Lorella A. Stalbird Thomas

August 12, 2018

Lorella A. (Stalbird) Thomas, age 88, formerly of Crossin Towers in Duryea, passed away Sunday at Geisinger Community Medical Center in Scranton, after an illness. She was preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, Tally "Harry" Thomas, on Novembe

Nicole Shayla Heaton

August 12, 2018

Nicole Shayla Heaton, 20 months young, of West Scranton, tragically passed away Sunday shortly after arrival at Moses Taylor Hospital in Scranton. Beloved daughter of parents, Mary Cole and Austin Heaton, Nicole was born on December 12, 2016. In onl

Brian Muha

August 11, 2018

Brian Muha, age 52, a lifelong resident Old Forge, passed away Saturday at Regional Hospital of Scranton, after an illness. Born on March 15, 1966, son of parents, John, Jr., and Barbara Clark Muha, Brian was a graduate of the former Bishop O'Hara H

Loretta Irving

August 8, 2018

Loretta Irving, 96, a guest at St. Mary’s Villa in Elmhurst Twp., and formerly of West Scranton, died Wednesday. She was preceded in death by her husband of 45 years, Robert (Herbie) J. Irving, on April 3, 1990. Born on Oct. 16, 1921, and raised i

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Edward W. Kolesar

August 7, 2018

Edward W. Kolesar (Hubby Wheeler), 87, of Old Forge, passed away peacefully on Monday August 7, 2018. He is survived by his beloved wife of 57 years, Anita (Pennella) Kolesar. Born in Swoyersville on May 13, 1931, he was the son of the late Joseph a

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Charles (Chuck) Richter, Jr.

August 5, 2018

Charles (Chuck) Richter, Jr, of Scranton, died Sunday afternoon at home after a long battle with cancer. Educated at Johnson College and noted as a "jack of all trades, master of all", he last worked for Pace Construction of Scranton. An avid fishe

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Edward J. Grabowski

August 1, 2018

Edward J. Grabowski, 100 years young, of Newark, New York, and formerly a longtime resident of West Scranton, passed away Wednesday. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 45 years, Betty Lou Brooksher Grabowski, on September 22, 1992. Born

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Otis John (Jack) Spencer

July 31, 2018

Otis John "Jack" Spencer, age 87, of Scranton, a proud U.S. Air Force Veteran of the Korean Conflict, passed away Friday. He beloved wife, Lena Fox Spencer, preceded him in death on June 28, 2017. Born on January 10, 1931 to the late Otis Duane and

John (Moose) Harrison

July 31, 2018

John “Moose” Harrison, age 38, of Scranton, passed away Tuesday at home. Wed to Regan Bisbing Harrison on Valentine’s Day 2004, the couple was married for 14 years. He is also survived by his three adoring children, Riley, Brody, and Quinn Harr

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Earl J. Glynn

July 31, 2018

Earl J. Glynn, age 80, of Scranton, and a proud Air Force Veteran died Tuesday at home. Interment with military honors in the the Indiantown Gap National Cemetery Columbarium is scheduled for Wednesday, September 12th, at 1:00PM. Arrangements, Funer

Linda Murray-Layo

July 26, 2018

Linda A. Murray-Layo, 60, South Abington Twp., passed away Thursday, July 26, at Geisinger Community Medical Center after a brief illness. She was the wife of William Layo. Born in Scranton, daughter of Sylvia (Woelkers) Sands and the late Robert Mu

Theresa C. Sweeney Farrell

July 25, 2018

Theresa C. Sweeney Farrell, 84, of West Scranton, died Wednesday evening at the Gardens at Green Ridge, after an illness. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 26 years, Thomas Farrell, on June 7, 1997. Born Oct. 4, 1933 and proudly ra

Nora Fowler

July 24, 2018

Nora Fowler, infant daughter of loving parents Kelly McAndrew and Mark Fowler of North Abington Twp., passed away Tuesday at Moses Taylor Hospital. Nora will forever remain as her family’s guardian angel. Private arrangements are under the care o

Ann M. Kurtz

July 23, 2018

Ann M. Kurtz, age 89, of West Scranton, passed away Monday morning at Allied Skilled Nursing Center. Born in Scranton on July 19, 1929, and daughter of the late William and Agnes Haires Kurtz, Ann was educated in Scranton Schools. Of Roman Catholic

Taini Elizabeth Helen Love

July 23, 2018

Taini Helen Elizabeth Love, age 29, of the Minooka section of Scranton, passed away on Monday. Born in Scranton on August 20, 1988 and raised in Old Forge then in the Minooka section of Scranton, Taini was the beloved daughter of Joanna Maffei Hersh

Thomas Joseph Dougherty

July 16, 2018

Thomas Joseph Dougherty, 81, a lifelong resident of West Scranton, died Monday at home. Born on New Year’s Eve, 1936, the son of the late Edward Sr. and Angela Noone Dougherty, he was a graduate of the former St. Patrick’s High School in West S

Zita Stone

July 15, 2018

Zita Dean Stone, born in Scranton on November 27, 1930, passed away Sunday at her home with her family by her side. She was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, Thomas Joseph Stone, and an infant son Brendan. Daughter of the late Margaret M

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James E. Wharton

July 14, 2018

James E. Wharton, 76, a Dunmore native, died Saturday at Allied Skilled Nursing Center. Born in Dunmore on April 15, 1942, and the last surviving child of the late John and Frances Sisco Wharton, James was a graduate of Dunmore High School class of

Sally Ann O'Connor

July 13, 2018

Sally Ann (Grady) O'Connor, age 83, of West Scranton, passed away Friday morning at Allied Hospice. She was preceded in death by her best friend, traveling partner and beloved husband of 53 years, Frank J. O'Connor, on October 19, 2010. Born in Scr

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Henry (Hank) "Hunter" Zurek

July 11, 2018

Henry (Hank) “Hunter” Zurek, 83, of the Greenwood section of Moosic, died Wednesday evening at home after an illness. He is survived by his best friend and beloved wife, Dolores Serafinski Zurek. Wed on May 20, 1961, the couple recently celebrate

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Michael C. Zaladonis

July 7, 2018

Michael C . Zaladonis died unexpectedly on Saturday, July 7th. Born in Taylor, on November 30, 1953, and the son of the late Casimir and Celia Cure Zaladonis, Michael graduated from Pittston Area High School, Class of 1972. He enjoyed fishing and hi

Leonel Rios

July 7, 2018

Leonel Rios, age 50, of Scranton, died Saturday. Born in Puebla City, Mexico, on April 19, 1968, Leonel was the son of Jorge Rios and the late Susana Moran Rios. A local resident for over 30 years, he worked for Green Fiber in Wilkes Barre. A gen

Carmen Fidele

July 6, 2018

Carmen Fidele, age 47, a resident at The Gardens at Scranton, passed away Friday, after a longtime illness. Pending arrangements are under the care of the Kearney Funeral Home, Inc., 125 North Main Avenue, Scranton.

Donald R. Decker

July 5, 2018

Donald R. Decker, age 63, a lifelong resident of Scranton, passed away Thursday morning. Private arrangements are under the care of the Kearney Funeral Home, Inc., 125 North Main Avenue, Scranton.

Helen M Sokolowski Swanek

July 5, 2018

Helen M. Swanek, age 92, a longtime resident of the Austin Heights section of Old Forge, passed away Thursday evening at home, after an illness. She was preceded in death on August 19, 2009 by her beloved husband of 62 years, the late Chester G. Swan