Barbara L. Ross

January 11, 2008

Barbara L. Ross, 69, Scranton, passed away Friday evening at the Moses Taylor Hospital.She is survived by her husband Fred Ross.They celebrated their 47th wedding anniversary on June 25th. Born in Scranton on September 9, 1938 she was the daughter

Alice Williams

January 10, 2008

Alice Williams, age 67, a resident of Jermyn and formerly of Pittston Twp., passed away Thursday evening at the Mountain View Care Center in Scranton. Her husband, Thomas R. Williams, died May 19, 2006. Born on June 5, 1940 in Pittston, Alice was th

Jean Minelli

January 9, 2008

Jean Minelli, age 97, a resident of Scranton Health Care Center and formerly of Old Forge, passed away Wednesday evening at the center. She was preceded in death by her husband, John J. Minelli, who died on December 1, 2001. Born in Old Forge on Oct

Louise Neishman

January 9, 2008

Louise Neishman, age 69, of Old Forge, passed away Wednesday evening while under the care of Hospice Community Care in Dunmore. She was preceded in death by her husband, the late Robert Neishman, Sr., who died on October 17, 2005. Born in Old Forge o

John C. Connelly

January 9, 2008

John C. Connelly, age 64, of Scranton, passed away January 9th at the Moses Taylor Hospital in Scranton. Born in Philadelphia on April 25, 1943, John was the son of Francis and Marie Morrissey Connelly, both of Philadelphia. He is also survived by a

Marion A. Mackarey

January 8, 2008

Marion A. Mackarey, age 85, of Scranton, passed away Tuesday under the care of Community Medical Center's VNA Hospice. She is survived by her husband, Michael Mackarey. Together they celebrated their 61st wedding anniversary on November 8th of last y

Edith Ann Coleman

January 7, 2008

Edith Ann Coleman, 65, of Old Forge, passed away Monday at the Mercy Hospital in Scranton. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Thomas Coleman, Sr., who died on March 10, 1993. Born in Old Forge on August 12, 1942, Edith was the daughter

August Balla, Jr.

January 5, 2008

August Balla, Jr., age 73, of Taylor, passed away Saturday morning at the Moses Taylor Hospital in Scranton. He is survived by his wife, Mary Foose Balla. Born in Taylor on January 21, 1934, August was the son of the late August, Sr., and Mary Penta

Rita Carter

January 3, 2008

Rita Carter, age 72, a lifelong resident of Moosic, passed away Thursday evening while at home. Her husband, William Carter, Sr., preceded her in death on March 25, 1998. Born in Moosic on December 1, 1935, Rita was the daughter of the late Arnold a

Wanda Drost

January 2, 2008

Wanda Drost, age 91, of Kearny, NJ and most recently Taylor, died Tuesday at the Mercy Hospital in Scranton. Her husband was the late Walter Drost who passed away in 1989. Born on March 28, 1916 in Newark, NJ, Wanda was the daughter of the late Stanl

Laura V. Piccotti

January 2, 2008

Laura V. Piccotti, age 71, of Taylor, died Wednesday under VNA Hospice Care at Community Medical Center in Scranton. Her husband was the late Arthur E. Piccotti who passed away December 5, 2004. Born in Endicott, N.Y. on June 18, 1936, Laura was the

Helen Noll

January 1, 2008

Helen Noll, age 82, of Old Forge, died Tuesday at the Mercy Hospital in Scranton. Her husband was the late Raymond Noll who passed away September 28, 2006. Born on March 18, 1925, Helen was the daughter of the late Ettore and Yolanda Mattei Ragni. Af

Michael P. Abbott

December 31, 2007

Michael P. Abbott

December 31, 2007

Michael Peter Abbott, age 85, of Scranton, died New Year's Eve in the Hospice Unit of Mercy Hospital after an illness. Born in Scranton on October 8, 1922, he was the first born son of seven children of Lebanese immigrants Peter and Abbey Ackourey Ab

Elizabeth Ackoury

December 29, 2007

Elizabeth Ackoury of West Scranton died Saturday at the Moses Taylor Hospital. Born Oct. 4th, 1921 in Moscow, she was educated in Scranton schools. She was employed by St. Joseph's Center prior to retirement and also worked for the West Side Senior C

Catherine T. DePietro

December 28, 2007

Catherine T. DePietro, 83, a lifelong resident of Scranton, most recently resided at St. Mary's Villa, Moscow, died Friday evening at the Mercy Hospital. Married 52 years, she was the widow of Anthony DePietro, who died June 22, 1997. Born December 3

Mary K. Broden

December 24, 2007

Mary K. Broden, age 88, of Taylor, passed away Monday morning while at the Allied Skilled Nursing Center in Scranton. Her husband was the late Ralph Broden who died February 21, 2005. Born on May 27, 1919, Mary was the daughter of the late George and

Arthur Monacelli

December 23, 2007

Arthur P. Monacelli, of Old Forge, died December 23rd , at Community Medical Center, Scranton after an illness. He and his wife, the former Carmel Killino, were married 51 years in June. Born in Old Forge, son of the late Primo and Louise Mascolini M

Angela Wylam

December 23, 2007

Angela G. "Chuckie" Wylam, age 86, formerly of Old Forge, passed away Monday evening. Her husband was the late E. Ben Wylam who died August 20, 2000. Born on August 23, 1921 in Dupont, Angela was the daughter of the late Nicola and Christina Boccardo

Rita Regina Donovan

December 20, 2007

Rita Regina Donovan, age 71, of Scranton, died Thursday at the Community Medical Center of Scranton due to injuries sustained in an accident. She was preceded in death by her husband, Dennis Joseph Donovan, who passed away on January 17, 1980. Born

Ralph Michael Budzak

December 17, 2007

Ralph Michael Budzak, age 58, of West Wyoming, passed away Monday morning at the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital. Born in Pittston on January 29, 1949 he was the son of the late Samuel J. and Esther Homschek Budzak.He was a graduate of Pittston Area Hi

Sally Domzalski

December 14, 2007

Sally (DeFazio) Domzalski, 73, of Moosic, passed away Friday morning at home. Born in Moosic on July 20, 1934 she was the daughter of the late Benjamin DeFazio, Sr. and the late Lottie Davis DeFazio.She was a graduate of the class of 1953 of the Moo

Paul J. Ribaudo

December 10, 2007

Paul J. Ribaudo, age 41, of Duryea passed away Monday at home. He is survived by his wife, Michelle Shimley Ribaudo. Together, they celebrated their 16th wedding anniversary on October 19th. Born on March 22, 1966 in Livingston, New Jersey, Paul was

David F. Gretz

December 9, 2007

David F. Gretz Sr., age 54, of Old Forge, died Sunday while at the Mercy Hospital in Scranton. Born on August 18, 1953, David was the son of the late Frank and Jennie Vitello Gretz. A graduate of Old Forge High School - Class of 1971, he went on to w

Mary Catherine Maxwell

December 8, 2007

NO PICTURE: Mary Catherine Maxwell, 79, of Moosic, died Saturday at the Moses Taylor Hospital. She was the widow of Joseph J. Maxwell who died September 3, 2003. Born in Pittston on January 6, 1928 she was the daughter of the late William B. Martin