Ann Marie Abdalla Richards

February 4, 2021

Ann Marie "Anna" (Abdalla) Richards, age 66, a lifelong Scranton resident, passed away Thursday morning after a courageous 25 year battle with multiple illnesses. She is survived by her loving husband, Jack Richards. Wed on May 5, 1985, they celebrat...

Loretta Niemiec Rook

February 4, 2021

Loretta (Niemiec) Rook, age 95 and a lifelong resident of Old Forge, passed away Thursday at Regional Hospital of Scranton. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, John F. Rook, on April 28, 2009. The couple celebrated 57 years of marriage....

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Leonard Celli

February 1, 2021

Leonard Celli, age 91 and a resident of Old Forge, passed away Monday. Son of the late Joseph and Josephine (Mattei) Celli, Leonard was a proud U.S. Army Veteran who had worked in the coal mines, owned and operated Celli's Pizza Shop and was an emp...

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Jerome (Jerry) Myers

January 31, 2021

Jerome (Jerry) J. Myers, 77, of Lake Winola and formerly of West Scranton, died Sunday at home. He is survived by his beloved wife and best friend, Kathryn “Kathy” (Gavin) Myers. The couple celebrated 52 years of marriage on June 29. A West Scra...

Elizabeth (Betty) Rybitski Aversa

January 30, 2021

Elizabeth "Betty" (Rybitski) Aversa, age 86, of Old Forge, passed away Saturday evening at Geisinger Community Medical Center in Scranton, after a sudden illness. She was preceded in death on May 1, 2013 by the love of her life whom she missed terrib...

Donna Liples Chelland

January 29, 2021

Donna (Liples) Chelland, a longtime Old Forge resident, passed away peacefully Friday evening surrounded by her loved ones. She was 62 years old. She is survived by her beloved husband, George Chelland. Wed on June 24, 1983, the couple celebrated 37...

Mary Jacqueline (Jackie) Bour

January 29, 2021

Mary Jacqueline "Jackie" Bour, age 68, of Scranton, passed away Friday evening at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital, after an illness. A Scranton native, Jackie was born on January 27, 1953. Daughter of the late Atty. John W. and Mary Eileen (O'Boyle) B...

Dolores M. Brovitz Kloptoski

January 27, 2021

Dolores M. (Brovitz) Kloptoski, age 85, a lifelong resident of the Greenwood section of Moosic, passed away Tuesday at Scranton Health Care Center, after an illness. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Kloptoski, on July 8, 1973. Born o...

Wayne Bernard Bastian

January 27, 2021

Wayne "Bernard" Bastian, 57, a guest at AristaCare at Meadow Springs, and formerly of Scranton, died Wednesday at Einstein Medical Center, Norristown. His wife of 13 years is the former Paulette D. Douglas, Scranton. Born April 10, 1963 in Bronx...

Nellie Vega, L.P.N.

January 27, 2021

Nellie Vega, L.P.N., age 71, of Scranton, passed away Wednesday, January 27th, at Regional Hospital of Scranton. Private arrangements are under the care of the Kevin K. Kearney Funeral Home, Inc., 125 North Main Avenue, Scranton. ...

Sharon Williams Herbert

January 26, 2021

Sharon (Williams) Herbert, age 77, a longtime Hughestown resident, passed away Tuesday at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, after an illness. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Willard M. Herbert on December 12, 2000. Born in T...

John W. Dodge, Sr.

January 26, 2021

John W. Dodge, age 61, recently of Hazleton, passed away Tuesday at Lehigh Valley Hospice, after an illness. Born on October 15, 1959, son of the late Frank Joseph, II and Carole Jean (Hall) Dodge, John had worked in food preparation. A lifelong foo...

Lorraine Lane Sekol

January 24, 2021

Lorraine (Lane) Sekol, age 89, of Whitehall and an Old Forge native, passed away Sunday morning at St. Luke's Hospice House in Bethlehem, after an illness. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 60 years, William H. Sekol, on September 7...

Verneda Little Pajor

January 23, 2021

Verneda (Little) Pajor, age 87, of Nanticoke, passed away Saturday evening at Commonwealth Health Wilkes-Barre General Hospital. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Chester J. Pajor, on July 2, 1992. Born in Loretto on June 5, 1933, da...

Kathryn S. Carey

January 21, 2021

Kathryn S. Carey, L.P.N. age 69, of West Scranton and an Old Forge native, passed away Thursday at Moses Taylor Hospital in Scranton, after an illness. Born in Scranton on August 23, 1951, daughter of the late David and Ann (Osmolia) Carey, Kathryn...

Pamela Colborn

January 19, 2021

Pamela (Pam) Colborn, age 43 and a lifelong Scranton resident, passed away Tuesday evening at Regional Hospital of Scranton succumbing to a sudden illness related to complications of Addisons Disease. Born July 6, 1977, Pam was the loving daught...

Ada Barber

January 17, 2021

Ada Barber, age 53, of West Scranton, passed away Sunday evening at home, after an illness. Born in Tunkhannock on December 14, 1967, daughter of Thaddeus and Sylvia (Ross) Stefanski, Daleville, Ada was a graduate of Lackawanna Trail High School be...

Jane Shrader, R.N.

January 16, 2021

Jane (Frey) Shrader, R.N., age 58, of Wilkes Barre, passed away Saturday evening at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center in Wilkes Barre, after an illness. She is survived by her beloved husband, Steven Shrader. The couple would have celebrated th...

Richard P. Hodak

January 16, 2021

Richard “Rich” P. Hodak, age 65 of Avoca, passed away Saturday morning at home, after an illness. He is survived by his beloved wife of 33 years, Sherry L. (Belles) Hodak. Born on February 10, 1955, and son of the late Michael and Wanda (Tyrell...

Peter W. Engle

January 15, 2021

Peter W. Engle, 68, of Scranton, died Friday evening at Regional Hospital of Scranton after a courageous battle with cancer. Born July 7, 1952 in Scranton to the late Peter Jr. and Helen Balendy Engle, he was educated in Scranton Schools. Peter was...

Patricia (Patti) L. Calhoun

January 14, 2021

Patricia L. Calhoun, age 59, of Scranton, passed away Thursday at home. Pending arrangements are under the care of the Kevin K. Kearney Funeral Home, Inc., 125 North Main Avenue, Scranton....

Dolores Arlandis Chilone

January 11, 2021

Dolores Chilone, 93, of Scranton died peacefully Monday morning at the Mountain View Care and Rehabilitation Center. She was the widow of Conrad "Chick" Chilone, who passed away in 2010. Born in Scranton, PA she was the daughter of the late Nelson ...

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Stephen F. Husosky

January 11, 2021

Stephen F. Husosky, a resident of Elmcroft of Mid Valley, Peckville, died Monday morning at Geisinger Community Medical Center, Scranton ​after a courageous battle against age, dimentia and finally COVID. He is survived by his loving wife of 58 ye...

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Richard Staley

January 11, 2021

Private arrangements under the care Thomas P. Kearney Funeral Home, Inc., 517 North Main Street, Old Forge. were made for Richard Staley, 78, Army Veteran and of Duryea, who died January 11th. Interment, St. Mary's Parish Cemetery, Avoca....

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Thomas McCawley, Sr.

January 7, 2021

Thomas M. McCawley, aged 86 and from Wyoming, passed away Wednesday morning after an illness. He was preceded in death by the love of his life, Johanna (Fereck) McCawley, in addition to his parents Leo and Mary (Ochreiter) McCawley, and his siblings ...