Norma J. Geissler

January 6, 2006

Norma J. Geissler, age 65, of South Scranton died Friday at home. Born on July 6, 1940 in Brooklyn, New York she was the daughter of the late Joseph and the Betty Pfeiffer Geissler.She was a member of St. Luke's Church, Scranton. She is survived by

Willard R. Hughes, Jr.

January 5, 2006

Willard R. Hughes, Jr., age 71, of Scranton, died Thursday evening at Mercy Hospital in Scranton. Born on August 2, 1934 in Scranton, he was the son of the late Willard, Sr. and Lillian McConnell Hughes. He was a graduate of Scranton Central High Sc

Ann E. McDonnell

December 31, 2005

Ann E. McDonnell, RN, age 57, of Scranton, died Saturday morning at Mercy Hospital in Scranton, after a seven year struggle with heart disease. Born July 25, 1948 in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Alexander McDonnell, who was the former

George D. Strazik

December 28, 2005

George D. Strazik, age 57, of Old Forge, died Wednesday morning at the Moses Taylor Hospital in Scranton.His wife is Adeline Corradino Strazik.They had celebrated their 35th wedding anniversary on November 14, 2005. Born on June 10, 1948 in Old Forge

Jean Stein

December 27, 2005

Jean Stein, age 73, of Scranton, died Tuesday afternoon. Born on December 28, 1931 in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late William and Maude Vandermark Stein. She was educated in Scranton schools. She is survived by her niece Marlene Badyrk

Allan P. Knopp

December 27, 2005

Allan P. Knopp, age 52, of Old Forge, died Tuesday evening at Moses Taylor Hospital, Hospice Care, in Scranton, after a lengthy illness. Born in Duryea on September 16, 1953, he was the son of the late Edwin and Marion Prusch Knopp. He was a gradua

Ronald Smith

December 26, 2005

Ronald Smith, age 65, of West Scranton, died Monday evening. Born in Scranton on May 19, 1940 he was the son of the late Raymond and the Lorena Banker Smith. He was educated in Scranton Schools. He is survived by two brothers, Gerald of West Scranto

George Dennis

December 25, 2005

George Dennis, age 80, of Rocky Glen Road in Avoca, died Sunday evening at home. He is survived by his wife Mary Kozak Dennis. Born on March 21, 1925 in Moosic, he was the son of the late John and Eva Decker Dennis. He was educated in Moosic school

Robert Dunston

December 23, 2005

Robert Dunston, age 61, formerly of Old Forge, died Friday morning at the Mountain Rest Nursing Home in Scranton. Born in Moosic on August 20, 1944, he was the son of the late Kenneth and Jessie Staff Dunston. He was educated in Old Forge Schools.He

Mary Cucura

December 16, 2005

Mary Cucura, age 85, of Taylor died Friday morning at home. She was the widow of Michael Cucura. Born on September 14, 1920 in Olyphant she was the daughter of the late Michael and Mary Pirhalla Ulaky. She was a graduate of Olyphant High School and t

Lucille M. Krah

December 11, 2005

Lucille M. Krah, age 60, of Camp Hill, died Sunday morning at Holy Spirit Hospital in Camp Hill. She was the wife of Edward G. Jones. Born on September 24, 1945 in Dunmore, she was the daughter of the late John and Elizabeth Lovitto Angerson. She

Lucy Ruth Hilson

December 11, 2005

Lucy Ruth Hilson, age 76, died on Sunday at Community Medical Center in Scranton. Born on December 2, 1929 in Springbrook, she was the daughter of the late George, Sr. and Irene Shinert Aston. Lucy was educated in the Springbrook one-room schoolhou

Joseph D. Boyko

December 9, 2005

Joseph D. Boyko, age 72, of Taylor, died Friday morning at the Mercy Hospital in Scranton. He is survived by his wife Jean (Condon) Boyko.They celebrated their 47th wedding anniversary on June 7th Born on May 1, 1933 in Taylor he was the son of the

Charlotte F.(Bidwell) Young

December 7, 2005

Charlotte F. (Bidwell) Young, age 86, of Scranton, died Wednesday evening in the Hospice Unit of the Moses Taylor Hospital.She was the widow of Frederick W. Young who died in 1979. Born in Wilkes Barre on July 5, 1919 she was the daughter of the late

Samuel T. Palmere

December 4, 2005

Samuel T. Palmere, age 53, of Old Forge, died Sunday while hunting in Thornhurst. Born on December 21, 1951 in Old Forge, he was the son of Mary Mischello Palmere, Old Forge and the late Sylvio Palmere. He was a graduate of Old Forge High School Cla

Helen Lusardi

December 3, 2005

Helen Lusardi, age 91, a resident of the Jewish Home in Scranton, died Saturday morning in the VNA Hospice Unit of the Moses Taylor Hospital. She was preceded in death by her first husband Harry R. Torr and her second husband Raymond Lusardi. Born in

Anthony J. Barycki

December 3, 2005

Anthony "Gramps" J. Barycki, age 81, of the Sibley Section of Old Forge, died Saturday morning at Moses Taylor Hospital in Scranton.His wife Lorraine Van Deusen Barycki, died November 10, 2002. Born in Old Forge on June 13, 1924 he was the

Pauline Barrett

December 3, 2005

NO PICTURE: Pauline (Kascinski) Barrett, a resident of the Sunrise Senior Living Center in Yardley, Pa., died Saturday evening at the Center. She was preceded in death by her first husband Charles S. Kascinski and her second husband Edward J. Barret

Dylan Nolan Brigante

December 1, 2005

Dylan Nolan Brigante, 2-month-old son of Michael Brigante and Shannon Nolan of Tobyhanna, died Thursday at the Lehigh Valley Hospital in Allentown. Also surviving are his twin brother Gavin, at home, maternal grandmother, Nancy Fuller Nolan of Scrant

Mary Selego

November 28, 2005

Mary "Dolly" Selego, age 84, of Old Forge, died Monday afternoon at the Community Medical Center in Scranton. She was the wife of Joseph Selego. Born on March 27, 1921 in Old Forge, she was the daughter of the late Stephen and Anna Skapya

Jean Wilson

November 28, 2005

Jean Wilson, age 102, a resident of the East Mountain Manor in Wilkes Barre, formerly of Moosic, died Monday evening at the Manor.She was the widow of Alexander Wilson who died in 1959. Born on February 28, 1903 in Hamilton, Scotland, she was the da

Adeline Rose Nemetz

November 24, 2005

Adeline Rose Nemetz, age 84, of Old Forge, died Thursday morning at home. She was the widow of Michael Nemetz, who died April 28, 1989. Born in Old Forge on June 1, 1921 she was the daughter of the late Anthony and Mary Graziano Dattilo. She was a 19

Caroline Monelli

November 20, 2005

Caroline Monelli, age 91, died Sunday morning in the Stroud Manor in East Stroudsburg.A resident of Stroudsburg and Old Forge, she was the widow of Octavio Monelli who died in 1984. Born in Old Forge on March 5, 1914 she was the daughter of the late

Dorothy Refice

November 20, 2005

Dorothy Refice, age 39, of Wilkes Barre, formerly of Moosic, died Sunday evening at home.Her husband is Mark Refice. Born in Moosic on February 3, 1966 she was the daughter of the late Robert and Jane Belles Decker. She was a graduate of Riverside Hi

Kathleen A. Van Deusen

November 17, 2005

Kathleen A. Van Deusen, age 76, of Scranton, died Thursday morning at the VNA Hospice at the Moses Taylor Hospital, Scranton. Born on December 3, 1928 in Lackawanna, New York, she was the daughter of the late Leo W. and Anna Burns Van Deusen. She wa