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Angelo Dramisino

December 25, 2020

Angelo Dramisino, The Hideout, Lake Ariel, passed away at Allied Services Hospice Center after an illness.  His wife of 25 years is Ellen Dramisino. Born 1963 in the Bronx, New York, he was the son of Pietro Dramisino and the late Letizia Mari...
10 Messages

Gary E. Hartranft

December 24, 2020

Gary E. Hartranft, 63, of Lake Ariel, died Thursday. His wife of 21 years is Patricia Hartranft. Born in Scranton, he was the son of Earl and Glenda Hartranft. He was employed as a transportation equipment operator for Penn DOT. Gary enjoyed fi...
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Carol B. McClure Burkavage

December 24, 2020

Carol B. McClure, 84, of Lake Ariel, died Thursday at The Gardens for Memory Care at Easton. Her husband of 45 years is Thomas McClure. Her first husband, Stanley Turouski died in 1971 Born in Cold Springs, Pa, she was the daughter of the late Josep...

Kathy Ortiz

December 24, 2020

Kathy Ortiz (born as Kathe) of Lake Ariel, Pennsylvania, passed away on December 24, 2020, just 3 days after her 86th Birthday. She was preceded in death by her parents, Johan Vögeli & Freida Gerber-Vögeli of Switzerland, her sister, Doris Kofm...
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Megan Ashley Pitino

December 18, 2020

Megan Ashley Pitino, 27, of Greentown, passed away on Friday morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Honesdale. Born March 16, 1993, she was the daughter of Giovanni “John” and Kelli Lynn Winters Pitino of Greentown. She was a graduate of Wallenpa...
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Marilyn W. Christopher Moore

December 17, 2020

Marilyn W. Christopher, 79, of Lake Ariel, passed away Thursday afternoon in Moses Taylor Hospital, Scranton. Her loving husband of 57 years is Joseph Christopher. Born June 9, 1941 in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Ralph and Marguerite ...

Emily Frisbie Wood

December 16, 2020

Emily Frisbie, 83, of Lake Ariel, passed away Wednesday, December 16, 2020 at home. Her husband Charles D. Frisbie died in 2006. Born March 17, 1937 in Wimmers, she was the daughter of the late Stanley and Margerie Bartleson Wood. She attended the J...
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Chester Dec

December 14, 2020

Chester Dec, 75, of South Canaan, passed away Monday afternoon at Regional Hospital of Scranton. His loving wife of 52 years is the former Janina Warchol. Born May 15, 1945 in Poland, he was the son of the late Walter and Genowefa Stephen Dec. Prior...
4 Messages

Joseph Kellner

December 12, 2020

Joseph Kellner, Lake Ariel, died Saturday in the Regional Hospital after an illness.  His wife was the former Rhonda Rosenzweig who died May 2, 2016.  The couple had been married 47 years. Born 1945 in Queens, New York, he was the son of the late ...
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Paul D. Lutz

December 5, 2020

Paul D. Lutz, 72, of Hawley, died Saturday morning at Allied Services Hospice Center in Scranton. His loving wife of 39 years is the former Henrietta Van Wyckhouse. Born in Patterson, NJ, he was the son of the late William and Anna Coupleton Lutz. P...
8 Messages

David J. Botjer

November 29, 2020

David J. Botjer, 64, of Lake Ariel, died Sunday afternoon at his home. Born May 29, 1956 in Scranton, he was the son of the late Arthur and Bernice Klepadlo Botjer. He was a graduate of Western Wayne High School Class of 1974. Prior to retirement, h...
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Arleigh Dennis Chapman

November 22, 2020

Arleigh “Dennis” Chapman, 68, of Lake Ariel, died Sunday morning at Regional Hospital in Scranton. He was the husband Patricia Goff Chapman. The couple have been married for 40 years. Born in Honesdale, he was the son of the late Paul and Ruth...
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Marie Arissa Drobnicki Remington

November 20, 2020

Marie Arissa Drobnicki of Ledgedale died peacefully Thursday morning at home. Her husband of 48 years Joseph Drobnicki died in 2013. Raised in Colley, PA, she is the daughter of Charlotte Pond – Remington of Tunkhannock and the late Paul Remington...

Dorothy G Robinson Vail

November 17, 2020

Dorothy G. Robinson, 99, Waymart, passed away Tuesday evening at home surrounded by her loving family.   She was the widow of Daniel Robinson who died in 2003.  The couple had been married for 61 years. Born 1921 in Carbondale, she was the daug...

Virginia R Stappert Reilly

November 13, 2020

Virginia R. Stappert, of Lake Ariel, PA passed away at the age of 68 in her home on November 13, 2020, surrounded by her family.  She left us too soon and in the words of her youngest grandchild, “cancer is the worst.”  Ginny was the rock of th...
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Kathleen Gregory

November 6, 2020

Kathleen P. Gregory, of Clarks Summit, PA, passed away after her battle with metastatic cancer at age 76, at home, surrounded by family.  She breathed her last on November 6, 2020 shortly after 6:30am with her husband by her side.  She was born Jun...

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John J. Urash

October 30, 2020

John J. Urash, 89 of Hamlin, died Friday morning at the Hospice of the Sacred Heart Inpatient Unit in Dunmore. His wife of 43 years, the former Irene Glomb, died in 1995. Born May 15, 1931 in Hamlin, he was the son of the late John B. and Anna Kishel...

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Frank D. Fendelander

October 27, 2020

Frank D. Fendelander, 76 of Lake Ariel, died Tuesday evening at Julia Ribaudo Health Care in Lake Ariel. He was the husband of Janet Nix Fendelander. The couple had been married for 54 years. Born in Patterson NJ, he was the son of the late Charles ...
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Marion Courtright McLain

October 21, 2020

Marion Courtright McLain, 73 of Lake Ariel, died Wednesday evening at home. Her loving husband of 50 years is William “Mr. Bill” McLain. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Alan and Dolores Reilly Courtright. She was a graduate of...
2 Messages

Michael J. Fitzpatrick

October 20, 2020

Michael J. Fitzpatrick October 20, 2020 Michael J. Fitzpatrick of The Hideout, Lake Ariel died Tuesday evening at Scranton Health Care Center following an illness. His wife is the former Mary Fogarty. Born in the Bronx, NY, son of the late J...
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Dante (DJ) Capoccia, Jr.

October 17, 2020

Dante (DJ) Capoccia, Jr. October 17, 2020 Dante (DJ) Capoccia, Jr. of Hamlin passed away peacefully at home with his wife by his side after a long courageous battle with cancer. His wife is the former Heather Krelluitz. Born in Dunmore he wa...
8 Messages

Eleanor Elizabeth Weiss Romanauskas

October 11, 2020

Eleanor Elizabeth Weiss, 97, of Lake Ariel, PA passed away early Sunday morning, at home surrounded by her family. She was the widow of Edward A. Weiss, who passed away in 1993. The couple had been married for nearly 50 years. Born in 1923 in Scra...

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John A Schumacher

October 8, 2020

John “Jack” A.  Schumacher,80, of Lake Ariel, died Thursday afternoon at the Residential Hospice Unit at Geisinger in Wilkes Barre.    He was the husband of Denise Daly Schumacher. Born in Staten Island NY, he was the son of the late Arnold ...
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Deborah A Henneforth

September 28, 2020

Deborah A. Henneforth, 69, of Hollisterville, died Monday morning at Allied Services Hospice Center, Scranton following an illness. Her husband of 35 years is Harold Henneforth. Born, July 26, 1951 in Essex, MD, she was the daughter of the late Ge...

Evelyn Louise Powell

September 27, 2020

Evelyn “Lynn” Powell, 75, of The Hideout died Sunday evening at Forest City Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Born December 6, 1944 in Rockville Centre, NY, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Martha Oehler Powell. She was a graduate o...

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