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Larry A. Wertz


Veteran

Larry A. Wertz, 83, of Hamlin, PA, died Tuesday evening, August 13, at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Honesdale, following an illness. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Barbara Blaine Wertz. Born in Millersburg, PA, he was the son of the late All...

James Seel Gill, IV


Veteran

August 18, 2019

James Seel Gill, IV August 12, 2109 James Seel Gill, IV of the Hideout, Lake Ariel, died peacefully Monday afternoon at the age of 86 at the Gino J. Merli Veterans Center, Scranton surrounded by his family. His beloved wife of 57 years is the for...

Christopher R. Anthony

August 18, 2019

Christopher R. Anthony, 41 of Hamlin, died Tuesday at home. His wife of 2 years is the former Amanda Merryman. Born in Ridgewood, NJ he is the son of Vincent Anthony of Norwich, NY and the late Lorraine DePalma. He was a graduate of Western Wayne...

Lynn C. Sexton, Sr.


Veteran

August 10, 2019

Lynn C. Sexton Sr., 86, of Jefferson Twp., went home to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Thursday evening at home following an illness. His loving wife of 63 years is the former Maryellen Burnside. Born Sept. 7, 1932, in Scranton, he wa...

Betty Howry

August 24, 2019

Betty Howry of Hamlin, PA went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on July 28th from The Regional Hospital of Scranton, PA. She was the devoted wife of 65 years to Rev. Edward Howry. Born 1928 in Lancaster, PA she was the dau...

Patricia Vanyo (Hawco)

July 27, 2019

Patricia R. Vanyo, The Hideout, Lake Ariel, died early Wednesday morning in the Regional Hospital of Scranton after an illness. She was the widow of William M. Vanyo, Sr who died in 2008. Born 1930 in New York City, Patricia was raised in Newfou...

Bruce H. Hollister

July 26, 2019

Bruce Horace Hollister, 86 of Lake Ariel, went home to be with his Lord and Savior peacefully in his sleep on Wednesday morning at home following an illness. He married his wife of 65 years, the former Roberta Anna Schafer on November 12, 1953 in the...

Lois Brown (Hafler)

July 25, 2019

Lois H. Brown, Lake Ariel, died early Saturday morning in the Julia Ribaudo Extended Care Center after an illness. She was the widow of Derwin Brown who died in 2016. Born 1927 in Lake Ariel, she was the daughter of the late Leslie Allan and Ali...

Werner Hienrich Warncke

Werner H. Warncke, 84 of Hawley, died Friday morning at Julia Ribaudo Healthcare Center. His wife of 35 years, Joan Dietrich Warncke died in 2017. Born in Fischerhude, Germany, he was the son of the late Wilhelm and Marie Oetchin Warncke. Prior to m...

Mary A. Dugan (Cawley)

July 23, 2019

Mary A. Dugan, 93 of Ledgedale, passed away on Friday, July 19 after a brief illness. Her husband of 38 years, Raymond Dugan died in 1986. Born in Ledgedale, she was the daughter of the late Patrick and Mary Brink Cawley. She graduated Hawley High...

Lucy Szczerba (Scarcella)

Lucy Szczerba, 88 of Lake Ariel, died Tuesday morning at Julia Ribaudo Extended Care Center. Her husband of 60 years John E. Szczerba died in 2015. Born in Brooklyn, NY, daughter of the late Thomas and Frances (Bruno) Scarcella. Surviving are a da...

Emma H. Chumard (Oney)

July 11, 2019

Emma H. Chumard, 89 of Jefferson Twp and Lakeland, FL, died Saturday morning at home. Her husband of 65 years Theodore F. Chumard died in 2012. Born in Bidwell Hill, she was the daughter of the late Raymond and Ora Page Oney. She was a member of t...

Constance A. Kragh (Bogdon)

July 10, 2019

Constance A. Kragh, 88 of Lake Ariel, died Friday morning at home following a courageous battle with Leukemia. Her loving husband of 65 years is George Kragh. Born August 8, 1930, in Plymouth, Pa, she was the daughter of the late Michael and Anna...

Warren N. Davis, VMD

Warren N. Davis, VMD, 92, of Lake Ariel, died July 4th, Thursday evening, at Geisinger Community Medical Center, Scranton. His wife of 67 years is the former Nancy Holden. Born July 14, 1926 in Lake Ariel, he was the son of the late Edward J. and Ed...

Rev Wilbur Black

July 5, 2019

Rev. Wilbur Black, Maplewood, went home to be with his Lord and Savior Sunday evening in the St. Mary’s Villa with the love of his life his wife of 52 years Carolyn Black by his side. and youngest sister Bean Bean . The couple was married July 1, ...

Linda Mae Lane

Linda Mae Lane, 52, of Lake Ariel, passed away on June 29 at Geisinger Community Hospital of Scranton after an illness. Born in Honesdale, Pa she is the daughter of Virginia Young Lane, of Lake Ariel, and the late William G. Lane. She was a member ...

Brock E Gilpin


Veteran

Brock E. Gilpin, Lake Ariel, died Monday morning the Julia Ribaudo Extended Care Center after a long illness. He was the widower of Addie Enslin Gilpin. Born 1924 in Newfoundland, he was the son of the late Albert and Lydia Lesher Gilpin. He had...

Rita-Jean M. Yackanich (Filitor)

June 20, 2019

Rita-Jean M. Yackanich, 68, of Lake Ariel, departed Saturday morning, June 15th, at Wayne Memorial Hospital, Honesdale with her loving husband of 47 years Demetrius Yackanich, by her side. Born May 2nd 1951 in Staten Island, NY, she was the daugh...

George Wescott

June 17, 2019

George Wescott, 68, of Lake Ariel, died Thursday afternoon at Regional Hospital of Scranton following an illness. His wife of 38 years is the former Dawn Rosengrant. Born in Taylor, Pa, he was the son of the late George and Rhoda Lewis Wescott. Prio...

Charles Lawlor


Veteran

June 12, 2019

Charles Lawlor, The Hideout, Lake Ariel, passed into the arms of his recently deceased wife Patricia on Thursday, June 6. Born in Limerick, Ireland, to William and Molly Callahan Lawlor, Charles was one of twelve children. As a young man, he love...

Thomas Liptak

June 8, 2019

Thomas Liptak, South Canaan, died early Wednesday morning at the Gino Merli Veterans Center, Scranton after a long and courageous battle with Alzheimers. His wife of 63 years is the former Helen Vaverchak. Born 1934 in Blakley, he was the son of t...

Charlotte M. Schaffer (Hollister)

June 4, 2019

Charlotte M. Schaffer, Sterling, passed away Thursday evening in the Julia Ribaudo Extended Care Center after an illness. She was the widow of Eugene H. Schaffer who passed away in 2014. The couple had been married for 64 years. Born 1931 in Wa...

Barry L. Anthony

October 19, 2019

Barry L. Anthony, 75, of Hawley, Pa went home to be with the Lord May 30,2019. Barry was an active Boy Scout as teenager and young adult. He earned his Eagle Scout badge and was inducted into and awarded The Order of the Arrow. He was a graduate of ...

Patricia J. Hankins (Keesler)

Patricia J. Hankins, of Honesdale, passed away on Tuesday, May 28 at home following an illness. Her husband of 43 years, Donald R. Hankins died in 1998. Born in Lookout, Pa she was the daughter of the late Russell and Marguerite Branning Keesler. In...

Henry Czaja

June 8, 2019

Henry Czaja, of Lake Ariel, died May 27 at Julia Ribaudo Extended Care Center after an illness. He leaves behind his lovely wife of 70 years the former Louise Lauer. Born in Brooklyn, NY, he was the son of the late John and Valerie Czaja. A Baker f...

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