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

Michael Heffron

April 25, 2017

Michael Heffron, age 57 of Olyphant, passed away at home Tuesday afternoon after a courageous battle with cancer. Born on October 28, 1959 and raised in Olyphant, he was the son of Betty Griffith Heffron of Olyphant and the late Robert Heffron. Mich

Ann G. Dunston Celli

April 24, 2017

Ann G. Dunston Celli, age 84, a lifelong resident of Old Forge, passed away Monday morning at Geisinger Community Medical Center in Scranton, after an illness. She is survived by her beloved husband of 63 years, Leonard Celli. Born on March 29, 1933

Gregory Georgeson

April 22, 2017

Private arrangements are under the care of the Thomas P. Kearney Funeral Home, Inc., 517 North Main Street in Old Forge.

Catherine Redensky

April 21, 2017

Catherine Redensky, age 89, a lifelong resident of Scranton, died Friday morning at her niece's house in Scranton. Born on March 12, 1928, daughter of the late John and Catherine Kane Armstrong, Catherine was a graduate of West Scranton High School b

George Thomas Geueke, Jr.

April 20, 2017

George Thomas Geueke, Jr., age 50, a lifelong resident of Scranton, passed away Thursday at Moses Taylor Hospital in Scranton. Born on November 11, 1966, he was the son of Rose Palumbo Geueke of Scranton and George T. Geueke, Sr., also of Scranton.

Irene (Suhow) Grugnale

April 17, 2017

Irene (Suhow) Grugnale, age 69, a two-year resident of Riverside Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Taylor, passed away Monday after a brief illness. Born in Landshut, Germany, Irene was the daughter of the late Maria G. Gulla and the stepdaughter

Madeline E. Smith

April 15, 2017

Madeline E. Smith, 100 years young and a lifelong resident of Scranton, passed away Saturday at The Jewish Home of Eastern Pennsylvania in Scranton. She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter J. Smith, on July 28, 1997. Born on November 26, 191

Daniel P. McNamara

April 15, 2017

Daniel P. McNamara, age 63, a longtime West Scranton resident, passed away Saturday evening at Geisinger Community Medical Center in Scranton. Born on May 22, 1953 and son of the late Paul Francis and Theresa McDonnell McNamara, Daniel was a graduate

Mary McCusker

April 10, 2017

Mary McCusker, age 87, of Tunkhannock, passed away Monday at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 47 years, Gary McCusker, on March 31, 1997. Born on April 23, 1929 and daughter of the late Bern

Frank (Tuggy) Lane

April 9, 2017

Frank "Tuggy" Lane, age 76, a lifelong resident of Old Forge, passed away Sunday at Riverside Rehabilitation & Nursing Center in Taylor, after four years under their care. Preceding him in death was his beloved wife, Kathleen Williams Lane. Married f