Lois Jean Walsh

June 12, 2019

Lois J. (Merkel) Walsh, age 83, of Scranton and formerly of Old Forge, passed on to eternal life Wednesday evening at Linwood Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Scranton after a courageous battle with dementia. Born in Scranton on August 22, 1935,

Janet Langan

June 10, 2019

Janet Langan, age 61, a lifelong resident of Moosic, passed away Monday at home. Born on June 2, 1958, and daughter of the late William and Helen Salmon Langan, Janet was a graduate of the former St. John the Evangelist High School in Pittston befor

Josephine Bartels

June 8, 2019

Josephine Bartels, age 87, a longtime resident of Union Street in Taylor, passed away Saturday morning at Hospice of the Sacred Heart in Dunmore after an illness. Her beloved husband of 46 years, Theodore M. Bartels, preceded her in death on April 24

Ruth G. Reitz

June 8, 2019

Ruth G. Reitz, age 94, of Moosic, passed away Saturday evening at Scranton Health Care Center, after an illness. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband and the former Pastor of the Taylor Primitive Methodist Church, Rev. John G. Reitz, Sr.

Heinrich Klein

June 6, 2019

Heinrich (Henry) Klein, age 77, of Scranton passed away Thursday evening at Riverside Rehabilitation & Nursing Center in Taylor after an illness. He is survived by his loving wife, Josephine (Janiszewski) Klein. The couple were married on March 18, 1

Lawrence (Larry) Williams

June 2, 2019

Lawrence (Larry) Williams, age 80, of Jefferson Twp., passed away Sunday at Geisinger Community Medical Center, after an illness. Surviving is his beloved wife, Shirley (Davis) Williams. The couple were blessed to celebrate their 60th wedding anniver

Joseph (Red) McNally, Sr.

June 1, 2019

Services have been set for Joseph "Red" McNally, Sr., 69, a lifelong resident of Scranton, who passed away Saturday morning at home. A blessing service by Rev. Michael Butash of the Grace Bible Church, Dunmore, will be Thursday at 7:00PM in the Kevi

Robert (Bob) Flannery

June 1, 2019

Robert (Bob) Flannery, age 63, of West Scranton, passed away Saturday at Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Dunmore, after an illness. Surviving is his loving wife, Mary Ellen (Loscombe) Flannery. The couple would have celebrated their 39th anniversary on

Ruth (Dolly) E. Yavorski

June 1, 2019

Ruth E. (Dolly) Yavorski, age 76, of West Scranton, passed away Saturday at Moses Taylor Hospital in Scranton. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 40 years, Chester Yavorski, Sr., on April 24, 2001. A lifelong resident of Scranton, R

Ruth A. (Royce) Harris

May 30, 2019

Ruth A. (Royce) Harris, age 74, a longtime West Scranton resident and most recently of Duryea, passed away Thursday at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center after an illness. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, William Harris, on Apri

Eleanore T. Tsaltharis

May 27, 2019

Eleanore J. Tsaltharis, age 74, of Factoryville, died Monday morning at The Gardens at Scranton, after an illness. Pending arrangements are under the care of the Thomas P. Kearney Funeral Home, Inc., 517 North Main Street, Old Forge.

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Burton Young

May 27, 2019

Burton Young, age 67, of Scranton, passed away Monday at St. Luke's Hospital in Allentown, after a recent illness.. Pending services are being handled by the Kevin K. Kearney Funeral Home, Inc., 125 North Main Avenue, Scranton.

Brian Joseph Searfoss

May 27, 2019

Brian Joseph Searfoss, age 43, of Lewes, DE, and formerly Old Forge, died Monday, May 27th. An Old Forge native, Brian was born on May 25, 1976 to Ernest Searfoss and the late Charlotte Whah Searfoss. A graduate of Old Forge High School, Class of 19

Margaret H. Higgins

May 24, 2019

Services are set for Margaret H. Higgins, 89, of Scranton, who died Friday at Riverside Rehabilitation Center in Taylor. A Funeral Mass is scheduled for Friday at 10:00AM at St. Patrick's Church, 1403 Jackson Street in West Scranton, to be celebrat

James E. King

May 24, 2019

James E. King, age 76, a lifelong South Scranton resident, died Friday at Mountain View Care Center in Scranton, after a brief illness. Born on May 27, 1942, and son of the late William, Sr. and Mary McNamee, James was a graduate of the former Scran

Donna Taylor-Freeman

May 23, 2019

Donna Taylor-Freeman, age 52, of West Scranton, passed away Thursday morning at home. She is survived by her husband and caregiver, Clarence 'Red' Freeman. Their 24th anniversary is today (5/24). Born in Taylor, daughter of the late Robert (Bob), Sr

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Nicholas Scaramastro, Jr.

May 18, 2019

Nicholas Scaramastro Jr., 75, of Moosic, died Saturday at home. Born July 4, 1943, and raised in Moosic, he was the son of the late Nicholas Sr. and Elizabeth (Betty) Ray Scaramastro. A graduate of St. John's High School in Pittston, he then earn

Paul Slater

May 15, 2019

Paul Slater, age 58, a lifelong resident of West Scranton, died Wednesday morning at Allied Hospice in Scranton, after an illness. Burial arrangements for Fairview Memorial Park, Elmhurst Twp., were under the care of the Kevin K. Kearney Funeral Ho

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Joseph S. Vennero

May 14, 2019

Joseph S. Vennero, age 92 and a proud Navy WWII Veteran of Throop, died Tuesday at Lackawanna County Health Care Center in Peckville. Private arrangements are under the care of the Kevin K. Kearney Funeral Home, Inc., 125 North Main Avenue, Scranton

Beverly Mack

May 13, 2019

Beverly Mack, age 90, a lifelong Duryea resident, passed away Monday at United Methodist Homes - Wesley Village Campus - in Pittston, where she had resided during illness. Her beloved husband of 59 years, Robert Mack, preceded her in death on January

Parker Palermo

May 12, 2019

Parker Palermo, age 20, a lifelong Scranton resident, passed away tragically Sunday at Geisinger Community Medical Center in Scranton. Born on August 8, 1998, son of Oscar Perkins and Mindy Palermo and step son of Donald Albritton, Parker was educat

Volodymyr Danylets

May 9, 2019

Services have been scheduled for Volodymyr Danylets, age 44, formerly of Brooklyn, who died Thursday at Regional Hospital, Scranton. Funeral services to be conducted by Rev. Peter Henry, St. Michael's Orthodox Church in Old Forge, are scsheduled for

Ruth E. Chipp

May 5, 2019

Ruth E. Chipp, a longtime Old Forge resident, passed away Sunday morning at The Jewish Home of Eastern Pennsylvania in Scranton. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph P. Chipp, on April 3, 1995. Daughter of the late Kenneth and Mary Grecu

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Joseph Cherra, Sr.

May 5, 2019

Joseph F. Cherra, Sr., 89, of Taylor, passed away Sunday morning at Allied Hospice in Scranton, after an illness, to be with his Lord and the Blessed Bowling Alley in the sky. He is survived by his best friend and beloved wife of 63 years, Helen Gray

George Riey

May 5, 2019

George Riey, age 65, of Scranton, died Sunday at Regional Hospital of Scranton following a longtime illness. Private arrangements are under the care of the Kevin K. Kearney Funeral Home, Inc., 125 North Main Avenue, Scranton.