Felia Sompel

November 18, 2006

Felia Sompel, age 90, a guest of the Mountain Rest Nursing Home, Scranton, formerly of the Greenwood Section of Moosic, died Saturday evening at the home. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Sompel who died June 3, 1979. Born on November

John E. Smith

November 11, 2006

John E. Smith, age 72, of Clarks Summit, died Saturday at the Moses Taylor Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Virginia Johnson Smith.They celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary on June 6th. Born on February 28, 1934 in Old Forge he was the so

Michalene A. Freiman

November 8, 2006

Michalene A. Freiman, 63, of Scranton, died Wednesday afternoon at the VNA Hospice at the Community Medical Center in Scranton. She was the widow of Stephen M. Freiman, Sr., who died in 1999. Born on November 20, 1942 in Newark, New Jersey, she was

Beatrice Lettieri

November 7, 2006

Beatrice Lettieri, age 83, a resident of the Taylor Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Taylor, died Tuesday evening at the Center. She was the widow of Salvie Lettieri who died in 1972. Born on April 7, 1923 in Greensboro, North Carolina she was th

John E. Westerlund, Jr.

November 6, 2006

John E. Westerlund, Jr., age 61, of Dunmore, died Monday morning in Scranton. Born on June 5, 1945 in Endicott, New York, he was the son of the late John, Sr. and Emma B. Johns Westerlund. He was a Sgt. in the Air Force and served during the Vietna

Betty Ann Thomas

November 4, 2006

Betty Ann Thomas, age 63, of Eynon, died Saturday morning at the Community Medical Center in Scranton after a courageous battle with cancer.She is survived by her husband John Thomas as well as her daughter Tara Thomas of Raleigh, N.C.John and Betty

Mark P. Valeski

November 3, 2006

Mark P. Valeski, age 61, of Hughestown, died Friday afternoon at Mercy Hospital in Scranton. His wife is Rose Kepich Valeski. They had celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary on November 20, 2005. Born on March 17, 1945 in Pittston, he was the so

Albert Ralph Mitten

November 2, 2006

Albert Ralph Mitten, age 55, of Avoca, passed away Thursday at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center in Wilkes Barre. He was the husband of the former Christine Hannon. Born June 16, 1951 in Taylor, he was the son of the late Orville and Grace Van

Alma S. French

October 27, 2006

Alma S. French, age 81, of Moosic died Friday evening at home. She was the widow of Carl F. French who died in November 1997. Born in Moosic on November 6, 1924 she was the daughter of the late Elmer Sherman and Barbara Baxter Bennie Corby. She was e

Agnes Ruddy McCrea

October 23, 2006

Agnes (Ruddy) McCrea, age 89, a guest of the Allied Skilled Nursing Center in Scranton, formerly of Pleasant Avenue in West Scranton, died Monday evening at the Center.She was the widow of John P. McCrea who died July 12, 1978. Born in Scranton on No

Andrew Bochniowich

October 22, 2006

Andy "Butch" Bochniowich, age 92, of the "Austin Heights Section" Old Forge died Sunday morning in the Moses Taylor Hospital. His wife, the former Edna Puzio Bochniowich, died June 7, 1997. Born on September 1, 1914 in Old Forge h

Helen Panko

October 22, 2006

Thomas Joseph Durkan

October 15, 2006

PICTURE TO BE E-MAILED: Thomas Joseph "T.J." Durkan, age 57, of Old Forge, died Sunday morning at the Moses Taylor Hospital in Scranton. Born on July 30, 1949 in Scranton he was the son of the late Patrick John and Margaret M. Bird Durkan

James Patrick Saltry

October 15, 2006

James Patrick Saltry, age 39, of Scranton died Sunday morning at the Moses Taylor Hospital. Born in Scranton on June 30, 1967, he was the son of Eileen Flynn Saltry, with whom he resided and the late James Saltry. He was a graduate of Scranton Techn

Joseph A. Ozark, Sr.

October 12, 2006

Joseph A. Ozark, Sr., age 63, of Avoca, died Thursday morning at the Community Medical Center in Scranton. He is survived by his wife Dolores Burnside Ozark.They celebrated their 41st wedding anniversary on September 4th. Born on October 22, 1942 in

Alice M. Crolly

October 8, 2006

Alice M. Crolly, age 81, of West Scranton died Sunday in the Hospice Unit at the Moses Taylor Hospital.She is survived by her husband George Crolly.They celebrated their 58th wedding anniversary on April 17th. Born in Scranton on September 24, 1925

Joshua Nawrocki

October 8, 2006

Frank Janus

October 7, 2006

Frank Janus, age 88, of Clarks Summit died Saturday morning in the VNA Hospice Unit at the Moses Taylor Hospital.He is survived by his wife of 60 years, the former Matilda Mirtz. Born on October 24, 1917 in Avoca he was the son of the late Frank and

Carl J. Russell

October 6, 2006

Carl J. Russell, age 85, of Scranton died Friday at the VNA Hospice at the Moses Taylor Hospital. His wife of 55 years, Adella DeSarro Russell, died in 1996. Born on July 15, 1921 near Pittsburgh he was the son of the late William and Josephine Smit

Richard Rayeski

October 5, 2006

Richard Rayeski, age 49, of North Scranton died Thursday morning at home. Born in Scranton on September 17, 1957 he was the son of the late Charles and Phyllis Slusser Rayeski. He was educated in Scranton Schools. He is survived by his companion Jac

Luretha M. Johnson

October 3, 2006

Luretha M. Johnson, of Blakeslee and Scranton, passed away Tuesday evening. Born on October 14, 1924 in Darlington County, S.C., she was the eldest child born to Bessie Slater and William Butler. Luretha attended school in South Carolina and as a you

Kathryn Y. Jones

October 2, 2006

Kathryn Y. Jones, age 88, of Allied Terrace, formerly of South Scranton, died Monday evening at Mercy Hospital in Scranton. She was the widow of William Jones, who died October 12, 2001. Born on March 2, 1918 in Shamokin, she was the daughter of th

Gerald W. Moore, Sr.

September 29, 2006

Gerald (Joe) W. Moore, Sr., age 78, of Moosic died Friday afternoon in the Moses Taylor Hospital in Scranton.He is survived by his wife Alice VanLouvender Moore. They celebrated their 54th wedding anniversary on July 26th, 2006. Born in Moosic on Jan

Raymond Noll

September 28, 2006

Raymond Noll, age 88, of Old Forge, died Thursday morning at Moses Taylor Hospital in Scranton. His wife is Helen Ragni Noll. They had celebrated their 52ndwedding anniversary on August 6th. Born on February 11, 1918 in Bronx, New York, he was the

Leo J. Walsh

September 27, 2006

Leo J. Walsh, of Old Forge, died Wednesday afternoon in the Mercy Hospital Hospice Unit, Scranton. Born in Old Forge, son of the late Nicholas E. and Winifred King Walsh. He attended local schools, graduating from Old Forge High School with th