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Oscar K. Schmitt

March 25, 2019

Oscar Karl Schmitt (97) of Lake Ariel passed away on Monday, March 25, 2019, at Julia Ribaudo Extended Care Center where he'd been a resident for the past 6½ years. Oscar was born July 29,1921, to Johanna Bohsen Schmitt and Karl Walter Schmitt, ...
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John Patrick McPartlan

March 24, 2019

John Patrick McPartlan, Sr, aged 97, resident of The Hideout in Lake Ariel, PA, died Sunday morning at the Hospice of the Sacred Heart in Dunmore, PA., surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of the late Sally Ann O’Connor McPartlan. B...
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Laszlo Hegedus

March 23, 2019

Laszlo Hegedus, 59, of Lake Ariel, died Saturday at Geisinger Community Medical Center, Scranton. Born in Passaic, N.J., son of Rozalia Kassai Hegedus and the late Mihaly Hegedus, he was a graduate of Sussex County Vo-Tech High School in Sussex Co...

Leona T. Malinoski Pappas

March 21, 2019

Leona T. Malinoski, of Lakeville, died Thursday morning at the Allied Hospice Center following an illness. Born in Dickson City, daughter of the late James and Helen Patyk Pappas, she was a member of the St. Thomas More / St. Mary’s Parish commun...
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Alice A. McDonald Gorton

March 10, 2019

Alice A. McDonald, 89, of Hemlock Farms, died Sunday morning at Bethany Village. Her husband of 59 years was Dr. William F. McDonald who died in 2011. Born in Jersey City, NJ, she was the daughter of the late John and Frances Baravelli Gorton. She ...
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Jennie Questore Nasello

March 8, 2019

Jennie Questore March 8, 2019 Jennie Questore of Hawley died Friday morning at Ellen Memorial Healthcare Center following an illness. Her husband of 53 years was the late Joseph J. Questore. Born in New York, NY, daughter of the late John and Mar...
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Wyland A Estus

March 8, 2019

Wyland A. Estus, Lake Ariel, died Friday in the Regional Hospital of Scranton peacefully with his family by his side. His wife is Anna Estus. Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late Clifford and Alice Estus. He was a member of the Sterling ...
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Verna J. Rollison Johnson

March 7, 2019

Verna J. Rollison, 90 On Thursday, March 7, one day shy of her 91st birthday, Verna passed away peacefully to join the Lord and the loved ones He called home before her. Hugs. Anyone who knew Verna knew one of her favorite things is life w...

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Michael J. Gershey

March 4, 2019

Michael J. Gershey, 97, of Lake Ariel, died Monday morning at Ellen Memorial Health Care Center following an illness. His wife of 31 years was the former Alma Roessler Gershey who died in 1999. Born in Scranton on September 12, 1921, he was the son ...
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LaVerne Mazzaro Wittel

March 1, 2019

LaVerne Mazzaro, 89, of Lake Ariel, (The Hideout), passed away Friday evening at Regional Hospital of Scranton with her family by her side. Her husband Joseph Mazzaro preceded her in death in 2002. Born in Hillside N.J. on August 31, 1929, she wa...
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Donald R. Griffiths

February 22, 2019

Donald R. Griffiths, 82, of The Hideout, Lake Ariel died Friday Feb 22 at Wayne Memorial Hospital after an illness. Born in West Scranton, he was the son of the late Nathaniel and Anna Buffey Griffiths. He was a 1954 graduate of Scranton Cent...
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Bernadine "Bernie" Seeley Minor

February 19, 2019

Bernadine “Bernie” Seeley, of Lake Ariel, died Tuesday, February 19 with her family by her side after a courageous battle with cancer. Her loving husband of 33 years is Stanley Seeley. Born in 1958 in Honesdale, she was the daughter of the late ...
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Anna Borowski

February 19, 2019

Anna Borowski, of South Canaan, died peacefully Tuesday morning in the family farm house at the age of 100. Born December 2, 1918 in Dickson City, she was the daughter of the late Karol and Tekla Kozuczyna Borowski. She was a lifetime member of the ...

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Donald E. Jackson

February 1, 2019

Donald E. Jackson, Wallenpaupack Lake Estates, died late Friday in the Allied Hospice Center.   His wife was the former Catherine Heaney who died in 2003. Born in Indiana, he was the son of the late Leo and Emma Jackson.  After his schooling Do...

Helene M. Stone

January 29, 2019

Helene M. Stone, of Lake Ariel, died Tuesday evening at Moses Taylor Hospital, Scranton. Her husband of 56 years is Frank Stone. Born March 3, 1930 in Dickson City, she was the daughter of the late Alex and Stella Strzeszewski Nickdowicz. Prior to r...
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Louis A. Gambucci

January 21, 2019

Louis A. Gambucci, 76 of Moscow, died Monday at Geisinger Community Medical Center in Scranton following a courageous battle with cancer. His wife of 18 years is the former Rebecca Frey. Born in Olyphant, he was the son of the late Louis F. and Cath...

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Raymond L. Marz, Jr.

January 20, 2019

Raymond L. Marz, Jr. January 20, 2019 Raymond L. Marz, Jr., a resident of Wallenpaupack Lake Estates since 1976 and lived in Bayside, NY before moving to Pennsylvania, died Sunday morning at Wayne Woodlands Manor following an illness. His wife of 4...
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Joseph S. Tichy

January 17, 2019

Joseph S. Tichy Jr., 66, Lake Ariel,  passed away suddenly Thursday. His loving wife is the former Madeline Holmes.   Born October 4, 1952, in Hazleton, he was the son of the  late Joseph S. and Magdalene Piskorick Tichy Sr.   ...
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Kathleen T. Pfaeffle Maloney

January 16, 2019

Kathleen T. Pfaeffle, 81, of Lake Ariel, passed away Wednesday morning at Ellen Memorial Health Care Center in Honesdale. Her husband of 55 years, Edward J. Pfaeffle preceded her in death in 2012. Born in Queens, NY on May 14, 1937 and raised in B...
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Leda “Lydia” Mae Benko Hale Hathaway

January 13, 2019

Leda “Lydia” Mae Benko Hale Hathaway, 79, of Lake Ariel ,died peacefully Sunday at her home with her daughters Linda Hale and Lisa Hale along with her grandson John Hale at her side. She was the wife of the late Dr. EJ Hathaway. Born in McClel...
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Madeline Marie Whitosky Hanzl

January 7, 2019

Madeline Marie Whitosky, 90, of Lake Ariel and formerly a lifelong resident of Passaic, NJ, died Monday at her daughter Joyce’s home following an illness. Her husband of 47 years Edward Whitosky died in 1992. Born March 12,1928 in Garfield, NJ. sh...
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Robert E. Voges

January 5, 2019

Robert E. Voges, 68, of Cobbs Lake Preserve, Lake Ariel, died Saturday evening at home. His wife and soulmate of 27 years is the former Deborah Lempka. Bob was born in Brooklyn, NY and son of the late Edward Voges and Hilda Hutter. He attended Chr...
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Dale "Doc" Tuttle

January 5, 2019

Dale “Doc” Tuttle, Honesdale, died Saturday at home unexpectedly.   His wife of 30 years is Debbie Tuttle. Born in Honesdale, he was the son of the late Arthur and Grace Oliver Tuttle.   He was a graduate of Honesdale High School.  Doc was ...

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Richard Jay Burrier

January 2, 2019

Richard Jay Burrier, 75, of Hawley, died Wednesday evening at the Allied Hospice Center in Scranton following a long battle with a respiratory condition. Born in Langley Field, VA, he was the son of the late Earl and Betty Bardenhouer Burrier. Prior...
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Patrick J. Nolan

December 31, 2018

Patrick J. Nolan, 58, of Honesdale, died Monday morning at his home. He is survived by his wife of 10 years, the former Robin Avery. Born in 1960, son of the late William E. and Rosemary E. Spencer Nolan. He was a graduate of Western Wayne High Scho...

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