Christine C. Preambo

December 27, 2006

Christine C. Preambo, age 71, of Scranton died Wednesday morning at the Mercy Hospital. She is survived by her husband Thomas Preambo.They celebrated their 47th wedding anniversary on March 31st. Born on August 15, 1935 in Scranton she was the daugh

Frances McNamara

December 27, 2006

PICTURE TO BE E-MAILED: Frances McNamara of West Scranton died Wednesday evening in the Moses Taylor Hospital. She was preceded in death by her husband Joseph F. McNamara who died August 9, 1996 Born in Scranton she was the daughter of the late Jos

Gerald R. Ford

December 26, 2006

Gerald Rudolph Ford was the thirty-eighth president of the United States. Ford was originally named after his biological father, Leslie Lynch King. When his mother, Dorothy Ayer Gardner King, remarried, Ford was renamed after his stepfather. Ford

Dorothy Jane Scarborough

December 25, 2006

Dorothy Jane Scarborough, age 82, of Taylor, died Monday at home. Her husband Edward H. Scarborough died February 22, 1991. Born on November 2, 1924 she was the daughter of the late Charles and Julia Kufchock McCoy.She was educated in Trott Vocationa

Marie A. Killino

December 21, 2006

Marie A. Killino, age 67, Taylor, died Thursday morning at home. She is survived by her husband Dominic Sal Killino.They would have celebrated their 49th wedding anniversary on December 31st. Born in Old Forge on January 5, 1939 she was the daughter

Joseph S. Erzar, Jr.

December 20, 2006

Joseph S. Erzar, Jr., age 56, of Old Forge, died Wednesday morning at Mercy Hospital in Scranton. Born on August 16, 1950 in Old Forge, he was the son of the late Joseph S. Erzar, Sr. and Pearl Riddle Erzar. He was a graduate of Old Forge High Schoo

Willard J. Burke

December 19, 2006

Willard J. Burke, age 73, of Clarks Summit, died Tuesday morning at Moses Taylor Hospital in Scranton. His wife is Ann Hedden Burke. They had celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Oct. 27th. Born on July 17, 1933 in Scranton, he was the son

Anita McDonnell

December 12, 2006

Anita "Nan" McDonnell, age 86, of Naples, Fla., formerly of Scranton, died Tuesday morning at Naples Community Hospital in Naples, Fla.. She was the wife of James F. McDonnell, who died February 13, 1992. She was born on June 26, 1920 in

Anna Krenitsky Orzolek

December 12, 2006

Anna Krenitsky Orzolek, age 99, of Old Forge, died Tuesday afternoon at Moses Taylor Hospital in Scranton. She was the widow of Frank Orzolek, who died May 29, 1989. Born on August 2, 1907 in Old Forge, she was the daughter of the late Harrison and

Mary M. Biedrycki

December 12, 2006

Mary M. Biedrycki, age 92, a long time resident of Taylor, died Tuesday. Her husband, John J. Biedrycki died March 25, 1982. Born on May 1, 1914 in Pittston, she was the daughter of the late Michael and Magdalena Kubala Bikowski. She was a graduat

Martha Annie Biscontini

December 6, 2006

Martha Annie Biscontini, age 82, a resident of The Laurels, Old Forge, formerly of Seaman Lane, Old Forge, died Wednesday afternoon at Moses Taylor Hospital in Scranton. She was the widow of Geno Biscontini, who died February 11, 1996. They had be

Philip J. Catalano

December 6, 2006

Philip J. Catalano, age 75, of Scranton, died Wednesday evening at Community Medical Center in Scranton. Born on February 7, 1931 in Scranton, he was the son of the late Anthony Catalano and Ann Solombrino Gianni. He was educated in the Scranton sc

Lillian Keslosky

December 4, 2006

Lillian Keslosky, 73, of Old Forge, died Monday evening at the home of her daughter in Bloomsburg . She is the wife of Michael Keslosky, Jr.. They had celebrated their 53rd wedding anniversary on September 20th. Born on June 29, 1933 in Scranton, sh

Helen A. Gallagher

November 30, 2006

Helen A. Gallagher, age 97, a resident of West Scranton, formerly of Green Ridge, died Thursday morning at the Lackawanna County Health Care Center in Olyphant. Her husband Joseph P. Gallagher, a former Justice of the Peace (Alderman) in Green Ridge,

Anne M. Gilgallon

November 28, 2006

Anne M. Gilgallon, age 84, a resident of the Jewish Home Scranton, formerly of Ash St., died Tuesday morning at the home. Born on February 9, 1922 in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Ralph and Maude Tobin Gilgallon. She was a graduate of

Dorothy Graham

November 23, 2006

Dorothy Graham, age 95, of West Scranton, died Thursday morning at Moses Taylor Hospital. She was the widow of Willard Graham who died February 21, 1996. Born in Old Forge on August 16, 1911 she was the daughter of the late John and Mercy Reese. Sh

Helen Hubiak

November 21, 2006

Helen (Sirko) Hubiak, age 87, of Delray Beach, Fla., died Tuesday morning at the Hospice of Palm Beach County in West Palm Beach, Fla. She was preceded in death by her husband , Paul Hubiak who died in 1968. Born in Old Forge on November 10, 1919 she

Felia Sompel

November 18, 2006

Felia Sompel, age 90, a guest of the Mountain Rest Nursing Home, Scranton, formerly of the Greenwood Section of Moosic, died Saturday evening at the home. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Sompel who died June 3, 1979. Born on November

John E. Smith

November 11, 2006

John E. Smith, age 72, of Clarks Summit, died Saturday at the Moses Taylor Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Virginia Johnson Smith.They celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary on June 6th. Born on February 28, 1934 in Old Forge he was the so

Michalene A. Freiman

November 8, 2006

Michalene A. Freiman, 63, of Scranton, died Wednesday afternoon at the VNA Hospice at the Community Medical Center in Scranton. She was the widow of Stephen M. Freiman, Sr., who died in 1999. Born on November 20, 1942 in Newark, New Jersey, she was

Beatrice Lettieri

November 7, 2006

Beatrice Lettieri, age 83, a resident of the Taylor Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Taylor, died Tuesday evening at the Center. She was the widow of Salvie Lettieri who died in 1972. Born on April 7, 1923 in Greensboro, North Carolina she was th

John E. Westerlund, Jr.

November 6, 2006

John E. Westerlund, Jr., age 61, of Dunmore, died Monday morning in Scranton. Born on June 5, 1945 in Endicott, New York, he was the son of the late John, Sr. and Emma B. Johns Westerlund. He was a Sgt. in the Air Force and served during the Vietna

Betty Ann Thomas

November 4, 2006

Betty Ann Thomas, age 63, of Eynon, died Saturday morning at the Community Medical Center in Scranton after a courageous battle with cancer.She is survived by her husband John Thomas as well as her daughter Tara Thomas of Raleigh, N.C.John and Betty

Mark P. Valeski

November 3, 2006

Mark P. Valeski, age 61, of Hughestown, died Friday afternoon at Mercy Hospital in Scranton. His wife is Rose Kepich Valeski. They had celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary on November 20, 2005. Born on March 17, 1945 in Pittston, he was the so

Albert Ralph Mitten

November 2, 2006

Albert Ralph Mitten, age 55, of Avoca, passed away Thursday at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center in Wilkes Barre. He was the husband of the former Christine Hannon. Born June 16, 1951 in Taylor, he was the son of the late Orville and Grace Van