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Janice E. Chamberlain

September 13, 2023

Janice E. Chamberlain, 91, of Jefferson Township, passed away Wednesday, September 13th at Oakwood Terrace Assisted Living in Moosic. She was the wife of Henry Edwards until his death in 1966 and Dale Chamberlain until his death in 2009. She is survi...
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Sylvia Brown Rivezzi, RN

September 12, 2023

Sylvia J. Rivezzi, RN, Lake Ariel, died Tuesday afternoon in the Regional Hospital of Scranton after an illness. Her husband is Vincent Rivezzi.  The couple would have celebrated their 58th wedding anniversary on December 18th. Born in ...

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Anthony Sabia

September 10, 2023

Anthony Sabia, 91 of Lake Ariel passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving wife of 66 years, the former Virginia Imbriani. Born April 9, 1932 in Brooklyn, NY, he was the son of the late Michael and Madeline Francisco Sabia, and attend...

Lorie Ryder

September 10, 2023

Lori Ryder, 55 of Lake Ariel passed away at home surrounded by her family and husband on September 10, 2023.  She and her husband, Robert would have celebrated their 38th Wedding Anniversary on October 19. Born June 10, 1968 in Pompton Plains, NJ,...

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Kenneth Torbeck

September 10, 2023

Kenneth Torbeck, Waymart, passed away Sunday in the Geisinger Community Medical Center after an illness. Born in Norfolk, Virginia, he was the son of the late Clayton V and Barbara Burke Torbeck.  Ken spent a time in the United States Marin...

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Michael Hreha

September 5, 2023

Michael Hreha, Lake Ariel, passed away Tuesday in the Regional Hospital of Scranton after an illness, with his wife of 30 years Patti Schmidt Hreha at his side. Born 1948 in Jefferson Twp, he was the son of the late John Hreha and Mildred Landon Hr...
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Missy Jane Miller

September 3, 2023

Melisa Jane Miller, 50, of Beach Lake, passed away peacefully on Sunday morning, surrounded by her family. Born February 23, 1973 in Honesdale, Pa she is the daughter of Cathy Davies – Miller of Beach Lake and the late Walter Clinton Miller. She...

Wolfgang D. Brunken

August 31, 2023

Wolfgang D Brunken, longtime resident of Honesdale, passed away after a long battle with cancer at Wayne Memorial Hospital, Honesdale on Aug 31, 2023. Wolfgang was born in Oldenburg, Germany on Sept 10,1949, he was the son of late Gustav and Frieda ...

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Paul Black

August 18, 2023

Paul W. Black, Jefferson Twp., passed away Friday morning in the Allied Services Hospice Center after an illness.  His wife is the former Judy Judge. Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late Leonard J. and Ruth Pelham Black and was a 1967 gradu...
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Libby M. Dimmick

August 6, 2023

Libby M. Dimmick, 78, of The Hideout, Lake Ariel, passed away Sunday, August 6th at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Honesdale with her family by her side. Her loving husband of 54 years is William Dimmick. Born November 19,1944 in East Orange, NJ, she wa...
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Ellen M. Donleavy

August 2, 2023

Ellen Marie Donleavy (nee O’Connell) died peacefully at home on Wednesday August 2, 2023. Ellen was preceded in death by her loving husband of 60 years, William “Bill” Donleavy on December 31, 2022. Born to Charles and Helen (nee Opferkuch) O...
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Rev. Arthur R. Yetter, Jr.

August 1, 2023

Rev. Arthur R. Yetter,Jr., Jefferson Twp., passed away Tuesday night at home surrounded by his family.     Art was the proud son of Jane Yetter, 98 and the late Arthur R. Yetter, Sr. Born 1944 in  Enhaut, Pa.  Art served as a pastor up until t...
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Edward Rip Reilly

July 31, 2023

Edward “Rip” Reilly, 94 of Lake Ariel passed away at home surrounded by his family and his companion Barb. Born May 4, 1929 in Scranton Pennsylvania, he was the son of the late Helen Ives Beers and the late Edward Reilly Sr. and atten...
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Chris Timothy Ramos

July 31, 2023

Chris Timothy Ramos, 32 of Greentown, PA passed away on July 31, 2023 after an illness. Son of Peggy Laureano and Christopher Poncho Ramos, he was a graduate of Wallenpaupack High School, and a sophomore at Lackawanna Community Col...

Dorothy Osecki

July 24, 2023

Dorothy Osecki, Scranton, formerly of Lake Ariel, passed away Monday morning at the Regional Hospital of Scranton after being stricken ill.   She was the widow of Stephen Osecki who passed away in 2003. Born 1930 she was the daughter of the late...
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Kathy Park

July 23, 2023

Kathy Park, Jefferson Twp., passed away early Sunday morning in the Hospice of the Sacred Heart Inpatient.  She was the widow of Jamie F. Park who passed away in 2018.  At the time of his passing the couple had been married for 28 years. Born May ...
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Richard "The Dude" Croney

July 17, 2023

Richard “The Dude” Croney, 58, of Lake Ariel, passed away Monday, July 17th at home. His loving wife of 26 years is the former Deborah Hatton. Born in Dumont, NJ, he was the son of the late Bertrum and Sarah Gordon Croney. Prior to his illness, ...

Patricia O'Hara

July 15, 2023

Patricia O’Hara, a resident of Vero Beach, Florida, passed away peacefully on July 15, 2023.  She was preceded in death by her husband of 40 years, Julio Cocciolone, and her second husband, Robert O’Hara. She was born in White Plains, New York ...
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Victoria Swift

July 12, 2023

Victoria (Vicki) Maria Swift of Hawley, PA, age 76, lost her battle to ALS on July 12th, 2023 in Honesdale, PA. She was preceded in death by her parents Velma Krager (nee Schutz) and Henry Krager of Hawley, PA. She was born in Brockton, MA; spent mo...
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Louise Brevet

July 11, 2023

Louise Brevet, the Hideout, Lake Ariel, passed away Tuesday morning at her home with her family by her side. She is now with her loving husband of over 30 years Donald Brevet. Born in New Jersey, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Elizabet...
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Carolyn Butler

July 8, 2023

Carolyn “Granny” Butler, Moscow, passed away Saturday afternoon in the Allied Services Hospice Center after a sudden illness.   Her husband of 43 wonderful years is Ronald Butler. Born 1937 in Newfoundland, she was the daughter of the late Wil...
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Nancy Davis

July 8, 2023

Nancy H. Davis, Lake Ariel, passed away Saturday evening, July 8th, in St. Mary’s Villa Nursing Home where she had resided.  She was the widow of Warren N. Davis, VMD, who passed away in 2019.  At the time of his passing, the couple had been marr...
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Susan L. Black

June 28, 2023

Susan L. Black, 70, of Hollisterville, passed away Wednesday afternoon at home after losing her courageous battle with cancer. Born in Scranton, she is the daughter of Doris Frisbie – Hemmler of Hollisterville and the late Burton Hemmler. She was ...

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Paul Horry

June 26, 2023

SUNRISE: June 19,1932 SUNSET: June 26, 2023 Mr. Paul Horry was born to Paul Horry Sr. and Pearl Horry on June 19th,1932 in Jersey City, New Jersey. After relocating to the Bronx, NY as a child, he graduated from Aviation High School located in L...

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Chester J. Grodack, Jr.

June 22, 2023

Chester (Butch) J. Grodack, Jr., 82, of Lake Ariel, passed away Thursday morning at his home. His loving wife of 57 years is the former Carole Abraham – Grodack. Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late Chester and Helen Lesso – Grodack. ...

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