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

Marie Schommer

January 12, 2018

Marie Schommer, age 86 and a former resident of Jackson Heights Apartments in West Scranton, passed away Friday evening at Moses Taylor Hospital in Scranton, following an illness. Her beloved husband, Robert Schommer, preceded her

Regina Marhelski

January 12, 2018

Regina Marhelski, age 92, of the Austin Heights section of Old Forge, died Friday evening at Riverside Rehabilitation & Nursing Center in Taylor, after an illness. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 46 years, Char

Joseph E. Birch

January 12, 2018

Joseph E. Birch, age 89, a resident of The Jewish Home of Eastern Pennsylvania, passed away Friday evening at Scranton's Regional Hospital. His wife, Mildred Lillian Collins Birch, preceded him in death on July 16, 1968. Born

David Forbes Keogh

January 11, 2018

David Forbes Keogh, age 66, of Moosic's Greenwood section, died Thursday at Regional Hospital of Scranton, after a courageous battle versus cancer. Born on July 23, 1951, son of the late Howard and Margaret Cassidy Keogh,

Teri Walters

January 11, 2018

Teri Walters, age 46, of Scranton and formerly of Clarks Summit, passed away Thursday, at Regional Hospital of Scranton. Private family arrangements are under the care of the Kearney Funeral Home, Inc., 125 North Main Avenue&

Helen Wirhanowsky

January 10, 2018

Helen Wirhanowsky, age 82, a lifelong resident of Old Forge, died Wednesday morning at The Meadows of Scranton, after an illness. Born on February 7, 1935, and daughter of the late Paul and Jennie Kopistansky Wirhanowsky,

Gerard (Jerry) M. Petras

January 7, 2018

Gerard (Jerry) M. Petras, age 65 of Taylor, died Sunday morning at his home, following an illness. He is survived by his wife, caregiver and best friend, Lou Ann Naughton Petras. The couple were married on May 18, 1996. Born

Princess Souad Chehab Salem

January 7, 2018

Princess Souad Chehab Salem, 89, died Sunday, Jan. 7, in Scranton after an illness. Born in Damascus, Syria, on Dec. 10, 1928, she was the youngest of four children of Prince Jamil Chehab and Princess Mahiba Chehab.

Edward Grill

January 5, 2018

Edward Grill, 98, a longtime Scranton resident, died Friday evening at Geisinger Community Medical Center in Scranton. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 51 years, Bayde Gustin Grill, on Dec. 13, 1998. Born May 2

Mary Ann McGinley

January 5, 2018

Mary A. McGinley, 76, a lifelong resident of West Scranton, died Friday evening at Regional Hospital of Scranton. She was preceded in death by her first husband, James Walsh, in 1970, and her second husband, Lawrence McGin