Obituaries

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Edith T. Black (Catterson)

August 20, 2016

Edith T. Black, Hollisterville, died Sunday in the Julia Ribaudo Extended Care Center after an illness.   She was the widow of Lowell C.B. Black who died in 1985. Born 1923 in Salem Twp., she was the daughter of the late Otis and Ethel Wetherill...

Patricia T. Coyle

August 13, 2016

Patricia T. Coyle, a resident of Wallenpaupack Lake Estates, passed away Tuesday in the Regional Hospital of Scranton.   She was the widow of Lawrence F. Coyle who passed away in 2013. Born in Brooklyn, she was the daughter of the Catherine and ...

Robert A. Kappel

Robert A. Kappel of Waymart died Thursday morning at home. Born in Manhattan, NY, son of the late William and Mary Kappel, he had been employed as a truck driver. He enjoyed fishing, horses, farming, Motorcycling and gardening. Surviving ar...

Franklin F. Merring

August 26, 2016

Franklin F. Merring of Lake Ariel died Tuesday morning at Hospice of the Sacred Heart Inpatient Unit following an illness. His wife was the former Janet Mickel who died in 1986. Born in Scranton, son of the late Fred and Nettie Young Merring, he w...

Helen A. Tobin

August 22, 2016

Helen A. Tobin August 1, 2016 Helen A. Tobin of Peckville, died Monday at home. Born in Philadelphia, PA, she was of the Roman Catholic faith. Also surviving are a daughter Janice Hussie and her husband Terrance of Glenside, PA; sons Kevi...

Edith Ritter (Lewis)

July 27, 2016

Edith Ritter, 91, of Mount Cobb, went home to be with our Lord Saturday, July 23, 2016, surrounded by her loving family. Born December 23, 1924, Edith was the daughter of the late Harry and Edith Davis Lewis.  She was the best friend and cherishe...

Eleanor Dennis (Bonitz)

July 25, 2016

Eleanor Dennis, Lake Ariel, died Friday morning in the Julia Ribaudo Extended Care Center after an illness.   She was the widow of John F. “Jack”Dennis, Jr. who died January 12, 2014. Born 1928 in Scranton, she was the daughter fo the late E...

James J. Masgula

July 22, 2016

James J. Masgula, 47, of Waymart died Thursday, July 7, 2016. His wife of 19 years Barbara Gryszel Masgula died in 2011 Born in Scranton, son of James Poncavage of Lake Ariel and the late Charlotte Detrick Poncavage, he was a member of the 1987 gr...

Kevin N. Rollison

Kevin N. Rollison, 49, of Lake Ariel, died Sunday at Geisinger Community Medical Center following an illness. Born in Peckville, he is the son of Verna Johnson Rollison, of Lake Ariel and the late Buddy E. Rollison. He was a graduate of Western W...

Dorothy Walton (Compton)

  Dorothy Walton, 96, a lifelong resident of Wimmers, died Saturday at Julia Ribaudo Extended Care Center following an illness. She was the widow Ephraim Walton in died in 1998. At the time of his passing the couple had been married in 1960. ...

Mary C. Coleman

Mary C. Coleman, a resident of the Hideout in Lake Ariel, PA, for more than 20 years, died Thursday, June 30, at the Julia Ribaudo Extended Care Center in Lake Ariel, PA, after a relatively brief illness. She retired as a full professor of experim...

Kay Williams (O'Connor)

July 22, 2016

“Kay” Williams, The Hideout, Lake Ariel, died June 29th  in the St. Mary’s Villa Nursing Home, Elmhurst Twp. after an illness.  She was the widow of Francis “Ron” Williams who died on October 22, 2015.   The couple had been married 62 y...

Virginia Liquori

June 30, 2016

Virginia Liquori of Jackson, NJ formerly of Lake Ariel, PA died Saturday at Bartley Healthcare Center, Jackson, NJ following an illness. Born in Brooklyn, NY, daughter of the late Vincent Liquori and Lucy Cecere Liquori, she was a graduate of Cath...

Carole A. Pollack (Schaefer)

June 29, 2016

Carole A. Pollack June 24, 2016 Carole A. Pollack of The Hideout, Lake Ariel died Friday morning at Hospice of the Sacred Heart Inpatient Unit following an illness. Her husband of 54 years is Thomas Pollack. Born in the Bronx, NY. daughter o...

Regina M. Speranza (Chodakowsky)

June 25, 2016

Regina M. Speranza of the Hideout, Lake Ariel died Thursday morning at Hospice of the Sacred Heart Inpatient Unit following an illness. Her husband was the late Frank J. Speranza who died in 2014. Born in Brooklyn, NY, daughter of the late Walter...

Marvin H. Watson


Veteran

June 27, 2016

  Marvin H. Watson of White Mills, PA died Thursday morning at home surrounded by his entire family following an illness. His loving wife of 54 years is the former Gertrude “Gerty”Bartenbach. Born in Honesdale, Pa he was the youngest s...

Catherine Gallo (Caparco)

Catherine Gallo, a resident of Wallenpaupack Lake Estates, formerly of Brooklyn, died Monday afternoon in the Geisinger Community Medical Center after a long illness.   She was the widow of Sam Gallo who died in 1990. Born 1929 in Brooklyn, N.Y....

Scott R. Catania

June 22, 2016

Scott R. Catania died Thursday morning. He is survived by his wife Jennifer Catania. Born in Honesdale, son of Charles and Suzanne Catania of Olyphant, was a graduate of Western Wayne High School and had been employed as a CDL-A driver by Swift Tr...

Beverly Agnes Allen (Piroh)

Beverly Agnes Allen, Lake Ariel, died Saturday morning in Wayne Memorial Hospital. She was widow of Ernest J. Allen, Sr. who died in 2007. Born in Bridgeport, Ct., daughter of the late Anthony and Josephine Bizewski Piroh. Prior to retirement, she...

Jude E. DÁloisio


Veteran

June 14, 2016

Jude D’Aloisio June 9, 2016 Jude D’Aloisio of the Hideout, Lake Ariel died Thursday afternoon at Regional Hospital of Scranton following an illness. His wife of 55 years is the former Joan Bazinet. Born in Paterson, NJ, son of the late N...

Kay Olivia DeCarvalho (Brown)

June 10, 2016

Kay Olivia DeCarvalho died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital following a brief illness. Her husband of 57 years is Decio DeCarvalho. Born in Scranton, PA, daughter of the late Jonathon and Marjorie Jaggars Brown, she was a graduate of the Lake Con...

Warren Whitfield Barnes

WARREN WHITFIELD BARNES, JR., 85, born December 28, 1930, in Hackensack, NJ passed away on June 5th at the home of his daughter in Blooming Grove, PA surrounded by his family. Mr. Barnes was an award-winning general contractor and developer in New...

Michele Lee Thomas

June 7, 2016

Michele Lee Thomas, 45, a lifelong resident of Madisonville, died Friday morning in the Regional Hospital of Scranton after a lifelong battle with Osler Weber Rendu Syndrome(also known as HHT). Born 1970 in Scranton, she was the daughter of Alan...

Derwin C. Brown


Veteran

June 7, 2016

Derwin C. Brown of Lake Ariel died Thursday evening at Regional Hospital of Scranton following an illness. His wife of 67 years is the former Lois Hafler. Born in Gravity, PA, son of the late Paul and Eleanor States Brown, he attended the Lake Con...

Marlene Casal (Kruchinski)

May 25, 2016

Marlene Casal, Lake Ariel, died Saturday at the home of her daughter Cathy.   She was the widow of Ettore “Etty” Casal who died in 2005. Born 1945 in Scranton she was the daughter of the late Anthony and Kathryn Vonderhey Kruchinksi.   She...

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