John Walker

January 10, 2017

John Walker, age 58, a lifelong West Scranton resident, died Tuesday morning at Regional Hospital of Scranton. Born on May 7, 1958, son of the late Clarence and Dorothy VanDeusen Walker, John was educated at West Scranton High School. He worked as a

Mark "Coo" Lane

January 7, 2017

Mark "Coo" Lane, age 54, of Taylor, and formerly of Old Forge, passed away Saturday morning under the care of Hospice of the Sacred Heart's Inpatient Unit, Dunmore, after battling cancer. Born on July 5, 1962, son of Frank "Tuggy" Lane of Taylor and

John (Jack) Michael Ratchford

January 7, 2017

John Michael Ratchford, age 84, of Roaring Brook Twp., died Saturday at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center. He is survived by his longtime companion, Helen Edwards. Born in Pittston on October 31, 1932 and son of the late John and Genevieve Swee

Thomas Hack

January 6, 2017

Thomas Hack, 79, of Scranton, died Friday at Geisinger C.M.C. Memorial services are scheduled for Saturday, January 14th, at 1:00PM at the family home, 720 South Irving Avenue, #1, in Scranton. Arrangements, Kearney Funeral Home, Inc., 125 North Main

Jean E. Fretti

January 5, 2017

Jean E. Fretti, age 64 of Wilkes Barre, passed away Thursday morning at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, after an illness. Born in Duryea on October 29, 1952, and daughter of the late Russell, Sr., and Margaret Miller Wickizer, Jean was a gra

Constance (Connie) R. Zaykowski

January 3, 2017

Constance (Connie) R. Zaykowski, age 71, formerly of Old Forge, passed away Tuesday morning at Linwood Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Scranton. Born in Scranton on September 22, 1945, and daughter of the late August and Elizabeth McCulligan Rei

Alexander J. Potocki

January 3, 2017

Services have been scheduled for Alexander J. Potocki, age 80, of Taylor, who died Tuesday at Riverside Rehabilitation & Nursing Center. Blesing Services by Rev. August A. Ricciardi are scheduled for Friday at 9:00AM at Old Forge Cemetery. Arrangemen

Barbara Inez Schirra

January 3, 2017

Barbara Inez Schirra, age 77, of West Scranton, died Tuesday at Geisinger Community Medical Center, Scranton. Private arrangements are under the care of the Kearney Funeral Home, Inc., 125 North Main Avenue, Scranton.

Lucia Klinger

December 29, 2016

Lucia Klinger, age 63 and a longtime resident of Scranton, passed away Tuesday, December 29th. Born in Paterson, New Jersey, on August 5, 1952, daughter of Fredrick and Lucia Cetrano Klinger, Lucia was an active member within the Salvation Army Churc

Elizabeth (Betsy) R. Wallick

December 28, 2016

Elizabeth R. Wallick, age 60, of Taylor, passed away unexpectedly Monday, December 28th, 2015. Services by Rev. Francis Landry, C.P., Pastor of St. Ann Basilica, and burial at Washburn Street Cemetery were privately held. Arrangements are under the c

Robert G. Hughes

December 23, 2016

Robert G. Hughes, 75, a lifelong resident of Old Forge, died Friday at Geisinger C.M.C., Scranton. His beloved wife of 54 years, Elizabeth (Betty) Smith Hughes, survives. Born on October 15, 1941 and son of the late Garfield and Sabra Dale Hughes, Ro

Thomas J. Melisky, Sr.

December 21, 2016

Thomas J. Melisky Sr., 91, of West Scranton, died early Wednesday morning at home after an illness. His former wife, Jean Mitchell Melisky, preceded him on death on May 12, 1995. Born in Scranton on February 23, 1925, and son of the late Michael and

Erika M Weiss

December 19, 2016

Erika M. Weiss, age 73, previously of East Stroudsburg, died Friday at Golden Living Center in Scranton, where she had recently resided.

George Samuel Bound

December 19, 2016

George Samuel Bound, Jr., age 79, of Taylor, passed away Monday morning at Riverside Rehabilitation & Nursing Center in Taylor, after an illness. He is survived by his beloved wife, Anna Kaufmann Bound. The couple celebrated their 55th wedding annive

Jacqueline (Jackie) Ann McNulty Simonson

December 19, 2016

Jacqueline (Jackie) Ann McNulty Simonson, age 34, of Taylor, passed away Monday morning at Geisinger Community Medical Center in Scranton, after a courageous battle against Neuro-Behcets Disease, an extremely rare auto-immune condition. She is surviv

Robert (Bob) C. Melucci

December 18, 2016

Robert C. "Bob" Melucci, age 74, died unexpectedly on December 18, 2015. Born in Scranton on May 16, 1941, son of the late John & Mary (Perry) Melucci, Bob was a graduate of both West Scranton High School and the University of Scranton. He earned a m

Bella Rose Thomas

December 16, 2016

Bella Rose Thomas, infant daughter of Natalie Dorsainvil and Careem Thomas, Sr. became her parents' little angel in heaven after passing away unexpectedly on Friday. She is also survived by siblings, Careem, Jr. and Jakobe. Private arrangements are u

Edward Post

December 15, 2016

Edward Post, age 76, of Moscow, passed away Thursday morning at Allied Skilled Nursing Center in Scranton. His beloved wife, Roseann Villareale Post, survives. Born in Hackensack, New Jersey, on January 16, 1940, he was the son of the late Edward, S

Michael Chimino

December 14, 2016

Michael Chimino, age 75, of Taylor, passed away Wednesday evening at Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Dunmore, after an illness. His beloved wife of 50 years, Sandra O'Geen Chimino, preceded him in death. A Veteran of the United States Navy, he retired a

Everett (E.P.) White, Jr.

December 13, 2016

Everett (E.P.) White, Jr., of Taylor, and formerly of Old Forge, died Tuesday evening under the care of Hospice of the Sacred Heart Inpatient Unit, Dunmore, after an illness. Surviving is his high school sweetheart, his best friend and his adoring wi

Gloria M. Barlik

December 11, 2016

Gloria M. Barlik, 87, of Old Forge and formerly of Duryea, died peacefully on Sunday, December 11th, at Riverside Rehabilitation & Nursing Center in Taylor, where she had been a guest for six months. Born in Pittston on February 9, 1929, she was the

Michael G. Kavulich

December 4, 2016

Michael G. Kavulich, Jr., 63, Taylor, unexpectedly passed away Sunday evening at Geisinger Community Medical Center. He is survived by his adoring wife, Beverly Kohut Kavulich. The couple celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary on May 22nd. Born on

Leo Gingerlowski, Sr.

December 2, 2016

Leo Gingerlowski, Sr., age 65, of Scranton, passed away Friday morning at home, after an illness. Private arrangements are under the care of the Kearney Funeral Home, Inc., 125 North Main Avenue, Scranton.

Sally Yovish

December 1, 2016

Sally Yovish, age 83, of Dunmore, passed away peacefully Thursday evening at home, after an illness. Her beloved husband, Robert Yovish, Sr., survives. Born in Scranton on May 13, 1933, she was the daughter of the late Soloman and Hesna Hanam Karam.

Joan Kozloski

November 30, 2016

Joan Kozloski, 80, passed away peacefully early Wednesday morning surrounded by her loved ones at home in West Scranton. She is survived by her beloved husband, Robert Kozloski, Sr. Wed on May 25, 1957, the couple were married for 59 years. Joan was