Robert (Bob) Taylor

February 28, 2018

Robert (Bob) Taylor, age 75, of Old Forge, passed away Monday evening at Geisinger Community Medical Center in Scranton due to surgery complications. He was preceded in death on September 10, 2006, by his beloved wife of 26 years&

Judith Ann Ziegenfus

February 26, 2018

Judith Ann Elizabeth Ziegenfus, age 79, died peacefully Monday morning at St. Mary's Villa Nursing Home where she had been a resident for more than four years. Born in Kingston on July 16, 1938, she was the daughter of the late Harol

Vincent M. Montanino

February 25, 2018

Vincent M. Montanino, age 64, passed away on Sunday morning at Hackettstown Medical Center in Hackettstown. Vinny was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York. He lived in Parsippany before moving to Hackettstown 20 years ago. He owned and

Dr. Salvatore Petrucci, DMD

February 21, 2018

On Wednesday a very bright star ended. Salvatore Petrucci of Scranton passed suddenly. He was a caring, loving human being of enormous, unwithering, egalitarian commitment with a gigantic, empathetic soul as high as the highest moun

William Norman Strunk, Jr.

February 19, 2018

William “Billie” Norman Strunk, Jr., 78, of Glendale, died Monday afternoon at Scranton Regional Hospital. Born in Glendale on September 3, 1939, son of the late William Norman Strunk and Beatrice Strunk Yeager&#

James (Jimmy) Weitz

February 18, 2018

James (Jimmy) Weitz, age 52 and a lifelong resident of Moosic, passed away Sunday at home. Born on September 23, 1965 and loving son of Beatrice Decker Weitz of Moosic and the late Frederick Weitz, Jimmy was educated at Riverside Sch

Marjorie Jones

February 17, 2018

Marjorie Jones, age 75, of Taylor, passed away Saturday morning at Mountain View Care Center in Scranton, after a three year residence. Born on March 18, 1942, and daughter of the late Jennie Corman, Marjorie began a car

David W. Greenfield

February 17, 2018

Donald James Race

February 15, 2018

Donald James Race, age 74, of Scranton, died Thursday at Regional Hospital of Scranton. Private arrangements are under the care of the Thomas P. Kearney Funeral Home, Inc., 517 North Main Street, Old Forge. Interment, Fai

Peter M. Brigido

February 13, 2018

Peter M. Brigido, age 81, of Old Forge, died Tuesday, after a courageous battle with cancer. Born in Pittston on April 22, 1936, Peter was the son of the late Carl and Mary Gentile Brigido. A 1954 graduate of Old Forge High

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.