Obituaries

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Douglas R. Schneider

December 9, 2016

Douglas R. Schneider of Lake Ariel died Sunday evening at Geisinger Community Medical Center following a brief illness. His wife was the former Ruth VanSickle who died in 2012. Born in Lake Ariel, son of the late William and Hazel Frisbie Schneide...

Michelle S. Beavers - Frey

December 7, 2016

Michelle S. Beavers - Frey of Lake Ariel died Friday at home. Her husband was the late Kyle Frey who died in 2009. Born in Scranton, Pa daughter of Raymond and Doris Beavers Barber of Lake Ariel, she was a graduate of Western Wayne High School. She ...

David W. Merring

David W. Merring, Lake Ariel, died Wednesday at home after being stricken ill.   His wife of  37 years is the former Mary M. Dolph. Born 1960 in Scranton, he was the son of the late Donald and Kathryn “Jane” Chapman Merring.   He was educat...

Hugh J. Williamson


Veteran

December 3, 2016

Hugh J. Williamson of West Palm Beach, FL and formerly of Lake Ariel died Monday at Avante Assisted Living, Lake Worth, FL following an illness. His wife was the former Terese Haeussler. Born in Patterson, NJ, son of the late Hugh and Margaret Van...

Ronald E. Smith


Veteran

December 3, 2016

Ronald E. Smith, Sterling Twp., died Sunday at home after being stricken ill with short illness of pneumonia. Born 1954 in Scranton, he was the son of the late Donald and Kathryn Smith.   He was a graduate of the North Pocono High School and wen...

Dennis G. Stein

Dennis G. Stein passed away unexpectedly on November 25, 2016 in Lake Ariel, PA. Services and interment will be held in private at the convenience of the family in New Jersey....

Charles O. Jopp

December 2, 2016

Charles O. Jopp, 78, the Hideout, Lake Ariel, died Thursday at Hospice of the Sacred Heart Inpatient Unit after an illness. His wife of 54 years is the former Marilyn Welter Jopp. Born September 4, 1938 in Teaneck, NJ., he was the son of the late ...

Miriam Louise Olver

April 22, 2017

Miriam Louise Olver was born on July 16, 1941, in Kingston, Pennsylvania, to Herbert and Grace Olver; both have preceded her in death. Miriam died on November 23, 2016, at her home in Indianapolis, IN. Miriam was the first born of five children. ...

Georgette B. Larsen (Latch)

Georgette B. Larsen of Tafton died Tuesday at Hospice of the Sacred Heart Unit following an illness. Her husband is Axel Larsen. Born in Brooklyn, NY she was the daughter of the late Walter and Vera Latch. Also surviving are a son Robert Larsen...

Susan Lynn Fahrenbach (McCaffrey)

November 25, 2016

Susan Lynn Fahrenbach of Lake Ariel died Monday. Her husband of 32 years is John Fahrenbach. Born in Smithtown, NY, daughter of the late Frank and Doreen Pentoney McCaffrey, she was a teacher at Clear Run Intermediate School in the Pocono Mountain...

Burton E. Hemmler

November 20, 2016

Burton E. Hemmler, 83, of Hollisterville, passed away Thursday evening at the Hospice of the Scared Heart Inpatient Unit surrounded by his family.  His wife is the former Doris Frisbie.  The couple had just celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary...

Delores M. Christ (Miller)

November 12, 2016

Delores “Dolly” M. Christ, of Moscow, died Wednesday at Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Dunmore, following an illness. Her husband of 46 years is Samuel Christ. Born in Scranton, Pa, daughter of the late Gerald and Mildred Freeman Miller, she w...

Leonard J. Wilson


Veteran

November 7, 2016

Leonard J. Wilson of Downingtown, PA died Wednesday at Brandywine Hospital, Coatesville, PA. His wife is the former Nancy Black. Born in Philadelphia, PA he was the owner of a computer store and later owned a catering business. He was a veteran of...

Yvonne L. Berger (McCane)

November 5, 2016

Yvonne L. Berger, Lake Ariel, died Tuesday night in the hospice unit at Mercy Fitgerald Hospital, Darby, PA.   Her husband of 60 years is Paul H. Berger. Born March 5, 1938 in Maplewood, she was the daughter of the late Carl B., Sr and Leila Bla...

Barry J. Bender


Veteran

November 5, 2016

Barry J. Bender, Jefferson Twp., died Tuesday in the Geisinger Community Medical Center after being stricken ill.   His wife of 49 years is the former Edith Cooper. Born 1944 in Pottstown he was the son of the late Stanley and Violet Hoffman B...

Vicki Kaminski (Smith)

November 4, 2016

Vicki Kaminski, Wallenpaupack Lake Estates, formerly of Garfield, New Jersey died Sunday afternoon in the Geisinger Community Medical Center after a long illness.  She was the wife of Bob Kaminski. Born 1971 in Garfield, New Jersey she was the ...

John A. Wittig


Veteran

October 15, 2016

John A. Wittig of Shelton, CT, died Tuesday at Einstein Medical Center Montgomery following an illness. His wife was the former Mary Fulton who died in 1995. Born in Waymart, PA, he was the son of the late LeRoy and Mary Elizabeth Enslin Wittig. J...

Hieromonk Alexander [Mayba]


Veteran

October 8, 2016

Hieromonk Alexander [Mayba], 84, for many years a beloved member of the Brotherhood of Saint Tikhon’s Monastery, fell asleep in the Lord at Wayne Memorial Hospice on Wednesday, October 5, 2016. Born in Troy, NY on May 10, 1932, Father Alexander ...

Christine M. Scalzi (Orlando)

October 7, 2016

Christine “Tina” Scalzi, 64, of Lake Ariel and formerly of Milford, CT, died Friday morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital following a brief illness. Her husband of 45 years is Anthony Scalzi Born June 4, 1952 in Mt. Carmel, Pa, daughter of the la...

Robert John Schein


Veteran

October 4, 2016

Robert J. Schein of Lake Ariel died Thursday morning following an illness. His wife of 18 years is the former Dorothy Rose. Born in S. Amboy, NJ, son of Norma Brombert Schein of S. Amboy, NJ and the late George Schein, he was a graduate of St. Mary...

Diana M. Chumard (Connolly)

October 8, 2016

Diana Marie Chumard September 28, 2016 Diana Marie Chumard, 58, of Lake Ariel died Wednesday evening at home following an illness. Her husband was the late Benjamin Chumard who died in 1994. Born in Scranton, Pa, daughter of the late Harold ...

Dorothy M. Kuniegel (Medalis)

September 28, 2016

Dorothy M. Kuniegel, Cortez, died Saturday in the Regional Hospital of Scranton after a prolonged illness. Born 1947 in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late William B. and Winifred Bagnick Medalis.  She graduated in 1965 from North Pocono H...

Henry W. Stout


Veteran

September 27, 2016

Henry W. Stout, Madison Twp., died Friday in the Regional Hospital of Scranton after being stricken ill.   His wife was the former Joan Watts who died in 2013.   The couple had been married for 57 years, a relationship which began while Hank was ...

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