James S. Johnson

May 5, 2021

James S. Johnson, age 77, a resident of Abington Manor in Clarks Summit, passed away Wednesday afternoon after an illness. Pending arrangements are under the care of the Kevin K. Kearney Funeral Home, Inc., 125 North Main Avenue, Scranton....

Gary Biel, Sr.

May 3, 2021

Gary Biel, Sr., age 64, of the Tripps Park section of West Scranton, passed away Monday at home. He is survived by his best friend and beloved wife whom he loved more than anything, Susan Ann (Goonan) Biel. Wed on February 27, 1982, the couple recent...

Celeste Smith

May 3, 2021

Celeste Smith, age 37, of Old Forge, passed away Monday morning at Geisinger Community Medical Center after a longtime illness. Born in Scranton on September 8, 1983, and daughter of David Smith of Old Forge and the late Cynthia (Kemler) Smith, Cele...

Evelyn O'Connor Joyce

April 28, 2021

Evelyn (O'Connor) Joyce, 96 years young and a lifelong resident of West Scranton, passed away Wednesday morning at Allied Hospice, Scranton, after an illness. She was preceded in death on November 15, 2003, by her beloved husband of 53 years, William...

Marilyn Van Deusen

April 28, 2021

Marilyn “MeMe” Van Deusen, 86, and a lifelong resident of West Scranton, passed away Wednesday, April 26, 2021 at her lifelong home. Born in Scranton on Dec. 6, 1934, and daughter of the late Leo and Anna (Burns) Van Deusen, Marilyn was educated...

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Peter J. Osmolia

April 27, 2021

Peter J. Osmolia, 79, died April 26, 2021, surrounded by his family at Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Dunmore, Pennsylvania. Pete “The Big O” Osmolia was born July 26, 1941, in Old Forge to Stella and Peter Osmolia. Pete was an extremely hard...

Ann Marie Frost Smith

April 26, 2021

Ann Marie (Frost) Smith, LPN, age 85, of Falls Twp. And formerly of West Scranton, passed away Monday at home. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 55 years, Marshall G. Smith Jr., on August 16, 2010. A Scranton native, Ann Marie wa...

Charles (Charles) Prendergast

April 25, 2021

Charles (Chuck) Prendergast, age 59, of Old Forge, passed away Sunday afternoon at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital, after a courageous battle with cancer. Surviving is his best friend, caregiver and loving companion of 19 years, Thomas Possinger. Bor...

Alice Ann Gavich Klotz

April 20, 2021

Alice Ann (Gavich) Klotz, age 79, formerly of Taylor and Old Forge, passed away Tuesday morning at the Kingston Manor. Pending arrangements are under the care of the Thomas P. Kearney Funeral Home, Inc., 517 North Main Street, Old Forge....

Bonita (Bonnie) Whalen Wydra

April 20, 2021

Bonita "Bonnie" (Whalen) Wydra, age 73, of Scranton's East Mountain section, passed away Tuesday at Allied Hospice Inpatient in Scranton, after an illness. Raised in Kulpmont and born on August 15, 1947, Bonnie was the daughter of the late Rita and ...

Leonardo David Michael Westover-Gooshaw

April 19, 2021

Leonardo David Michael Westover-Gooshaw, infant son of parents, Mindy Westover and Isaac Godshaw, passed away at Geisinger Community Medical Center in Scranton. Forever their guardian angel, he’ll forever be loved by his entire family, especially ...

LeRoy Culleny

April 18, 2021

Services are set for LeRoy Culleny, age 73 and a recent guest of Timber Ridge Health Care Center in Wilkes Barre, who passed away Sunday morning after an illness. A private service will be from the Thomas P. Kearney Funeral Home, Inc., 517 North Mai...

Robert F. Roland

April 18, 2021

Robert F. Roland, born on August 8, 1934, died on April 18, 2021 in Port Orange, Florida. Son of Frank and Marguerite Schmidt Roland, he was married to the love of his life Mary (Seechock) Roland for 64 years. Graduated from West Scranton High Scho...

Georgette Hudak

April 17, 2021

Georgette Hudak, age 65, of Taylor, formerly of Peckville, passed away Saturday morning under the care of the staff at Riverside Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. Born on January 4, 1956, and daughter of the late George H. and Veronica (Fetcho) H...

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Frederick (Fred) Ross, Jr.

April 14, 2021

Frederick (Fred) Ross, Jr., age 85, a lifelong resident of Scranton, passed away Wednesday at Gino Merli Veteran Center in Scranton, after an illness. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 47 years, Barbara L. (Mainwaring) Ross on January 1...

Diane L. Lawrence Ferguson

April 8, 2021

Diane L. (Lawrence) Ferguson, R.N., age 78, a guest at Allied Skilled Nursing Center in Scranton, passed away Thursday afternoon, after an illness. Private funeral services will be from the Thomas P. Kearney Funeral Home, Inc., 517 North Main Street...

Joseph J. Sabo, Jr.

April 8, 2021

Joseph J. Sabo, Jr., age 63, a lifelong Scranton resident and a well-known Elvis Presley Tribute Artist, has passed away Thursday at home, after an illness. He is survived by his wife of 19 years and loving caregiver, Kimberly Sabo. Born on June 15...

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Joseph Roche

April 3, 2021

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Pauline (Polly) Curmaci Malina

April 2, 2021

Pauline "Polly" (Curmaci) Malina, R.N., 96 years young, of North Wales and formerly of Taylor, passed away Friday morning at Abington Health Center in Warminster, after a recent illness. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 59 years, J...

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Ira Goosay

April 1, 2021

Ira Goosay, age 74, a longtime Taylor resident, passed away Thursday afternoon at Riverside Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Taylor, after a recent illness. His beloved wife and best friend, Evelyn (Mrowcza) Goosay, survives. Born in Scranton on...

Nicole Kane Guzzy

April 1, 2021

Nicole (Kane) Guzzy, age of 40 of Old Forge, passed away Thursday at home. Private arrangements are under the care of the Thomas P. Kearney Funeral Home, Inc., 517 North Main Street, Old Forge. Visit the funeral home's website to leave a condolence....

James Gerard Drury

March 31, 2021

James (Jimmy) Gerard Drury, age 77, a lifelong Scranton native, passed away Wednesday morning at the Scranton Health Care Center, after a nearly six-year stay. He is survived by his beloved wife of 34 years, Carolyn Louise (Philipp) Drury. Born in S...

Catherine (Cathy) Catalano Slusher

March 31, 2021

Catherine (Cathy) Catalano Slusher, age 59, of Taylor and formerly of Moosic, passed away Wednesday evening at home, after an illness. Born in Scranton on November 17, 1961, daughter of the late Nancy (Slack) Decker and Phillip Catalano, Cathy was ...

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Ervin George Pilger, Jr.

March 31, 2021

Ervin George Pilger, Jr., age 62, of Old Forge, passed away Wednesday at home. Pending arrangements are under the care of the Thomas P. Kearney Funeral Home, Inc., 517 North Main Street in Old Forge....

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Ronald N. Carter

March 28, 2021

Ronald N. Carter, age 72, a guest at Abington Manor, passed away March 28th at Geisinger Community Medical Center in Scranton, after an illness. A memorial service has been scheduled for Sunday, May 16th, at 1 PM in Gouldsboro State Park. Memories w...