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Colleen Stevens

March 17, 2023

Colleen Dawn Stevens, 40, of Scranton, PA, died March 17, 2023 at Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia after an illness. Born May 30, 1982, she was the daughter of Margaret (Winwood) Stevens and the late Burton Stevens.  Colleen was a gra...
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Patti A. Schreck

March 13, 2023

Patricia Schreck, 68, of Lake Ariel, went to be with her Lord and Savior on March 13, 2023 after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Beloved wife of 48 years to Gary Schreck, daughter of the late Katherine (Kate Altmose) and Raymond (Rip) Swi...
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David A. Berger

March 8, 2023

David A. Berger, Hamlin, went home to be with his Lord and Savior quietly at home on Wednesday afternoon. His wife of 49 years is the former Lorraine Jackson. Born in 1953 in Scranton, he was the son of the late Ronald Berger, Sr and Annabelle Bla...
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Warren L. Jaggars

March 6, 2023

Warren L. Jaggars, Sr., 78 of South Canaan, passed away peacefully Monday evening at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Honesdale after a short illness. His loving wife of 38 years is the former Linda Bakay. Born in Lake Ariel, he was the son of the late Me...
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Sarah P. Marsh

March 3, 2023

Sarah P. Marsh (99) of Hamlin, PA, passed away on Friday, March 3, at home.  Born in Phillipsburg, NJ in 1923, she was the daughter of the late Franklin and Mary (Duffy) Shafer. Sarah went to grammar school at Saints Philip and James School in Phill...

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John D. Hinton

February 27, 2023

John D. Hinton, a lifelong resident of Metuchen, NJ, died peacefully on February 27, 2023, at home in Lake Ariel, with his wife at his side. John was born in Perth Amboy, New Jersey, the son of the late John D. Hinton and Jeanne Delaney Hinton. ...
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Roberta Anna Schafer Hollister

February 25, 2023

Roberta Anna Schafer Hollister, 88 of Lake Ariel, went home to be with her Lord and Savior peacefully in her sleep on Saturday morning at home following an illness. Her husband of 65 years, Bruce Horace Hollister passed away July 24, 2019. The couple...
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Jennie Lamberton

February 21, 2023

Jennie Lamberton, 54 of South Canaan went home to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on February 21, 2023 at home. Her loving husband is Timothy J Lamberton. The couple was married on May 27, 1989. Born May 26, 1968 in South Amboy, New Jersey...
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Edward Holevinski, Sr.

February 20, 2023

Edward Holevinski, Sr. of Jefferson Township, died peacefully at home on February 20th.   Born in 1930 to the late Anthony and Marry Sarnoski – Holevinski, Ed was a local farm boy who met the Love of his life, Florence “Bobbi” Ognosky in elem...

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Harry E. Wilson

February 16, 2023

Harry E. Wilson, 81 of South Canaan, passed away early Thursday, February 16, 2023 at his home following a brief illness. His wife of 27 years, the former Sharon J. Davis passed away in 1993. Born in Dayton, OH on December 4, 1941, he was the son of...

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Joseph S. Esposito

February 12, 2023

Joseph S. Esposito, 84 of Lake Ariel, passed away Sunday, Feb 12th at his home. His loving wife of 42 years is the former Karin Caldaro. Born in Orange, NJ, he is the son of Muriel Ford – Esposito of East Hanover, NJ, and the late Salvatore Esposi...
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Robert G. Sauers, Jr.

February 8, 2023

Robert G. “Bob” Sauers, Jr. (67) of Madison Township passed away on February 8, 2023 at home after a brief illness. Bob is the Son of Janet Sauers and the Late Robert G. Sauers, Sr. Born in Hazleton, Pa, Bob was a graduate of Pittston Area High...
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Dorothy A. Datto

February 7, 2023

Dorothy A Datto of Scranton, PA passed away Tuesday evening at Allied Services Skilled Nursing Center following an illness. She was preceded in death by her second husband, Phillip J. Datto (d. 2020) and her first husband, William R. Frazier (d. 1981...
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Rhiann Alexis Sanz

February 7, 2023

Rhiann Alexis Sanz, 17 of Archbald, passed away on Tuesday, February 7th at the Geisinger Janet Weis Children’s Hospital in Danville.  Born in Valdosta, GA, she is the daughter of Ashley Banich and her companion Erik Muir of Archbald and her biol...

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Charles "Chick" Gregorski

February 6, 2023

Charles “Chick” Albert Gregorski, 75, of Moscow, passed away Monday morning at the Wilkes – Barre VA Medical Center in Wilkes – Barre, PA. The love of his life, his wife of 46 years, is the former Patricia “Pat” Shields. Born in Scranton...
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Ann Klim

February 2, 2023

Ann Klim February 2, 2023 Ann Klim, 98, Lake, Ariel, passed away Thursday afternoon in the Julia Ribaudo senior care center after an illness. She was the widow of Alex Klim, Sr., who passed away December 29, 1988. Born 1924 in the Green Ridge ...

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Kenneth E. Hollister

January 31, 2023

Kenneth E. Hollister, a lifelong resident of Sterling, passed away Tuesday afternoon in the St. Mary’s Villa Nursing Home surrounded by his family.  His wife Christine Bradshaw Hollister passed away in 2007.  At the time of her passing the couple...

Brenda S. Rake

January 31, 2023

Brenda S. Rake, 74 of Waymart, passed away Tuesday morning at Aventura at Terrace View Nursing Home in Olyphant. Born in Milford, Pa, she was the daughter of the late Carlton and Dorothy Baker – Smith. Prior to retirement, she was a seamstress at ...
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Margaret J. Murphy

January 30, 2023

Margaret J. Murphy, 91 of Lake Ariel, passed away Monday, January 30th at home. Her husband of 64 years Richard Murphy passed away in 2015. Born in Orange, NJ, she was the daughter of the late Sylvester and Margaret Jackson – Samenfeld. She was a ...

Joan M. Ranski

January 30, 2023

Joan Mary Ranski, 80 of Lake Ariel, passed away peacefully on Monday morning at home by the side of her loving and dedicated husband of 59 years, Richard Ranski. Born, February 18, 1942 in Elizabeth, NJ, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and M...

Gertrude V. Chervenick

January 27, 2023

Gertrude V. Curley Chervenick, a resident of St Mary’s Villa Residence and formerly of The Hideout, passed away Friday morning in the Mountain View Care Center after a short stay.   She was the widow of Victor Chervenick who passed away December ...
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Stephen G. Jarnecki

January 23, 2023

Stephen G. Jarnecki, 64 of Lake Ariel, passed away Monday evening. His wife of 43 years is the former Lynn Cannon. Born in Brooklyn, NY, he was the son of the late Thaddeus and Millie Salute – Jarnecki. He was a graduate of Lindenhurst High School...

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Richard J. Hennebury

January 22, 2023

Richard J. Hennebury, 75 of Lake Ariel, passed away Sunday afternoon at home.  His wife, the former Lucille Madden passed away in 2003. Born in Brooklyn, NY, he was the son of the late Linus and Catherine Greene – Hennebury. He earned a AS in Bus...

Bonnie Blake Jackson

January 22, 2023

On Sunday, January 22, 2023, Bonnie Blake Jackson passed away peacefully at the age of 81...on her mother's birthday. Born to George Blake and Elizabeth Winkler Blake in Bowmanstown, PA. Brother Lawrence Blake predeceased her. She Graduated from A...

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Vincent A. Michko

January 21, 2023

Vincent A. Michko, 99 of Sayreville, NJ, passed away Saturday, January 21, 2023 from natural causes. His wife of 72 years, the former Helen Zomro passed away in 2019. Born in April 14, 1923 in Olyphant, Pa, he was the son of the late August and Marg...

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