Obituaries

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...

Elaine Eleanor Lapinski

Elaine Eleanor Lapinski, daughter of the late Henry J. and Eleanor Seymore Lapinski, passed away prematurely at 63 from colon cancer on October 8th. Elaine is a graduate of Dickson City schools and the Star School of Beauty.  Unfortunately, due t...

Mary Ventzek Seifert

Mary Ventzek Seifert, 97, a resident at Mid Valley Manor, Peckville, and formerly of Throop, died Thursday, October 8, 2020, at the Manor. Born in Dickson City, she was the daughter of the late George and Sophie Spolnik Ventzek.   She was educat...

John M. Peters

John M. Peters, 46, of Dickson City, died Sunday, September 27, 2020, at Allied Hospice Center, Scranton, after a long and courageous battle with lung cancer. Born in Scranton, he was the son of Thomas Peters Jr., Dickson City, and the late Maria ...

William R. MacCallum

William R. MacCallum, 51, of Dickson City, died unexpectedly at the Regional Hospital of Scranton, on Wednesday, September 23, 2020.  He is survived by his wife, the former Tracey Van Luvender.  They had recently celebrated their 25th wedding anniv...

Victoria Misiura

Victoria Misiura, 98, of Olyphant, died Tuesday, September 8, 2020, at home.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Stanley Misiura, who died in 1980. Born in Dickson City, she was the daughter of the late Thaddeus and  Magdelena Czapukajtis...

Robert Kleszyk

Robert Kleszyk, 59, of Scott Twp., died Monday, September 7, 2020, at home. Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late Edward and Eleanor Cheresko Kleszyk.  He was a graduate of Lakeland High School, and he was employed by Pocal Industries, Scr...

Edmund J. Paczkowski


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Edmund Joseph Paczkowski, 92, passed into eternal life on Sept 6, 2020, at the Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Dunmore, PA. He was a loving husband, a caring father, a supporting brother, and a benevolent friend. Born on February 17, 1928, in Dickson C...

Robert Leslie Holzman


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Robert Leslie Holzman, 84, of Dickson City, died Tuesday afternoon at the Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Dunmore, surrounded by his family, following an illness.  The family is grateful to the staff at the hospice for their compassionate care during t...

Carol Ann Barr

Carol Ann Cotton Barr, 77, of Blakely, died Saturday morning August 29, 2020, at the inpatient unit of Allied Hospice, Scranton.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Allen W. Barr, who died July 31, 2010. Born in New York City, she was the ...

Stanley E. Dombrowski


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Stanley E. Dombrowski, 77, Scranton, died, Wednesday August 26, 2020 at the Riverside Health Care Center, Taylor. Born in Peckville, he was the son of the late Stanley and Agnes Pacanowski Dombrowski. He was a graduate of Dickson City High School,...

Robert J. Barneko

Robert J. Barneko, 85, of 423 Lynett Village, Allied Services, passed away, Monday August 24, 2020, at Regional Hospital of Scranton., after a brief illness. Born in South Scranton, he was the son of the late Frederick Barneko, Scranton’s first ...

Alfred Malinowski


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Alfred "Al" Malinowski, 95, a resident of the Gino Merli Veterans Center, Scranton, and formerly of Dickson City, died Monday, August 24, 2020, at the center.  He was preceded in death by his wife the former, Pauline Sokirka Malinowski.  She died o...

Robert P. Kaszuba

Robert P. Kaszuba, 80, of Scott Township, died, Monday, August 17, 2020, upon arrival at Geisinger Community Medical Center, Scranton.  He is survived by his wife of 57 years the former, Loretta Sekelsky Kaszuba. Born in Peckville, he was the son...