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David W. Johns, Sr.

December 15, 2020

David (Dave) W. Johns, Sr., age 95 and a longtime Moosic resident, passed away Tuesday evening at Wesley Village in Jenkins Twp., after a recent illness. On January 27, 2008, he was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 58 years, "Betty" Lorraine ...

Mildred E. Larson

December 13, 2020

Mildred E. Larson, age 83, a lifelong resident of West Scranton, passed away Sunday morning at Regional Hospital of Scranton, after an illness. Born in Scranton on March 30, 1937, and daughter of the late Oscar and Mary (Knight) Larson, Mildred was ...

Aurelia L. Harrison Gardenhire

December 10, 2020

Aurelia "Auri" L. (Harrison) Gardenhire, age 35, a Scranton native, passed away December 9th of cancer. She is survived by her partner, Jason Gardenhire and stepson, Jason, Jr.; parents Carol (Davenhall) Corker of Scranton; Harold Walters Jr., of Cla...

Lillian Meriesky Wirhanowsky

December 10, 2020

Lillian (Meriesky) Wirhanowsky, age 96, a lifelong Old Forge resident, passed away Thursday morning at Highland Manor Nursing Center in Exeter. Private arrangements for a blessing service and entombment at Cathedral Cemetery Mausoleum were under the...

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Leonard Webb

December 10, 2020

Leonard Webb, age 91, of the Glendale section of Pittston Twp., passed away Thursday evening at Wilkes Barre General Hospital, after an illness. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 44 years, Audrey (Wiltshire) Webb, on February 1, 1997. ...

Helen T. Gaul

December 8, 2020

Helen T. (Dudeck) Gaul, age 73, a lifelong resident of Old Forge passed away Tuesday morning at Riverside Rehabilitation & Nursing Center in Taylor, after an illness. She is survived by her devoted and beloved husband, Richard Gaul. Born in Old F...

George (Buddy) Scherer

December 7, 2020

George “Buddy” Scherer, of Scranton, passed away Monday evening at Allied Hospice in Scranton. He was born in Scranton and the son of the late George and Barbara Scherer. He enjoyed working on vehicles, watching the Steelers, and spending time wi...

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Dan H. Griffiths

December 7, 2020

Dan H. Griffiths, Jr., age 73, of Old Forge, passed away Monday evening at Riverside Rehabilitation & Nursing Center in Taylor, after an illness. A Moosic native, he was born on April 3, 1947, to the late Dan H. Sr., and Dorothy (Richards) Griffiths....

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Joseph A. Woodmancy, Jr.

December 6, 2020

Joseph A. Woodmancy, Jr. of Pittston Twp., passed away Saturday evening at Allied Skilled Nursing Center in Scranton at the age of 92. He and his beloved wife and best friend, Sharon (Tucker) Woodmancy, were married for 39 years, sharing a wonderful ...

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Paul A. Voytko

December 5, 2020

Paul A. Voytko, age 79, of Old Forge, passed away Saturday at Geisinger Community Medical Center in Scranton. Private arrangements are under the care of the Thomas P. Kearney Funeral Home, Inc., 517 North Main Street, Old Forge....

Lydia Torres Robles

December 4, 2020

Lydia Torres Robles, age 85, of Scranton, passed away Friday at home. Private arrangements are under the care of the Kevin K. Kearney Funeral Home, Inc., 125 North Main Avenue, Scranton....

David Reinhardt

December 4, 2020

David Reinhardt, age 58, of Scranton, died Friday morning at Allied Hospice Inpatient in Scranton, after an illness. Private arrangements are under the care of the Kevin K. Kearney Funeral Home, Inc., 125 North Main Avenue, Scranton....

Kerie Genevieve Mecca

December 2, 2020

Kerie Genevieve Mecca, of Taylor, and an Old Forge native, passed away on Wednesday, December 2nd, due to an aortic aneurysm. She was 32 years old. Born on Feb.4th, 1988, Kerie was the loving daughter of Joseph and Mary Pat (Connors) Mecca of Old Fo...

Joan Helen Caffrey

November 30, 2020

Joan Helen Caffrey, age 87, a lifelong West Scranton resident, passed away peacefully Monday at Hospice of the Sacred Heart, shortly after admission. Born on November 6, 1933, in Scranton, Joan was the daughter of the late Francis and Clare (Conway)...

Michelle Palmer Jenkins

November 30, 2020

Michelle (Palmer) Jenkins, age 40, of Thornhurst Twp., and owner of Preppy Pet in Wilkes Barre, passed away suddenly on Monday afternoon. Private arrangements are under the care of the Kevin K. Kearney Funeral Home, Inc., 125 North Main Avenue, Scra...

Thomas J. Smith

November 29, 2020

Thomas J. Smith, age 44, of Moscow, passed away Sunday at home. Born in Scranton on May 23, 1976 and son of Donna Venturi of Eynon and Thomas A. Smith and wife Donna of Madisonville, Thomas was a 1994 graduate of North Pocono High School. Primaril...

Jean Ann Wyshock Walsh, LPN

November 24, 2020

Jean Ann (Wyshock) Walsh was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She left this world November 24 at age 80. She was a lifelong resident of West Scranton. Jean is survived by her beloved husband, Donald Walsh, they were married for 61 fun filled ...

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Charles (Chuck) Rutosky

November 24, 2020

Charles (Chuck) Rutosky, age 70, of Louisville, Kentucky, and a Scranton native, passed away Tuesday at Norton Audubon Medical Center in Louisville. He was born in Scranton on July 7, 1950, and was the son of the late Robert and Elizabeth "Betty" ...

Jeannette Hapersberger Surridge

November 23, 2020

Jeannette "Bonnie" (Hapersberger) Surridge, age 69 and formerly of Old Forge, passed away Sunday at Linwood Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Scranton. Her husband of 49 years, the late David Surridge, died on June 5th. Born in Taylor on April 2...

Helen Schoonover

November 21, 2020

Helen (Radowski) Schoonover, 100 years young and of Scranton, passed away Saturday morning at Green Ridge Health Care Center, after an illness. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Aaron Schoonover, Sr., on August 3, 2003, after celebra...

James A. Benson, Jr.

November 17, 2020

James A. Benson, Jr., age 81, of Scranton, passed away Tuesday morning at Riverside Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Taylor. Born on June 3, 1939, and raised in Covington Twp., James was the son of the late James, Sr. and Mary (Stacoski) Benson....

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Matthew Wajda

November 17, 2020

Services have been scheduled for Matthew Wajda, age 61, of Roaring Brook Twp., who passed away Tuesday evening at Carbondale Nursing Center, after an illness. A blessing service is scheduled for Monday at 11:00AM at the Thomas P. Kearney Funeral Hom...

Helen Chesniak

November 14, 2020

Helen Chesniak, a lifelong resident of Old Forge, passed away Saturday morning at Riverside Rehabilitation & Nursing Center in Taylor at the age of 99. Born on September 24, 1921, and daughter of the late Luke and Martha (Kapuscansky) Chesniak, Hel...

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Clifford E. Johnson

November 12, 2020

Clifford E. Johnson, age 66, of Dalton, passed away Thursday morning at Allied Skilled Nursing Center in Scranton, after an illness. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Susan Ann (Johannes) Johnson, on September 11, 2017. Born on June 20, ...

Barbara A. Dobak Case

November 11, 2020

Barbara A. (Dobak) Case, age 78, of Greeenfield Twp., passed away Wednesday morning, after an illness. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 54 years, John "Jack" Case, on October 20, 2017. She loved her bingo and adored spending time w...