Obituaries

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June McCarthy

June McCarthy, 77, of Louisville, KY and formerly of Dickson City, died Tuesday December 5, 2017 at Springhurst Health and Rehabilitation Center, Louisville, KY.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Jack McCarthy who died November 12, 2006. ...

Michal Bojko


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Michal Bojko, 65, of Dickson City died on Saturday evening December 2, 2017.  He is survived by his wife, Olga Bojko of Slovakia. Born in Trebisov, Slovakia, he was the son of the late Michal and Maria Ferencikova Bojko and he was a member of SS ...

Carol Ann Cassidy Barbur

Carol Ann Cassidy Barbur, 51, of Jessup, died Friday November 24, 2017.  She is survived by her husband, Rex Barbur. Born in Union, NJ, she was the daughter of Carol Ann Cotton Barr and the late Michael Cassidy.  She was a former member of Holy ...

Joanne M. Selvenis

Joanne M. Selvenis, 71,  formerly of Dickson City, died Monday morning November 6, 2017.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Ronald Selvenis.  He died March 30, 2009.   Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Joseph an...

Arlene M. Tully

Arlene Mary Tully, 65, of Dickson City died peacefully Saturday night. She is survived by her husband, Martin Tully. They had recently celebrated 44 years of marriage. Born in Scranton on December 20, 1951, she was the daughter of Leon Slesinski a...

Barbara A. Polcha

Barbara A. Polcha, 70 of Dalton and formerly of Dickson City, died Saturday morning October 28, 2017 at Geisinger Community Medical Center, Scranton.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Daniel Polcha.  He died April 12, 2016. Born in Nant...

Robert J. Karlavige


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Robert J. Karlavige, 80, formerly of Dickson City and Scott Twp., died Monday morning at the Mid Valley Manor Care Center, Peckville.  He was preceded in death by his wife the former, Margaret McConnell. Born in Dickson City, he was the son of th...

Jerome "Buzz" Koloc

Jerome D. “Buzz” Koloc, 67, of Blakely died Monday October 23, 2017 at home. Born in Peckville, he was the son of the late Adam and Florence Sparrow Koloc and he was a member of St. Mary’s Visitation Church, Dickson City.  He was a graduate...

Allen S. Bredbenner

Allen S. Bredbenner, 71, of Scott Twp., died on Friday morning October 13, 2017 peacefully at home.  He was preceded in death by his wife the former Donna Zvolensky.  She died June 19, 2008.   Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late...

Kristen Glodek-Oestergaard

Kristen Glodek-Oestergaard, 41, of Elkins Park, PA died Monday morning at the Abington Memorial Hospital, Abington, PA.  She is survived by her husband, Martin Oestergaard.   Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of  Daniel and Ann Mari...

Frances E. Yazinski

Frances E. Yazinski, 96, of Dickson City, died Saturday night September 30, 2017, at Mt. View Care Center.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Leo Yazinski, who died in 2010. Born in Long Island, NY, she was the daughter of the late Franci...

Mary E. Conway

Mary E. McConnell Conway 92, formerly of Jessup and Dickson City, died Sunday evening September 24, 2017 at the Meadows of Scranton (Golden Living).  She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold J. Conway, who died in 1975.   Born in ...

Pearl Kostic

Pearl Kostic, of Olyphant, died on Sunday September 3, 2017 at the Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Dunmore after a brief illness.  She would have celebrated her 90th birthday on September 16, 2017.  She was preceded in death by her husband, of 43 year...

Robert S. Koslowski


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Robert S. Koslowski, 79, of East Benton Twp., passed away on Monday evening August 28, 2017 at Moses Taylor Hospital, Scranton.  He is survived by his wife Nancy Conway Koslowski, with whom he shared 23 years of marriage. Born in Dickson City, he...

Isabelle Madajeski

Isabelle Madajeski, 90, passed away at the Green Ridge Health Center, on August 20, 2017.  Her husband, Edward Madajeski passed away in 1978. Born in Nanticoke, PA she was the daughter of the late Stephen and Clara Goralski Slebodnik.  Previous ...

Leonard H. Guzenski


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Leonard H. “Chappy” Guzenski, 93, of Dickson City died Friday morning August 18, 2017 at home.  He was preceded in death by his wife the former Frances A. Miedzanowski; she died March 12, 2011.   Born in Dickson City, he was the son o...

Wanda Neyman

Wanda Neyman, 93, of Moosic and formerly of Dickson City, died Friday morning August 18, 2017 at the Jewish Home of Eastern PA.  She is survived by her husband of 72 years, Frank Neyman.   Born in Dickson City, she was the daughter of the...

Helen J. Szescila

August 12, 2017

Helen J. Szescila, 99, of Dickson City, passed away on August 9th at Moses Taylor Hospital after a brief illness.  She was preceded in death by her husband Frank, who died in 1990. Born in Throop, she was the daughter of the late Michael and Mary...

Anthony J. Popeck

Atty. Anthony J. Popeck, 72, of Scranton and formerly of Dickson City, died Thursday evening at the Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Dunmore.  He is survived by his wife the former Susan Blanchard.   Born in Dickson City, he was the son of th...

Charles A. Primich


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Charles A. Primich, 70, of Dickson City, died Tuesday morning July 25, 2017 at home.  He is survived by his wife the former, Janice Otto.  They were married 47 years.   Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late Charles Primich and the lat...

Fern Edna Klaproth


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Fern Edna Klaproth, 96, of Pittston, died Wednesday July 19, 2017 at the VA Medical Center, Wilkes Barre.   Born in Pittston, she was the daughter of the late Theodore and Audrey Woods Klaproth.  She was a 1938 graduate of Hughestown High...

Anna Marie Justave

Anna Marie Justave, of Scranton, died Thursday morning July 20, 2017 at the Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Dunmore.   Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Casper and Anna George Justave and she was a member of St. Paul’s Chur...

Stephen A. Toth


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Stephen A. Toth, devoted husband, Father, Papa, Uncle and friend passed away on Wednesday July 19, 2017 at the Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Dunmore.  He is survived by his wife the former Caroline Wrobel.  They celebrated their 55th wedding anniver...

Francis J. Wood

Francis J. Wood, 74, of Forest City died Wednesday July 12, 2017 at the Regional Hospital of Scranton.  He is survived by his wife the former Sharon Mackrell.   Born in Carbondale, he was the son of the late George and Marion Roche Wood a...

Francis J. Shanley


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Francis J. Shanley, of Houston, TX and formerly of Olyphant, died Sunday July 2, 2017 at Memorial Herman Hospital, Houston, TX.   Born in Olyphant, he was the son of the late Francis and Gertrude Kelly Shanley.  He was a 1958 graduate of ...