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Wilma M. Wittenbrader (Black)

Wilma M. Wittenbrader of Jefferson Twp., died Monday morning at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville following an illness. Her husband is John “Butch” Wittenbrader. Born in Jefferson Twp., daughter of the late Leslie and Emma Gromlich Black, she...

Freida J. Cox (Swingle)

September 15, 2017

Freida “Ma” Swingle Cox, Jefferson Twp, died Saturday at home.  She was the widow of Ernest Cox. Born October 2, 1934 in S. Canaan, she was the daughter of Steward and Charlotte Robinson Swingle.   Freida an avid coupon clipper, gardener and...

Gail Sue Snuggs (George)

Gail "Sue" Snuggs, 70, of Lake Ariel, died Wednesday evening, September 6, 2017 at Julia Ribaudo Extended Care Center following a lengthy illness. Born in Westernport, MD., daughter of the late Norris and Olive Mckenzie George.  Prior to h...

Patricia Mary Black (O'Donnell)

September 8, 2017

Patricia Mary Black, 75, of the Hideout, Lake Ariel, died Sunday morning at home following a brief illness. Her husband of 53 years, is James W. Black. Born in Jersey City, NJ, daughter of the late Michael and Elvira Marks O’Donnell, she had w...

Darren W. Reinert

September 2, 2017

Darren W. Reinert of Sterling, died Monday at Geisinger Community Medical Center following a brief illness. His wife of 11 years is the former Michelle Mattfeld. Born in West Babylon, NY, son of Barbara Crowley Skelton and Jerry Skelton of Longwoo...

Rev. Ronald W. Onder

August 30, 2017

Rev. Ronald W. Onder, Jessup, died late Saturday at home after a long illness.  His wife of 43 years is the former Cynthia Lonoconus. Born 1952 in West Hazleton, he was the son of the late Andrew and Kathryn Dorneman Onder.   Ron was a 1969 gra...

Polly Chapman Ciscoe (Chapman)

August 26, 2017

Polly Chapman Ciscoe of Hollisterville died Monday morning at St. Mary’s Villa Nursing Home following an illness. Her husband was the late Alton B. Ciscoe, II who died in 1964. Her long-time companion was Robert Clegg who died in 1998. Born in S...

Elaine C. Corazzi

August 27, 2017

Elaine Corazzi, 90, of South Canaan, formerly of Hamlin, passed away peacefully Friday morning at home.  She was the widow of Julius Corazzi who died in 2004. Born August 16, 1927 in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Cathe...

Nancy Darlene Frisbie (Slate)

September 2, 2017

Nancy Darlene Frisbie, 64, of Lake Ariel passed away on Sunday August 13th at Wayne Memorial Hospital following an illness. Her husband is Edward W. Frisbie, Jr. Nancy was born on October 17, 1952 in Hardyston Township, PA to the late Truman and G...

William (Bob) Fahrenbach


Veteran

August 14, 2017

William R. Fahrenbach Jr., (Bob),a lifelong resident of Lake Ariel, died Friday evening in the Regional Hospital of Scranton after an illness.  His wife was the former Judith Samson who died in 2006. Born in Lake Ariel, and he was the son of th...

Florence E. Farber

August 20, 2017

Florence Edith Farber a resident of the St Mary’s Villa Nursing Home, formerly of Altoona, died  peacefully Friday morning at the Villa after an extended illness. Born 1935 in Altoona, she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Margaret Whit...

Preston James Henwood

August 17, 2017

Preston James Henwood, 26, of Jefferson Twp., died Thursday  from injuries sustained in a Motorcycle Accident.  Born in Scranton, he is the son of Bradley and Carriann Sheppleman Henwood of Jefferson Twp. He was a member of the Light of Christ...

Stephen John Truncale


Veteran

August 12, 2017

Stephen John Truncale, a Hideout resident of Lake Ariel for 45 years, formally of Clark, NJ, died Tuesday evening in the Hospice of the Sacred Heart Inpatient Unit, surrounded by his loving family.  His beloved wife of 57 years is the form...

Bernice E. Bertig (Beers)

August 10, 2017

Bernice E. Bertig, of East Stroudsburg, formerly a 40 year resident of Lake Ariel,  died Sunday evening at the Garden of Stroud following an illness. Her husband of 53 years is the late Thomas J. Bertig, Sr. Born in South Canaan, Pa., daughter ...

Garry W. Garrison

August 10, 2017

Garry W. Garrison, The Hideout, Lake Ariel, died unexpectedly on Saturday. Born 1969 in Paterson, NJ he was the son of Garry W and Ann De Wolfe Garrison of The Hideout.  He was educated in West Milford, New Jersey schools and had been a chef in T...

Tamera (Tammy) L. Costanzo (Zeiler)

July 26, 2017

Tamera “Tammy” L. (Zeiler) Costanzo, 60, Lake Ariel, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family on July 21, 2017. Recently diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, Tammy remained positive, courageous, and full of life. She was born in Lake Ari...

Janet Irene Bidwell (Dippre)

July 18, 2017

Janet Irene Bidwell July 13, 2017   Janet Irene Bidwell, 92, Lake Ariel, passed away peacefully in her home after a lengthy illness on July 13th with her family by her side.  Her husband of 71 ½ years is Charles Bidwell. Born Febru...

Lois S. Miller (Geier)

July 18, 2017

Lois S. Miller, 77, of South Canaan went home to be with her Savior on July 13, 2017. Her beloved husband of 54 years is Ernest "Pete" Miller. She deeply loved her family and treasured time together with them. She loved to travel and was always ...

Roger L. Black


Veteran

July 13, 2017

Roger L. Black, Lake Ariel, died early Saturday morning in the Carbondale Nursing and Rehabilitation Center after an illness.  His wife was the former Frieda Wargo who died in 2009. Born 1940 in Maplewood, he was the son of the late Leonard J. an...

Florence E. DiPerna (Johnson)

Florence E. DiPerna of Moscow, died Tuesday afternoon at Allied Skilled Nursing following an illness. Her husband was the late Armond DiPerna who died in 2007. Born in Queens, NY, daughter of the late Henry and Florence Anderson Johnson, she worke...

Ann L. Davis (Conrad)

Ann L. Davis, Hamlin, died early Sunday morning in the Ellen Memorial Health Care Center after an illness.  Her husband is Earl Davis. Born 1937 in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Martin E. and Catherine Weins Conrad.  Prior to her re...

James W. Cavill, Jr.

James W. Cavill, Jr., 53, Madisonville, died late Saturday, June 17th,  at home after a long battle with ALS.  His wife is the former Jessica Rushworth. Born May 3, 1964 in Mt. Cobb, he was the son of Shirley Eibes Cavill of Gouldsboro and the l...

Randy M. Lamberton

June 21, 2017

Randy M. Lamberton , Lake Ariel, died unexpectedly Friday morning.  Born August 2, 1952 in Lake Ariel, he was the son of the former Helen Horst of Lake Ariel and the late William Lamberton.    He was a graduate of  Western Wayne High Schoo...

Virginia M. Madden (Schreck)

June 14, 2017

Finally home!  Virginia Madden, 86,  went home to be with her Savior on June 10, 2017.  Her husband and best friend is Leroy Clare Madden.  The couple celebrated their 61st wedding anniversary on April 28th. Born in Scranton, she was the daugh...

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