Obituaries

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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...

Theresa Romanski (Loch)

May 30, 2019

Theresa Romanski, Hamlin, passed away late Thursday in the St. Mary’s Villa Nursing Home after an illness. She was the widow of Stanley Romanski who passed away in 2015. The couple had been married 63 years. Born in Olyphant, she was the daugh...

Dr. George T. DeSau


Veteran

June 29, 2019

Dr. George DeSau, 89, a resident of Hawley PA, passed away on Saturday, May 18th, following several strokes over the course of the past year. Born in Williamsport, Pa. on March 23, 1930, the son of George DeSau and Mary Knight DeSau. He was one of th...

Dwayne C Enslin, Sr.

May 19, 2019

Dwayne C. Enslin, Sr., Moscow, died Tuesday at Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Dunmore following an illness. His wife is the former Pamela Krombel. Born in Scranton, son of the late Russell J., Sr. and Thelma J. Enslin, he was educated in the Western...

Catherine Vonderhey

May 16, 2019

Catherine “ Cathy” Vonderhey, Lake Ariel, passed away early Saturday morning in the Hospice of the Sacred Heart Inpatient Unit after an illness. Born 1960 in Elmhurst, Illinois, she was the daughter of Linda Underhill Vonderhey and the late R...

George E. Wilke


Veteran

May 10, 2019

George E. Wilke Jr.,92, of Lake Ariel, died Tuesday morning at his home. He was the husband of Catherine Morrone Wilke. The couple have been married for 41 years. Born in Tonawanda NY, he was the son of the late George Sr. and Pauleen Hoefret Wilk...

Frank J. Stone

May 3, 2019

Frank J. Stone of Lake Ariel died April 30 at the Green Ridge Home. His wife of 56 years, Helene M. Stone, died on January 29 of this year. Born on December 1, 1933 in Scranton, he was the son of Margaret O’Connor Stone and was raised as a son...

Brenda A. Davies - Wells

Brenda A. Davies - Wells, 68 of Lake Ariel, died Tuesday evening at home. Her husband of 34 years is Gerald Wells. Born in Scranton, Pa she was the daughter of the late Llyod and Dorothy Kalinowski Davies. She was a member of the Cortez United Meth...

Richard C. Chamberlain


Veteran

April 18, 2019

Richard‎ C.‎ Chamberlain‎, 87, a‎ lifelong‎ resident‎ of‎ the‎ Cortez,‎ Pa, died‎ tragically‎ from‎ a‎ tractor‎ accident‎ on‎ Apr.‎ 12,‎ 2019.‎ While‎ in‎ high‎ school,‎ a‎ beautiful‎ girl‎ named‎...

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