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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...

Donald Eugene Keill

July 10, 2017

Donald Eugene Keill, a resident of Worland, Wyoming since 1990, formerly of Lake Ariel, went home to be with the Lord on June 10, 2017 after being stricken ill.   His wife of 29 years is Diane Valeski Isgar Keill. Born December 4, 1950, in Hones...

MaryAnn K. Moore (Swoyer)

June 14, 2017

MaryAnn K. Moore, Jefferson Twp., died Thursday in the Moses Taylor Hospital after an illness.  Her husband of 56 years is Allyn Moore. Born 1942 in Lake Henry, she was the daughter of the late Clayton and Mildred Hallock Swoyer. Mary Ann was ver...

Fabian G. Ericksson


Veteran

June 10, 2017

Fabian Ericksson of Greentown died Tuesday at Julia Ribaudo Extended Care Center following an illness. His wife is the former Grace Morrow. Born in East Meadow, NY, son of the late Felix F. Ericksson and Carrie Schmidt Ericksson, he had worked as ...

James Watt, Sr.

James Watt, Sr. of Sterling died early Tuesday morning at Allied Skilled Nursing in Scranton following an illness. His wife was the former Carol Pickering who died in 2012. Born in Glasgow, Scotland, son of the late James and Elizabeth Stevenson W...

Robert E. Arnold

June 5, 2017

Robert E. Arnold, Lake Ariel, died Wednesday morning at the home of his daughter Anna Samson after an illness.   His companion of 44 years, Beatrice Dolaway, died April 14, 2017. Born 1942 in Carley Brook, PA, he was the son of the late Kenneth ...

Wayne C. Edwards


Veteran

June 1, 2017

Wayne C. Edwards, 89, of Lake Ariel, died Thursday at home following an illness. His wife of 66 years was the former Marion C. Chumard who died in 2016 Born June 27, 1927, in Lake Ariel, son of the late Winfield and Jane Spangenberg Edwards, he ...

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...

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