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Helena Megargel Fahey

April 20, 2020

Helena Megargel, 87, of Lake Ariel, died Monday evening at home. Her loving husband of 66 years is Ross Megargel. Born, September 12, 1933 in Wilkes – Barre, Pa. She was the daughter of the late Charles J. and Helena Swartwood Fahey. She was a gra...

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Frank Santulli

April 19, 2020

Frank Santulli, 72, of Lake Ariel, died Sunday morning at Regional Hospital of Scranton following an illness. His loving wife of 52 years is the former Debra Robinson. Born May 20, 1947 in Brooklyn, NY. He was the son of the late James and Diana Scl...
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Ora Jenny Vestina Eckardt Oney

April 16, 2020

Ora Jenny Vestina Eckardt, 80 of Jermyn, died Thursday evening at home. Her late husband of 20 years, William (Bud) Eckardt died on November 8, 2019. Born in Sterling, she was the daughter of the late Raymond and Ora Oney. She attended Lake Consolid...

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Roy DeBenneville Bertolet, VMD

April 14, 2020

  My sister and I were asked to write a tribute about our Dad, to honor his life. WOW, what a daunting task! As God usually does it, He put the word “mosaic” on my heart. A mosaic is a thing of beauty, made up of many colorful, variegate...
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William A. Moye, Sr.

April 12, 2020

William Allen Moye, Sr., 85, of Greentown, formerly of Brooklyn, NY, died Sunday, April 12th at home following a brief illness. His wife, Rosa Moye, died in 2018. Born in Wilson, North Carolina, William was the son of the late Fred Lee and Esther Ba...
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Maria "Marie" Ramona McDonnell Kropf

April 10, 2020

Maria Ramona (Kropf) McDonnell, age 66, of Lake Ariel, died peacefully at home on Friday, April 10, 2020. She resided with her loving and committed husband of 15 years, Tom McDonnell. The oldest of five daughters, Marie was born to Helen (Hiris) K...

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Rexford H Beavers, Sr.

April 10, 2020

Rexford H. Beavers, Sr. Clifton Township, died April 10, in the St. Mary’s Villa Nursing Home.  His wife of  58 years is the former Helen Eibes. Born 1932 in Madisonville, he was the son of the late Harry and Annabelle Batzel Beavers.   He w...

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John A. Steinhart

April 9, 2020

          John A. Steinhart, Lake Ariel, died Thursday, April 9, 2020 after a long and courageous battle with Parkinson’s Disease.   He was a loving husband and father who enjoyed the outdoors and woodworking, but most of all spending time wi...
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Samuel Sonny Christ

April 8, 2020

Samuel Christ, Moscow, died early Wednesday morning at home surrounded by his family.   His wife of 46 years was the former Delores “Dolly” Miller who died in 2016. Born 1939 in South Sterling, he was the son of the late Samuel Ruben and Cora ...

Ray B. Kellogg

April 5, 2020

Raymond B. Kellogg, of Lake Ariel, age 77 died peacefully on April 5, 2020 after suffering a stroke. His wife of 56 years is Betty Louise Dunn Kellogg. He was born on July 21, 1942 in Saco, PA, son of late Bernard and Elizabeth Beavers Kellogg. He wa...

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Peter and Eleanor Baker

April 2, 2020

In Loving Memory Peter Edward Baker: Dec 30th 1934 to April 3rd 2020 Eleanor Jane Sampson Baker: Aug 21st 1935 to April 2nd 2020 Peter and Eleanor Baker died April 3rd and April 2nd following a courageous fight with COVID-19. Pete and Eleanor ...

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Joel K. Ostro

March 30, 2020

Joel Ostro, 82, Lake Ariel Pa. Passed away at home after a long battle with cancer. Contributions may be made in his behalf to American Legion Post 807. PO Box 130, Hamlin, Pa.18436...
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Carl Ritter

March 30, 2020

Carl Ritter, Mt Cobb, passed away on Monday March 30, 2020.  He is survived by his loving wife and incredible care taker, Joan. He was born in Scranton on February 21, 1927 to parents Raymond and Mary Maikrantz Ritter.  His family moved to Mt Co...

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Thomas Pepsin

March 25, 2020

Thomas Pepsin, 96 of Lake Ariel, formerly of Scranton, passed away, at home,on March 25, of natural causes. Born in Olyphant on September 20, 1923. He was the son of the late Mary Tremko and Joseph Pepsin. Tom attended school in Montdale until he...

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Charles A. Myskowski, Jr.

March 10, 2020

Charles A. Myskowski, Jr., age 83, resident of Lake Ariel, PA, passed away peacefully on March 10th. Born on August 21st, 1936, in Scranton, PA, but raised in nearby Dickson City, “Charley” or “Chuck” to those who knew and loved him, was t...

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Richard F. Ryan, Sr.

March 7, 2020

Richard Francis (Dick) Ryan went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, March 7, 2020 at the age of 85. He was a lifelong lover of family, sports and anything he could fix, remake or rebuild. Born in Newark, NJ, he grew up on Alexander ...

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Wayne G Thomas

March 6, 2020

Wayne G. Thomas, Edwardsville, died Friday in the Timber Ridge Health Care Center after an illness. His wife of 57 years is the former Ida Denise Brown. Born in Nanticoke, he was the son of the late Sidney and Ada May Thomas. Wayne served honora...
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Bernice Redbird Morizzo

March 5, 2020

Bernice Morizzo, “Redbird” 79 of Lake Ariel, died Thursday morning, March 5th at her home. Born in Paterson NJ, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Sarah Johnson Cole. She was a beautician and owner of B’s Hair House in New Port Ri...
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Carol A. Davis Laybourn

March 1, 2020

Carol A. Davis, Lake Ariel, passed away Sunday morning in the Julia Ribaudo Extended Care Center follow an illness. Her loving husband of 56 years is Samuel Davis. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late James and Helen Laybourn. A...

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Frederick S. Zirpoli

February 11, 2020

Ricky Z - Pilot of the Airwaves has signed off. Frederick S. Zirpoli, Sr., local Doo Wop DJ and car cruise host from Milanville, died Tuesday morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Honesdale as a result of a battle with a long-standing illness. He wa...
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Phillip J. Datto

February 9, 2020

Phillip J. Datto of Scranton died Sunday at Allied Services Hospice Center following an illness. His wife of 28 years is the former Dorothy A. Gray Frazier. Born in Mayfield, he was the son of the late Ralph E. and Anna E. DeMark Datto. Prior to ...

Karen Marie Walshaw

January 29, 2020

Karen Marie Walshaw, 44, of Lake Ariel, died Wednesday evening following a courageous battle with cancer. Born July 30, 1975 in Laconia, NH, she is the daughter of Harold Walshaw of Lake Ariel and the late Anita Davis Walshaw. She was graduate of W...

Julia Graham McKay

January 28, 2020

Julia McKay Graham, 83, of Lakeville, died January 28 th at Wayne Woodlands Manor in Waymart. She was the wife of Alexander J. Graham; the couple had been married for 56 years. Born in Montreal QC, she was the daughter of the late Daniel McKay ...
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Edward C. Zawislak, Sr.

January 23, 2020

Edward C. Zawislak, Sr., Hamlin, died early Thursday morning at home surrounded by his loving family. His wife is the former Susan Holdren. Born April 28, 1939 in Lake Ariel, he was the son of the late Stanley and Mary Siepiela Zawislak and was a...

Joan P Miklochik Powers

January 22, 2020

Joan P. Miklochik, 96, of South Canaan, died Wednesday in the Wayne Memorial Hospital, Honesdale, after an illness. Her husband of 70 years is the late John Miklochik who died in 2013. Born in Pottsville, Pa in 1923. She was the daughter of the lat...

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