January 11, 2019The man, the myth, the legend, Elmer Meckes, has passed away. He was a mere 65 years old. Upon illness, he resided at The Gardens at Wyoming Valley in Wilkes Barre. Born in Reeders on August 25, 1953, and son of the late Russell and Loyes Strausser
January 10, 2019Richard A. James, age 73, of Old Forge, passed away early Thursday morning at Allied Skilled Nursing Center in Scranton, after an illness. He is survived by his beloved wife, caregiver and best friend, Joann Mecca. The couple celebrated their 34th we
January 10, 2019Walter "Butch" Burdett, age 84, a lifelong resident of Taylor, a staple of the community, and a proud U.S. Army Veteran, passed away Thursday at Geisinger Community Medical Center, Scranton. Born on May 6, 1934, Butch was the son of the late Willia
January 9, 2019Services have been scheduled for Lillian Sadowski, 85, of West Scranton, who died January 8th at Allied Hospice Inpatient in Scranton. A 10:00AM Blessing Service is scheduled for Thursday at SS Peter and Paul Cemetery, Rundle Street, West Scranton,
January 9, 2019Dorothy J. DeMarco, age 79, of Waymart and formerly of Moosic, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Honesdale. Private arrangements are under the care of the Thomas P. Kearney Funeral Home, Inc., 517 North Main Street, Old Forge.
January 6, 2019Brian 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.
January 6, 2019Lucy 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
January 3, 2019Karen 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,
January 3, 2019Vernell 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
December 31, 2018Ruth (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
December 30, 2018Erma 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
December 28, 2018Helen 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
December 28, 2018Barbara 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.
December 27, 2018Jane 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
December 27, 2018Eugene (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
December 27, 2018Mark 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
December 26, 2018Ann 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
December 24, 2018Stephen 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.
December 22, 2018Elizabeth 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
December 20, 2018Stephen 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
December 17, 2018Barbara 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
December 17, 2018Catherine 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
December 15, 2018Ron 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
December 13, 2018Ernest (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
December 13, 2018Fred 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