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George Wescott

June 17, 2019

George Wescott, 68, of Lake Ariel, died Thursday afternoon at Regional Hospital of Scranton following an illness. His wife of 38 years is the former Dawn Rosengrant. Born in Taylor, Pa, he was the son of the late George and Rhoda Lewis Wescott. Prio...

Charles Lawlor


Veteran

June 12, 2019

Charles Lawlor, The Hideout, Lake Ariel, passed into the arms of his recently deceased wife Patricia on Thursday, June 6. Born in Limerick, Ireland, to William and Molly Callahan Lawlor, Charles was one of twelve children. As a young man, he love...

Thomas Liptak

June 8, 2019

Thomas Liptak, South Canaan, died early Wednesday morning at the Gino Merli Veterans Center, Scranton after a long and courageous battle with Alzheimers. His wife of 63 years is the former Helen Vaverchak. Born 1934 in Blakley, he was the son of t...

Charlotte M. Schaffer (Hollister)

June 4, 2019

Charlotte M. Schaffer, Sterling, passed away Thursday evening in the Julia Ribaudo Extended Care Center after an illness. She was the widow of Eugene H. Schaffer who passed away in 2014. The couple had been married for 64 years. Born 1931 in Wa...

Barry L. Anthony

October 19, 2019

Barry L. Anthony, 75, of Hawley, Pa went home to be with the Lord May 30,2019. Barry was an active Boy Scout as teenager and young adult. He earned his Eagle Scout badge and was inducted into and awarded The Order of the Arrow. He was a graduate of ...

Patricia J. Hankins (Keesler)

Patricia J. Hankins, of Honesdale, passed away on Tuesday, May 28 at home following an illness. Her husband of 43 years, Donald R. Hankins died in 1998. Born in Lookout, Pa she was the daughter of the late Russell and Marguerite Branning Keesler. In...

Henry Czaja

June 8, 2019

Henry Czaja, of Lake Ariel, died May 27 at Julia Ribaudo Extended Care Center after an illness. He leaves behind his lovely wife of 70 years the former Louise Lauer. Born in Brooklyn, NY, he was the son of the late John and Valerie Czaja. A Baker f...

Theresa Romanski (Loch)

May 30, 2019

Theresa Romanski, Hamlin, passed away late Thursday in the St. Mary’s Villa Nursing Home after an illness. She was the widow of Stanley Romanski who passed away in 2015. The couple had been married 63 years. Born in Olyphant, she was the daugh...

Dr. George T. DeSau


Veteran

June 29, 2019

Dr. George DeSau, 89, a resident of Hawley PA, passed away on Saturday, May 18th, following several strokes over the course of the past year. Born in Williamsport, Pa. on March 23, 1930, the son of George DeSau and Mary Knight DeSau. He was one of th...

Dwayne C Enslin, Sr.

May 19, 2019

Dwayne C. Enslin, Sr., Moscow, died Tuesday at Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Dunmore following an illness. His wife is the former Pamela Krombel. Born in Scranton, son of the late Russell J., Sr. and Thelma J. Enslin, he was educated in the Western...

Catherine Vonderhey

May 16, 2019

Catherine “ Cathy” Vonderhey, Lake Ariel, passed away early Saturday morning in the Hospice of the Sacred Heart Inpatient Unit after an illness. Born 1960 in Elmhurst, Illinois, she was the daughter of Linda Underhill Vonderhey and the late R...

George E. Wilke


Veteran

May 10, 2019

George E. Wilke Jr.,92, of Lake Ariel, died Tuesday morning at his home. He was the husband of Catherine Morrone Wilke. The couple have been married for 41 years. Born in Tonawanda NY, he was the son of the late George Sr. and Pauleen Hoefret Wilk...

Frank J. Stone

May 3, 2019

Frank J. Stone of Lake Ariel died April 30 at the Green Ridge Home. His wife of 56 years, Helene M. Stone, died on January 29 of this year. Born on December 1, 1933 in Scranton, he was the son of Margaret O’Connor Stone and was raised as a son...

Brenda A. Davies - Wells

Brenda A. Davies - Wells, 68 of Lake Ariel, died Tuesday evening at home. Her husband of 34 years is Gerald Wells. Born in Scranton, Pa she was the daughter of the late Llyod and Dorothy Kalinowski Davies. She was a member of the Cortez United Meth...

Richard C. Chamberlain


Veteran

April 18, 2019

Richard‎ C.‎ Chamberlain‎, 87, a‎ lifelong‎ resident‎ of‎ the‎ Cortez,‎ Pa, died‎ tragically‎ from‎ a‎ tractor‎ accident‎ on‎ Apr.‎ 12,‎ 2019.‎ While‎ in‎ high‎ school,‎ a‎ beautiful‎ girl‎ named‎...

Darlene W. Ankrom (Shaffer)

April 12, 2019

Darlene W. Ankrom, Waymart, passed away Saturday in the Columbia-Presbyterian Hospital, New York. She was the widow of Merle “Ed” Ankrom who passed away in 2015. Born in Carbondale, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Mary Buckingham ...

Laura A. Clark (Purdy)

April 27, 2019

Laura A. Clark, 67, of Lake Ariel, died Friday morning at Allied Hospice Center after a courageous battle with ALS. Her husband of 48 years is Douglas Clark. Born in Jersey City, NJ, she was the daughter of the late Richard T. and Gwendolyn Dinsm...

Oscar K. Schmitt


Veteran

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, ...

John Patrick McPartlan

March 27, 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...

Laszlo Hegedus

March 28, 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 30, 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...

Alice A. McDonald (Gorton)

March 16, 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 ...

Jennie Questore (Nasello)

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...

Wyland A Estus

March 12, 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 ...

Verna J. Rollison (Johnson)

March 11, 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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