Obituaries

Marie A. Kozlowski

Marie A. Kozlowski, a resident of the Lackawanna Health and Rehab Center, and formerly of Dickson City, died Friday evening, January 8, 2021 at the Center.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Eugene Kozlowski. Born in Dickson City, she was...

Raymond P. Zalewski

Raymond P Zalewski, 69, passed away January 8,2021 at  Regional Hospital, Scranton from complications of COVID-19. Born Oct. 7, 1951, son of the late Frank G. Zalewski and the late Bertha S. Karvotski Zalewski. He was a resident of  Lackawanna H...

Anna Schlasta

Anna Schlasta, 91, of Scott Twp., died Thursday morning January 7, 2021, at home. She was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, Stephen Schlasta, Sr.  He died October 26, 2011. Born in Scott Twp., she was the daughter of the late Akym an...

Eleanor Kobylanski

Eleanor Kobylanski, 90, of Dickson City, died Friday, January 1, 2021, at home.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry S. Kobylanski.  He died March 30, 2016. Born in Scranton, and raised in Old Forge, she was the daughter of the late ...

Helen Yourkowski

Helen Yourkowski, 90, of Throop, passed away on Thursday, December 31, 2020.  She was preceded in death by her husband, John Yourkowski. Born in Jessup, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Helen Zukusky Benderovich.  Before retiring, she ...

Alberta Buiocchi Yeselavage

Alberta (Buiocchi) Yeselavage, age 76, passed away peacefully on Thursday, December 31, 2020.  She died of heart complications, and a broken heart, 5 months after the passing of her husband of 53 years, Robert Yeselavage Sr. Alberta was born on A...

Francis Hughes

Francis Hughes, 59, of Throop, died Tuesday, December 29, 2020, at Allied Hospice, Scranton.  He is survived by his wife of 43 years, the former Linda Filarsky. Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late Francis and Hedy Lewan Hughes, and he wa...

Thomas J. Grzech Sr.


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Thomas J. Grzech Sr., 80, of Greenfield Twp., died Tuesday, December 29, 2020, at Wayne Memorial Hospital, Honesdale.  He was preceded in death by his wife the former, Estelle Wallinger Grzech.  She died on September 30, 1989. Born and raised in...

Gerald Smith

Gerald “Smitty” Smith, 68, of Dickson City, died Tuesday evening December 15, 2020, at Moses Taylor Hospital, Scranton.  He is survived by his wife of 46 years the former, Deborah Stemphoski. Born in Scranton, he was the son of Irene Hannis S...

John J. Maza

John J. Maza, 63, of Dickson City, died unexpectedly Sunday morning December 13, 2020, at home.  He is survived by his wife of 36 years, the former Mary Beth Viscovitz. Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late Leonard and Alice Walasky Maza....

Andrew John Hojnoski

Andrew John ‘A.J.’ Hojnoski born July 12, 1989, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Saturday, December 12, 2020, after fighting a long battle with drug addiction. Andrew graduated from Windsor Central School in 2008 with High Honors. He the...

Daniel Siniawa

On Tuesday, December 8, 2020, Daniel Siniawa, loving husband, father, and grandfather, passed away at age 88. Daniel was born on March 13, 1932, in Justus, Pennsylvania, to Peter and Hazel Siniawa. He was a graduate of Scott High School, Class of ...

Carol M. Chaykosky

Carol M. Chaykosky, 65, of Greenfield Twp., passed away at home in the presence of her family on Saturday, November 5, 2020.  She is survived by her husband of 39 years, Nicholas Chaykosky Sr. Born in Peckville, she was the daughter of Juliann Tu...

Olga Bednarek

Olga Bednarek, 98, died Wednesday, November 25, 2020, at Green Ridge Care Center, Scranton, Pa. She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Bednarek, who died May 28, 1993. Daughter of the late Andrew Wanuga and Mary Kuchwara Wanuga, she was a li...

Alberta J. Kulas

Alberta J. Kulas, 83, went home to the Lord on Saturday, November 21, 2020. A lifelong resident of Dickson City, she was born on January 29, 1937.  She was the daughter of the late Edward and Julia Belonis Kulas.  She was a lifelong member of St...

Irene T. Kasmark Kaczmarek

Irene T. Kasmark Kaczmarek, 98, a resident of the Green Ridge Health Care Center, and formerly of Dickson City, died Thursday, November 19, 2020, at the center. She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank. He died on August 18, 2000. Born in S...

William Novak


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William Novak, 90, of Scott Twp. died Tuesday, November 17, 2020, at home.  He was preceded in death by his wife, the former Sonia Kalaha Novak.  She died on April 22, 2008. Born and raised in Scott Twp., he was the son of the late Alfred and Ma...

Thomas E. Anuszewski


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Tommy Anuszewski, a compassionate, loving, loyal son, brother, friend, and soldier died at home Sunday. Born in Scranton, he was the son of Ellen Jane Brown Anuszewski, Scott Twp., and the late Theodore Anuszewski.  He graduated from Lakeland H.S...

Richard S. Tratthen Sr.

Richard S. Tratthen, Sr., 83, of Scott Twp., passed away peacefully Saturday evening at home surrounded by his family.  He is survived by his beloved wife of 61 years, the former Pearl Krzan. Born in Peckville, he was the son of the late Richard ...

Alice Delores Cordell

Alice Delores “Dee” Cordell, 91, of Dickson City, died Friday evening October 23, 2020, at home with her daughter, and best friend Cindy by her side.  She was preceded in death by her husband Norman A. Cordell.  He died on August 13, 2000. B...

Judith May Bielinski Burch

Judith May Bielinski Burch, 76, of Dickson City, died at home on October 23, 2020. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Henry and Sophie Bargielski Bielinski, and she was a member of St. Mary’s Visitation Church, Dickson City.  Sh...

Ann Marie Daszkiewicz

Ann Marie Daszkiewicz, 79, of Dickson City, died Thursday, October 22, 2020, at Abington Manor, Clarks Summit. Born in Peckville, she was the daughter of the late Leon and Anna Mishko Daszkiewicz, and she was a devout Catholic and member of St. Ma...

Audrey Wierzinski

Audrey Wierzinski, 89, of Throop, passed away October 21st at Allied Hospice.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward Wierzinski. Born in Throop, Audrey was the daughter of the late Caleb and Alverna Miller-Martin. She attended Throop h...

Martin Peter Barthold Sr.


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Martin Peter Barthold Sr., 85, of Dickson City, died Thursday evening October 15, 2020 with his family by his side at the Regional Hospital of Scranton.  He was preceded in death by his wife, the former Louise Zumblauskas. Born in Dickson City, h...

James Dombkowski


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James Dombkowski, 84 of Dickson City, passed away Wednesday, October 14, 2020, at his private residence, Archbald.    Born in Peckville, he was the son of the late John Dombkowski and Eva Sosnoski, who immigrated from Poland.  He was a loving hu...