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Alexander R. Auricchio

December 23, 2022

Alexander R. Auricchio, The Hideout, Lake Ariel, died at home after being stricken ill at home.  His wife of 45 years and the absolute love of his life is the former Jane Quattrochi. Born 1944 in the Bronx, New York, he was the son of the late Ra...

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Laurice A. Chapman

December 22, 2022

Laurice A. Chapman, 86, of Lake Ariel, passed away Thursday, December 23 at home. Born in Lake Ariel, he was the son of the late Stewart and Anna Mae Bartlow – Chapman. He was a graduate of the Lake Consolidated School and was a United States Air ...
4 Messages

Mildred A. Lucarelli

December 21, 2022

Mildred A. Lucarelli of the Hideout, Lake Ariel, died Wednesday at home following an illness. Her husband of 67 years is Dominick Lucarelli. Born in West Hempstead, NY, daughter of the late George and Theresa Jeudy Bishop, she had worked as a salesp...
2 Messages

Jean M. Black

December 20, 2022

Jean M. Black, 74, of Lake Ariel, passed away Tuesday afternoon at Julia Ribaudo Extended Care Center following an illness. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Lowell C.B. Black and Betty Corey – Black. She was a graduate of Lake Co...
2 Messages

Victor "Bill" Duda

December 19, 2022

Victor “Bill” Duda, Lake Ariel, passed away Monday in the Wayne Memorial Hospital after an illness. Born 1954 in Scranton, he was the son of the late Victor W. and Stella Masura Duda and was a lifelong member of the St Thomas More Parish, Lake A...
1 Message

Elizabeth Pierce

December 18, 2022

Elizabeth Pierce of the Hideout, Lake Ariel, died peacefully on Wednesday evening Dec 14th 2022 at Wayne Memorial Hospital after suffering a brief and sudden illness.  Her husband of 49 years David Pierce and her daughter Jessica Pierce were alongsi...
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Paul J. Turouski

December 12, 2022

Paul J. Turouski, 66, of Lake Ariel, passed away Monday, December 12th at Geisinger Community Medical Center in Scranton following an illness. Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late John and Kathryn Enslin – Turouski. He was a graduate of We...
2 Messages

Bernice G. Enslin

December 3, 2022

Bernice G. Enslin, 77, of Honesdale, died Saturday night at Ellen Memorial Healthcare Center surrounded by her family following an illness.  Her husband of 56 years David A. Enslin, Sr. passed away in 2017. Born in Honesdale, she was the daughter o...
1 Message

Anna Mae Rosengrant

December 1, 2022

Anna Mae Rosengrant, Lake Ariel, passed away Thursday afternoon in the Geisinger Community Medical Center after an illness.  Her husband of 48 years is Byron P. Rosengrant. Born 1956 in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late David and Patricia ...
3 Messages

Alice M. Martin - Christopher

November 29, 2022

Alice M. Martin – Christopher, 74, of Honesdale, passed away Tuesday evening at Allied Services Hospice Center. Her husband of 5 years is Edward Christopher. Her first husband, Frank Martin passed away in 2012. Born May 29, 1948 in Honesdale, she ...
1 Message

Judith Scigowski

November 29, 2022

Judith Scigowski, age 83, of Lake Ariel, PA passed away peacefully at home on November 29, 2022 with her beloved children Stanley Jr. and Judy at her side.  To have known Judith was to love her. She was a very special person filled with an abundance...

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Franklin J. Schillow, III

November 27, 2022

Franklin J. Schillow, III, 78, of Hamlin, passed away Sunday evening at home following a courageous battle with Myelofibrosis. Born in Scranton, Pa, he was the son of the late Franklin J., II, and Macie Chapman Schillow. He was a graduate of Johnson...
2 Messages

Linda M. Frisbie

November 24, 2022

Linda M. Frisbie, 73, of Lake Ariel, formerly of Carbondale passed away Thursday evening at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Honesdale, after an illness. Her loving husband of 54 years is Robert Frisbie. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late ...
3 Messages

James P. MacLean

November 15, 2022

James P. MacLean, 81, of Hamlin, PA, died Tuesday evening at the Julia Ribaudo Extended Care Center following a years long battle with Parkinson’s Disease. Born in Paterson, NJ, son of the late Albert and Olive (Pordon) MacLean, he worked as a fie...
3 Messages

Leslie G. Hardy

November 13, 2022

Leslie G. Hardy, 81 of Lake Ariel, passed away Sunday evening at home following a courageous battle with cancer. Born in New Britain, CT, she was the daughter of the late Ernest and Verna Parkin – Hobson. Prior to retirement, she was a Manager at ...

Robert M. Rafanelli

November 6, 2022

Robert M. Rafanelli, 72, of Wallenpaupack Lake Estates, passed away on the afternoon of November 6 following an illness. Born in Brooklyn, NY, he is the son of Rose Richards – Rafanelli of Long Island, NY, and the late John Rafanelli. A devoted hu...

Margaret F. White - Fudal

November 2, 2022

Margaret F. White – Fudal, 73 of Hamlin, passed away Wednesday evening at Regional Hospital of Scranton following a brief Illness. Her husband of 32 years, Thomas Fudal passed away in 2011. Born in Brooklyn, NY, she was the daughter of the late Fr...

Marie S. Laskowski

October 30, 2022

Marie S. Laskowski, 94 of Lake Ariel, passed away Sunday evening at Mountain View Care Center following an illness. She is the widow of Frank Laskowski who passed away in 1975. Marie was born in Scranton in 1928, she was the daughter of the late Mar...

Edward Janus

October 29, 2022

Edward Janus, 88, of Jefferson Twp., passed away Saturday morning at home following an illness. His loving wife of 67 years is the former Lucille Bitterman. Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late John and Josephine Sarnoski – Janus. He was a...
3 Messages

Loren Lown

October 18, 2022

Loren "Skip" Lown Oct 18, 2022 Loren "Skip" Lown, Jefferson Township passed away early Tuesday morning in the Greed Ridge Care Center after a brief illness.  Skip was preceded in death by wives Phyllis Lown, Reba Lown and June Lown. Born 1935 in ...
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Beatrice "Jean" Eibes Reese, of Clifton Twp.

October 13, 2022

Beatrice “Jean” Eibes Reese, Clifton Twp. June 22, 1935 - October 13, 2022 Beatrice "Jean" Eibes Reese was a beloved wife, mother, and grandmother during her 87 years of life. She reunited with her adoring husband William on Thursday evening ...

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Walter J. Moran

October 12, 2022

Walter J. Moran October 12, 2022   Walter J. Moran, Lake Ariel, died peacefully surrounded by his family at Wayne Memorial Hospital after an illness. He was preceded in death by his son, Sean Patrick Moran, and parents, Walter and Julia Moran. ...

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4 Messages

Paul Romaniello, Sr.

October 7, 2022

Paul Romaniello, Sr., Jefferson Twp , went home to meet his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ late Friday in the Celebration Villa of the Mid Valley after a long illness. His wife was the former Ann Reidenbach Romaniello who passed away in 2015. At the ti...

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George Allen McMullin

September 30, 2022

George “Mac” Allen McMullin, of Wallenpaupack Lake Estates, passed away Friday September 30, 2022. He is survived by his loving wife of 71 years Bobbie Jean McMullin (nee Gwyn). Born in Brooklyn, NY, and raised in Queens, he was the son of Georg...
5 Messages

Darrell Wayne Chumard

September 23, 2022

Darrell Wayne Chumard, Hamlin, passed away Friday morning in Regional Hospital of Scranton after an illness. His wife is the former Sally Wood. Born 1953 in Sidney, New York to the late Franklin and Emma Bidwell Chumard, Darrell was lovingly raise...

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