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Gino Antidormi

June 12, 2021

Gino Antidormi, 32, of Lake Ariel, passed away of an untimely death on Saturday June 12, 2021. Born in Scranton, he was a graduate of Western Wayne High School and worked as an arborist and a blacksmith, and especially loved working with horses. G...
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Allen D Chamberlain

June 1, 2021

Allen D Chamberlain, Lake Ariel, died Saturday at home.  His wife of 35 years is the former Dawn L. Gregory. Born 1957 in Lake Ariel, he was the son of the late Dale G Chamberlain and Grace G. Zempel.  Allen had been employed by Maid Rite Steak Co...

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David R. Mitchell

May 31, 2021

David R. Mitchell, 70 of Madison Twp, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family of May 31, 2021. His loving wife is the former JoAnn Marulli. Born in 1951, in Scranton, Pa he was the son of the late James and RoseMarie Mitchell. Dave resided i...
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Bruce M Rogers

May 29, 2021

Bruce M. Rogers, Wallenpaupack Lake Estates, Lake Ariel, formerly of Ellenville, NY passed away peacefully Saturday at home surrounded by his family, after a courageous ten-year battle with cancer.  His wife of 34 years is the former Diane Sideri. ...

Barbara A. Jones Schaffer

May 27, 2021

Barbara A. Jones, 74 of Olyphant, died Thursday morning at home. Her husband of 55 years is Lloyd Jones. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Earl and Wilma Daniels Schaffer. Before her illness, she attended the Peckville Assembly of G...

Nell Tysiak

May 25, 2021

Nell Tysiak, 92 and the second youngest of 9 children, formerly of New York City, died Tuesday morning at The Gardens at Scranton. Born in Elmhurst, Pa, she was the daughter of the late Alex and Mary Denelko – Tysiak. Prior to retiring, Nell was a...

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John Edward Goldman

May 23, 2021

John Edward Goldman, 81, of The Hideout, died Sunday morning at his home. His wife of 57 years is Patricia Daniele Goldman. Born in Chicago Ill., he was the son of the late Edward and Margaret Rataczjak Goldman. He graduated from Hyde Park High Scho...

Leonard S. Schneider

May 20, 2021

Leonard S Schneider, Newfoundland, died unexpectedly on May 20th at home. His wife was the former Theresa “Terri” Carr who died October 1, 2019. Born October 14, 1934 in New Brunswick New Jersey he was the son of Raymond and Hazel Grennan Sc...

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Edward F Hendrickson, Jr.

May 17, 2021

Edward F. Hendrickson Jr., 79, of Honesdale (previously Smithtown, NY) died Monday morning at his home. He was the husband of Frances (Crudo) Hendrickson. The couple had been married for 60 Years. Born in Huntington NY, he was the son of the late ...
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Kenneth F Hoover

May 15, 2021

Kenneth F. Hoover, 83 of Hamlin, died Saturday morning at Linwood Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Scranton. He was the husband of Glenda Swingle Hoover. The couple would have been married 61 years on July 30th.   Born in Moscow, he wa...
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JoAnn H. Englert Noble

May 9, 2021

JoAnn H. Englert, of Lake Ariel, died peacefully Sunday surrounded by family at Geisinger Community Medical Center in Scranton. Proceeded in death by her husband, David J. Englert Sr and her son David J Englert Jr. Born in Bridgeport, CT, daughter...
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Alice Krombel Stevens

May 2, 2021

Alice Krombel , 85 of Hamlin, Pa passed away on May 2, 2021.  Her husband of 62 years, Paul, died in 2014. Born in Angels, Pa, (now known as Newfoundland),  she was the daughter of the late Donald and Olga Stevens. Alice & Paul had 10 childre...

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James E Krizek

April 28, 2021

James E. Krizek Sr.,78, of Lake Ariel, died Wednesday evening at Wilkes Barre General Hospital.  His wife of 30 years is Sandra Snyder Krizek. Born in New York City and was the son of the late Henry and Evelyn Post Krizek. He was a proud Army veter...
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Mary Spangenberg

April 28, 2021

Mary Spangenberg, 91 years old of Maplewood died after a brief illness. Daughter of the late Edgar W. Spangenberg and Dorothy M. Black Spangenberg. Mary lived in the family home for her entire life and knew the members of the local community well....
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Evangeline Swingle George

April 27, 2021

Evangeline (George) Swingle, Wife of the late Rev. Theodore Swingle of Lake Ariel, PA passed away on April 27, 2021 at her daughter Sandy’s house in Corfu, N.Y. She is survived by the following family, and friends whom she loved very much: Childre...
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Elouise Wood Polley

April 22, 2021

Elouise Wood, 69, of Drinker, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Thursday surrounded by her family. Born in Carbondale, she was the daughter of the late Robert Polley and Audrey Hemmler – Polley. She was a graduate of Scranton Technical...
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Jamie Sheerer

April 20, 2021

Jamie Sheerer, Jefferson Twp., passed away Tuesday in the Allied Services Hospice Center after an illness.  His companion is Julie Boland, Dunmore. Born 1974 in Scranton he was the son of Carol Freeman Sheerer and the late Pete Sheerer.  He had be...
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Georgianna Biesecker Evarts

April 18, 2021

Georgianna “Georgie” Evarts Biesecker, 83, of Harrisburg passed away on April 18, 2021.  She was a resident of Homeland Center, Harrisburg.  She was the widow of her husband Grayson. She was born in Lake Ariel, PA and was the daughter of the...
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Dolores M Ruby Atcachunas

April 16, 2021

Dolores Marie Ruby, Lake Ariel, passed away Friday morning at home surrounded by her loving family. She was the widow of John J. Ruby, the love of her life, who passed away in 2014. At the time of his passing they had been married for 56 years. Bo...
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Nancy A. Polyi - Stowell

April 14, 2021

Nancy A. Polyi – Stowell Nancy A. Polyi Stowell, 78, of Hamlin, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Honesdale. Born in Franklin, New Jersey she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Olga Cherepy Polyi. She was a graduate of Franklin Hi...
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James Paul Bollard

April 11, 2021

James Paul Bollard, 56, of Moosic Lakes, died Sunday morning peacefully surrounded by his family. His loving wife of 24 years is the former Alison Duffy. Born in Blakely, Pa, he is the son of Joseph R. Bollard of Andover, NJ, and the late Mayor of A...
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Ludmilla Mancuso Gottfried

April 6, 2021

Ludmilla Mancuso, of Lake Ariel, passed on Tuesday morning. Her loving husband of 50 years is Peter Mancuso. Born June 30, 1946 in Austria, she was the daughter of the late Phillip and Tamara Jermolenko Gottfried. She was a graduate of Fairleigh Dic...

Lorraine Whalen

April 4, 2021

Our beloved mother, Lorraine Whalen (née DeGrasse) was called home Easter Sunday, April 4, 2021. Born June 8, 1933 to Helen and Howard DeGrasse, in Brooklyn, NY. Predeceased by her loving husband Arthur and daughter Susan. Survived by childre...
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George A. Lambert

March 28, 2021

George A. Lambert, Lake Ariel, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Sunday afternoon at home in the loving arms of his wife, the former Susan Swingle. They would have celebrated 50 years of marriage in July. He was born Feb. 6, 1951, in S...

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Gouverneur Hoeppner

March 26, 2021

Gouverneur Hoeppner, 62, of Swoyersville, passed away March 26, 2021, at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital due to natural causes. ​Gouv was born in San Francisco, California. He was the son of George J. and LaVerne Hoeppner, both deceased. He attended...

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