passed away on Monday evening, July 24th, surrounded by her family. She was preceded in death in 1959 by her husband, Louis Forconi. Born in Archbald and daughter of the late Mariano and Mar

Robert Woolaver

July 22, 2017

Robert Woolaver, age 59, of Old Forge, passed away Saturday evening at Regional Hospital of Scranton, after an illness. He is survived by his longtime companion, Sheryl Baldwin of Jessup. Born in Chester on May 4, 1958, Ro

Janet L. Kreig

July 21, 2017

Janet Wickizer Kreig, age 81, of Moosic's Greenwood section, died Friday at Regional Hospital. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 47 years, John Kreig, Jr.. Born in Duryea on August 14, 1935, she was the d

Rosemary L. Napolitano

July 21, 2017

Rosemary L. Napolitano, age 77, a lifelong Scranton resident, passed away Friday evening at Geisinger Mountain View Care Center in Scranton, where she recently resided. Born on May 30, 1940, she was the daughter of the late A

Kenneth Mercer Strong, Sr.

July 19, 2017

Kenneth Mercer Strong, Sr., age 77, of Moosic, passed away peacefully Wednesday morning at home after a longtime illness. He is survived by his beloved wife, Linda French Strong. Wed on May 12, 1972, the couple were marrie

Elsie Mercado

July 18, 2017

Elsie Mercado, age 47, of Taylor, passed away Tuesday morning at Hospice of the Sacred Heart in Dunmore, after being ill. Blessing services are scheduled for Tuesday at 12:00PM in the Thomas P. Kearney Funeral Home, Inc., 517

Mark Anthony Mattioli

July 18, 2017

Mark Anthony Mattioli, age 55, a lifelong Taylor resident, passed away Tuesday after a brief but courageous battle with Lung Cancer. Born on May 16, 1962, and son of the late Robert J. and Odelia (Dee) A. Talalai Mattioli, Ma

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