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Patricia Lawlor (Devaney)

November 15, 2018

Patricia Lawlor, The Hideout, passed peacefully surrounded by her husband of 61 years Charles, her daughters, and grandchildren. Her last days were testament to her spirited life always celebrating her family with laughter and a knowing smile. Pat’...

Gerald Captain 29 Dennis (Jerry)


Veteran

November 2, 2018

Gerald “Jerry” Dennis, Captain 29, 74, Lake Ariel, died Monday afternoon at home following a terminal illness.  His wife of 49 years is the former Dorothy Shay. Born August 6, 1944, in Jermyn to the late Hope Dennis Verduce and Joseph Verduce...

Alice Bischoff

November 3, 2018

Alice Bischoff, of Hawley, PA, passed away unexpectedly October 27th at Wayne Memorial Hospital due to complications from a fall. Born in Germany, she was the daughter of the late Hedwig & Ferdinand Stelter.  In 1955, Alice and her family imm...

Beatrice (Bea) Ann McDonald (Minzak)

Mrs. Beatrice (Bea) Ann (Minzak) McDonald, born on December 24, 1947 in Moosic, Pennsylvania, to Mabel (Decker) Minzak and William Minzak, passed away at age 70 on October 20, 2018 in Lake Ariel, Pennsylvania.   Beatrice was the beloved wi...

Bennyray S. Lowman


Veteran

November 23, 2018

Bennyray S. Lowman (“Buddy”), of Lake Ariel, Pennsylvania, formerly of Babylon, New York, died Friday evening at the VA Medical Center, Wilkes-Barre following an Illness. Born in Columbia, South Carolina, he was the son of the late Roy and Ouida...

Doreen Yanoski Swingle

Doreen Yankoski Swingle, 57, of Lake Ariel, died Wednesday at Cornell Medical Hospital in New York after a long and courageous battle with breast cancer. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of Robert Yankoski, Scranton and the late Eileen Bogda...

Robert E. Jones


Veteran

Robert Jones, a lifelong resident of Northeast Pennsylvania, died Monday October 15, 2018. Prior to retirement he was employed by Pennsylvania Power and Light Company for many years. He also served two years in the United States Navy. Private ...

Bruce R. Burke


Veteran

October 13, 2018

Bruce R. Burke, 91, of Honesdale, died Wednesday evening at Ellen Memorial Health Care Center surrounded by his loving family. His wife of 69 years is the former Doris Penwarden. Born in Nutley, New Jersey, he was the son of the late Joseph and El...

Charles P. Murdoch, Sr.


Veteran

Charles P. Murdoch, Jr., 89, of Moscow, died Wednesday afternoon at Allied Services Hospice Center following an illness. His wife of 62 years was the former Lorraine Haldane who proceeded him in death in 2013. Born in Lansdale, Pa, he was the son...

Alberta L. Davailus (Fritz)

October 4, 2018

Alberta L. Davailus, Lake Ariel, died Sunday at home after an illness.  Her husband of 36 years is George Davailus. Born August 12, 1931 in Gouldsboro, she was the daughter of the late George and Alice Keiper-Fritz who were the parents of seven c...

Hannelore E. Degis (Dier)

October 21, 2018

Hannelore Degis, Lake Ariel, passed away September 29th in the Julia Ribaudo Senior Care Center after an illness.   She was the widow of her loving husband of 58 years, Igor Degis Hannelore was born in Germany in 1930 immigrated to USA in 1958 (...

Betty E. Bunting (Van Leuvan)

October 5, 2018

Betty E. Bunting, Waymart, passed away at home surrounded by her loving family.  She was the widow of Kenneth Bunting who passed away on September 26, 1996.   The couple was married for 54 years. Born in Maplewood, she was the daughter of the l...

Virginia Ginger McLain (Lukeski)

October 1, 2018

Virginia “Ginger” McLain, 64, of Jefferson Twp., died in the company of her husband of 40 years, Robert C. Silfee, Sr., daughter Bobbi Ann Silfee and brother Michael A. Lukeski on Wednesday evening at Regional Hospital of Scranton following a cou...

Sinead R. McManus

October 6, 2018

Sinead R. McManus, 27, of Dickson City, sadly died Saturday of a drug overdose. Born 1991 in Scranton, she was the daughter of Thomas McManus and his wife Shawna and Terri Heal McManus all of Lake Ariel.   She was educated in Dunmore schools and...

Fran Locklin (Bartrige)

September 25, 2018

Fran Locklin, 75, of Hamlin, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Thursday afternoon following an illness. Her husband of 58 years is Richard Locklin. Born in Maple Lake, daughter of the late John and Stella Rybcinski Bartrige...

Alma Dennis (Harmer)

Alma Dennis passed in peace September 18th, 2018 at the age of 71. Alma was born to the late William and Dorothy Harmer of Dunmore, PA. She was preceded in death by brother(s) Thomas Harmer, Donald Harmer, Jack Harmer, and a sister Faith Wonder...

Raymond Z. Roemer


Veteran

September 19, 2018

Raymond Roemer, of Hamlin, died peacefully Sunday afternoon at his home. His wife of 67 years is the former Gloria Miller. Born in Newark, NJ he was the son of the late Rudolph and Olga Krantz Roemer. Prior to retirement he was a Parts Manager a...

June M. Christina (Ammerman)

September 17, 2018

June M. Christina, Sterling, passed away Saturday morning at home after an illness.  She was the widow of Joseph J. Christina who passed away in 2016. Born 1945 in Honesdale, she was the daughter of the late Francis and Celia Lennon Ammerman....

Roger R. Reed


Veteran

September 22, 2018

Roger R. Reed, 98, Lake Ariel, died Saturday in the Julia Ribaudo Extended Care Center after an illness.  His first wife was the former Janet Benjamin who died in 1976 and his second wife was the former Marcelain Hemmler who died in 2004. Born 19...

John "Russy" Ritter

John “Russy” Ritter, 90 of Jefferson Twp, died Thursday morning at home following an illness. His wife was the former Marian I. Beavers who died in 2010. Born 1928 in Scranton, he was the son of the late Raymond and Mary Maikranz Ritter. Prior...

Steven A. Tibus

September 10, 2018

Steven A. Tibus, 66, of Lake Ariel, died Thursday morning at Regional Hospital of Scranton following an illness. His wife of 47 years is the former Linda Szabo. Born in Englewood, NJ, son of the late Arthur and Audrey Faulkner Tibus. He was an In...

Benjamin Kovaleski, Jr.


Veteran

Benjamin Kovaleski, Jr., 68, of Lake Ariel, died Wednesday evening at Julia Ribaudo Extended Care Center following an illness. Born in Hamlin, son of the late Benjamin and Florence Long Kovaleski. Prior to retirement he was employed by Heads Up F...

Mark A. Pappas

September 5, 2018

Mark A. Pappas, 61, of Greentown, died Tuesday at home after a nearly six year battle with ALS. His devoted wife of 38 years is the former Teresa Walsh. Born in Dickson City, son of the former Theresa J. Janeczek Pappas of Lakeville and the late ...

Harry A. Moore


Veteran

August 31, 2018

Harry A. Moore, 81, of Hamlin, died on Sunday August 26, 2018 at Geisinger Community Medical Center in Scranton following an illness. His wife of 60 years is the former Dorothy Stevens. He was born in Hamlin on July 30, 1937, son of the late Ivan and...

Jamie F. Park

August 22, 2018

Jamie F. Park, Jefferson Twp., died Saturday afternoon in the Moses Taylor Hospital after an illness.  His wife of 28 years is the former Kathy I. Harris. Born in Saltillo, PA in 1950, he was the son of Anna Rupert Park and the late Harold Park....

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