Obituaries

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Thomas Bartkowski

Thomas J. Bartkowski, 73, of Dickson City, died Wednesday evening July 20, 2016 at Mountain View Care Center, Scranton.  He was preceded in death by his wife the former Patricia Novajosky.  She died May 10, 2012.   Born in Peckville, he was ...

John P. Zale Jr.


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John P. Zale Jr., 73 of Dickson City, died Sunday morning July 17, 2016 at home.  He was preceded in death by his first wife the former, Ann Theresa Alimenti Zale, she died April 6, 2003, and his second wife the former, AnnMarie Brysten Zale of Hano...

John S. Dragon

John S. Dragon, 90, of Scott Twp., passed away on Friday morning July 8, 2016 at home.  He was preceded in death by his wife the former Nancy Lloyd Dragon on May 7, 1993 after forty years of marriage.   The youngest son of Sylvester and J...

Clara E. Burden

Clara E. Burden, 93, of Dalton, died Thursday July 7, 2016 at home.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Julius Burden, who died October 13, 1994.   Born in Throop, she was the daughter of the late Stanley and Mary Krysta Boyarsky and s...

Frank M. Salva

Frank M. Salva, 69, of Blakely died Thursday morning June 30, 2016 at the home of his son, Joseph, in Olyphant. He is survived by his wife, the former Ann Marie Caulson. They would have celebrated 44 years of marriage this November. Born in Carbon...

Rose Lee Tokarz

Rose Lee Tokarz, 72, of Jefferson Township died, Wednesday June 22, 2016 at Wayne Woodlands Manor.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Julius “Jules” Tokarz on April 28, 2003.   Born in Dickson City, she was the daughter of the...

Ann Harkins

Ann Harkins, a resident of Throop, died Saturday evening June 18, 2016 at home.  She was preceded in death by her husband Patrick J. Harkins, who died in 2000.   Born in Throop, she was the daughter of the late Alexander and Anna Wroblewski Nav...

Alexandra Lechowski

Alexandra “Alice” Lechowski, a resident of Scott Twp, died Saturday night at home.  She was preceded in death by her husband Walter P. Lechowski, who died in 1969.   Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Victor and Mary Bogdo...

Pearl A. Grzenda

  Pearl A. Grzenda, 90, Throop, died Thursday June 9, 2016 at Geisinger Community Medical Center, Scranton.  She was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years John E. Grzenda, who died June 29, 2008.   Born and raised in Throop, she wa...

Florence D. Kolucki Wiercinski

Florence D. Kolucki Wiercinski, a life long resident of Dickson City, died Sunday evening June 5, 2016 at home surrounded by her family.  She is survived by her husband, Frank R. Wiercinski.   Born in Dickson City, she was the daughter of...

Thomas S. Dombrowski


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On the evening of Friday, June 3rd, 2016, Thomas S. Dombrowski, of Scott Township, passed away peacefully in his sleep. Tom was 78. He is survived by his  loving and devoted wife of 52 years, the former Ann Marie  Kazmierski. Born in Peckville...

Aloysius F. Czarnecki


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  Aloysius F. “Al” Czarnecki, 85 of Dickson City, died Friday May 27, 2016 at the Regional Hospital of Scranton.  He is survived by his wife of 30 years the former Irene Nowakowski, formerly of Duryea.   Born in Dickson City, ...

Patricia Jacukowicz

Patricia Jacukowicz, 66, of Dickson City, died Monday morning May 23, 2016 at the Hospice of the Sacred Heart in patient unit, Dunmore.  She is survived  by her husband of 42 years, Stanley Jacukowicz.   Born in Peckville, she was the da...

John Washo

John Washo, 50, of Taylor passed away at home on Sunday, May 22, 2016.  John was born on July 7, 1965 in Peckville and was the son of the late John Jr. and Helene Washo. John will be remembered for his love of being the center of attention, Fiv...

Joseph S. Pallo


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Joseph S. Pallo, 74, of Dickson City, died Friday evening May 20, 2016 at home after a long and courageous battle with Parkinson‘s Disease.  He and his wife Barbara celebrated their 46th wedding anniversary on May 2, 2016.   Joseph was born...

Eugenia Mellow

Eugenia Mellow, 72, of Dickson City, died Thursday May 19, 2016 at home.   Born in Peckville, she was the daughter of the late Alfred and Genevieve Lukasik Borusiewicz and she was a member of St. Mary’s Visitation Church, Dickson City.  She...

Leo David


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Leo David, 86, of Dickson City died Saturday May 14, 2016 at home.   Born June 21, 1929 in Dickson City, he was the son of the late Stanley and Sophie Kuranda David, and he was a member of St. Mary’s Visitation Church, Dickson City.  He was...

Andrew Abe Uhrin

Andrew Abe Uhrin, 82, of Scott Twp, died at home on Saturday, May 7th 2016. He is survived by his wife, the former Bette Stupak.   Born in Scott Twp, he was the son of the late Michael and Mary Cheresko Uhrin, and was a member of St. John ...

Virginia B. Halenda

Virginia B. Halenda, of Dickson City died Saturday evening April 30, 2016 at the home of her daughter in Scott Twp., were she had resided for the past 9 months.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Halenda, who died March 9, 2000.   ...

Marion Narcoonis

Marion Narcoonis, 90, of Olyphant and formerly of Dickson City, died Friday April 29, 2016 at the VNA Hospice Unit at Geisinger Community Medical Center, Scranton.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Gerald J. Narcoonis who died November 18, ...

Helen Prorock

Helen Prorock, 95, of Blakely, died Wednesday April 20, 2016 at the Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Dunmore.  She was preceded in death by husband Matthew Prorock, he died December 12, 1966.   Born in Dunmore she was the daughter of the late Geo...

Daniel M. Polcha

Daniel M. Polcha, 61, of Dickson City, died Tuesday April 12, 2016 at Geisinger Community Medical Center, Scranton.  He is survived by his wife the former, Barbara Prushinski.   Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late Addison and Agnes O...

Marilyn A. Ward

Marilyn A. Ward, 71, of Dickson City, died Saturday evening April 9, 2016 at the home of her son in Dickson City.  She was preceded in death by her husband, John Ward.  He died March 30, 2007.   Born in Peckville, she was the daughter of...

Felix D. Malski


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Felix D. Malski, 83, of Dickson City, died Tuesday April 5, 2016 at the VNA Hospice Unit at Geisinger Community Center, Scranton.  He is survived by his wife the former, Dorothy Paciotti.   Born in Dickson City, he was the son of the late Jos...

Joseph F. Sparrow


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Joseph F. Sparrow, 91, of Scott Twp., died Monday morning  April 4, 2016  at home.  He is survived by his wife of 66 years the former Eleanor Tranovich.   Born in Blakely, he was the son of the late Joseph and Catherine Zarnosky Sparrow and...