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David Blair Wilson


Veteran

May 22, 2016

David Blair Wilson May 18, 1926 to May 16, 2016 David passed away 2 days prior to his 90th birthday. David was born in Scranton, PA. He was predeceased by his parents, Lillian and Albert Wilson, all seven of his siblings, and his beloved wife, Ma...

Robert Vradenburgh


Veteran

May 21, 2016

Robert A. Vradenburgh, The Hideout, Lake Ariel, died Sunday at home following an injury.   His wife of  45 years is the former Dale Amos. Born 1939 in Plattsburgh, New York he was the son of the late Robert A. and Geraldine Van Wirt Vradenbur...

Matthew Diehl

May 18, 2016

Matthew Diehl of Waymart died Saturday at Julia Ribaudo Extended Care Center following a battle with cancer.  His wife of 16 years is the former Brenda Brown. Born in 1980 in Scranton, he was the son of Doris Shaffer Mellan and her husband ...

Frank Barretta


Veteran

FRANK M. BARRETTA, Lake Ariel, PA, formerly of Manhasset, NY died 13th May after a long battle with cancer.  Son of the late Lawrence and Mary Barretta, brother to Mary Ann Koch-Betz, Rose B. Zosuls (Andris), Antoinette/Toni (James) Wheeler, Catheri...

Eva Fay Hall (Cole)

Eva Fay Hall May 8, 2016 Eva Fay Hall of Lake Ariel died Sunday evening at home following an illness. Her husband of 46 years is Edwin Hall. Born in Lake Ariel, daughter of the late Clarence and Mary Beavers Cole, she was a member of the Cen...

Douglas A. Mendini

Douglas A. Mendini, 62, of Lake Ariel and New York City, died Saturday at VNA Hospice at Geisinger Community Medical Center following an illness. Born in New Brunswick, NJ, he was the son of the late T.F.  and Helen Jones Mendini. Mr. Mendini was...

Jennifer E. Koch (Wilkins)

Jennifer E. Koch, of Hamlin, died Tuesday following an illness. Her husband Eugene W. Koch died in 2004. Born in Portssmith, England., she was the daughter of the late Leslie R. Wilkins and Doreen Terry Gilroy. She was a High School graduate in En...

Rhonda Kellner (Rosenzweig)

May 6, 2016

Rhonda Kellner May 2, 2016 Rhonda Kellner of Lake Ariel, PA died Monday evening at home following an illness. Her husband of 47 years is Joseph Kellner. Born in Long Island, NY, daughter of the late Milton and Pearl Rosenzweig, she had worke...

Rev. Edward R. Scott

April 27, 2016

Reverend Edward R. Scott, Pastor Emeritus of Saint Thomas More Church, Lake Ariel, died on Saturday, April 23, 2016 at St. Mary's Villa, Elmhurst, PA. Father Scott, son of the late Joseph Eugene and Helen Jordan Scott, was born in Scranton on Octo...

Cora D. White

Cora White of Newfoundland died Friday morning at Julia Ribaudo Extended Care Center following an illness. Her husband was the late John W. White who died in 2008. Born in Peekskill, NY. She was a graduate of Walton High School, Bronx, NY. Surv...

Harry Petaccio

April 15, 2016

Harry Petaccio, age 55, of Beach Lake, PA, formerly of Harleysville, Pa and Philadelphia, PA died suddenly Friday, April 8, 2016.  He was born on March 27, 1961 in Philadelphia. PA.  He was the son of the late Joseph and Lillian Petaccio. Harry ...

David Donald Clauss

April 23, 2016

David Donald Clauss, 57, of Lake Ariel died Friday, April 8 at home surrounded by his loving family following a courageous battle with metastatic melanoma. His wife of 32 years is the former Regina Fink. Born in Lake Ariel, he was the son of Jane ...

Marian L. Peet (Hallock)

April 9, 2016

Marian L. Peet, Maplewood, died Wednesday morning at home after an illness.  She was the widow of Donald S. Peet. Born 1918 in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Carl and Marjorie Yonker Hallock.   She was a graduate of the Lake Vocat...

Joyce M Laul (Dohm )

April 11, 2016

Joyce M. Laul of WLE, Lake Ariel, died Wednesday morning at home following an illness. Her husband of 50 years is Jacob Laul. Born in Plainfield, NJ, son of the late James and Doris Caul Dohm, she was a member of St. Thomas More/St. Mary’s Parish ...

Joseph R Delfino, Jr.


Veteran

April 9, 2016

Joseph R. Delfino, Jr. of the Hideout, Lake Ariel died Tuesday night at home following an illness. His wife of 47 years is the former Cheryl A. Murray. Born in Brooklyn, NY, son of the late Joseph R. and Nancy Ferlazzo Delfino, he worked as a tea...

Mary Alice Balicki (Miller)

April 8, 2016

Mary Alice Balicki, a resident of Briarwood Manor, Newfoundland, died Monday afternoon in the Geisinger Community Medical Center.   She was the widow of John Balicki who died in 2001. Born in Callapoose, she was the daughter of the late William ...

Paul J. Borowski, Sr.


Veteran

April 7, 2016

Paul J. Borowski, Sr., 73, of Lake Ariel died Sunday at Regional Hospital of Scranton following an illness. His wife of 53 years is the former Frances L. Kukoy. Born in Carbondale, son of the late John E. and Genevieve Boots Borowski, he was a gradu...

Elizabeth A. Vuolo (Comerford)

March 31, 2016

Elizabeth A. Vuolo, 75, of The Hideout, Lake Ariel died Saturday evening at Regional Hospital of Scranton  following an illness. Her husband and best friend for 53 years is Andrew Vuolo. Born in Mt. Vernon, NY, daughter of the late Edmund and...

Krzysztof J. Soja

March 11, 2016

Krzysztof J. Soja of Lake Ariel died Tuesday unexpectedly. His wife of 15 years is the former Halina Piskorz. Born in Jankowicz, Poland, son of the late Lucjan and Apolonia Zygadlo Soja, he had worked as a serviceman for UGI Gas Company. He was of...

Thomas A. Jenkins

March 8, 2016

Thomas A. Jenkins, 66, of Honesdale, a long-time educator and school administrator, admired leader in the community, and irreplaceable center of his family, died Wednesday evening at Ellen Memorial Health Care Center following an illness. He is survi...

Emma Jane Tyler (Bell)

March 3, 2016

Emma Jane Tyler of Lake Ariel died Sunday at Wayne Woodlands Manor following an illness. Her husband was the late William H. Tyler who died in 2001. Born in Maplewood, PA daughter of the late Lee and Jennie Gromlich Bell, she was a member of the G...

Albert Jr Stevens

March 5, 2016

Albert “Jr” Stevens passed away peacefully in the early hours of February 28, 2016 at the VNA Hospice Unit at the Geisinger Community Medical Center in Scranton, PA, following a determined and courageous battle with cancer.  He was 60 years of a...

Brig. General Thomas B. Gordon


Veteran

March 4, 2016

Gordon, Thomas B. of Lake Ariel, PA (formerly of Deer Park, NY) On February 27, 2016 in his 86th year. Retired NYPD and Retired Brig. General, Army National Guard. Loving father of Catherine Frevola, Thomas and Patrick Gordon. Cherished Grandfath...

Marion C. Edwards (Chumard)

February 29, 2016

Marion C. Edwards, 88, of Lake Ariel, passed away Wednesday afternoon in Wayne Woodlands Manor, Waymart. Her husband of 66 years is Wayne C. Edwards. Born October 24, 1927 in South Canaan she was the daughter of the late Benjamin and Obelia Jen...

Nina L. Rosengrant (Tompkins)

February 26, 2016

Nina L. Rosengrant of Lake Ariel, died Tuesday morning at Julia Ribaudo Extended Care following an illness. He husband was the late Julian Rosengrant who died in 2007. Born in Laceyville, PA, daughter of the late Addison and Carrie Tompkins, she w...

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