Jeffrey Genell

February 3, 2017

Jeffrey Genell, age 46, of the Tripps Park section of West Scranton, and formerly of Old Forge, passed away Thursday evening at Geisinger Community Medical Center in Scranton. Surviving is his loving wife of 12 years, Jennifer McGurrin Genell. The co

Eleanor (Ellie) Herman

February 3, 2017

Eleanor (Ellie) Herman, age 84, of Roaring Brook Twp., passed away Friday at home, after a recent illness. She is survived by her high school sweetheart, best friend and beloved husband of 66 years, Albert Herman. The couple were married November 3,

John (Chuck) J. Chacko, Jr.

January 29, 2017

John (Chuck) Chacko, Jr., age 70, a lifelong resident of Pittston, died Sunday at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital, after a lengthy illness. He was preceded in death by his wife of 42 years, Maryann Yesaltis Chacko, on October 16, 2016. Born on August 2

Joseph C. Woytanis

January 26, 2017

Joseph C. Woytanis, age 83, a lifelong Scranton resident, died Thursday at Green Ridge Health Care Center, where he had resided. A Mass of Christian Burial is scheduled for Wednesday at 9:30AM at St. John Neuman Parish, 633 Orchard St., Scranton, 18

Jeanna M. Martin

January 23, 2017

Jeanna M. Martin, age 58 and formerly of Carbondale, passed away Monday evening at Geisinger Mountain View Care Center in Scranton. Born in Wauchula, Florida, on October 6, 1958, she was the daughter of the late Mary Crumbly Christopher and Charles

Donald Bailey

January 17, 2017

Donald Bailey, age 80, of South Scranton, passed away Tuesday evening shortly after being admitted to Hospice of the Sacred Heart's Inpatient Unit, Dunmore. His beloved wife of nearly 50 years, Ellen Houston Bailey, preceded him in death on September

Preston Cadwalder, Sr.

January 16, 2017

Preston Cadwalder Sr., age 67, of Old Forge, passed away Monday evening at home, surrounded by his family, after a courageous battle with leukemia. His beloved wife and best friend of 47 years, Celia Colianni Cadwalder, survives. The couple was marri

Ann Marie Toth

January 13, 2017

Ann Marie Toth, age 57, of Old Forge, passed away Friday morning at home, after a ten-year battle with cancer. Surviving is her best friend and companion of 28 years, William Lagonia. Born on December 19, 1959 and daughter of the late Ralph and Barba

Mary Elizabeth (Betty) Thornton

January 10, 2017

Mary Elizabeth (Betty) Thornton, age 95, a longtime resident of Old Forge, passed away Tuesday morning at Mountain View Care Center in Scranton. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, William Thornton, Jr., on New Year's Day, 1976. Born i

Nancy A. Cunning Penman

January 10, 2017

Nancy Ann Cunning Penman died at Golden Living Center in Scranton on Tuesday, January 10th, at the age of 80 years. Nancy had a strong love of God, family, and country. She enjoyed reading, gardening, and preparing homemade foods for her family. She

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