Everest Scott Foreman

March 29, 2019

Everest Scott Foreman, infant son of Scott and Melissa Paine Foreman, Taylor, received his guardian angel wings on Friday afternoon at Moses Taylor Hospital in Scranton. In addition to his adoring parents, he is survived by his loving grandparents,

Rosemary A. Esposit DeAngelo

March 26, 2019

Rosemary A. DeAngelo, 89, a longtime resident of Old Forge, Nanticoke, Winchester, VA, and finally coming full circle back to PA to Exeter, died Tuesday, at Highland Manor Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Exeter. She was the widow of Joseph DeAng

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Bryan J. Califano

March 25, 2019

Bryan J. Califano, 50, died Monday at Regional Hospital of Scranton after suddenly being stricken ill at home after a courageous one-month battle with cancer. His loving wife is the former Tara Tabarrini. The couple celebrated their 25th wedding ann

Joanna A. Beviglia Butler

March 25, 2019

Joanna A. Butler, 96, of Old Forge, died Monday at Moses Taylor Hospital, Scranton. Her husband of 60 years, Andrew W. “Chiefy” Butler Sr., died April 9, 2007. Born Oct. 19, 1922, in Old Forge, daughter of the late Santi and Nellie Ceccacci Be

David L. Turner

March 23, 2019

David L. "Wink" Turner, 54, of Moosic, died Saturday after being stricken ill at home. Born December 29, 1964 in Scranton, he was the son of the late Carl E. and Ruth Aldrich Turner. A 1983 graduate of Riverside High School, David excelled at spor

Loretta 'Tootsie' Demich

March 23, 2019

Loretta 'Tootsie' Demich, age 74 of Pittston, passed away Saturday evening at Riverside Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Taylor, after an illness. Private arrangements are under the care of the Thomas P. Kearney Funeral Home, Inc., 517 North Ma

Melva J. Gray Brown

March 22, 2019

Melva J. (Gray) Brown, 68, an Old Forge native, died Friday at Linwood Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Scranton. Her husband, Thomas Brown, preceded her on August 13, 2017. Born November 4, 1950 to the late Wayne and Verna Belles Gray, Melva was

Vera Ventanni Marquard

March 20, 2019

Vera (Ventanni) Marquard, age 93, a lifelong Old Forge resident, passed away Wednesday. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 63 years, Wilbert (Bill) R. Marquard, on October 20, 2010. Born on September 30, 1925, and daughter of the la

Laura Mosley

March 18, 2019

Laura Mosley, age 50, of Camarillo, California, passed away Monday, March 18th. A Mass of Christian Burial is scheduled for Saturday, August 24th, at Divine Mercy Parish, 312 Davis Street in Scranton to be celebrated by Rev. Francis L. Pauselli, Pas

Jane Wakalowski Billingslea

March 17, 2019

Jane (Wakalowski) Billingslea, age 64, of Old Forge and Macon, Georgia, passed away Sunday morning at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, after an illness. She is survived by her husband, Stanley J. Billingslea. Wed on July 24, 1980, the couple wer

Robert Riccio

March 11, 2019

Robert Riccio, age 50, of West Scranton and a Long Island, N.Y. native, passed away Monday morning at home, after an illness. Born on May 19, 1968, Robert was currently working as an a Licensed Practical Nurse for Keystone Community Resources. A gra

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Edward J. Stancavage

March 10, 2019

Edward J. "Fritz" Stancavage, age 94, a lifelong resident of Old Forge, passed away Saturday evening at St. Luke's Hospice House in Bethlehem, after a brief illness. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 66 years, Laura Piazza Stancavage, o

Jeannie (Jean) Martinez

March 10, 2019

Jeannie (Jean) Martinez, age 61, of Scranton, died Sunday at Lackawanna Health and Rehabilitation Center, Peckville. Pending arrangements are under the care of the Kevin K. Kearney Funeral Home, Inc., 125 North Main Avenue, Scranton.

Gloria Jane McFarland

March 8, 2019

Gloria Jane McFarland, 77, of Scranton, went home to her Lord on Friday evening, surrounded by her loving family and was rejoined with her daughter, Rebecca Rhodes, who preceded her seven years to the day. Born Aug. 15, 1941, in Scranton, and raised

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William J. Kelly, Sr.

March 8, 2019

William J. Kelly, Sr., age 87, a resident of Wesley Village and formerly of Pittston, passed away Friday evening. Born on July 11, 1931 and raised in the Sebastopol section of Jenkins Twp., William was a proud U.S. Army Veteran who earned the Nation

Anita Sibello

March 8, 2019

Anita Sibello, age 83 and formerly of Lake Ariel, passed away peacefully Friday, March 8, at Allied Hospice in Scranton. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 56 years, Robert Sibello, Sr. on August 12, 2010. Born on January 29, 1936

Carl Davies

March 6, 2019

Carl Davies, age 70, of Winterville, NC, passed away Wednesday, March 6 at Vidant Medical Center, Greenville, NC, following a heart attack and long struggle with diabetes. He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Ellen Nash Davies. Born in Scranton,

Betty (Hannick) Hill

March 5, 2019

Betty "Nanny" (Hannick) Hill, age 93 and formerly of Dunmore, died Tuesday at Abington Manor, Clarks Summit. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 55 years, Willard G. Hill, Sr., on March 11, 2001. Born in Scranton on September 11, 19

Theresa Maros Coolbaugh

March 2, 2019

Theresa (Maros) Coolbaugh, age 70, of Moosic, passed away peacefully during the early morning hours of March 2nd, after waiting almost three weeks to see her beloved husband of almost fifty years. They had been both hospitalized on the same day almo

Judith (Judi) M. Morales

March 1, 2019

Judith (Judi) Morales, age 65, of Old Forge, passed away on Friday morning at Hospice of the Sacred Heart in Dunmore. Born in Old Forge on December 8, 1953, and daughter of the late Raymond and Elizabeth Ann Rist Smith, Judi held a career in health

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David Brown

March 1, 2019

David Brown, age 88, of Wyoming and formerly of Old Forge, passed away Friday under the care of Heartland Hospice at Commonwealth Wilkes Barre General Hospital. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 53 years, Susan Mischello Brown, on Septe

Harold Nicholson

March 1, 2019

Harold "Bud" Nicholson, age 78, of Throop, passed away Friday at Geisinger Community Medical Center in Scranton, after an illess. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Kathleen Haggerty Nicholson, of 36 years in 1996, and his second wife, Chery

Linda A. Jankowski (Sharr)

February 26, 2019

Linda A. Jankowski (Sharr), age 40, of Scranton, passed away Tuesday at the Gardens of Wyoming Valley, after an illness. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jerry Sharr, on July 26, 2008. Born in Scranton on November 21, 1978, daughter of Moni

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Carmen P. Verdetto

February 24, 2019

Carmen P. Verdetto, age 77, of West Scranton, passed away Sunday evening at home, after an illness. He is survived by his beloved wife of 42 years, Patricia (Nonemaker) Verdetto. The couple were married May 1, 1976. Born in Scranton on December 9, 1

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Nicholas Petrichko, Jr.

February 23, 2019

Nicholas Petrichko, Jr., age 69, formerly of Clarks Summit, passed away Saturday morning at Riverside Rehabilitation & Nursing Center in Taylor, after an illness. Born in Hazleton on January 10, 1950, son of the late Nicholas, Sr. and Helen Hotzgo P