Veteran

Brian Thomas

January 6, 2019

Brian Thomas, 54, formerly of Duryea, died Sunday at The Gardens of Easton. Pending arrangements are under the care of the Thomas P. Kearney Funeral Home, Inc., 517 North Main Street in Old Forge.

Lucy Rose Festino Salerno

January 6, 2019

Lucy Rose Salerno, L.P.N., age 96, a lifelong Old Forge resident, passed away unexpectedly Sunday at Regional Hospital of Scranton. She is survived by her beloved husband and best friend, Joseph Salerno, Sr. They were wed on September 26, 1942; the c

Karen Frick

January 3, 2019

Karen Frick, 53, a New York, NY native and longtime Bellerose educator, passed away Thursday at Geisinger Community Medical Center, Scranton. A Mass is scheduled for Friday at 10:00AM at St. Gregory the Great Church, 242-20 88th Ave., Bellerose, NY,

Vernell Fisher Cole

January 3, 2019

Vernell Cole, age 83, of Scranton, passed away Thursday at home. Born on November 3, 1935, and daughter of the late Emerson and Elizabeth Jordon Fisher, she was employed 25 years for the Grumman Aircraft Engineering Corporation of Bethpage, New York

Ruth Marturano Rohan

December 31, 2018

Ruth (Marturano) Rohan, age 77, of Throop, passed away New Year's Eve at Regional Hospital. She was preceded in death by her husband of 30 years, William A. Rohan, Jr., on October 2nd. Born in Dunmore on November 19, 1941 and daughter of the late An

Erma Elizabeth Kersten

December 30, 2018

Erma Elizabeth Kersten, 70, entered into rest on Sunday, December 30, 2018, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville. She was born February 3, 1948, in Washington D.C., daughter of the late Henry Lyle and Mary (Maletti) Johnson. She grew up and attend

Helen Olof Kobesky

December 28, 2018

Helen Kobesky, age 91, a guest of St. Mary's Villa Nursing Home in Moscow, passed away Friday evening. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Joseph S. Kobesky, on March 31, 1992. Born on April 4, 1927, and raised in the Minooka section o

Barbara Emerick

December 28, 2018

Barbara Emerick, 84, Taylor, died Friday morning at Riverside Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Taylor. Pending arrangements are under the care of the Thomas P. Kearney Funeral Home Inc., 517 N. Main St., Old Forge.

Jane Boyd Kavulich

December 27, 2018

Jane Kavulich, 87, of West Scranton, passed away peacefully Thursday morning at home. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 42 years, Michael Kavulich Sr., on April 28th 1994. Born on November 13, 1931, Jane was the daughter of the lat

Eugene (Geno) Canfield

December 27, 2018

Eugene (Geno) Canfield, age 39, of Old Forge, passed away Thursday morning. He is survived by his children - his world, Eugene (Gene) Jacob and Ryann Noel Canfield. Born on April 16, 1979, Geno was the son of Jean Mikels Canfield of Old Forge and Ge

Mark Battaglia

December 27, 2018

Mark Battaglia, age 52, of West Scranton, passed away peacefully Thursday. Born in Scranton on November 2, 1966, Mark was the son of Fred Battaglia of West Scranton and companion Marial Loughney and the late Marjorie Whitbeck Battaglia who preceded

Ann Marie Bieniecki

December 26, 2018

Ann Marie Bieniecki, age 72, a lifelong resident of Scranton, passed away Wednesday at the Moses Taylor Hospital, after an illness. Born on October 10, 1946, she was raised by her father, Frank Pinko, and her grandmother, Sophie Pinko, upon her mot

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Stephen Failla

December 24, 2018

Stephen Failla, age 73, patriot, pioneer and gentleman, died Christmas Eve at Regional Hospital. Private services were under the care of the Kevin K. Kearney Funeral Home, Inc., 125 North Main Avenue, Scranton.

Elizabeth (Betty) M. Collins

December 22, 2018

Elizabeth M. (Betty) Collins, age 81, of Moosic, passed away Saturday morning at home. Her beloved husband, George Collins, preceded her in death. Born in West Pittston on March 30, 1937, and the daughter of the late Thomas and Elizabeth Fenton Leys

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Stephen Albert Wilbur

December 20, 2018

Stephen Wilbur, 72, a lifelong Moosic resident, died Thursday at Geisinger Community Medical Center in Scranton. He was preceded in death on September 1, 1998 by his wife, Jean Orzalek Wilbur. Born on September 10, 1946, and son of the late Russell

Barbara Salerno

December 17, 2018

Barbara Salerno, age 80, a lifelong resident of Old Forge, died peacefully Monday evening, surrounded by family in the comfort of her home. Born on November 28, 1938, the daughter of the late Cosmo "Ace" and Violet Moran Salerno, Barbara was a gradu

Catherine K. Lyons

December 17, 2018

Catherine Lyons, age 98 and a lifelong resident of Scranton, passed away peacefully Monday afternoon surrounded by family, the Little Sisters and staff of Holy Family Residence, and dear friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, William F. L

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Ron Williams

December 15, 2018

Ron Williams, 68, of Lake Winola and longtime Wyoming County commissioner, died Saturday morning after an illness. He is survived by his wife and best friend, Ellen Foreman Williams. The couple celebrated their 28th wedding anniversary on Aug. 25. B

Ernest (Ernie) P. Gentile

December 13, 2018

Ernest (Ernie) P. Gentile, age 65, of Dunmore, passed away suddenly Thursday at home. Surviving is his loving wife, Mazie Gentile. They celebrated their 39th wedding anniverary on September 15th. Born in Scranton on March 3, 1953, Ernie was the son

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Fred A. Mayes

December 13, 2018

Fred A. Mayes, age 98, of Middletown, Delaware and formerly of Old Forge, passed away Thursday morning at home. Born in Old Forge on July 13, 1920, Fred was the son of the late Arthur and Pearl E. Wakelin Mayes. He proudly served our country in the

Jean (Regina) Flynn

December 11, 2018

Jean (Regina) Flynn, age 93, a lifelong resident of Dickson City, passed away on Tuesday morning, surrounded by her loving family, after a brief illness.She was preceded in death by her devoted husband of 47 years,William J Flynn,on Oct. 6,1993, and

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Joseph Gaughan, Sr.

December 10, 2018

Joseph M. Gaughan Sr., 75, of Pittston Township, died Monday, Dec. 10, 2018, at Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Dunmore, after an illness. He is survived by his loving wife, the former Nettie Decker. The couple would have celebrated 54 years of marriage

Kevin Kenneth Kearney

December 10, 2018

My Dad, Kevin Kenneth Kearney, of Old Forge, passed away peacefully Monday, Dec. 10. Due to his amazing strength, will and determination, against all odds he eluded a 2011 Stage IV cancer diagnosis for nearly eight years. Now in God’s hands, he’d

Margaret A. Guzy

December 10, 2018

Margaret A. Guzy, age 95, of Boca Raton, Florida and formerly of Old Forge, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, December 10th at Boca Raton Regional Hospital. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Edward "Walter" Guzy, on November 1, 1974

Miriam Trotta

December 9, 2018

Miriam Trotta, age 90, of Enola, and formerly of Taylor, passed away Monday at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital, after a brief illness. She was preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, Rev. John Trotta, on January 12, 2004. Born on June 2, 1928, M