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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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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...

John J. Giordano, Jr.

September 20, 2022

John J. Giordano, Jr., 59 of Jefferson Twp., passed away Tuesday evening at home. Born in Bronx, NY, he was the son of the late John J. and Linda Mc Ginnity – Giordano. Over the years, John was employed by Landers River Trips and Mack Trucks. Joh...

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James P. Dugan

September 19, 2022

James P. Dugan, 87 of Lake Ariel, passed away Monday morning at Regional Hospital of Scranton following an illness.   Born in Bristol, Pa, he was the son of the late James V. and Vera H. Dugan (nee White). He was a graduate of Bristol High School....

Erich H. Martin

September 18, 2022

Erich H. Martin, 85 of Hawley, passed away Sunday at home following an illness surviving his loving wife of 62 years, the former Ida Petersen. Born in New York, NY, he was the son of the late Joseph and Frieda Ella Martin. Prior to retirement, he w...
5 Messages

Adele Amato

September 16, 2022

Adele Amato, of Lake Ariel, died Friday afternoon at Julia Ribaudo Extended Care Center. Born in Brooklyn, NY, she was the daughter of the late Vincent and Mary Garofalo Palde. She is survived by her husband Ned Amato; her daughters Constance Dinke...
6 Messages

Peter Lazorack

September 3, 2022

Peter Lazorack, 72 of South Canaan, passed away Saturday morning at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Hospital. His loving wife of 21 years is the former Cindy Lamberton. Born in Carbondale, he was the son of the late John and Julia Zielinski – Lazorack. H...

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Charity Mae Else

August 29, 2022

Charity Mae Else, 88 of Waymart, passed away Monday morning at Regional Hospital of Scranton. Her late husband was James Else Born in Milwaukee, WI, she was the daughter of the late Mamie Flood. Prior to retirement, she worked at Liz Claiborne in To...
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Carmela Marie Buckman

August 26, 2022

Carmela Marie Buckman, 98 of Scranton, passed away Friday morning at Mountain View Care and Rehabilitation Center in Scranton. Her husband, Walter Buckman Senior, passed away in 1974. Born in Dunmore, she was the daughter of the late Angelo and Elvi...
3 Messages

Richard Allen Van Wert, Sr.

August 26, 2022

Richard Allen Van Wert Sr., 76, of Jefferson Twp., died Friday. Rich was a talented carpenter, plumber and electrician, but above all was his love of music. He was either strumming the guitar, collecting records, making up words to songs or humming ...
5 Messages

Lorraine Davis

August 20, 2022

Lorraine Davis August 20, 2022 Lorraine Davis of S. Canaan died Saturday morning at home, with family by her side, following an illness. Her husband of 42 years was the late William R. Davis Sr. who died in 2006. Bill was the love of her life and...
2 Messages

Rafael Baca

August 20, 2022

Rafael Baca, 53, of Yonkers, NY, passed away Saturday afternoon. Born in the Bronx, NY, he was the son of the late Tito Cortez-Toro and Ernestina Morel – Baca. After graduating High School, he earned an Associates Degree in Business Administration...

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