Obituaries

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Joel K. Ostro


Veteran

Joel Ostro, 82, Lake Ariel Pa. Passed away at home after a long battle with cancer. Contributions may be made in his behalf to American Legion Post 807. PO Box 130, Hamlin, Pa.18436...

Carl Ritter

Carl Ritter, Mt Cobb, passed away on Monday March 30, 2020.  He is survived by his loving wife and incredible care taker, Joan. He was born in Scranton on February 21, 1927 to parents Raymond and Mary Maikrantz Ritter.  His family moved to Mt Co...

Thomas Pepsin


Veteran

Thomas Pepsin, 96 of Lake Ariel, formerly of Scranton, passed away, at home,on March 25, of natural causes. Born in Olyphant on September 20, 1923. He was the son of the late Mary Tremko and Joseph Pepsin. Tom attended school in Montdale until he...

Charles A. Myskowski, Jr.


Veteran

March 14, 2020

Charles A. Myskowski, Jr., age 83, resident of Lake Ariel, PA, passed away peacefully on March 10th. Born on August 21st, 1936, in Scranton, PA, but raised in nearby Dickson City, “Charley” or “Chuck” to those who knew and loved him, was t...

Richard F. Ryan, Sr.


Veteran

Richard Francis (Dick) Ryan went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, March 7, 2020 at the age of 85. He was a lifelong lover of family, sports and anything he could fix, remake or rebuild. Born in Newark, NJ, he grew up on Alexander ...

Wayne G Thomas


Veteran

Wayne G. Thomas, Edwardsville, died Friday in the Timber Ridge Health Care Center after an illness. His wife of 57 years is the former Ida Denise Brown. Born in Nanticoke, he was the son of the late Sidney and Ada May Thomas. Wayne served honora...

Bernice Redbird Morizzo

March 21, 2020

Bernice Morizzo, “Redbird” 79 of Lake Ariel, died Thursday morning, March 5th at her home. Born in Paterson NJ, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Sarah Johnson Cole. She was a beautician and owner of B’s Hair House in New Port Ri...

Carol A. Davis (Laybourn )

Carol A. Davis, Lake Ariel, passed away Sunday morning in the Julia Ribaudo Extended Care Center follow an illness. Her loving husband of 56 years is Samuel Davis. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late James and Helen Laybourn. A...

Frederick S. Zirpoli


Veteran

Ricky Z - Pilot of the Airwaves has signed off. Frederick S. Zirpoli, Sr., local Doo Wop DJ and car cruise host from Milanville, died Tuesday morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Honesdale as a result of a battle with a long-standing illness. He wa...

Phillip J. Datto

February 12, 2020

Phillip J. Datto of Scranton died Sunday at Allied Services Hospice Center following an illness. His wife of 28 years is the former Dorothy A. Gray Frazier. Born in Mayfield, he was the son of the late Ralph E. and Anna E. DeMark Datto. Prior to ...

Karen Marie Walshaw

Karen Marie Walshaw, 44, of Lake Ariel, died Wednesday evening following a courageous battle with cancer. Born July 30, 1975 in Laconia, NH, she is the daughter of Harold Walshaw of Lake Ariel and the late Anita Davis Walshaw. She was graduate of W...

Julia Graham (McKay)

Julia McKay Graham, 83, of Lakeville, died January 28 th at Wayne Woodlands Manor in Waymart. She was the wife of Alexander J. Graham; the couple had been married for 56 years. Born in Montreal QC, she was the daughter of the late Daniel McKay ...

Edward C. Zawislak, Sr.

February 1, 2020

Edward C. Zawislak, Sr., Hamlin, died early Thursday morning at home surrounded by his loving family. His wife is the former Susan Holdren. Born April 28, 1939 in Lake Ariel, he was the son of the late Stanley and Mary Siepiela Zawislak and was a...

Joan P Miklochik (Powers)

January 29, 2020

Joan P. Miklochik, 96, of South Canaan, died Wednesday in the Wayne Memorial Hospital, Honesdale, after an illness. Her husband of 70 years is the late John Miklochik who died in 2013. Born in Pottsville, Pa in 1923. She was the daughter of the lat...

Maria Schemitz (Peitler)

Maria Schemitz, 90, of Beach Lake, died Tuesday at home following an illness. Her husband of 64 years, Rudolf Schemitz died in 2013. Born on November 11, 1929 in Austria, she was the daughter of the late Karl and Hilda Loy Peitler. Maria enjoyed co...

Lee A. Lobley

January 27, 2020

Lee A. Lobley, of Hamlin, died Sunday at Geisinger Community Medical Center following a short illness. Born May 23, 1958 in Scranton PA, he was the son of the late Herbert and Harriet (Dowse) Lobley. He was a graduate of Western Wayne Hight Schoo...

Lee A. Lobley

January 27, 2020

Lee A. Lobley, of Hamlin, died Sunday at Geisinger Community Medical Center following a short illness. Born May 23, 1958 in Scranton PA, he was the son of the late Herbert and Harriet (Dowse) Lobley. He was a graduate of Western Wayne High School C...

Paul H. Berger, Sr.

January 25, 2020

Paul H. Berger, Sr., Maplewood, went home to be with his Lord and Savior Thursday evening at home following an illness. His wife of 60 years, the former Yvonne L. McCane died in 2016. Born December 25, 1934 in Scranton, he was the son of the late ...

Adriaan J. Bergsma

Adriaan J. Bergsma, Hamlin, died Tuesday evening at home. His loving wife of 46 years is the former Susan Hausmann. Born March 29, 1950 in Uitgeest, Netherlands, he was the son of the late Atze and Elisabeth Bas Bergsma. He was a graduate of Hack...

Robert J Swingle


Veteran

Robert “Hinge” Swingle, Lake Ariel passed away January 14th at home after an illness. His wife was Theresa Swingle who died in 2012. Born in Buffalo, New York, he was the son of the late Barbara Walz Swingle and Bruce Swingle of Lake Ariel....

Clark H. Burns


Veteran

Clark H. Burns, 84, of Lake Ariel died Monday, January 6, 2020 following an illness. His loving wife of 54 years is the former Mary Ellen Yuchno. Born in Pottstown, Pa, he was the son of the late Edward and Sadie Miller Burns. He was a graduate of ...

Clarence H. Butler

January 9, 2020

Clarence H. Butler, of Mt. Cobb, died Sunday evening in Wayne Woodlands Manor after an illness. His wife of 63 years, the former Naomi E. Williams died in 2007. Born in Mt. Cobb, he was the son of the late Homer and Pearl Woodruff Butler. He was a ...

Judith Ann Grant (Yacopino)

January 2, 2020

Judith Ann Grant, 73, of Lake Ariel, PA (formerly of Stony Point, NY) entered into eternal life on the morning of Saturday, December 28th. William, her loving husband of 51 years was by her side. The daughter of the late Frank and Marion Yacopino...

John R. Geisheimer


Veteran

John R. Geisheimer, 71, of Saylorsburg, passed away Friday afternoon. Born in Irvington, NJ, he was the son of the late August and Suzanne Wechtler Geisheimer. Prior to retirement in 2010 , John was a Master Sergeant in the New Jersey Army National ...

Gary J. Pozza


Veteran

December 19, 2019

Gary J. Pozza, 62, of South Canaan, died Sunday morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital following an illness. Born in Honesdale, he was the son of the late Joseph and June Seeley Pozza. He was member of the Western Wayne High School Class of 1975. He ow...

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