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Wally G. Fuhlbrugge


Veteran

February 11, 2016

Wally Georgie Fuhlbrugge passed away on Monday, February 9, 2016, at The Hospice of the Sacred Heart General In-Patient Facility in Dunmore, PA. He was 86 years old. Born in Manhattan, NY on November 19, 1929 to the late Waldemar and Clara, he is ...

Clarence "Jack" Gable, Jr.


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Clarence “Jack” Gable, Jr. of Dingmans Ferry died Sunday evening at Wayne Woodlands Manor following an illness. His wife was the former Virginia O’Neil who died in 1990. Born in Narberth, PA, son of the late Clarence and Helen Kernan Gable...

Edward J. Bronson, Jr.

Edward J. Bronson, Jr. of Sterling died Tuesday at Geisinger Community Medical Center after being stricken ill. His wife of 40 years is the former Denise Shuman. Born in Scranton, son of the late Edward J. and Hettie M. Stevens Bronson, he worked ...

Vivian Carmella Fuhlbrugge (Izzi)

January 27, 2016

Vivian Carmela Fuhlbrugge passed away on Saturday, January 23, 2016, at the Green Ridge Skilled Nursing Facility in Scranton. She was 86 years old. Born in Brooklyn, NY on March 16, 1929 to the late Joseph and Theresa Izzi, she is survived by her ...

Christine Robinson (Amorine)

January 29, 2016

Christine Robinson of S. Canaan died Friday at Hospice of the Sacred Heart following an illness. Her husband is Timothy Robinson. Born in Carbondale, daughter of the Anthony and Helen Lamberton Amorine, she was a member of the Canaan Bible Chapel....

Ora Theron Nackenhorst (Simons)

Ora Theron Nackenhorst, 92, of Newfoundland, PA, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, January 13, 2016, at Briarwood Manor. She was the wife of the late Frederick Nackenhorst, with whom she shared fifteen years of marriage before his passin...

Theresa Wargo (Stefanski)

January 23, 2016

Theresa Wargo, Hamlin, passed away Wednesday morning in the Julia Ribaudo Extended Care Center after an illness.   She was the widow of Edward J. Wargo. Born in Dickson City, she was the daughter of the late Alexander and Michalena Stefanski. ...

Lawrence Ciaffone


Veteran

January 4, 2016

Lawrence Ciaffone, 100, of the Hideout, Lake Ariel, died Tuesday evening at Julia Ribaudo Extended Care Center following an illness. His wife was the former Mary Regina who died 1981. Born in Brooklyn, NY, son of the late Carl and Carmela Motto, h...

Clarence Bidwell

January 5, 2016

Clarence Bidwell, Lake Ariel, died Saturday in the Allied Skilled Nursing Center after an illness. Born in Jefferson Twp., he was the son of the late Norman and Margaret Bidwell.  He had been employed in the tree trimming industry. Surviving a...

Martin D. Kobovitch

December 26, 2015

Martin D. “Flea Market Marty” Kobovitch, Hawley, formerly of Elizabeth, New Jersey, died Tuesday afternoon in the Julia Ribaudo Extended Care Center after an illness. Born in Elizabeth, New Jersey he moved to Pennsylvania in his later years af...

Mary Ann Elizabeth D'Andrea McEvoy

February 20, 2016

Mary Ann Elizabeth D’Andrea McEvoy, 87, previously of Woodloch Springs in Hawley, died December 18, 2015 at Bethany Village following an illness. Her late husband, William D’Andrea, died in 1985 and her late husband, Vince McEvoy, died in 2002. S...

Merle Ed Ankrom


Veteran

December 22, 2015

Merle E. “Ed” Ankrom of Waymart died Thursday at Creekside Health and Rehab Center following an illness. His wife is the former Darlene Shaffer. He was born in Mooreland, IN and prior to retirement he had worked as a truck driver for Snyder Tr...

Iva June Kizer (Beavers)

December 23, 2015

Iva June Kizer of Lake Ariel died Thursday night at home following an illness. Her husband was the late Norman C. Kizer who died in 1995. Born in Mt. Cobb, daughter of the late Ralph and Nellie Sheerer Beavers, she worked as a housekeeper in the h...

Edward A. Wargo

Edward A. Wargo, Hamlin, passed away Thursday at home unexpectedly. Born in Scranton he was the son of Theresa Stefanski  Wargo and the late Edward Wargo.  He was a loving son, brother and uncle.  He would help anyone and everyone who needed it...

Seymour Metsky


Veteran

Seymour Metsky, Lake Ariel, died Thursday in the Julia Ribaudo Extended Care Center after an illness.   He and his wife Arlene would have celebrated their 45th wedding anniversary in December. Born in Newark, NJ in 1923 he was the son of the lat...

Dean William Martin

Dean William Martin, best known as Billy Martin passed away on November 26th, 2015 at home after a courageous battle with Leukemia.  Born on October 23rd, 1954 in Honesdale, PA he was the son of the late Isabel and Fritz Martin. Billy was a past ...

Corrine Ann Burger

November 28, 2015

Corrine Ann Burger , 53,  passed away after a five year battle with cancer at home while being cared for and comforted by her family. Born in May 22, 1962 in Brooklyn, New York.   She was one of four children of the late Karen Anderson.  Corri...

Diana M. Rogers

November 27, 2015

Diana M. Rogers November 22, 2015 Diana M. Rogers, 52, of Lake Ariel passed away Sunday evening at home. Her loving husband of 33 years is Thomas F. Rogers, Jr. Born in Brooklyn, NY she was a graduate of North Rockland High School Class of ...

Lieutenant Colonel United States Army (Retired) Conrad J. Provencher


Veteran

November 28, 2015

  Lieutenant Colonel United States Army (Retired) Conrad J. Provencher, 92, Greentown, formerly of Red Bank, New Jersey, died Saturday morning in the Wayne Memorial Hospital after an illness.  His wife of 64 years is the former Doris Yvonn...

Jody Shawn Hapersberger

Jody Shawn Hapersberger, 40, Scranton, lost his battle with diabetes on November 14, 2015.   Born in Scranton, he was  the son of Eugene S. Hapersberger, Gouldsboro, and Marge Bentler Fitz, Newfoundland, he was a graduate of Western Wayne High Sch...

Paul J. Michko

Paul J. Michko of Waymart passed away Tuesday at Geisinger Community Medical Center. His wife was the former Margaret Startzell, who died in 2009. Born in Derby, CT, son of the late August M. and Gertrude J. Derrick Michko, he was a graduate of ...

John C. McKenna


Veteran

November 6, 2015

John C. McKenna of the Hideout, Lake Ariel died Monday morning at home. Born in Brooklyn, NY son of the late Patrick and Mary McPartlane McKenna, he was a graduate of the Brooklyn School System, Brooklyn, NY and was a proud employee of the Brookly...

LCDR Arthur V. Paletti, Retired U.S. Navy


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November 21, 2015

LCDR Arthur V. Paletti, 94, died peacefully on Tuesday, October 27, 2015 at Maplewood Park Place retirement community in Bethesda, MD. Arthur was born in Clarksburg, WV in 1921 to the late Joseph and Amelia (Baldovino) Paletti who were humble, har...

Wyland W. Holgate


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Wyland W. Holgate of Beach Lake, died Saturday morning at Wayne Woodlands Manor, Waymart. His wife of 64 years is the former Fay L. Newenhouse. Born in S. Abington Twp., son of the late Charles and Grace Bidwell Holgate, prior to retirement he sel...

Francis Williams

October 27, 2015

  Francis Williams of The Hideout, Lake Ariel died Thursday evening at home following an illness. His wife is the former Kathleen O’Connor. Born in W. Conshohocken, PA, son of the late Elbridge and Helen Brecker Williams, he was a gradua...

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