Joan Rode Kempf

February 19, 2020

Joan Kempf, 81, of Taylor, Pa., formerly of Edgewater, N.J., passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family. Joan was born on May 28, 1938 in New York, N.Y. She retired as a bookkeeper. Joan is survived by her sons, Paul and Peter; and her

Karen A. Smith Bossick

February 18, 2020

Karen A. (Smith) Bossick, formerly of Carbondale, PA and Scott Township, PA passed away February 18, 2020. She was born in Carbondale on July 2, 1955 and daughter of the late Raymond C. and Maryann (Duchnevich) Smith of Scott Township, PA. Karen was

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Joseph F. Valencia

February 16, 2020

Joseph (Joe) F. Valencia, age 67, of Moosic, passed away Sunday at Hospice of the Sacred Heart in Dunmore, after a hard fought battle with Melanoma and Metastatic brain cancer. He is survived by his best friend and beloved wife, Patricia "Patt" (Godl

Salvatore Marturano

February 16, 2020

Salvatore Marturano, age 72, of Taylor, died Saturday, February 16th, at Riverside Rehabilitation & Nursing Center, Taylor. Friends and family may pay their respects on Saturday between 3-5:00PM at the Thomas P. Kearney Funeral Home, Inc., 517 North

Nicholas Louis Salerno, Jr.

February 16, 2020

Nicholas Louis Salerno Jr., age 72, a lifelong resident of Old Forge, passed away Sunday afternoon at home after an illness. On June 9, 2012, he was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 37 years, Jacqueline “Jackie” Dupree Kilcullen Salerno.

Rev. James P. Whitman

February 15, 2020

Rev. James (Jimmy) P. Whitman, age 77, of Old Forge, and Pastor of the Taylor Primitive Methodist Church, passed away Saturday afternoon at home after an illness. He is survived by his best friend and beloved wife since January 21, 1961, Judith (Koes

Karl Zuzel

February 14, 2020

Karl Zuzel, age 76, of the Greenwood section of Moosic, passed away Friday at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center. He is survived by the love of his life and best friend, Denise (Saranchuk) Zuzel. The couple were married on July 28, 2007. Born i

Paul J. O'Connor

February 12, 2020

Paul J. O'Connor, age 87, a lifelong resident of West Scranton, passed away Wednesday morning at Allied Hospice Center in Scranton, after an illness. Born in Scranton on June 10, 1932 and son of the late Joseph and Helen Bachman O'Connor, Paul was

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Stuart (Stu) Chatwin

February 11, 2020

Stuart (Stu) Chatwin, age 91, of Syracuse, New York, passed away Tuesday, February 11th, at the Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse, after an illness. Private funeral services were conducted by the Rev. Shane Nichols before Stuart's burial alongside

Patrick G. McCabe

February 9, 2020

Patrick G. McCabe, age 72, of Gouldsboro, passed away Sunday at Allied Hospice Center in Scranton after an illness. He is survived by his beloved "Tootse, wife and best friend, Sharon (Moore) McCabe. The couple celebrated their 30th wedding annivers

Sissey Lynn Gonzalez

February 9, 2020

Sissey Lyn (Kobesky) Gonzalez, age 51, of North Scranton, tragically passed away Sunday morning at home after a house fire. Private arrangements are under the care of the Kevin K. Kearney Funeral Home, Inc., 125 North Main Avenue, Scranton.

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David Joseph Surgent

February 8, 2020

David Joseph Surgent, age 88, a longtime Taylor resident, passed away Saturday morning at St. Mary's Villa Nursing Home in Elmhurst Twp. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Mary (Graycar) Surgent. Born on July 19, 1931, and son of the late

Jolene Godlewski Sokolowski

February 6, 2020

Jolene (Godlewski) Sokolowski, age 44, of Old Forge, passed away Thursday evening at Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Dunmore, after a sudden illness. Born in Scranton on April 17, 1975, and daughter of adoring parents, Frank and Mildred "Millie" (Bell

Patricia Heffers Perna

February 6, 2020

Patricia (Heffers) Perna, age 64, of Taylor, passed away Thursday evening at Allied Hospice, Scranton. She is survived by her beloved husband and best friend, Eugene (Gene) Perna. The couple celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary on October 13th.

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Thomas F. Richards

February 3, 2020

Thomas F. Richards, age 78, of the West Mountain section of Scranton and formerly of Taylor, passed away Monday at Geisinger Community Medical Center in Scranton. He is survived by his beloved wife, Marie (Ashman) Richards. Wed on December 12, 1964,

Mirza E. Mercado

February 1, 2020

Mirza E. Mercado, age 57, of Scranton, passed away Saturday morning at Allied Hospice in Scranton, after an illness. A blessing service by Rev. Richard Fox, St. Patrick's Parish Pastor, will be Wednesday at 7:00 PM in the Kevin K. Kearney Funeral H

Matilda (Millie) Castellano

February 1, 2020

Matilda (Millie) Castellano, age 91, formerly of West Scranton, passed away Saturday morning at The Jewish Home. Private blessing services by Dec. Carmine Mendicino of St. Lucy's Parish will be followed at burial at the Cathedral Cemetery in Scrant

Peter (Pete) A. Christian

February 1, 2020

Peter A. Christian of Old Forge, passed away peacefully at home Saturday evening, surrounded by dear family and friends. Son of the late Anthony and Concetta (Crugnale) Christian, Pete's survived by his beloved wife, caregiver and best friend, Marie

Irving McKay

January 30, 2020

Irving McKay, age 84, of West Scranton, died Thursday at Allied Hospice Inpatient in Scranton, after an illness. A Bronx, N.Y. native, Irving was born on April 22, 1935, and son of the late Elerby and Bessie (Epps) McKay. A lifelong businessman, hi

Charles Prince

January 25, 2020

Charles Prince, age 70, of Avoca, passed away Saturday at Riverside Rehabilitation & Nursing Center in Taylor. Private arrangements are under the care of the Thomas P. Kearney Funeral Home, Inc., 517 North Main Street, Old Forge.

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Brian David Rink

January 23, 2020

Brian David Rink, age 61, of Old Forge, passed away Thursday morning at home. Born on December 29, 1958, and son of the late Richard and Yvonne "Bonnie" (Tracy) Rink, Brian was a graduate of Cincinnatus Central High School, Cincinnatus, N.Y. A membe

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Howard Jones

January 23, 2020

Howard Jones, age 65, of Exeter and Taylor native, died Thursday at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center in Wilkes Barre. A Funeral Mass will be Thursday at 10:00AM at the Parish of St. Barbara's Parish, St. Anthony's Church, 28 Memorial Street,

William (Bill) J. Hoffarth

January 22, 2020

Services have been scheduled for William J. Hoffarth, 82, of Scranton, who died Wednesday, January 22nd, at Allied Skilled Nursing Center. Graveside services will be conducted on Friday at 9:00AM in Marcy Cemetery in Duryea by the Rev. Shane Nichols

Jerrold Maisel

January 21, 2020

Jerrold Maisel, age 80, of Old Forge, passed away Tuesday morning at home, after an illness. His beloved caregiver, best friend and wife, Judy (Larnerd) Maisel survives. Born on November 3, 1939, to the late Rose and Edward Maisel, Jerrold was a pr

Joan Marie Tyrrell English

January 19, 2020

Joan Marie (Tyrrell) English formerly of Scranton, PA, living most recently in North Carolina, passed away peacefully surrounded by her beloved children on Sunday, January 19, 2020. Joan was predeceased by the love of her life, Joseph Robert English