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William R. Reese, Sr.

July 4, 2020

William R. Reese, Sr., 86, of Clifton Twp died Saturday morning at home following an illness. He is survived by his loving wife of 63 years, Beatrice “Jean” Reese.  Born August 31, 1933, he was the son of late Russell and Florence Dieter Rees...
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Ruth E. Black Frisbie

July 3, 2020

Ruth E. Black, 98, of Cortez died Friday evening at St. Mary’s Villa following an illness. Her husband of 50 years, Edward Black died in 1992. Born October 4, 1921 in Lake Ariel, she was the daughter of the late Hiram and Florence Owen Frisbie. Sh...
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Alfred R. Rosengrant

July 3, 2020

Alfred R. Rosengrant, 93, of Cortez died Friday evening at Allied Services Hospice Center following an illness. His loving wife of 74 years is the former Georgina Kizer. Born October 24, 1926 in Elmhurst, he was the son of the late Walter and Floren...

Barbara Barrett Willmott

July 2, 2020

Barbara Barrett, 95, of Lake Ariel, died Friday morning at Julia Ribaudo Extended Care Center. Her husband of 47 years, Harold E. Barrett died in 1995. Born, December 4, 1924 in Weehawken, NJ she was daughter of the late William and Barbara Lachenau...
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Sophie Thoman

July 2, 2020

Sophie Thoman, infant daughter of Ronald and Samantha Howey Thoman of Jefferson Township, died shortly after birth. Also surviving are her loving brother and sister Niklaus and Gracie;  paternal grandparents Michelle and Ronald Thoman of Jefferson ...
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David E. Samson

June 19, 2020

David Elmer Samson, 59, of Honesdale, PA, passed away Friday, June 19, 2020 at Scranton Regional Hospital. Dave was born June 7, 1961 in Honesdale. He grew up on a small farm in Lake Ariel, PA, graduating from Western Wayne High School in 1979. &n...

Edward J. Tripus

June 17, 2020

Edward J. Tripus, 94, of Sterling, PA, died Wednesday evening at his home. He was the husband of Ruth Stanat Tripus. The couple would have been married 70 years on July 29, 2020. Born in Avoca, PA, he was the son of the late Paul a...
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Cecilia V. Jurlando Mannino

June 14, 2020

Cecilia V. Jurlando, 72, of Greentown died Sunday evening at home following an illness. Her husband of 37 years, Thomas W. Jurlando, Sr. passed away in 2018. Born April 19, 1948 in Brooklyn, New York, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Ceci...

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Rolf H Bortner

June 14, 2020

Rolf Hedin Bortner, 72, died Sunday evening at his son's home in Waymart. He was the husband of the late Catherine Ward Bortner who passed away January 25, 2012. Born in Huntington Long Island, he was the son of the late Robert and Siv Hedin Bortn...

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Donald Tyler

June 2, 2020

Donald E. Tyler, 89, of Moscow, died Tuesday morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Honesdale. He was the husband of the late Betty Tyler. Born in Honesdale, he was the son of the late Edward Tyler and Lydia Goodman Smith. He employed as a truck dr...

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Carl S. Clark

June 1, 2020

Carl S. Clark, 96, of Salem Twp., died Monday night at St. Mary’s Villa Nursing Home following complications after recovering from COVID-19 s. His first wife the former Mabel Smith died in 1998 and his second wife the former Audrey Polley died in...
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Dexter John Ashley

June 1, 2020

Dexter John Ashley, 57, of Lake Ariel, PA, went home to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Tuesday morning. Holli Bickford Ashley is his wife of 34 years. Born August 1, 1962, in Old Town, Maine, he was the son of the late Dexter L. and Do...
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Mark K. Havenstrite

May 29, 2020

 Mark K. “Mo” Havenstrite 11-27-1968 – 5-29-2020 Mark K. "Mo" Havenstrite,51, of Madison Twp. passed away Friday May 29, 2020 at the Hospice of Sacred Heart. While his life was cut way to short, he lived life his way. Mark was an avid pranks...
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Lawrence T Pulver

May 28, 2020

Lawrence T. Pulver, 66, of Milanville died Thursday morning at home following an illness. His loving wife of 36 years is the former Christine Ryan. Born October 24, 1953 in Bronx, NY. He was the son of Mary Pulver of Sound Beach, NY. Prior to reti...
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Angelo Antzakas

May 26, 2020

Angelo Antzakas, Lake Ariel, formerly of the Bronx, died Tuesday evening at home following an illness.  His wife was the former Josephine Leraso. Born 1922 in Pieris, Greece, he was the son of the late Augustine and Anna Antzakas.   He had been a...
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Wanda E. Stromberg Daniels

May 19, 2020

Wanda Elizabeth (Daniels) Stromberg, 95, passed away of natural causes on May 19, 2020, surrounded by her family at the home of her daughter in Greeley, Pa. Her husband of 42 years is George Stromberg. She was born September 22, 1924 in Honesdale, o...

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Thomas A. Graham

May 14, 2020

Thomas A. Graham, 74, of Lackawaxen died Thursday May 14 at Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia following an illness. His loving wife of 49 years is the former Linda Smith. Born in Matamoras, he was the son of the late George and Julia Gray Gr...

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Samuel Ira Conklin

April 30, 2020

Samuel Ira Conklin, 72, of Lake Ariel passed away suddenly on April 30, 2020 following an accident at his home. He was born on August 1, 1947, the son of the late Gerald and Gertrude (Jaggars) Conklin of Lake Ariel. Sam worked at several local jo...
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Walter Theobald

April 30, 2020

Walter Theobald, Gravity, died Thursday in the Allied Services Hospice Center after an illness. Born 1952 in Carbondale, he was the son of the late George and Alberta Smith Theobald.  He was a graduate of Western Wayne High School.   He had bee...

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Anthony Strizalkouski

April 28, 2020

Anthony Andrew Strizalkouski, 75, of Lake Ariel died Tuesday at his home. He was the husband of Rose Marie Drosinski Strizalkouski. The couple had been married for 52 years. Born in Scranton he was the son of the late Anthony and Olga Swaha  Striza...
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John J. Ryan

April 28, 2020

John J. Ryan, 74, of Lake Ariel died peacefully Tuesday morning at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville. His loving wife of 16 years is the former Roxanne Scaccio. Born in Brooklyn, NY he was the son of the late William and Anne Ryan. He was a membe...
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Dale Black

April 26, 2020

Dale Williams Black, age 66, died at home with his family on Wednesday, April 29th. Dale was preceded in death by his daughter Shelby Marie, his father Clifford Allen Black and mother Pearl Williams Black. Dale grew up in Maplewood, PA,and grad...
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Dorothy Bush Cassidy Wangberg

April 20, 2020

Dorothy Bush Cassidy Wangberg, 102, of Lake Ariel, passed away peacefully at home in Lake Ariel, PA surrounded by loving family, on April 20, 2020. Dorothy first graced this earth on January 10, 1918, born to George Bush and Grace (Anderson) Bush in...
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Paula M Cole

April 20, 2020

Paula Marie Cole of Hamlin passed away Monday in the Geisinger Community Medical Center after being stricken ill.  She is survived by her husband of 54 years, Clay O. Cole. Born 1945 in Holyoke, Mass she was the daughter of the late John and Dor...
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Barbara A. Cerqueira

April 20, 2020

Barbara A. Cerqueira, 81, formerly of Franklin Square and Manhasset NY, died Monday Evening April 20th at Geisinger Community Medical Center, Scranton Pa. Born November 23, 1938 in Manhasset, NY. She was the daughter of the late Frank and Theresa Pi...

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