Obituaries

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Sarah (Sally) J. Barrett Venesky

February 19, 2018

Sally J. Barrett Venesky, Lake Ariel, passed away peacefully at home Wednesday with her daughter and son-in-law at her side after a lengthy battle with Progressive Supranuclear Palsy. She passed two days before her  80th birthday. She was preceded i...

Edward F. Wormuth


Veteran

February 15, 2018

Edward F. Wormuth, of Lake Ariel, died Sunday morning at Gino J. Merli Veterans' Center following an illness. His wife of 56 years is the former Marilyn Glossenger. Born in Carbondale, son of the late Howard and Elizabeth Connor Wormuth. Prior to ...

Winifred L. Maskarinetz, O.P. (Medalis)

February 17, 2018

Winifred L. Maskarinetz, O.P., of Newfoundland, formerly of Colonia, NJ passed Sunday surrounded by her children at the Carbondale Nursing Home following an illness. Her husband of 51 years Roy Maskarinetz passed in 2014. Born in 1936 in Lake Arie...

Roger G. Homeyer


Veteran

February 24, 2018

Roger G. Homeyer, born November 4, 1943, died at home on February 10, 2018 in the company of his family. He is survived by his wife Carole Homeyer, his daughters Carrie Martini and Diane Homeyer, and his granddaughter as well as his sister, Linda ...

Barbara C. Lagasse

February 10, 2018

Barbara C. Lagasse, 80, of the Hideout, died Monday at home after a brief Illness. She was the wife of Clifford Lagasse.   Born in Morristown, NJ daughter of the late Douglas and Lucille Conti Springer. Prior to living in Lake Ariel she ...

John Loveland

February 17, 2018

John “Max” Loveland, a resident of the Dunmore Healthcare Center, died late Tuesday after an illness.  His wife of 46 years is the former Kathleen Seifert. Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late LeRoy and Marie Loveland.  He was a grad...

John H. Haase

John H. Haase of the Hideout, Lake Ariel, died Thursday at home. He will be sadly missed by his wife of 17 years, Susan Klekota Haase. John was born in Palisades Park, NJ, to the late Henry and Grace Haase. He earned his Bachelor’s Degree in socia...

Robert A. Duffey


Veteran

February 24, 2018

Robert A. Duffey of the Hideout, Lake Ariel, died February 1st while vacationing in Orlando, FL. His wife is the former Ronnie Silverman. Born in Southampton, NY, son of the late Andrew Zukiewicz and Mary (Vinski) Ziolkowski, he attended Southamp...

Brian R. Carey


Veteran

January 27, 2018

Brian R. Carey of The Hideout, Lake Ariel died Monday morning at home following a brief illness. His wife was the former Maureen LaFrance who died in 2008. Born in Woburn, MA, son of the late Leo S. and Marie Coakley Carey, he worked as a Correction...

James O. Rosengrant


Veteran

January 26, 2018

James O. Rosengrant, Cortez, passed away peacefully Saturday morning in the Wayne Memorial Hospital after a prolonged illness.   He was preceded in death by his wife of nearly 45 years, Jeannette “Jean” Carlyn Adley who died in 2002. Born 1...

Barbara Bonaventure (Pantiliano)

January 22, 2018

Barbara Bonaventure, of Lake Ariel and formerly of New Jersey, died Wednesday morning in Julia Ribaudo Extended Care Center following an illness. Born 1942 in Hoboken, NJ daughter of the late Samuel and Angelina Occhipinti Pantiliano. She was of R...

Oscar F. Bidwell

January 27, 2018

Oscar F. Bidwell, Lake Ariel, died Tuesday morning in the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital after an illness.  His wife is former Marilyn Bjork. Born 1943 in Lake Ariel, he was the son of the late Norman and Margaret Smith Bidwell.   He was a membe...

Joan Belles (Ramble)

May 31, 2018

Joan Belles, Lake Ariel, died Monday in the Geisinger Community Medical Center.   She was the widow of Richard Belles who died in 2007.   Born 1933 in Carbondale, she was the daughter of the late Harry L. and Mary J. Oberly Ramble.  A...

Michael J. Krisovitch

January 19, 2018

Michael J. Krisovitch of Lake Ariel died unexpectedly Sunday evening at Regional Hospital of Scranton. Born in Allentown, PA, son of Susan Labishak Krisovitch of Lake Ariel and the late Michael J. Krisovitch, he was a graduate of Western Wayne H...

Evelyn Merring (Mignerey)

January 20, 2018

Evelyn Merring, a lifelong resident of Lake Ariel, died early Saturday morning in the Regional Hospital of Scranton after an illness.  She was the wife of Louis Guy Merring who died in 2000. Born 1933 in Lake Ariel, she was the daughter of the la...

Eileen B. Shoemaker (Fessler)

Eileen B. Shoemaker, also known as "Lee", "White Buffalo" and "Momo", of Tafton, Pa, died Saturday at home following a long illness. Born in Philadelphia, Pa daughter of the late Robert and Elizabeth Biggs Fessler. She loved books, old cars, truck...

John Nicholas Rockman


Veteran

John Nicholaus Rockman January 13, 2018 John Nicholaus Rockman, 90 ½, of Waymart died Saturday evening at Wayne Woodlands Manor, Waymart following an illness. His wife of 61 years is the former Mary Bernice Barton Rockman. Born May 8, 1927 ...

Floyd "Lenny" Quick

Floyd Leonard Quick, "Lenny",39, of Hawley, passed peacefully Thursday at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, surrounded by family, from complications of the Flu. Born in Honesdale, son of Margaret Fletcher Jaggars and her husband Warren and Floy...

Christopher Robin Melioris

January 13, 2018

Christopher Robin Melioris, 39, a resident of Hamlin, PA. formerly of Scranton, PA. passed away of heart complications Thursday at his home. His wife, Susan Edwards-Melioris, is a lifelong resident of Hamlin, PA. Born in Scranton, Christopher was ...

Kelly Lynn Tennant (Scott)

January 5, 2018

Kelly Lynn Tennant of Covington Twp. died Sunday evening at home following an illness. Her husband of 28 years is Glen W. Tennant. Born in Scranton, daughter of the late Herman and Joan Heater Scott, she was a former member of the Hamlin Assembly ...

Alfred E. Sheerer

January 13, 2018

Alfred E. Sheerer, Madison Twp., died Wednesday in the Geisinger Community Medical Center after an illness. Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late Wilmer F and Esther May Meyers Sheerer.   He was educated in North Pocono Schools and worked...

Ruth S Stevens (Schank )

Ruth S. Stevens,90, of Ft. Pierce, FL. and formerly of Lake Wallenpaupack died Saturday. She was the widow of Donald B. Stevens, Jr who died in 2014. Born in Scranton, daughter of the late William and Elizabeth Bees Schank . She was a graduate of ...

Paul David Hollister

December 29, 2017

Paul David Hollister, 64, of Hollisterville, died Saturday in the Hospice of the Sacred Heart Inpatient Unit, Dunmore after a long and challenging seven year fight against lymphoma and leukemia.  His wife is Rhodine Davis. Born September 25, 1953...

Alice Marie Messenger (Krol)

Alice Marie Messenger, 78, of Lakeville died Monday morning December 18th at Julia Ribaudo Extended Care Center following an illness. She was born in Blakeley, daughter of the late Michael F. and Helene R. Krukowski Krol, she loved her family de...

Florence M. Greitz (Winter)

December 20, 2017

Florence M. Greitz of Jefferson Twp., died Sunday morning at Mid-Valley Health Care Center following an illness. Her husband of 71 years is William R. Greitz. Born in the Bronx, NY, daughter of the late Robert R. and Florence M. Wissel Winter, she...

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