Obituaries

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John J. Vill

March 22, 2017

John J. Vill of Lake Ariel died Sunday evening in Geisinger CMC following a valiant battle with lung cancer. He was 80 years old. Born in Elizabeth, New Jersey, he was the son of the late Charles and Julia Vill. John attended St. Peter’s Prepara...

Irving F. Ritter

March 16, 2017

Irving F. Ritter, Jefferson Twp, died Friday evening in the Hospice of the Sacred Heart Inpatient Unit after an illness.  His wife was the former Arlene Swingle who died in 1987. Born 1924 in Scranton, he was the son of the late Raymond and Mary ...

James J. Daugherty

James J. Daugherty of Greentown died Tuesday afternoon at Julia Ribaudo Extended Care Center following an illness. He is survived by his wife the former Karen Buchanin; a daughter Brianna; a brother Dennis; a sister Mary Ellen Williams and her hus...

John H. Yatsonsky


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March 7, 2017

John H. Yatsonsky, 80, of Lake Ariel died unexpectedly Friday morning at home. His wife of 54 years is the former Margaret Wassel. Born in Eynon, son of the late John T. and Margaret Russell Yatsonsky, he had worked on the family dairy farm and wa...

Charles H. Parmelee


Veteran

March 6, 2017

Charles H. Parmelee of WLE, Lake Ariel died Wednesday morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital following an illness. His wife of 57 years is the former Marianne Rochford. Born in Brooklyn, NY, son of the late Harold B. and S. Loretta Kiernan Parmelee, h...

Joan A. Seeley (Evans)

March 4, 2017

Joan A. Seeley, South Canaan, died Tuesday in the Hospice of the Sacred Heart Inpatient Unit after an illness. Her husband is Richard Seeley. The couple would have been married 60 years on March 17th. Born 1936 in Scranton she was the daughter of...

Harvey Forget

February 25, 2017

Harvey Forget, The Hideout, Lake Ariel, died Wednesday evening in the Hospice of the Sacred Heart Inpatient Unit after battling Leukemia for twelve years and Lymphoma since 2013.  His wife of 56 years is the former Genevieve Jill Duffy. Born Dece...

Robert O. Hughes

March 11, 2017

Robert O. Hughes of Lake Ariel died Monday at home. His wife was the former Charlotte Bender who died in 2004. The couple had been married for 58 years. Born in Scranton, son of the late Owen and Alice Ovens Hughes, he was a graduate of the Lake C...

Angel L. Rivera


Veteran

Angel L. Rivera of the Hideout, Lake Ariel, died Friday at Regional Hospital of Scranton following an illness. His wife was the former Doris C. Colon who died in 2013. Born in Puerto Rico, son of the late Ismael Rivera, he was self-employed as fur...

Marjorie J. Chapman (Bell)

February 18, 2017

Marjorie J. Chapman of the Hideout, Lake Ariel, died Tuesday night at Julia Ribaudo Extended Care Center following an illness. Her husband was the late Jack Chapman. Born in Lake Ariel, PA, daughter of the late Spencer and Jennifer Marshall Bell, ...

Dennis R. Peoples

Dennis R. Peoples, 63, of Hawley passed away peacefully at home Monday following an illness. Born in Dubois, PA January 26, 1954, he was the eldest son of Wilmer and Florence DeRalph Peoples. Dennis is survived by his loving wife of 41 years, Debb...

Judy Lynne Zaczek (Van Sickle)

March 15, 2017

Judy Lynne Zaczek of Old Forge, PA, formerly of Whiting, NJ, passed away Sunday, February 12, in the ICU at Moses Taylor Hospital in Scranton. Lynne was a bank teller for Commerce Bank, later TD Bank. Early in her adult life, she had been an offic...

Patricia Ann Roman (Ruddy)

February 18, 2017

Patricia Ann Roman, age 70 of Lakeville, PA died peacefully surrounded by her loved ones Thursday evening at Morristown Medical Center in Morristown, NJ. Known to all as Pat, Patty, Patsy or Gramma she was loved for her infectious laughter and c...

Elsie I. Stevens (Beemer)

February 11, 2017

Elsie Stevens of Sterling passed Monday evening at home. Her husband was Albert E. Stevens who died in 2007.   Born in Scranton, daughter of the late Asher and Cora Decker Beemer, she worked as a school bus driver for 38 years at Caruth ...

Lloyd L. Rosengrant


Veteran

February 4, 2017

Lloyd L. Rosengrant, Lake Ariel, died Wednesday evening in the Mountain View Care Center after an illness.  His wife of 44 years is the former Valerie Godak. Born in Jefferson Twp he was the son of the late Walter and Florence Sachse Rosengrant....

Joseph J. Scibilia


Veteran

January 29, 2017

Joseph J. Scibilia of Lake Ariel died Tuesday afternoon at home. His wife of 52 years is the former June Scheel. Born in Brooklyn, NY, son of the late Anthony and Sarah Vento Scibilia, he worked as an executive at the Scranton Army Ammunition Plan...

Donna S. Gilpin (Samson)

January 30, 2017

Donna S. Gilpin, Lake Ariel, died Tuesday morning in the Regional Hospital of Scranton after an illness.  She was the widow of Bradley M. Gilpin who died in 2015.  The couple had been married 42 years. Born in Honesdale, she was the daughter o...

Constance B. Hardiman

Constance B. Hardiman died Wednesday at Hospice of the Sacred Heart Inpatient Unit. She was the daughter of the late John and Mildred Southall Ludolph. She worked as administrator in a law office. Surviving are a sister Doreen Lum of Montana an...

A. Ted Amorine


Veteran

January 28, 2017

A Ted Amorine, Waymart, died late Monday night at home after an illness.  His companion of 26 years is Patricia Sheard. Born 1941 in South Canaan, he was the son of the late Anthony “Ted” and Helen Lamberton Amorine he was a graduate of the f...

Doris A. Dannaf

Doris A. Dannaf of Sterling died Monday evening at Julia Ribaudo Extended Care Center following an illness. Her husband was the late Henry Dannaf who died in 2011. Born in Newton, NJ, she was the daughter of the late Mary Reader. Also surviving...

Marlene R. Buckingham (Freeman)

Marlene R. Buckingham of Madison Twp., died Monday morning at home following an illness. Born in Scranton, she was a member of the Jericho Independent Church and had worked as an attendant for a fire house in Bridgewater, NJ. A point of pride for ...

Richard Hurst Pierce


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William H. Siefert

January 5, 2017

William H. Siefert of Greentown died Thursday morning at home following an illness. His wife of 33 years is the former Kate Riley. Born in the Bronx, NY, son of the late William J. and Jean Gossman Siefert, he had been employed as an auto-mechanic ...

Frank Wenkosky

December 27, 2016

Frank Wenkosky, 76, of Hamlin passed away Thursday at the Mid-Valley Health Care Center, Peckville. His wife of 55 years is the former Beverly Brundage. Born in Scranton on October 27, 1940, he was the son of the late Francis and Mildred Martello ...

Shigueo Sano

Shigueo Sano of the Hideout, Lake Ariel, died Thursday at Geisinger Community Medical Center following an illness. Cremation took place in the Lake Region Crematory, Lake Ariel....

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