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Robert John Fitzpatrick

September 18, 2019

Robert J. Fitzpatrick, 43 of Dunmore, died Wednesday evening at home following an illness. Born in Philadelphia, son of Charles Theobald of Maplewood and the late Lynne Ann Burch. He was a graduate of Western Wayne High School Class of 1995. Prior ...

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Dennis L. Duff

September 17, 2019

Dennis L. Duff of Lake Ariel died Tuesday April 17th in Lake Ariel. Born in Jersey City, NJ he was the son of the late Richard and Margaret McLane Duff. Dennis grew up in Ramsey, New Jersey and was a graduate of the Ramsey High School where he e...
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Wallace V. Black

September 12, 2019

Wallace V. Black, of Lake Ariel, went home to be with his Lord and Savior Thursday morning at the Julia Ribaudo Extended Care Center after an illness. His wife of 64 years, the former Mabel Edward’s died in 2010. Born in Lake Ariel, he was the ...
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Lois G. Schneider Schlenkar

September 5, 2019

Lois G. Schneider, 76 of Lake Ariel, died Thursday morning at Allied Hospice Center in Scranton. Her husband Henry K. Schneider died in 2012. Born in Oradell, NJ, she was the daughter of the late George and Gertrude Neuman Schlenkar. Prior to retire...

Margaret J. Ross Robinson

August 23, 2019

Margaret J. Ross, 86 of The Hideout, died Friday afternoon at Allied Services Hospice Center in Scranton following an illness. Private Cremation took place at the Lake Region Crematory in the James Wilson Funeral Home. Arrangements have been entru...
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Irene Frances McLain Reed

August 20, 2019

Irene Frances McLain, 104 years old, of Moscow, died Tuesday evening at Julia Ribaudo Extended Care Center, Lake Ariel following an illness. She was the widow of Elmer McLain who died in 1997. Born in Des Moines, Iowa she was the daughter of the la...

Elizabeth Grey

August 16, 2019

Elizabeth (Betty) Grey of Lakeville, formerly of Madison,NJ died peacefully at home Friday following an illness. Her husband of 59 years,Stewart Grey, was by her side along with family. Betty was 80 years old. Born in Peekskill, NY, daughter of ...

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Larry A. Wertz

August 13, 2019

Larry A. Wertz, 83, of Hamlin, PA, died Tuesday evening, August 13, at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Honesdale, following an illness. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Barbara Blaine Wertz. Born in Millersburg, PA, he was the son of the late All...

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James Seel Gill, IV

August 12, 2019

James Seel Gill, IV August 12, 2109 James Seel Gill, IV of the Hideout, Lake Ariel, died peacefully Monday afternoon at the age of 86 at the Gino J. Merli Veterans Center, Scranton surrounded by his family. His beloved wife of 57 years is the for...

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Daniel A. Schmidt

August 11, 2019

Daniel Aloyious Schmidt was born into this world on December 20, 1924 and departed this world on August 11, 2019. Dan Schmidt of New Port Richey, FL died Sunday at home following an illness. His wife was Veronica Schmidt(Vanyo) who died in 2013. ...
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Christopher R. Anthony

August 6, 2019

Christopher R. Anthony, 41 of Hamlin, died Tuesday at home. His wife of 2 years is the former Amanda Merryman. Born in Ridgewood, NJ he is the son of Vincent Anthony of Norwich, NY and the late Lorraine DePalma. He was a graduate of Western Wayne...

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Lynn C. Sexton, Sr.

August 1, 2019

Lynn C. Sexton Sr., 86, of Jefferson Twp., went home to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Thursday evening at home following an illness. His loving wife of 63 years is the former Maryellen Burnside. Born Sept. 7, 1932, in Scranton, he wa...

Betty Howry

July 28, 2019

Betty Howry of Hamlin, PA went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on July 28th from The Regional Hospital of Scranton, PA. She was the devoted wife of 65 years to Rev. Edward Howry. Born 1928 in Lancaster, PA she was the dau...
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Patricia Vanyo Hawco

July 24, 2019

Patricia R. Vanyo, The Hideout, Lake Ariel, died early Wednesday morning in the Regional Hospital of Scranton after an illness. She was the widow of William M. Vanyo, Sr who died in 2008. Born 1930 in New York City, Patricia was raised in Newfou...
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Bruce H. Hollister

July 24, 2019

Bruce Horace Hollister, 86 of Lake Ariel, went home to be with his Lord and Savior peacefully in his sleep on Wednesday morning at home following an illness. He married his wife of 65 years, the former Roberta Anna Schafer on November 12, 1953 in the...
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Lois Brown Hafler

July 20, 2019

Lois H. Brown, Lake Ariel, died early Saturday morning in the Julia Ribaudo Extended Care Center after an illness. She was the widow of Derwin Brown who died in 2016. Born 1927 in Lake Ariel, she was the daughter of the late Leslie Allan and Ali...
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Werner Hienrich Warncke

July 19, 2019

Werner H. Warncke, 84 of Hawley, died Friday morning at Julia Ribaudo Healthcare Center. His wife of 35 years, Joan Dietrich Warncke died in 2017. Born in Fischerhude, Germany, he was the son of the late Wilhelm and Marie Oetchin Warncke. Prior to m...
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Mary A. Dugan Cawley

July 19, 2019

Mary A. Dugan, 93 of Ledgedale, passed away on Friday, July 19 after a brief illness. Her husband of 38 years, Raymond Dugan died in 1986. Born in Ledgedale, she was the daughter of the late Patrick and Mary Brink Cawley. She graduated Hawley High...

Lucy Szczerba Scarcella

July 16, 2019

Lucy Szczerba, 88 of Lake Ariel, died Tuesday morning at Julia Ribaudo Extended Care Center. Her husband of 60 years John E. Szczerba died in 2015. Born in Brooklyn, NY, daughter of the late Thomas and Frances (Bruno) Scarcella. Surviving are a da...
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Emma H. Chumard Oney

July 6, 2019

Emma H. Chumard, 89 of Jefferson Twp and Lakeland, FL, died Saturday morning at home. Her husband of 65 years Theodore F. Chumard died in 2012. Born in Bidwell Hill, she was the daughter of the late Raymond and Ora Page Oney. She was a member of t...

Constance A. Kragh Bogdon

July 5, 2019

Constance A. Kragh, 88 of Lake Ariel, died Friday morning at home following a courageous battle with Leukemia. Her loving husband of 65 years is George Kragh. Born August 8, 1930, in Plymouth, Pa, she was the daughter of the late Michael and Anna...
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Warren N. Davis, VMD

July 4, 2019

Warren N. Davis, VMD, 92, of Lake Ariel, died July 4th, Thursday evening, at Geisinger Community Medical Center, Scranton. His wife of 67 years is the former Nancy Holden. Born July 14, 1926 in Lake Ariel, he was the son of the late Edward J. and Ed...
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Rev Wilbur Black

June 30, 2019

Rev. Wilbur Black, Maplewood, went home to be with his Lord and Savior Sunday evening in the St. Mary’s Villa with the love of his life his wife of 52 years Carolyn Black by his side. and youngest sister Bean Bean . The couple was married July 1, ...
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Linda Mae Lane

June 29, 2019

Linda Mae Lane, 52, of Lake Ariel, passed away on June 29 at Geisinger Community Hospital of Scranton after an illness. Born in Honesdale, Pa she is the daughter of Virginia Young Lane, of Lake Ariel, and the late William G. Lane. She was a member ...

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Brock E Gilpin

June 17, 2019

Brock E. Gilpin, Lake Ariel, died Monday morning the Julia Ribaudo Extended Care Center after a long illness. He was the widower of Addie Enslin Gilpin. Born 1924 in Newfoundland, he was the son of the late Albert and Lydia Lesher Gilpin. He had...

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