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Angelo Antzakas

May 26, 2020

Angelo Antzakas, Lake Ariel, formerly of the Bronx, died Tuesday evening at home following an illness.  His wife was the former Josephine Leraso. Born 1922 in Pieris, Greece, he was the son of the late Augustine and Anna Antzakas.   He had been a...
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Wanda E. Stromberg Daniels

May 19, 2020

Wanda Elizabeth (Daniels) Stromberg, 95, passed away of natural causes on May 19, 2020, surrounded by her family at the home of her daughter in Greeley, Pa. Her husband of 42 years is George Stromberg. She was born September 22, 1924 in Honesdale, o...

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Thomas A. Graham

May 14, 2020

Thomas A. Graham, 74, of Lackawaxen died Thursday May 14 at Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia following an illness. His loving wife of 49 years is the former Linda Smith. Born in Matamoras, he was the son of the late George and Julia Gray Gr...

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Samuel Ira Conklin

April 30, 2020

Samuel Ira Conklin, 72, of Lake Ariel passed away suddenly on April 30, 2020 following an accident at his home. He was born on August 1, 1947, the son of the late Gerald and Gertrude (Jaggars) Conklin of Lake Ariel. Sam worked at several local jo...
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Walter Theobald

April 30, 2020

Walter Theobald, Gravity, died Thursday in the Allied Services Hospice Center after an illness. Born 1952 in Carbondale, he was the son of the late George and Alberta Smith Theobald.  He was a graduate of Western Wayne High School.   He had bee...

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Anthony Strizalkouski

April 28, 2020

Anthony Andrew Strizalkouski, 75, of Lake Ariel died Tuesday at his home. He was the husband of Rose Marie Drosinski Strizalkouski. The couple had been married for 52 years. Born in Scranton he was the son of the late Anthony and Olga Swaha  Striza...
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John J. Ryan

April 28, 2020

John J. Ryan, 74, of Lake Ariel died peacefully Tuesday morning at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville. His loving wife of 16 years is the former Roxanne Scaccio. Born in Brooklyn, NY he was the son of the late William and Anne Ryan. He was a membe...
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Dale Black

April 26, 2020

Dale Williams Black, age 66, died at home with his family on Wednesday, April 29th. Dale was preceded in death by his daughter Shelby Marie, his father Clifford Allen Black and mother Pearl Williams Black. Dale grew up in Maplewood, PA,and grad...
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Dorothy Bush Cassidy Wangberg

April 20, 2020

Dorothy Bush Cassidy Wangberg, 102, of Lake Ariel, passed away peacefully at home in Lake Ariel, PA surrounded by loving family, on April 20, 2020. Dorothy first graced this earth on January 10, 1918, born to George Bush and Grace (Anderson) Bush in...
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Paula M Cole

April 20, 2020

Paula Marie Cole of Hamlin passed away Monday in the Geisinger Community Medical Center after being stricken ill.  She is survived by her husband of 54 years, Clay O. Cole. Born 1945 in Holyoke, Mass she was the daughter of the late John and Dor...
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Barbara A. Cerqueira

April 20, 2020

Barbara A. Cerqueira, 81, formerly of Franklin Square and Manhasset NY, died Monday Evening April 20th at Geisinger Community Medical Center, Scranton Pa. Born November 23, 1938 in Manhasset, NY. She was the daughter of the late Frank and Theresa Pi...
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Helena Megargel Fahey

April 20, 2020

Helena Megargel, 87, of Lake Ariel, died Monday evening at home. Her loving husband of 66 years is Ross Megargel. Born, September 12, 1933 in Wilkes – Barre, Pa. She was the daughter of the late Charles J. and Helena Swartwood Fahey. She was a gra...

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Frank Santulli

April 19, 2020

Frank Santulli, 72, of Lake Ariel, died Sunday morning at Regional Hospital of Scranton following an illness. His loving wife of 52 years is the former Debra Robinson. Born May 20, 1947 in Brooklyn, NY. He was the son of the late James and Diana Scl...
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Ora Jenny Vestina Eckardt Oney

April 16, 2020

Ora Jenny Vestina Eckardt, 80 of Jermyn, died Thursday evening at home. Her late husband of 20 years, William (Bud) Eckardt died on November 8, 2019. Born in Sterling, she was the daughter of the late Raymond and Ora Oney. She attended Lake Consolid...

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Roy DeBenneville Bertolet, VMD

April 14, 2020

  My sister and I were asked to write a tribute about our Dad, to honor his life. WOW, what a daunting task! As God usually does it, He put the word “mosaic” on my heart. A mosaic is a thing of beauty, made up of many colorful, variegate...
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William A. Moye, Sr.

April 12, 2020

William Allen Moye, Sr., 85, of Greentown, formerly of Brooklyn, NY, died Sunday, April 12th at home following a brief illness. His wife, Rosa Moye, died in 2018. Born in Wilson, North Carolina, William was the son of the late Fred Lee and Esther Ba...
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Maria "Marie" Ramona McDonnell Kropf

April 10, 2020

Maria Ramona (Kropf) McDonnell, age 66, of Lake Ariel, died peacefully at home on Friday, April 10, 2020. She resided with her loving and committed husband of 15 years, Tom McDonnell. The oldest of five daughters, Marie was born to Helen (Hiris) K...

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Rexford H Beavers, Sr.

April 10, 2020

Rexford H. Beavers, Sr. Clifton Township, died April 10, in the St. Mary’s Villa Nursing Home.  His wife of  58 years is the former Helen Eibes. Born 1932 in Madisonville, he was the son of the late Harry and Annabelle Batzel Beavers.   He w...

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John A. Steinhart

April 9, 2020

          John A. Steinhart, Lake Ariel, died Thursday, April 9, 2020 after a long and courageous battle with Parkinson’s Disease.   He was a loving husband and father who enjoyed the outdoors and woodworking, but most of all spending time wi...
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Samuel Sonny Christ

April 8, 2020

Samuel Christ, Moscow, died early Wednesday morning at home surrounded by his family.   His wife of 46 years was the former Delores “Dolly” Miller who died in 2016. Born 1939 in South Sterling, he was the son of the late Samuel Ruben and Cora ...

Ray B. Kellogg

April 5, 2020

Raymond B. Kellogg, of Lake Ariel, age 77 died peacefully on April 5, 2020 after suffering a stroke. His wife of 56 years is Betty Louise Dunn Kellogg. He was born on July 21, 1942 in Saco, PA, son of late Bernard and Elizabeth Beavers Kellogg. He wa...

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Peter and Eleanor Baker

April 2, 2020

In Loving Memory Peter Edward Baker: Dec 30th 1934 to April 3rd 2020 Eleanor Jane Sampson Baker: Aug 21st 1935 to April 2nd 2020 Peter and Eleanor Baker died April 3rd and April 2nd following a courageous fight with COVID-19. Pete and Eleanor ...

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Joel K. Ostro

March 30, 2020

Joel Ostro, 82, Lake Ariel Pa. Passed away at home after a long battle with cancer. Contributions may be made in his behalf to American Legion Post 807. PO Box 130, Hamlin, Pa.18436...
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Carl Ritter

March 30, 2020

Carl Ritter, Mt Cobb, passed away on Monday March 30, 2020.  He is survived by his loving wife and incredible care taker, Joan. He was born in Scranton on February 21, 1927 to parents Raymond and Mary Maikrantz Ritter.  His family moved to Mt Co...

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Thomas Pepsin

March 25, 2020

Thomas Pepsin, 96 of Lake Ariel, formerly of Scranton, passed away, at home,on March 25, of natural causes. Born in Olyphant on September 20, 1923. He was the son of the late Mary Tremko and Joseph Pepsin. Tom attended school in Montdale until he...

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