Josephine M. Cook

August 29, 2005

Josephine M. Cook, age 92, of Peckville, died Monday morning at the Asera Care Hospice in the Mid Valley Hospital in Peckville.She was the widow of Thomas Cook who died in 1958. Born on October 15, 1912 in Scranton she was the daughter of the late

Margaret A. May

August 27, 2005

Margaret A. May, age 90, of West Scranton, died Saturday morning at the Mercy Hospital in Scranton. She was the widow of John A. May who died January 27, 1984. Born in Scranton on March 19, 1915 she was the daughter of the late John and Lillian Thoma

Alson Safford

August 26, 2005

Alson Safford, age 93, a resident of the Julia Ribaudo Nursing Home in Lake Ariel died Friday morning at the Nursing Home. His wife, the former Margaret Gillette died in 1990. Born in Lake Ariel on December 6, 1911 he was the son of the late George a

Lucille A. Greco

August 24, 2005

Lucille A. Greco, age 80, of 26075 Cherry Hills Boulevard in Sun City, Calif., formerly of North Main Street in Old Forge died Wednesday at the Palomar Medical Center in Escondido, Calif. She was the widow of Dominick E. Greco who died October 9, 199

John B. Putman

August 21, 2005

John B. Putman, age 88, of West Scranton, died Sunday morning at the Hospice unit at the Mercy Hospital in Scranton. His wife, the former Elizabeth A. Thomas, died November 26, 2000.They were married 53 years. Born on March 5, 1917 in Dora, Alabama,

Elizabeth Huggler

August 17, 2005

Elizabeth Huggler, age 84, a resident at the Taylor Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Taylor, formerly of South Main Street in Taylor, died Wednesday morning at the Center. Born in Taylor on December 21, 1920 she was the daughter of the late Fred an

Margaret Perlaitis

August 14, 2005

Margaret Perlaitis, age 88, a resident of the Allied Skilled Nursing Center in Scranton, died Sunday morning at the Center. Born in Gerardsville she was the daughter of the late Frank and the Margaret Perlaitis. She was educated in Gerardsville Scho

Annabelle McDonnell

August 14, 2005

Annabelle McDonnell, age 88, a resident of Elmhurst St. Mary's Villa Nursing Home in Elmhurst, formerly of West Scranton, died Sunday at the Nursing home from complications of a stroke she suffered in 1998.She was the widow of Alexander McDonnell ,

William "Red" J. Granahan

August 14, 2005

William "Red" J. Granahan, age 77, of Scranton, died Sunday at the VNA Hospice Unit in Moses Taylor Hospital, Scranton. He and his wife the former Mary Alice Gerrity celebrated their 48th wedding anniversary on May 11th. Born on October 1

Patrick W. Chelland, Sr.

August 12, 2005

Patrick W. Chelland, Sr., age 77, a resident of the Allied Skilled Nursing Center in Scranton, formerly of Moosic , died Friday evening at the Center after a long illness.He is survived by his wife Lenore Krause Chelland, formerly of Marinette, Wisc

Marlene E. Yuskiewicz

August 11, 2005

Marlene E. Yuskiewicz, age 64, of South Scranton died Thursday evening at home. She was the widow of Robert Yuskiewicz who died December 20, 1999. Born in Scranton on October 15, 1940 she was the daughter of the late James and Eleanor Grabowski Gi

Benjamin Wakalowski

August 10, 2005

Benjamin Wakalowski, age 90, of Taylor, died Wednesday morning in the Hospice Unit of the Mercy Hospital in Scranton. His wife is Rose Labagnara Wakalowski. Born on July 22, 1915 in Toms River, New Jersey, he was the son of the late Walter and Helen

Alice McAndrew

August 9, 2005

Alice McAndrew, age 92, a guest of the JFK Hartwyck at Cedar Brook in Plainfield, N.J., formerly of Jersey City, N.J.for 62 years, died Tuesday at the JFK Hartwyck. Born in Jermyn on January 17, 1913 she was the daughter of the late Francis and Mary

Shirley Simmonds

August 7, 2005

Shirley Simmonds, age 75, of Old Forge, died Sunday evening at the Moses Taylor Hospital.She was the widow of John Simmonds who died March 3, 2004. Born on June 2, 1930 in Taylor she was the daughter of the late William and Kate Shrive Wray. She w

Mary Rose Kobesky

August 5, 2005

Mary Rose Kobesky, age 56, of Clarks Summit, died Friday afternoon at home. Born on May 5, 1949 in Scranton she was the daughter of the late Edward and Thalia Bogan Kobesky. She was a 1967 graduate of St. Patrick's High School. She was employed by S

Joseph R. Morrison

July 31, 2005

Joseph R. Morrison, age 37, of West Scranton, died Sunday morning at home. Born on May 12, 1968 in Scranton he was the son of Elizabeth Ann Lynott Morrison, with whom he resided and the late Michael R. Morrison, Sr. He was a 1986 graduate of West Scr

Margaret R. Graziano Natalie

July 30, 2005

Margaret R. Graziano Natalie, age 81, of Old Forge, died Saturday afternoon at her home. She was the widow of Joseph Natalie, who died March 28, 1996. Born on February 24, 1924, she was born and raised in Old Forge, the daughter of the late Agostin

Hazel I. Plows

July 29, 2005

Hazel I. Plows, age 96, a resident of Sidney, N.Y. and Duryea, Pa. died Friday morning at the Sidney Skilled Nursing Facility in Sidney, N.Y.She was the widow of Peirson H. Plows who died September 17, 1993 Born on June 24, 1909 in Berwick, Pa. she

Muriel Ward

July 29, 2005

Muriel Ward, age 86, of Old Forge, died Friday afternoon at the Mercy Hospital in Scranton. She was the widow of Frank Ward. Born on June 8, 1919 in Moosic she was the daughter of the late John and Myrtle Schoonover Bitler. She was a graduate of the

Esther M. Lehman

July 26, 2005

Esther M. Lehman, RN, age 75, of Moscow, formerly of West Scranton, died Tuesday morning at Mercy Hospital in Scranton. She is survived by her husband William E Lehman. The couple would have celebrated their 54th wedding anniversary this upcoming No

Raymond J. Nardelli

July 24, 2005

Raymond J. Nardelli, age 86, of Exeter, Pa., died Sunday evening at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center in Plains Twp., Pa. His wife the former Clelia Rose Gallia Nardelli died December 13, 1998. Born on July 24, 1919 in Old Forge, Pa, he was th

Esther B. Jones

July 24, 2005

Esther B. Jones, age 90, a resident of Forest City Personal Care Home for the past four months, formerly of Moosic, died Sunday evening at Marian Community Hospital in Carbondale. Born on February 24, 1915 in Forest City, she was the daughter of the

Florence Ann Kilesky, RN

July 22, 2005

Florence Ann Kilesky, RN, age 80, of Scranton, formerly of 839 N. Main Ave., Scranton, died Friday afternoon at Allied Skilled Nursing & Rehab. Center in Scranton. Born on August 23, 1924 in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late William and Ann

John H. Powell

July 19, 2005

John "Hank" H. Powell, age 78, of Moscow, died Tuesday morning at Mercy Hospital in Scranton, after a courageous battle with cancer. He and his wife Joan Ray Powell celebrated their 46th wedding anniversary on July 4th. Born on September

Ronald J. Granahan

July 17, 2005

Ronald "Red" J. Granahan, age 63, of Scranton, died Sunday at the Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia. He and his wife Carol Schirg Granahan would have celebrated their 37th wedding anniversary on August 31st. Born December 15,