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Joseph C. Prussia

November 4, 2017

Joseph C. Prussia, Lake Ariel, died unexpectedly Wednesday morning.   His wife is the former Jeri Leverich.  They had been married 43 years. Born April 18, 1951 in Port Jervis, NY, he was the son of the late Frank J. and Loretta Jones Pruss...

Donald W. Hill

November 10, 2017

It is with great sadness that the family of Donald W. Hill, 58, of Lakeville, announces his passing on November 1 from a long tough battle with Dementia and Diabetes. Born in Honesdale, Pa son of Dorothy Gumpper Hill of Lakeville and the late Gera...

Donna May McAndrew (Judd)

November 4, 2017

Donna May McAndrew, of Lake Ariel, passed away on Friday evening at Geisinger CMC in Scranton after a courageous battle with cancer. She was the beloved wife of James McAndrew for 49 years. Born in Bethlehem, Donna was a graduate of Liberty High...

David A. Enslin, Sr.


Veteran

October 28, 2017

David A. Enslin, Sr., 78, of Honesdale, died Saturday night at home surrounded by his family following an illness.  His wife of 56 years is the former Bernice Jennings. Born in South Canaan, he was the son of the late Herbert and Edith Brooks Ens...

Tiffany Marie Koerner

October 21, 2017

Tiffany Marie Koerner October 17, 2016 Tiffany Marie Koerner, 25, of Lake Ariel, died Tuesday evening at Wayne Memorial Hospital, Honesdale. Born in Scranton, Pa, daughter of the Alan C. Koerner and Tammy C. Butler Frascona both of Lake Arie...

Margaret L. Cross

October 18, 2017

Margaret Lena Cross age 65 took her last breath on October 15, 2017 after a courageously fought battle with cancer. . She was married for 38 years to her husband David Cross and was his compass as they navigated life together. Born in Hanau German...

Jean L. Upright (Swingle)

October 18, 2017

Jean L. Upright October 13, 2017 Jean L. Upright, of Carbondale, died Friday at Regional Hospital of Scranton, following an illness. Born in Lake Ariel, Pa, daughter of the late Alvin and Ruth Ransom Swingle, prior to retirement she was a Nu...

Iva D. O'Donnell (Brooks)

October 14, 2017

Iva D. O’Donnell of Cresco, died Monday peacefully in her sleep at home. Born in Scranton, daughter of the late Ralph G. and Beatrice Morgan Brooks, she worked as an Aide for the Arc in Baltimore and later in Scranton after she had returned to l...

Mary L. French (Loria)

October 10, 2017

Mary L. French, a resident of the St. Mary’s Villa Nursing Home, formerly of The Hideout, Lake Ariel, died Thursday evening after an illness.  She was the widow of Edward G. French, who died in 1993. Mary was born 1921, in New York, and was the...

Benjamin Adam Hocker

Benjamin Adam Hocker It is with great sadness that the family of Benjamin Adam Hocker announce his passing.He was the son of the late Warren Dale and Margo Maria (Roberts) Hocker. He is survived by the light of his life, his greatest joy, his d...

William H. Kreilick

October 23, 2017

Bill Kreilick, a member of the Lambertville, NJ/New Hope, PA community, passed away on Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017.  He was 61. Bill is survived by his sister Debra Hennen of St. Louis, MO; brother T. Scott Kreilick and sister-in-law Cynthia Rafetto ...

Wilma M. Wittenbrader (Black)

Wilma M. Wittenbrader of Jefferson Twp., died Monday morning at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville following an illness. Her husband is John “Butch” Wittenbrader. Born in Jefferson Twp., daughter of the late Leslie and Emma Gromlich Black, she...

Freida J. Cox (Swingle)

September 15, 2017

Freida “Ma” Swingle Cox, Jefferson Twp, died Saturday at home.  She was the widow of Ernest Cox. Born October 2, 1934 in S. Canaan, she was the daughter of Steward and Charlotte Robinson Swingle.   Freida an avid coupon clipper, gardener and...

Gail Sue Snuggs (George)

Gail "Sue" Snuggs, 70, of Lake Ariel, died Wednesday evening, September 6, 2017 at Julia Ribaudo Extended Care Center following a lengthy illness. Born in Westernport, MD., daughter of the late Norris and Olive Mckenzie George.  Prior to h...

Patricia Mary Black (O'Donnell)

September 8, 2017

Patricia Mary Black, 75, of the Hideout, Lake Ariel, died Sunday morning at home following a brief illness. Her husband of 53 years, is James W. Black. Born in Jersey City, NJ, daughter of the late Michael and Elvira Marks O’Donnell, she had w...

Darren W. Reinert

September 2, 2017

Darren W. Reinert of Sterling, died Monday at Geisinger Community Medical Center following a brief illness. His wife of 11 years is the former Michelle Mattfeld. Born in West Babylon, NY, son of Barbara Crowley Skelton and Jerry Skelton of Longwoo...

Rev. Ronald W. Onder

August 30, 2017

Rev. Ronald W. Onder, Jessup, died late Saturday at home after a long illness.  His wife of 43 years is the former Cynthia Lonoconus. Born 1952 in West Hazleton, he was the son of the late Andrew and Kathryn Dorneman Onder.   Ron was a 1969 gra...

Polly Chapman Ciscoe (Chapman)

August 26, 2017

Polly Chapman Ciscoe of Hollisterville died Monday morning at St. Mary’s Villa Nursing Home following an illness. Her husband was the late Alton B. Ciscoe, II who died in 1964. Her long-time companion was Robert Clegg who died in 1998. Born in S...

Elaine C. Corazzi

August 27, 2017

Elaine Corazzi, 90, of South Canaan, formerly of Hamlin, passed away peacefully Friday morning at home.  She was the widow of Julius Corazzi who died in 2004. Born August 16, 1927 in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Cathe...

Nancy Darlene Frisbie (Slate)

September 2, 2017

Nancy Darlene Frisbie, 64, of Lake Ariel passed away on Sunday August 13th at Wayne Memorial Hospital following an illness. Her husband is Edward W. Frisbie, Jr. Nancy was born on October 17, 1952 in Hardyston Township, PA to the late Truman and G...

William (Bob) Fahrenbach


Veteran

August 14, 2017

William R. Fahrenbach Jr., (Bob),a lifelong resident of Lake Ariel, died Friday evening in the Regional Hospital of Scranton after an illness.  His wife was the former Judith Samson who died in 2006. Born in Lake Ariel, and he was the son of th...

Florence E. Farber

August 20, 2017

Florence Edith Farber a resident of the St Mary’s Villa Nursing Home, formerly of Altoona, died  peacefully Friday morning at the Villa after an extended illness. Born 1935 in Altoona, she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Margaret Whit...

Preston James Henwood

August 17, 2017

Preston James Henwood, 26, of Jefferson Twp., died Thursday  from injuries sustained in a Motorcycle Accident.  Born in Scranton, he is the son of Bradley and Carriann Sheppleman Henwood of Jefferson Twp. He was a member of the Light of Christ...

Stephen John Truncale


Veteran

August 12, 2017

Stephen John Truncale, a Hideout resident of Lake Ariel for 45 years, formally of Clark, NJ, died Tuesday evening in the Hospice of the Sacred Heart Inpatient Unit, surrounded by his loving family.  His beloved wife of 57 years is the form...

Bernice E. Bertig (Beers)

August 10, 2017

Bernice E. Bertig, of East Stroudsburg, formerly a 40 year resident of Lake Ariel,  died Sunday evening at the Garden of Stroud following an illness. Her husband of 53 years is the late Thomas J. Bertig, Sr. Born in South Canaan, Pa., daughter ...

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