Stella P. Boyle

April 5, 2008

Stella P. Boyle, age 89, a four-year resident of St. Mary's Villa Nursing Home, Moscow, passed away Friday under the nursing home's care. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward B. Boyle, who passed away on August 22, 1992. Born in Scranton

Ferdinand E. Peters

April 5, 2008

Ferdinand E. Peters of Chinchilla died on Saturday. He was 85 years old. One of twelve children born to Edward and Selma Zaide Peters, Ferdinand was a lifelong resident of the Scranton area. A member of St. Ann's Maronite Church on Price Street, he s

Mary Theresa Sheridan

April 3, 2008

Mary (Mae) Theresa Sheridan, L.P.N., age 91, an eight-year resident of the Davis Manor Personal Care Home in Mountain Top and formerly of Duryea, passed away early Thursday morning. Her husband, James Matthew Sheridan, preceded her in death on Octobe

LeDonne Shibley

April 3, 2008

LeDonne Shibley died Thursday, April 3, 2008 at home. Born August 7, 1938 in Bristow, Oklahoma, daughter of the late Kareem "Fred" and Kathbe Rouhana Shibley, she was the youngest of seven children. The family moved to Scranton in 1943. She was edu

Sherri Davis

April 3, 2008

Sherri Davis, age 37, of Old Forge, passed away Thursday evening at the Moses Taylor Hospital in Scranton. Born in West Virginia on December 15, 1970, Sherri was the daughter of Beverly Bellogg of Dunmore and James Martin, Sr. of Old Forge. She was o

Mary Caron Altbaum

April 2, 2008

Mary Caron Altbaum, age 78, a resident at the Gino J. Merli Veteran's Center in Scranton, passed away Wednesday morning. She was preceded in death by her husband, Max Altbaum, who died in 2007. Born in Nice, France on April 28, 1929, Mary was the dau

Verna Demko

April 1, 2008

Verna Demko, age 84, a resident of Mountain Rest Nursing Home passed away Tuesday afternoon. Born on October 2, 1923, Verna was the daughter of the late Wasil and Mary Demko. She was born in Olyphant and grew up in Peckville. She then relocated to Lo

Margaret Bossi

March 31, 2008

Margaret Bossi, age 87, of Old Forge, passed away Monday at the Moses Taylor Hospital in Scranton. She was preceded in death by her husband, Elso, who passed away on September 16, 1992. Born in Old Forge on April 24, 1920, Margaret was the daughter o

Margaret Cobb

March 29, 2008

Margaret Cobb, age 67, a resident of the Taylor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center passed away Friday evening under the nursing staff's care. Born in Scranton on August 20, 1940, she was the daughter of the late Richard and Margaret Ashman Levis. She

Wayne Charles Werner

March 28, 2008

Wayne Charles Werner, age 49, of Old Forge, passed away Friday evening at home. Born in Montclair, New Jersey on September 3, 1958, Wayne was the son of the late William and Ann Barhight Werner. He was of Roman Catholic faith, educated in Edison, NJ

Anita Preate Koczwara

March 27, 2008

Anita Preate Koczwara, formerly of Old Forge and Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, died after a brief illness at Moses Taylor Hospital on Thursday. Her husband, Walter, died in 1992. Anita was born April 27, 1914 in Scranton, the daughter of the late Dominick

Edith M. Zopfi

March 24, 2008

Edith M. Zopfi, age 92, a resident of Holy Family Convent in Danville and formerly of North Bromley Avenue in West Scranton, passed away Monday afternoon at the Convent. She was preceded in death by her husband Albert J. Zopfi who passed away on Janu

Barbara Porpora

March 22, 2008

Barbara Porpora, age 89, a resident of the Taylor Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Taylor, formerly of Old Forge, died Friday the the Center. She was preceded in death by her husband, Alfonso Porpora, who died in WWII. Born in Old Forge on March 31,

Frank Cole

March 20, 2008

Frank Cole, age 51, of Old Forge passed away Thursday morning at the Community Medical Center in Scranton. He is survived by his former wife, Debbie Cole of Syracuse, NY. Born on March 3, 1957, in West Scranton, Frank was the son of the late Roy and

Margaret Jane Gantz

March 20, 2008

Margaret Jane Gantz of Baltimore, Maryland, passed away March 10th in Leonardtown, MD. Her husband, C. Kenneth Gantz, died in 1993. Born in Old Forge on June 2, 1921, Margaret was the daughter of the late Patrick A. and Emma Cooke Duffy. She eventual

Marian Frances Lane

March 19, 2008

Marian Frances Lane, age 86, of Cole Village, Clarks Summit, PA, passed away March 19, 2008 after a brief illness. She was surrounded by her family and has now gone into the loving arms of the Lord. Born on December 13, 1921 in Tunkhannock, she was

Rosemarie Valeski

March 16, 2008

Rosemarie Valeski, age 65, of Hughestown, passed away Sunday morning at the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital. She was the widow of Mark P. Valeski, who died November 3, 2006. Born in Pittston on August 27, 1942, Rosemarie was the daughter of the late An

Ada R. Frutchey

March 16, 2008

PICTURE TO BE E-MAILED: Ada R. Frutchey, age 88, a resident of the Forest City Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, formerly of Taylor, passed away Sunday morning at Marian Community Hospital in Carbondale. She is survived by George Frutchey, her husb

Edward Krisovitch

March 7, 2008

Edward Krisovitch, age 72, of Scranton, passed away Friday morning under the care of Community Medical Center's VNA Hospice. He was born in Scranton on February 6, 1936. He is survived by his companion, Joan Granville, of Dunmore. He was preceded in

John Michael Yerke

March 6, 2008

John Michael Yerke, age 62, of Old Forge, died Thursday morning after a brief stay at the Moses Taylor Hospital in Scranton. He is survived by his wife, the former Sally Davis. Together they celebrated a 41st wedding anniversary on February 25th. Bor

Illona R. Forgeng

March 6, 2008

Illona R. Forgeng, age 86, a recent resident of the Allied Services Skilled Nursing Center and formerly of North Lincoln Ave in West Scranton, passed away Thursday evening. Born in Scranton on July 26, 1921 she was the daughter of the late Louis, Jr

Charles F. Jones

March 3, 2008

Charles F. Jones, age 82, a resident of the Lackawanna County Health Care Center passed away Monday morning at the Center. Born on May 18, 1925 Charles was formerly employed as a carnival worker. There will be no viewing. Private arrangements are und

Aloysius (Al) W. Walsh

March 3, 2008

Aloysius (Al) W. Walsh, age 79, of Scranton, passed away Monday under the care of the Mountain Rest Nursing Home in Scranton. Born in Scranton on June 16, 1928, Aloysius was the son of the late Joseph and Bertha Miller Walsh. He attended Scranton Sch

Thomas Marc Atkins

March 3, 2008

Thomas Marc Atkins, age 42, of Kingston, passed away early Monday morning due to injuries sustained in a trucking accident. Born in Rockville Centre, NY, on February 24, 1966, Thomas was the son of the late Charles E., III, and Nancy L. DeMaria Atkin

John J. Zaloga

February 29, 2008

John J. Zaloga, age 78, of Scranton, passed away Friday at the Mercy Hospital in Scranton. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, the former Ceil Pawlowski. Born in Old Forge on February 8, 1930, John was the son of the late Roman and Stella Walesia