Philip (Cookie) Ruthkosky

February 13, 2018

Philip Ruthkosky, age 81, of Taylor, passed away Tuesday at Regional Hospital of Scranton, after a courageous battle with cancer. He is survived by his beloved wife and best friend, Lois Kerrigan Ruthkosky. The couple recently cel

Walter J. Lockner, Jr.

February 12, 2018

Walter J. Lockner, Jr., age 70, of Duryea, died Monday at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center in Wilkes Barre, after an illness. He is survived by his loving wife of 45 years, Karolyn Bierbach Lockner. Born in Scranton on

Sophie (Sue) Puchalski

February 10, 2018

Sophie (Sue) Puchalski, age 98, formerly of West Scranton, died Saturday at Riverside Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Taylor, where she resided. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Joseph W. Puchalski, in 19

Germaine McGuire

February 8, 2018

Germaine McGuire, age 90, of Dickson City, died Thursday at Moses Taylor Hospital in Scranton, after an illness. She was preceded in death by her husbands, the late John Donovan and Kenneth McGuire. Born in Hughestown on December

Jessica (Jay) DeSarro

February 7, 2018

Jessica L. “Jay” DeSarro, 78, a longtime resident of the Greenwood section of Moosic, died Wednesday at Hospice of the Sacred Heart Inpatient Unit, Dunmore, after an illness. She is survived by her loving husband and

Louis Splendido

February 6, 2018

Louis "GIG" Splendido, age 92 and a lifelong resident of Old Forge, died Tuesday evening at Mountain View Care Center in Scranton. Born on July 19, 1925, and son of the late Vincenzo and Mary Russo Splendido, Lou was a graduate o

Melissa A. Miles

February 5, 2018

Melissa Miles, age 38, formerly of Old Forge, passed away on Monday at Regional Hospital in Scranton. Born in Scranton on August 3, 1979, she was the daughter of Margaret (Peggy) Nee Miles of Pittston and the late John W. Miles.

Robert (Bob) Francis Killeen

February 3, 2018

Robert (Bob) Francis Killeen, age 98 and a lifelong Scranton resident, died Saturday at Regional Hospital of Scranton, after an illness. Born on September 6, 1919, and son of the late Thomas and Nora Miller Killeen, Bob was a

Jane Shipp

February 1, 2018

Arrangements are set for Jane Shipp, 90, a longtime Scranton resident, who died Thursday at Geisinger Community Medical Center. A private blessing service by Rev. Joseph Sica will be conducted Wednesday at the Kearney Funeral Home, I

Dorothy Mae Moody

January 31, 2018

Dorothy Mae Williams Moody, 99, of Old Forge, went to be with The Lord Wednesday at the home of her daughter on the East Mountain section of Scranton. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 60 years, Donald F. Moody,

Clemens (Bish) P. Bieniecki

January 30, 2018

Clemens “Bish” P. Bieniecki, 73, of West Scranton, died Tuesday at Hospice of the Sacred Heart Inpatient Unit, Dunmore, after an illness. Born in Scranton on Nov. 12, 1944, and son of the late Clemens and Anna

Ann Marie DeSanto Jones, L.P.N.

January 26, 2018

Ann Marie Jones, L.P.N., age 69, of Dunmore, died Friday morning at home. Her loving husband of 51 years is Keith W. Jones. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Dominick and Ruth Stein DeSanto. She worked for over 3

Benjamin F. Smith, Jr.

January 26, 2018

Benjamin F. Smith Jr., 94, formerly of West Scranton, passed away Friday at Allied Skilled Nursing Center in Scranton following an illness. Born in Clarks Summit on Dec. 17, 1923, and son of the late Benjamin F. Sr. and Maude M.

Mary L. McIlvaine

January 25, 2018

Mary L. McIlvain, R.N., age 86, a guest at Wesley Village in Pittston, and formerly of Avoca, died Thursday afternoon. Born in Clarks Summit on September 19, 1931, she was the daughter of the late Albert and Mary Meyer F

Peter James Gaughan

January 25, 2018

Peter J. Gaughan, age 77, of South Scranton, died Thursday at Moses Taylor Hospital in Scranton. Pending arrangements are under the care of the Kearney Funeral Home, Inc., 125 North Main Avenue, Scranton.

Rigoberto Rodriquez-Torres

January 24, 2018

Rigoberto Rodriquez-Torres, age 70, of West Scranton, died Wednesday afternoon at home, after an illness. Blessing services are scheduled for Thursday, February 8th, at noon in the Kearney Funeral Home, Inc., 125 Nort

Thomas Lewis Gyr

January 24, 2018

Thomas Lewis Gyr, 81, passed away in Seattle, Wash., on Jan. 24, 2018. He was born on April 2, 1936, in Clarks Summit to Alfred and Ann Gyr. Thomas was raised with two brothers, Chester and Alfred Jr. Thomas is survi

Diane Stancavage

January 23, 2018

Diane Stancavage, age 68, of Old Forge, passed away Tuesday at Moses Taylor Hospital in Scranton, after an illness. She was preceded in death by her husband of 42 years, Stanley J. Stancavage, Sr., her daughter, Kimber

Vincenzina Di Giovanni Cicale

January 22, 2018

Vincenzina Di Giovanni Cicale, 93, died Monday morning peacefully in her sleep. Her beloved husband, Louis "Ali" Cicale, died July 12, 1977. Born in Sant. Eusanio Forconese, in the Abruzzo region of Italy, on June 5,

Miriam F. Willand

January 20, 2018

Miriam (Mim) Frances Willand, age 89, of Newton, Alabama, died Saturday at Extendicare in Dothan, AL. She was preceded in death in 1985 by her husband, Louis (Lou) Allen Willand. Born in Berwick, Maine, on August 4

Anne (Nancy) O'Malley

January 19, 2018

Anne (Nancy) Marie O’Malley, age 85, of Scranton, passed away peacefully on January 19, 2018 at Allied Skilled Nursing facility in Scranton, Pennsylvania. Anne was born January 29, 1932 in Scranton, to Attorney Russe

Robert (Hicky) McDonnell

January 17, 2018

Robert "Hicky" McDonnell, age 83 and a lifelong resident of Scranton, died Wednesday at Regional Hospital of Scranton, after an illness. He is survived by his loving wife, Elsa Peruzzi McDonnell. The couple celebrated their 62nd weddi

Faye Pregmon Reviello Chmiel

January 17, 2018

Faye Reviello Pregmon Chmiel, her family's beloved "Faye Babes", received the greatest gift, Heaven, when she died on her birthday Wednesday evening at Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Dunmore, after an illness. Born in Old Forg

Sophie B. Chwasciewski

January 16, 2018

Sophie B. Kurpiewski Chwasciewski, 93, of Old Forge, passed into the arms of the Lord on January 16, 2018, surrounded by her loved ones. Sophie was born in Old Forge, PA., August 10, 1924, the daughter of the late

James Palutis

January 13, 2018

James Palutis, 76, a lifelong resident of West Scranton, died Saturday morning at home. He is survived by his wife, Sandra Lemoncelli Palutis. Born on Nov. 2, 1941, James was the son of the late Peter J. and Jessica Michaels