Birkha Rai

June 19, 2018

Birkha M. Rai, age 99, of Scranton, passed away Tuesday at The Gardens at Scranton. Born on New Year's Day, 1919, he was born in the Kingdom of Bhutan in South Asia where he served as a farmer on his family farm before migrating to the United States

Jack (E.P.) Harris

June 17, 2018

Jack (E.P.) Harris, age 63, of Moosic and formerly of Old Forge, passed away Sunday morning at home after an illness. Born in Nuremberg, Germany, on January 13, 1955, he was the son of the late John and Helena Klemenz Harris. A graduate of Lackaw

Stephen Barnic, III

June 17, 2018

Stephen Barnic, III, age 68, of Inkerman, passed away Sunday morning at Allied Hospice in Scranton, after an illness. He is survived by his loving wife, best friend and caregiver, Beth Nevins Barnic. Married for 45 years, the couple wed on St. Patric

Anthony (T.K.) Kozlowski

June 14, 2018

Anthony (T.K.) Kozlowski, age 49, of the Greenwood section of Moosic, passed away Thursday morning at Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Dunmore, after a courageous 4 year battle with leukemia. Born on December 3, 1968, and raised in Moosic, he was the bel

Amelia Cruz

June 13, 2018

Amelia Cruz, age 80, of Scranton, passed away Wednesday at Riverside Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Taylor. Pending arrangements are under the care of the Kearney Funeral Home, Inc., 125 North Main Avenue, West Scranton.

Melissa Farnelli

June 9, 2018

Melissa Farnelli, age 24, of Mount Pocono, passed away Saturday at Allied Skilled Nursing Center in Scranton, after an illness. Pending arrangements are under the care of the Kearney Funeral Home, Inc., 125 North Main Avenue, Scranton.

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William F. Hughes

June 9, 2018

William F. Hughes, Sr., age 95, of Old Forge, passed away Saturday morning at the V.A. Medical Center in Wilkes Barre. He is survived by his beloved wife, Anna Mae Belles Hughes. Wed on May 8, 1971, the couple recently celebrated their 47th wedding a

Ann L. Osmolia Carey

June 8, 2018

Ann L. Carey, age 86 and a lifelong resident of Old Forge, passed away Friday morning at Moses Taylor Hospital in Scranton, after an illness. On January 20, 1991, she was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 39 years, David C. Carey, Sr. Born

John Buchan

June 4, 2018

John Buchan, age 68, of Duryea, passed away Monday morning at home after a longtime battle with illness. He is survived by his beloved wife, Patricia Gleason Buchan. Wed on September 29, 1973, the couple would have celebrated

Thomas J. Miller

June 3, 2018

Thomas J. Miller, age 58, of West Scranton, passed away Sunday evening surrounded by his loving family at Allied Hospice in Scranton, after a courageous battle with cancer. He is survived by his high school sweetheart, best friend

Ruth Turner

June 3, 2018

Ruth Turner, age 77, a lifelong resident of Moosic, passed away Wednesday evening at Allied Hospice in Scranton. She was preceded in death by her husband of 33 years, Carl E. Turner, who tragically died on May 15, 1991. Born on October 6, 1940, an

William Kandrac

June 2, 2018

Debbie M. Bauman

May 31, 2018

Debbie M. Bauman, age 59, of Old Forge, passed away Sunday morning at Geisinger Community Medical Center, Scranton, after an illness. She is survived by her loving husband and best friend, Anthony (Tony) Bauman. Wed on Novembe

Gerald William Moore

May 31, 2018

Gerald William Moore, Jr., age 61, of Clifton Twp., passed away Wednesday, after a sudden illness. Born in Taylor on December 12, 1956, and raised in Moosic, he was the son of Alice VanLouvender Moore of Clifton Twp.

Roland Hatfield

May 27, 2018

Roland Hatfield, age 63, of Dupont, passed away Sunday under the care of Celtic Hospice at Geisinger South Hospital in Wilkes Barre. Private arrangements are under the care of the Thomas P. Kearney Funeral Home, Inc., 517 North M

Katherine Polito

May 25, 2018

Katherine Polito, recently 90 years old, of Dickson City and formerly of Scranton, passed away Friday morning at Hospice of the Sacred Heart in Dunmore. Born in Metuchen, New Jersey, on May 20, 1928, and daughter of the l

Charles R. Maurer, Sr.

May 20, 2018

Charles R. Maurer, Sr., age 89, a lifelong resident of Moosic, passed away Sunday morning surrounded by family in the same house in which he was born. He is survived by his beloved wife, Martha Jackson Maurer, of whom he celeb

Rebecca (Beckey) Taylor

May 20, 2018

Rebecca (Beckey) Taylor, age 46, of Dickson City and a Taylor native, passed away Sunday morning. Born in Taylor on September 11, 1971, she was the daughter of the late Robert, Sr. and Valerie Taylor. She created a career in

Herbert J. Smith

May 19, 2018

Herbert J. Smith, 67, of Scranton, died Saturday at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital after an illness. His wife of 48 years is the former Veronica Grill. Born in Scranton, son of the late Harry and Mary Burnett Smith, Herb was a sel

Michael Anthony Belcastro, Jr.

May 19, 2018

Michael Anthony “Bugsy” Belcastro Jr., 71, a lifelong resident of Old Forge, died Saturday at Wilkes-Barre General’s Post Acute Specialty Hospital after an illness. He is survived by his adoring wife, Lynn Celli Belc

Marie Thelma Hack

May 19, 2018

Marie T. Hack, age 80, of South Scranton, passed away Saturday evening at her home. Private arrangements are under the care of the Kearney Funeral Home, Inc., 125 North Main Avenue, Scranton.

Mildred Lane Thorne

May 18, 2018

Mildred Lane Thorne, age 89, of Scranton and formerly of Duryea, passed away Friday morning at Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Dunmore, after an illness. She was preceded in death on April 29, 1966, by her husband, David

Anthony J. Gryczko

May 15, 2018

Anthony J. Gryczko, age 30 and a lifelong Old Forge resident, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday evening. Born on October 25, 1987, son of loving parents Michael (Mickey) Gryczko and Philomena Jeffers and fiance James Fink, all of Old Forge, Anthony w

Alan LaCapra

May 14, 2018

Alan LaCapra, age 63, of Old Forge, died Monday at Allied Skilled Nursing Center in Scranton, after an illness. Pending arrangements are under the care of the Thomas P. Kearney Funeral Home, Inc., 517 North Main Street,

Joseph (Joe) Buzad

May 13, 2018

Joseph (Joe) Buzad, age 99, a Jackson Heights resident in West Scranton, passed away peacefully on Sunday. Born in Scranton on Christmas Day, 1918, Joe was the son of the late Khalil and Ghalia Douaihy Buzad. He studied at Americ