John J. Celuck

May 23, 2006

John J. Celuck, age 92, of Taylor died Tuesday afternoon in the Community Medical Center in Scranton. His wife, Olga Zabawsky Celuck, died December 14, 2003. Born on January 18, 1914, in Czechoslovakia he was the son of the late John and Mary Spirko

Joseph Kogelman

May 23, 2006

Eleanor Shebby

May 20, 2006

Eleanor Shebby, age 81, a resident of Oakwood Terrace in Moosic since March, formerly of the Austin Heights section of Old Forge, died Saturday morning.She was the widow of Anthony J. Shebby who died September 19, 2003. Born in Old Forge on September

Thomas R. Williams

May 19, 2006

Thomas R. Williams, age 66, of Pittston, died Friday morning at the Heritage House in Wilkes Barre.He is survived by his wife Alice Reynolds Williams.They celebrated their 12th wedding anniversary on March 8th. Born in Scranton on May 31, 1939 he

Michael J. Leota, Jr.

May 17, 2006

Michael J. Leota, Jr., age 86, of Taylor, died Wednesday morning at the Mercy Hospital. He is survived by his wife Louise Szewczyk Leota. They celebrated their 61st wedding anniversary on April 17th. Born in Brooklyn, New York on November 17, 1919 he

Robert Kuipers

May 12, 2006

Robert Kuipers, age 62, of Old Forge, died Friday at home. Born on November 2, 1943 in Patterson, New Jersey, he was the son of the late Samuel Kuipers and Ruth Van Ostenbridge Borchert. He was educated in the New Jersey schools. He was a U.S. Mari

Theodore Echalk

May 3, 2006

Theodore "Ted" Echalk, age 85, of Old Forge, died Wednesday morning at the Community Medical Center in Scranton. His wife, Susan Dolinish Echalk, died July 13, 1996. Born on May 17, 1920 in Duryea, he was the son of the late John and Kate

Frank J. Mrowcza

May 3, 2006

Frank J. Mrowcza, age 83, of Taylor, died Wednesday evening at Mercy Hospital in Scranton. He and his wife, Florence Lachinski Mrowcza, would have celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on November 23rd. Born on April 24, 1923 in Old Forge, and

Debbie L. Salerno Brown

May 3, 2006

Debbie Lynne Salerno Brown, age 46, of Old Forge, died Wednesday afternoon at home. Born on July 25, 1959 in San Francisco, CA., she was the daughter of Shirley Dailey Jones of Old Forge and the late Francis J. (Sonny) Salerno. She was educated in

Viola M. Call

May 1, 2006

Viola M. Call, age 87, a resident of the Jewish Home, Scranton, formerly of Jackson Heights, died Monday morning at the home. Born on March 18, 1919 in Waverly, she was the daughter of the late Claude and Ruth Sargent Call. She was educated in the

Regina Lilly

April 25, 2006

Regina Lilly, a resident of the Jewish Home, Scranton, formerly of Allied Northeast Apartments, died Tuesday morning at the home. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Stanley Kowalcik and Ann S. Gelack Haggerty. She was educated in the

Charles W. Colborn

April 24, 2006

Charles W. Colborn, age 88, a resident of the Jewish Home, Scranton, died Monday morning at the home. His wife, Wilma L. Hopper Colborn, died January 19, 1991. Born on May 15, 1917 in Scranton, he was the son of the late William and Elizabeth Fox C

Marie Karam

April 24, 2006

Marie Peters Karam, 87, a resident of Oakwood Terrace, Moosic, and formerly of North Lincoln Avenue, West Scranton, died peacefully on Monday. She was preceded in death by her husband, Herbert F. Karam, who died May 8, 1983. Born in Scranton on June

Bertha Charlotte Ruby

April 22, 2006

Bertha Charlotte Ruby, age 96, of Old Forge, passed away Saturday very peacefully in her sleep, at the Mercy Hospital in Scranton, after a brief illness. She was the widow of John Stanley Ruby who died in 1981. Born on March 30, 1910 in Old Forge, s

Matilda Alexander

April 22, 2006

Matilda Alexander, age 79, a resident of the Laurel Center in Hamburg, formerly of Avoca and Duryea, died Saturday evening at the Reading Hospital in Reading. She was the widow of William Alexander who died in 1993. Born on October 11, 1926 she was

Richard J. Tomasofsky, Jr.

April 21, 2006

Richard J. Tomasofsky, Jr., age 35, of West Scranton, died Friday at home. Born in Scranton on April 1, 1971 he was the son of Theresa Kazlauskas Tomasofsky with whom he resided and the late Richard Tomasofsky. He was employed as a bartender by Bigs

Thomas C. Albrecht

April 18, 2006

Thomas C. Albrecht, age 76, of Chinchilla, died Tuesday afternoon at the Moses Taylor Hospital in Scranton.He is survived by his wife Nancy Whitford Albrecht.They celebrated their 14th wedding anniversary on February 21, 2006. He was preceeded in dea

Gerard P. Gaughan

April 14, 2006

Gerard P. Gaughan, age 81, of Scranton, died Friday morning at the home of his son and daughter-in-law, Richard G. and Mary Gaughan of Quakertown. His wife, the former Margaret Donnelly Gaughan, died in 1972. Born in Scranton on September 24, 1924 he

Mary Kokosinski

April 12, 2006

Mary Kokosinski, age 88, of Taylor, died Wednesday morning at her home. She was the widow of Charles S. Kokosinski, who died December 16, 1981. Born on November 9, 1917 she was a lifelong resident of Taylor and was the daughter of the late Michael an

Valeria Kepich

April 12, 2006

Valeria Kepich, age 95, of Scranton, died Wednesday afternoon at Mountain Rest Nursing Home in Scranton. She was the widow of John P. Kepich, who died October 25, 1986. Valeria, more commonly known as Vi, Lo or Voila was born on October 29, 1910 an

Edward L. Pocius

April 9, 2006

Edward L. Pocius, age 81, a resident of the Gino J. Merli Veterans Center in Scranton, formerly of Rear 127 South Garfield Avenue in West Scranton, died Sunday in the Mercy Hospital..His wife, Aldona Balinskas Pocius, died August 23, 1993. Born in Sc

Rose M. Dockett

April 5, 2006

Rose M. Dockett, age 71, of Duryea, died Wednesday at the Penn Presbyterian Hospital in Philadelphia after a 1 1/2 year courageous battle with pulmonary artery hypertension. She was the widow of Walter Dockett. They would have celebrated their 50th w

Veronica H. Tirpak

April 3, 2006

Veronica H. Tirpak, age 96, of Moosic, formerly of Old Forge, died Monday evening in the VNA Hospice Unit of the Community Medical Center.She was the widow of Paul Tirpak who died June 1961. Born in Old Forge on February 20, 1910 she was the daughter

Richard Lee Hall

April 2, 2006

Richard Lee "Red" Hall, age 52, of Taylor, died Sunday morning at the Moses Taylor Hospital in Scranton. He is survived by his wife Patricia Korshnak Hall.They would have celebrated their 23rd wedding anniversary on April 15, 2006. Born in

William T. Quinlan

March 31, 2006

William T. Quinlan, 86, of Moosic, died Friday morning in Mercy Hospital. His wife is Romaine Rosencrans Quinlan. They celebrated their 63rd wedding anniversary Dec. 28th. Born on Nov. 30, 1919, in Scranton, son of the late Thomas and Sadie Carroll