Obituaries

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Anne Fitzgerald (Kozar)

May 28, 2017

Anne Fitzgerald of the Hideout, Lake Ariel died Monday at Geisinger Community Medical Center following an illness. Her husband of 39 years is Patrick Fitzgerald. Born in New York, NY she was the daughter of the late Charles and Anna Kozar. Also...

Frieda Vetrone (Walter)

May 25, 2017

Frieda Vetrone, 86, of the Hideout, Lake Ariel, PA passed away peacefully Friday evening at Regional Hospital of Scranton following an illness. Her husband was the late Gene E. Vetrone who passed away in 2011. Frieda was born in Kaufbeuren, Germ...

Frank V. DellaBella

May 19, 2017

Frank V. DellaBella, Wallenpaupack Lake Estates, formerly of Teaneck, NJ, died early Tuesday morning in the Julia Ribaudo Extended Care Center after an illness.   His wife of  55 years is the former Bridget “Bree”  Power. Born 1935 in Hobo...

June E. Scibilia (Scheel)

May 15, 2017

June E. Scibilia, Lake Ariel, died Monday evening at home after a long illness.  She was the widow of Joseph J. Scibilia who died on January 24, 2017. Born 1937 in Davenport, Iowa she was the daughter of the late LeRoy and Bonita Appleby Scheel....

Theresa Marie Christiana (Amendolare)

May 12, 2017

Theresa Marie Christiana of Lake Ariel died Saturday evening at Geisinger CMC following a short battle with Cancer. She was born on September 15, 1966 in Huntington NY. She is survived by her husband Clifford "Jim" Christiana of Lake Ariel. She ...

Drew Scott Forlini

May 6, 2017

Drew Scott Forlini, 46, of Newfoundland, died unexpectedly on Friday, April 28th. He is survived by his fiancé, Toni Zimmerman and his son Wyatt Forlini, both of whom he loved with all of his heart. Drew is also survived by his soon-to-have-been ...

Reba P. Lown (Sherman)

May 1, 2017

Reba P. Lown, Cortez, died unexpectedly early Thursday morning at home after being stricken ill.  Her husband is Loren “Skip” Lown.  The couple was married April of 2007. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Carl and Reba Giles...

Ann C. Pinto (Azzarelli)

May 2, 2017

Ann C. Pinto, 81, of Lake Ariel, died Thursday morning at the Hospice of the Sacred Heart Inpatient Unit following an illness. Her husband of 61 years is Joseph J. Pinto.   Born in Dunmore, daughter of the late Michael and Mary Borzellino ...

Charles G. Karross


Veteran

Charles G. Karross of WLE died Monday evening at Ellen Memorial Healthcare Center, Honesdale following an illness. His wife was the former Katherine DeHeer Joynson who died in 2011. Born in Clifton, NJ, son of the late Charles and Anna Liescak K...

Beatrice E. Dolaway (Stanton)

April 17, 2017

Beatrice E. Dolaway, Lake Ariel, died early Friday morning at home surrounded by her family.   She was the widow of Floyd Dolaway who died in 1969.  Robert Arnold was her companion of over 40 years and was her Charlie Brown. Born 1937 in Equinu...

John Wood

April 20, 2017

John “Big Bad John” Wood, Honesdale, died Monday unexpectedly while riding his tractor at home Born 1928 in Welcome Lake, PA he was the son of the late John A and Augustive Browser Wood.  John worked as a coal miner, in the excavating busines...

Edith Ruth Alt (Clausson)

Edith Ruth Alt April 2, 2017 Edith Ruth Alt, 99, of Madisonville, died Sunday at Allied Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center following an illness. Her husband was the late Howard L. Alt, Sr. Born in Beaver Falls, Pa, daughter of the lat...

Mary D. Penwarden (Aleckna)

April 6, 2017

Mary D. Penwarden, of Honesdale, died Saturday at home following an illness. Her husband of 26 is Daniel Penwarden. Born in Scranton, Pa, daughter of the late James T. and Nancy Loomis Aleckna. Mary enjoyed camping and Ponadrosa Pines Campgroun...

Judy F. Schneider (Warfield)

April 4, 2017

Judy F. Schneider of Lake Ariel died Friday March 24th at Briarwood Manor in Newfoundland following an illness. Her husband was the late Tyrone W. Schneider who died in 2010. Born in Honesdale, daughter of the late Francis and Stella Miszler Warfi...

Edward J. Fealey


Veteran

March 24, 2017

Edward J. Fealey of Lake Ariel died Tuesday morning at Geisinger Community Medical Center following an illness. His wife of 22 years is the former Ellen Tuohy. They had know each other since 1962. Born in Ireland, son of the late John and Kate Lan...

Ronald Joseph Barillo

March 22, 2017

Ronald Joseph Barillo Sr.,of Milford and Lake Ariel, passed away unexpectedly Friday March 17,2017 at Wayne Memorial Hospital after being stricken ill at home. Born in 1937 in Brooklyn, NY He was the son of Helen Malecky Barillo Lake Ariel and the...

Jeffrey A. Rosengrant

March 25, 2017

Jeffrey A. Rosengrant of Englewood, FL died Wednesday at Englewood Hospital, Englewood, FL. His wife is the former Merlena Quinlan. Born in Scranton, son of Jeffrey A. and Beatrice Zelenski Rosengrant of Lake Ariel, he was a graduate of Western Wa...

Frederic L. White

Frederic L. White of the Hideout, Lake Ariel, died Tuesday morning at Julia Ribaudo Extended Care Center following an illness. His wife of 44 years is the former Barbara Ann Lyon. Born in Pleasant Valley, NY, son of the late Louis and Almyra Horto...

George W. Sharp, Sr.

George W. Sharp, Sr, Hawley, died March 13th in the Wayne Memorial Hospital.   His wife, the former Maryann Matusik, preceded him in death. Born 1939 in Philadelphia he was the son of the late George David Sharp, Jr and Mildred Sharp. George li...

Michael Santo Centonze, Sr.


Veteran

Michael S. Centonze, of Greentown, went home to be with The Lord on Sunday, March 12th at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital following an illness. Born in Jersey City, New Jersey son of the late James and Ann Passanante Centonze. Mike was a United St...

Louis Michael Raimo

March 19, 2017

Louis Michael Raimo, Lake Ariel, died March 12 from injuries suffered in an automobile accident. Born 1983 in Mineola, NY he was the son of Louis J. and his wife Joanne of Massapequa, NY and Frances Beyer Raimo and her life partner Charles Gioe of...

John J. Vill

March 22, 2017

John J. Vill of Lake Ariel died Sunday evening in Geisinger CMC following a valiant battle with lung cancer. He was 80 years old. Born in Elizabeth, New Jersey, he was the son of the late Charles and Julia Vill. John attended St. Peter’s Prepara...

Irving F. Ritter

March 16, 2017

Irving F. Ritter, Jefferson Twp, died Friday evening in the Hospice of the Sacred Heart Inpatient Unit after an illness.  His wife was the former Arlene Swingle who died in 1987. Born 1924 in Scranton, he was the son of the late Raymond and Mary ...

James J. Daugherty

James J. Daugherty of Greentown died Tuesday afternoon at Julia Ribaudo Extended Care Center following an illness. He is survived by his wife the former Karen Buchanin; a daughter Brianna; a brother Dennis; a sister Mary Ellen Williams and her hus...

John H. Yatsonsky


Veteran

March 7, 2017

John H. Yatsonsky, 80, of Lake Ariel died unexpectedly Friday morning at home. His wife of 54 years is the former Margaret Wassel. Born in Eynon, son of the late John T. and Margaret Russell Yatsonsky, he had worked on the family dairy farm and wa...

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