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Maria Schemitz (Peitler)

Maria Schemitz, 90, of Beach Lake, died Tuesday at home following an illness. Her husband of 64 years, Rudolf Schemitz died in 2013. Born on November 11, 1929 in Austria, she was the daughter of the late Karl and Hilda Loy Peitler. Maria enjoyed co...

Lee A. Lobley

January 27, 2020

Lee A. Lobley, of Hamlin, died Sunday at Geisinger Community Medical Center following a short illness. Born May 23, 1958 in Scranton PA, he was the son of the late Herbert and Harriet (Dowse) Lobley. He was a graduate of Western Wayne Hight Schoo...

Lee A. Lobley

January 27, 2020

Lee A. Lobley, of Hamlin, died Sunday at Geisinger Community Medical Center following a short illness. Born May 23, 1958 in Scranton PA, he was the son of the late Herbert and Harriet (Dowse) Lobley. He was a graduate of Western Wayne High School C...

Paul H. Berger, Sr.

January 25, 2020

Paul H. Berger, Sr., Maplewood, went home to be with his Lord and Savior Thursday evening at home following an illness. His wife of 60 years, the former Yvonne L. McCane died in 2016. Born December 25, 1934 in Scranton, he was the son of the late ...

Adriaan J. Bergsma

Adriaan J. Bergsma, Hamlin, died Tuesday evening at home. His loving wife of 46 years is the former Susan Hausmann. Born March 29, 1950 in Uitgeest, Netherlands, he was the son of the late Atze and Elisabeth Bas Bergsma. He was a graduate of Hack...

Robert J Swingle


Veteran

Robert “Hinge” Swingle, Lake Ariel passed away January 14th at home after an illness. His wife was Theresa Swingle who died in 2012. Born in Buffalo, New York, he was the son of the late Barbara Walz Swingle and Bruce Swingle of Lake Ariel....

Clark H. Burns


Veteran

Clark H. Burns, 84, of Lake Ariel died Monday, January 6, 2020 following an illness. His loving wife of 54 years is the former Mary Ellen Yuchno. Born in Pottstown, Pa, he was the son of the late Edward and Sadie Miller Burns. He was a graduate of ...

Clarence H. Butler

January 9, 2020

Clarence H. Butler, of Mt. Cobb, died Sunday evening in Wayne Woodlands Manor after an illness. His wife of 63 years, the former Naomi E. Williams died in 2007. Born in Mt. Cobb, he was the son of the late Homer and Pearl Woodruff Butler. He was a ...

Judith Ann Grant (Yacopino)

January 2, 2020

Judith Ann Grant, 73, of Lake Ariel, PA (formerly of Stony Point, NY) entered into eternal life on the morning of Saturday, December 28th. William, her loving husband of 51 years was by her side. The daughter of the late Frank and Marion Yacopino...

John R. Geisheimer


Veteran

John R. Geisheimer, 71, of Saylorsburg, passed away Friday afternoon. Born in Irvington, NJ, he was the son of the late August and Suzanne Wechtler Geisheimer. Prior to retirement in 2010 , John was a Master Sergeant in the New Jersey Army National ...

Gary J. Pozza


Veteran

December 19, 2019

Gary J. Pozza, 62, of South Canaan, died Sunday morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital following an illness. Born in Honesdale, he was the son of the late Joseph and June Seeley Pozza. He was member of the Western Wayne High School Class of 1975. He ow...

Sharyn L. Knecht (Bishop )

Sharyn L. Knecht, 72, of Waymart, died on Saturday, November 30. Her husband of 55 years is William Knecht. Born in Honesdale, Pa, she was the daughter of the late Harold and Ruth Bishop. Sharon loved life to the fullest, she enjoyed spending tim...

Kathleen Rorick

Kathleen Rorick, 75 of The Hideout, died Monday morning after a courageous 3 year battle with breast cancer. She married her loving husband, Robert while in Las Vegas in 1996. Born in Brooklyn, NY she was the daughter of the late James and Grace ...

Marion E Barhight (Morgan)

November 30, 2019

Marion E. Barhight, Carbondale, passed away Friday at home. She was married to Walter J. Barhight. The couple married in 1951. Born 1931 in Carbondale, she was the daughter of the late Morss and Olive Fletcher Morgan and was a graduate of the Be...

Clyde L. Van Sickle


Veteran

November 17, 2019

Clyde L. Van Sickle, 83 of Mt. Cobb, died Thursday morning at Geisinger Community Medical Center in Scranton. His wife of 33 years is the former Grace Butler. His first wife Bessie Van Sickle preceded him in death. Born May 12, 1936 in Maplewood,...

Anthony S. Raccuia


Veteran

Anthony S. Raccuia of The Hideout, Lake Ariel, died Thursday November 14th at VA Wilkes-Barre Medical Center. Born in Hoboken, NJ, son of the late Peter and Theresa Carnivale Raccuia, he worked as a restauranteur, owner of a home cleaning business...

Janet M. Miller (Hyden)

November 16, 2019

Janet M. Miller, of Lake Ariel and formerly of Bear Creek, passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday morning. Her husband of 46 years, Robert Miller passed away in 1998. Born in Spring City, Pa, she was the daughter of the late Andrew and Shirle...

Christine M. Tyler (Luciano)

November 23, 2019

Christine M. Tyler, R.N. November 12, 2019 Christine M. Tyler, R.N. of Lake Ariel died at home. Her husband was the late Robert W. Tyler who died in 1986. Born in Dunmore, daughter of the late Angelo and Mary (Mastrocola) Luciano, she graduated fr...

Skip M Eldred

November 13, 2019

Skip M. Eldred, 65, of Honesdale, passed away peacefully on Thursday morning at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Hospital, Wilkes-Barre following an illness. He is survived by his wife of 14 years, Jeanne Bates Eldred. Born in Woodbury County, Iowa, he w...

John Lauda


Veteran

October 31, 2019

John “Richie” Lauda, 83, of Wallenpaupack Lake Estates, Lake Ariel died Monday morning at Allied Services Hospice Center following an illness. His loving wife of 59 years is the former Catherine Christie. Born in Brooklyn, NY, he was the son ...

Alberta M. Williams (Arkow)

December 6, 2019

Alberta M. Williams, 84, of Lake Ariel died Monday, October 21, 2019 following an illness. Her husband of 54 years is the late Donald Williams who died in 2014. Born in Manhattan, NY, she was the daughter of the late Albert and Monica Mazeika Arkow...

John E. Faller, Sr.


Veteran

October 23, 2019

John E. Faller, Sr., 87, of South Canaan, died Sunday afternoon at home. His loving wife of 49 years, the former Esther Cobb, died in 2004. Born, November 9, 1931, in Lake Ariel, he was the son of the late John and Dorothy Frisbie Faller. John was a...

June R. Baker (Swingle)

October 26, 2019

June R. Baker, 84, of Prompton, and formerly of South Canaan, Pa and Hensonville, NY, died Friday evening at Regional Hospital of Scranton following surgery. Her loving husband of 62 years is Harold Baker. Born, March 18, 1935 in South Canaan, Pa, ...

Elizabeth Markellos

Betty C. Markellos, passed away peacefully at the age of 94, on Wednesday October 16, 2019. Born in Columbus, Ohio on April 20th, 1925, she was the daughter to the late Edward and Frances Gebhart Huffman. Betty traveled and lived in several states...

Helen Michko (Zomro )

October 22, 2019

Helen Michko, died at the age of 93, on Tuesday October 15, 2019 in Sayreville, NJ after a courageous battle with colon cancer. Born in Arlington, Pa on March 14, 1926 to the late Walter & Lucy (Matistic) Zomro. She attended school in Arlington and ...

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