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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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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...

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