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Constance J. Kelishek

August 25, 2021

Constance J. Kelishek, of Greentown, passed away Wednesday afternoon at home following an illness. Her loving husband of 70 years is William Kelishek. Born in Patterson, NJ, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Bernice Godziebieski Kalwara. P...
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Joan D. Marhevka Ulbrik

August 23, 2021

Joan D. Marhevka, Lake Ariel, died early Monday morning at home surrounded by her loving family.  She was the wife of Andrew T. Marhevka.  The couple was married on April 14, 1956 and celebrated 65 years of marriage this past spring. Born August 1...

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Richard Earl Cross

August 19, 2021

Richard Earl Cross, 77, of Delaware, died August 19th at his home in Magnolia, DE. His wife of 54 years is Nancy Snow Cross of Wakefield, MA, and they met at Lycoming College in Williamsport, PA.  Married in 1967, the couple resided for 19 years in ...
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Robert Smith

August 12, 2021

Robert J. Smith, 70 of Roaring Brook Twp., passed away Thursday evening at the Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia following an illness. His loving wife of 40 years is the former Sally Ann Schenk. Born in Scranton, he was the son of...

Patricia J. Devens

August 10, 2021

Patricia J. Devens, died August 10, 2021, suddenly in her Lakeville, Pennsylvania home. After attending college for accounting, she began working for Piccatiny Arsinal were she retired as a budget analyst. She received many awards for her work at th...

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Victor Jones, Jr.

August 9, 2021

Victor Jones Jr., 60, of Scranton, passed away Monday at Regional Hospital in Scranton. He was the husband of Beth Ann D'alessandro and the father of six children. Born in Honesdale, He was the son of the late Victor Jones Sr and Joan Shea. He att...
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Stephen Domonick Verni

August 7, 2021

Stephen Domonick Verni, 53. of Scranton died unexpectedly Friday morning at Geisinger Community Medical in Scranton. Stephen was born November 30th 1967 in Long Island, New York.  He was a resident of ARC in Scranton, Pennsylvania for thirty yea...
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Scott R. Amberg

August 1, 2021

Scott R. Amberg, of Newfoundland and New Smyrna Beach Florida, died unexpectedly at his home in Newfoundland Sunday morning. He is survived by his wife of 27 years, Michelle Apholz. Scott was born in Summit, New Jersey.  He was the son of Scot...

Nancy A Weyde Bandell

July 31, 2021

Nancy A Weyde, Greentown, died early Saturday morning in the Allied Services Inpatient Hospice Unit.  She was the widow of  James Weyde. Born 1947 in Brooklyn, New York, she was the daughter of Mary P Pugliese Manganaro and the late Andrew L...
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Patricia L. Blaum McAndrew

July 31, 2021

Patricia L. Blaum, 71, of Hawley, passed away Saturday morning at home following a lengthy illness. Her loving husband of 50 years is Joseph Blaum. Born July 30, 1950 in Wilkes – Barre, Pa, she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Jean Flannery...

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Stanley E Frey, Jr.

July 27, 2021

Stanley E. Frey, Jr., Dunmore, went home to meet his Lord and Savior Tuesday evening in the Hospice of the Sacred Heart Inpatient Unit.  His wife is Reverend Patricia Sandone Lee.   His first wife was the late Betty Lamberton Frey, LPN. Born in...

Louise Czaja Lauer

July 23, 2021

Louise Czaja, The Hideout, Lake Ariel, died peacefully Friday with her family by her side in the Julia Ribaudo Extended Care Center.  She was the widow of Henry Czaja.  The couple had been married for 70 years. Born 1929 in Brooklyn, she was the...

Mary Boyczuk Zulkowsky

July 20, 2021

  Mary Boyczuk, 100, of Lake Ariel and formerly of Glendale, NY, died peacefully at home on Tuesday morning July 20th 2021. Born in Perth Amboy, NJ, she was the daughter of the late Walter &  Anastazia Magiel Zulkowsky.  Mary was an extr...

Cornelius Byrne, Jr.

July 19, 2021

Cornelius "Neil" Byrne, Jr., of The Hideout, Lake Ariel, passed away Monday evening in the Moses Taylor Hospital, Scranton, with his family by his side.  His loving wife of 60 years is the former Patricia McGough. Born in 1933 in Brooklyn, NY,...

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Frank J. Reynhout

July 19, 2021

Frank J Reynhout, 77, of Milanville, died Monday morning, July 19, 2021, at Wayne Memorial Hospital. He passed peacefully with his wife by his side. He was the husband of Julie (Bosque) Reynhout. The couple had been married for 50 years. Born in Rot...

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Bruce D Howe

July 5, 2021

Bruce D. Howe, of Lake Ariel, was born Nov. 22, 1931, son of the late John T. Howe and Marie (Dodge) Howe, Lake Ariel, Pa. With great sadness, he died peacefully at St. Mary’s Villa with his family by his side. Bruce was a graduate fr...

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George "Glenn" Glossenger

July 3, 2021

George “Glenn” Glossenger, 84, of Lake Ariel, died Saturday evening at Gino J. Merli Veterans’ Center following an illness. Born in Lakeville, he was the son of the late Kenneth and Ella Lennon Glossenger. Prior to retirement he was employed b...

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Thomas J. Grella

June 25, 2021

Thomas J. Grella, 76 of The Hideout, died Friday morning at Hospice of the Sacred Heart Inpatient Unit in Dunmore. His wife of 26 years is the former Carmen Oliver Born in Brooklyn, NY he was the son of the late Thomas and Sophia Kret Grella. He was...

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Harold "Butch" Wright

June 25, 2021

Harold “Butch” Wright, Sr., 74 of Sterling, died Friday evening at Wayne Memorial Hospital, Honesdale. His wife of 26 years is the former Margaret Jones. Born in Trenton, NJ, he was the son of the late Lyle and Elsie Chapman Wright. He was a gra...
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Jonathan Wayne Shaffer

June 25, 2021

Jonathan Wayne Shaffer, 47, of Waymart, passed away peacefully Friday afternoon at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania following a long and courageous battle with Crohn’s disease. Born in Carbondale, he is the son of Donald and Judy Ske...
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Mary (Marie) C. Michalek

June 23, 2021

Mary (Marie) C. Michalek, 64 of Lake Ariel, died Wednesday evening at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Honesdale. She and her husband, Mark Michalek, cerebrated 47 years of marriage on June 15th. Born in Scranton, she is the daughter of Marie Mills and th...
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Kathleen K Hopkins

June 17, 2021

Kathleen K. Hopkins, 50, of the Lake Ariel, died Thursday morning at her home in the Hideout. Her husband of 29 years is Guy Hopkins. Kathleen was born in Kingston Pa. and, prior to her illness, she worked in the Clubhouse in the Hideout. She lo...

Allan T. Kenny

June 17, 2021

Allan T. Kenny, 83 of Wallenpaupack Lake Estates, died Thursday, June 17 at home. His loving wife of 41 years is the former Marjorie Ruprecht. Born in Englewood, NJ, he was the son of the late Thomas Allan Kenny and Irene Hennessey Kenny. He was a g...
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Heather C. Field

June 16, 2021

Heather C. Field, 44, of Lake Ariel went home to be with her lord and savior on June 16th, 2021. Raised in Lake Ariel, she graduated from Western Wayne High School. She received a B.S. in Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences from Penn State. Heather’s...
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Thomas H. Brislin

June 14, 2021

Thomas H. Brislin, of Sterling, died Monday evening at home. Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late Diann L. Rooney – Brislin. He was a graduate of Western Wayne High School. He was an avid mechanic who specialized in working on small engine...

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