Peter Arthur Giddings

October 17, 2019

Peter Arthur Giddings, age 75, of Ontario, Canada, passed away Thursday at Geisinger Community Medical Center in Scranton. Private arrangements are under the care of the Thomas P. Kearney Funeral Home, Inc., 517 North Main Street, Old Forge.

Warren Speck

October 17, 2019

Warren Speck, age 83, a lifelong resident of Moosic and Old Forge, passed away Thursday evening at Regional Hospital of Scranton, after a sudden illness. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 37 years, Bertha B. (Howell) Speck, who died on

William (Willie) Meserve

October 16, 2019

William (Willie) Meserve, age 61, of Clarks Summit, passed away Wednesday at home, after an illness. An avid sports fan, Willie was loyal to the Philadelphia Phillies, New England Patriots and Penn State Nittany Lions, he was also a self-taught harm

Johanna McCawley

October 16, 2019

Johanna (Fereck) McCawley, age 82, of Wyoming, passed away Wednesday at Lackawanna County Health Care Center in Peckville. She is survived by her best friend and loving husband of 61 years, Thomas McCawley, Sr. The couple were married on April 26, 19

Kenneth (Ken) A. Perna

October 16, 2019

Kenneth (Ken) A. Perna, Sr., age 60, a lifelong resident of Scranton, passed away Wednesday at home after an illness. Surviving is his best friend, caregiver and wife of 41 years, Elizabeth (Liz) Balendy Perna. The couple married December 10, 1977.

Sonia E. Maldonado

October 14, 2019

Sonia E. Maldonado, age 60, of Scranton, passed away Monday evening at Regional Hospital, subsiding to prexisting conditions. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y. on October 23, 1958, Sonia was the daughter of Bartolo Maldonado & the late Maria Cartagena. She wa

Samuel C. Evans, Jr.

October 13, 2019

Samuel (Sam) C. Evans, Jr., age 59, of Pittston Twp. passed away unexpectedly Sunday morning at home. He is survived by his beloved wife, Ellen (Zimmerman) Evans. The couple celebrated their 18th anniversary on Saturday. Born on August 17, 1960, son

David J. Campbell

October 13, 2019

Services are set for David J. Campbell, 64, of Scranton, who died Sunday at Green Ridge Health Care Center. A blessing service by Rev. August A. Ricciardi will be friday at 11:00AM at the Cathedral Cemetery Chapel. Arrangements are under the care o

Ann (Plisko) Yager

October 11, 2019

Ann M. (Plisko) Yager, age 61, of Exeter, died Friday at River Run Healthcare Center in Kingston, after an illness. Born on January 17, 1958 and raised in Exeter, Ann was the daughter of the late George Plisko, Sr., and Joan (McCamley) Plisko Turco

Hilda Kingsley

October 11, 2019

Hilda M. (Fritzen) Kingsley, age 94, of Old Forge, passed away Friday afternoon at home. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 61 years, Robert Kingsley, Sr., on October 5, 2008. Born in Scranton on June 2, 1925, and daughter of the la

Lucy (Green) Wayland

October 10, 2019

Lucy (Green) Wayland, 92, of Waymart, died Thursday evening at Wayne Woodlands Manor. Burial is scheduled for Friday at Holly Memorial Gardens, Charlottesville, Virginia. Arrangements are under the care of the Kevin K. Kearney Funeral Home, Inc., 12

Kathleen (Pelucacci) Tagliaferri

October 9, 2019

Kathleen (Pelucacci) Tagliaferri, age 74, of Old Forge, passed away Wednesday morning at Hospice of the Sacred Heart in Dunmore, after an illness. Born on January 12, 1945, Kathleen was raised in the Tripps Park section of West Scranton. Daughter of

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Stanley J. Dubernas, Jr.

October 9, 2019

Stanley "Zeke" J. Dubernas, Jr., age 71, a lifelong resident of Old Forge, passed away Wednesday afternoon at the VA Medical Center, Wilkes Barre, after an illness. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Diane Marhelski Dubernas, on May 3, 200

Gilbert Duran

October 9, 2019

Gilbert Duran, age 68, of Scranton, passed away Wednesday morning at Scranton Health Care Center, after an illness. Private arrangements are under the care of the Thomas P. Kearney Funeral Home, Inc., 517 North Main Street, Old Forge.

Mary (Monahan) Good

October 7, 2019

Mary (Monahan) Good, age 72, of West Scranton and a longtime resident of Tunkhannock, passed away Monday at Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Dunmore, after an illness. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 53 years, Thomas M. Good, on May 3

Patricia Ann Wilmot, R.N.

October 7, 2019

Patricia ‘Cheech’ Ann (Rutosky) Wilmot, age 67, was born on October 16, 1951 to the late Elizabeth ‘Betty’ and Robert Rutosky of Scranton, PA. She passed away unexpectedly on October 7, 2019. Pat graduated from Scranton West Side High Scho

Amanda Bartuska

October 6, 2019

Amanda Bartuska, 22 years young, of Springfield, Virginia, but of Pennsylvania at heart, passed away Sunday evening at Fairfax County Hospital, after an illness. Born on December 5, 1996, Amanda was the daughter of her adoring parents, Ronald and Ba

Barbara A. Salveson

October 5, 2019

Barbara A. (Buehler) Salveson, age 71, of Old Forge, passed away Saturday evening at Lackawanna Health and Rehabilitation Center, after an illness. She was preceded in death in 2014 by her husband, Everett Salveson, Sr. A Brooklyn native, she was bo

Betty Hebden

October 5, 2019

Betty "Betsy" Hebden, 57, a longtime Taylor resident, died Saturday evening at Geisinger Community Medical Center in Scranton, after a longtime illness. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 27 years, Charles "Chick" Hebden, on October

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Arlene (Vandemark) Newman

October 3, 2019

Arlene (Vandemark) Newman, 81, formerly of Syracuse, N.Y., passed away Thursday at Lackawanna County Health Care Center, after an illness. Raised in Vestal, N.Y., Arlene was born on June 11, 1938, to the late Roy and Isabel (Gifford) Vandemark. She

Judith (Paolino) Bieryla

September 30, 2019

Judith Paolino Bieryla, 74, of West Scranton, died Sunday at home after a courageous battle with cancer. Judy was a true Scrantonian. More specifically, she was a “West” Scrantonian. Born and raised on Chestnut Street in West Scranton (now Cabri

Kathleen Hart

September 29, 2019

Kathleen Hart, L.P.N., age 65, of Carbondale and a West Scranton native, passed away Sunday at Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Dunmore, after a recent illness. Born on April 16, 1954, and raised in West Scranton, Kathy was the daughter of the late Jame

Rita B. Martin

September 29, 2019

Rita B. Martin, age 96, a lifelong Scranton resident, passed away Sunday evening at Gino Merli Veteran Center in Scranton. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 53 years, Joseph L. Martin, on January 24, 1999. Born on February 22, 1923

Francis Lee

September 29, 2019

Francis Lee, 77, a longtime resident of North Scranton, died Sunday at Regional Hospital of Scranton, after an illness. He is survived by his beloved wife and best friend, Carole Reed Lee. Wed on June 6, 1964, the couple was married for 55 years. Bo

Robin Best

September 26, 2019

Robin Best, age 57, of Old Forge, passed away Thursday morning at Dunmore Health Care Center, after a five-year battle against cancer. Raised in Moosic and daughter of Joseph M. Best, Sr. and the late Eileen (McAndrew) Best, Robin was a graduate of