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Ron Williams

December 15, 2018

Ron Williams, 68, of Lake Winola and longtime Wyoming County commissioner, died Saturday morning after an illness. He is survived by his wife and best friend, Ellen Foreman Williams. The couple celebrated their 28th wedding anniversary on Aug. 25. B

Ernest (Ernie) P. Gentile

December 13, 2018

Ernest (Ernie) P. Gentile, age 65, of Dunmore, passed away suddenly Thursday at home. Surviving is his loving wife, Mazie Gentile. They celebrated their 39th wedding anniverary on September 15th. Born in Scranton on March 3, 1953, Ernie was the son

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Fred A. Mayes

December 13, 2018

Fred A. Mayes, age 98, of Middletown, Delaware and formerly of Old Forge, passed away Thursday morning at home. Born in Old Forge on July 13, 1920, Fred was the son of the late Arthur and Pearl E. Wakelin Mayes. He proudly served our country in the

Jean (Regina) Flynn

December 11, 2018

Jean (Regina) Flynn, age 93, a lifelong resident of Dickson City, passed away on Tuesday morning, surrounded by her loving family, after a brief illness.She was preceded in death by her devoted husband of 47 years,William J Flynn,on Oct. 6,1993, and

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Joseph Gaughan, Sr.

December 10, 2018

Joseph M. Gaughan Sr., 75, of Pittston Township, died Monday, Dec. 10, 2018, at Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Dunmore, after an illness. He is survived by his loving wife, the former Nettie Decker. The couple would have celebrated 54 years of marriage

Kevin Kenneth Kearney

December 10, 2018

My Dad, Kevin Kenneth Kearney, of Old Forge, passed away peacefully Monday, Dec. 10. Due to his amazing strength, will and determination, against all odds he eluded a 2011 Stage IV cancer diagnosis for nearly eight years. Now in God’s hands, he’d

Margaret A. Guzy

December 10, 2018

Margaret A. Guzy, age 95, of Boca Raton, Florida and formerly of Old Forge, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, December 10th at Boca Raton Regional Hospital. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Edward "Walter" Guzy, on November 1, 1974

Miriam Trotta

December 9, 2018

Miriam Trotta, age 90, of Enola, and formerly of Taylor, passed away Monday at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital, after a brief illness. She was preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, Rev. John Trotta, on January 12, 2004. Born on June 2, 1928, M

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George Lockett

December 9, 2018

George Lockett, age 88, of Binghamton, New York and a Moosic native passed away Sunday. Surviving is his beloved companion of over 25 years, Laura Eschbach. Born in Moosic on August 16, 1930, and son of the late George and Ethel Thomas Lockett, Geor

Ronald Atapovich

December 2, 2018

Ronald Atapovich, age 64, of Taylor, passed away Sunday at home. He is survived by his high school sweetheart and former wife, Donna Marie Riviello. Born in Scranton on August 17, 1954 and raised in Old Forge, Ron was the son of the late John, Sr. a

Jeremy L. Weitz

December 1, 2018

Jeremy L. Weitz, age 31, of Dalton, passed away tragically Saturday afternoon after a house fire. He is the beloved son of Kim Rosencrans and step-son of Neil Miller of Dalton. Born in Kingston on January 22, 1987, Jeremy was a graduate of Elk Lake

John "Mouse" Berkosky

November 30, 2018

John "Mouse" Berkosky, age 62 and a lifelong resident of Taylor, passed away Friday at Hospice of the Sacred Heart in Dunmore, after an illness. Born on February 3, 1956 and son of the late Adam A. and Eleanor Ambrose Berkosky, John was a 1974 gradu

Michael Duplessis

November 29, 2018

Michael Duplessis, 60, of Scranton, passed away Thursday at Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Dunmore, after a courageous fight with Cancer. He is survived by his beloved wife, Eleanor Baldoni Duplessis. The couple would have celebrated their wedding anni

Joan Farrell, R.N.

November 29, 2018

Joan Farrell, R.N., a lifelong resident of Scranton's Hyde Park section, passed away Thursday evening at St. Mary's Villa in Moscow, where she was a four year resident. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 46 years, Paul A. Farrell, o

Theresa Marie Davis

November 28, 2018

Theresa Marie Davis, 65, of Old Forge, passed away Wednesday evening at Hospice of the Sacred Heart in Dunmore, after an illness. She is survived by her loving husband, Wayland Davis, Sr. Wed on her favorite holiday, Halloween, 1981, the couple were

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Santo F. Tagliaterra

November 27, 2018

Santo Tagliaterra, age 90 and a lifelong Old Forge resident, passed away Tuesday at Allied Services Hospice in Scranton, after an illness. He is survived by his beloved wife of 67 years, Ursula Guzzi Tagliaterra. The couple married on July 7, 1951.

John R. Berlanda

November 25, 2018

John R. Berlanda, age 51, of Kingston, and formerly of Pittston, passed away Sunday at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital. Relatives and friends may pay their respects on Thursday between 10-12:00PM at the Thomas P. Kearney Funeral Home, Inc., 517 North

Angelo Bugiada

November 22, 2018

Services have been scheduled for Angelo Bugiada, 57, of West Scranton, who died Nov. 22. A funeral celebration will be held today from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Grove Church, 1735 N. Main Ave., Scranton, to be conducted by the Rev. Scott Hall, pastor. Ar

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Joan M. Karichner Daniel

November 18, 2018

Joan M. Daniel, age 86, of Hughestown, passed away Sunday evening at The Jewish Home of Eastern Pennsylvania, where she was a recent guest. She is survived by her beloved husband, Albert Daniel. Together since their days in the U.S. Air Force during

Liauw Hak You

November 16, 2018

Liauw Hak You, a Jakarta, Indonesia native and Scranton resident, died Friday at Moses Taylor Hospital. A blessing service will be Sunday, November 18th, at 5:00PM in the Kearney Funeral Home, Inc., 125 North Main Avenue, Scranton, to be celebrated

Rev. Alex J. Hazzouri

November 15, 2018

The Rev. Alex J. Hazzouri, a priest of the Diocese of Scranton, died on Thursday, Nov. 15. Born June 5, 1931 in Scranton, he was the son of the late Alex and Zahia Soma Hazzouri. Father Hazzouri attended Scranton public grade school and was a gradua

Anthony John Bader, Jr.

November 12, 2018

Anthony John “Little Tony” Bader, Jr., 19, of Covington Township, died Monday afternoon due to injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Born August 23, 1999 in Scranton, he was the son of Stacey Davis Lacek, and husband, Michael, and Anth

John Henderson

November 11, 2018

John Henderson, age 67, a resident of West Scranton's Keyser Valley section, passed away Sunday morning at Regional Hospital after an illness. He is survived by his beloved wife, Doreen Plotkin Henderson. The couple married on May 27, 1976. A lifelon

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John (J.D.) Godek

November 5, 2018

John (J.D.) Godek, age 82, of Buena Vista and a West Scranton native, passed away Monday evening at Walden's View of North Huntingdon, after an illness. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Fran M. Woolley Godek, on January 15, 1999. Born

Dionne M. Kleback

November 4, 2018

Dionne M. Kleback, 40, of Stowe, PA , and a native of Taylor, passed away Sunday, November 4, 2018. Born in Scranton on January 22, she was the beloved daughter of Mary Cherra Kleback and husband John Dougherty of Moosic, and Keith Kleback and wife