Obituaries

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John J. Meehan III

John J. Meehan III, of Scranton, died Sunday evening October 6, 2019, at the Hospice of the Sacred Heart Inpatient Unit, Dunmore.  He is survived by his wife the former, Jennifer Jones.  On October 2, 2019, they had been married for 20 years. Bo...

Mary ann Kalaha

Mary ann Kalaha, Dickson City, passed away peacefully on Monday, September 23, 2019, at Geisinger Community Medical Center following an illness. She was the wife of the late Charles J. Kalaha, her “Chas,” and was affectionately called “Dear Hea...

Michele June Klaproth

Michele June Klaproth, age 68, died peacefully on September 19, 2019, at Mountain View Care Center, Scranton. She was preceded in death by her parents, James J. Klaproth and Marguerite Warren, and by her sister, Melinda Laboskie. Born July 6, 1951...

Linda K. Koloc

  Linda K. Koloc, 70, of the Winton Section of Jessup, died Tuesday September 17, 2019, at home after a lengthy illness.  She is survived by her husband, Eugene Koloc. Linda was preceded in death by a son, Jeff, and a brother, Richard, an...

Leonard F. Matan

Leonard F. Matan, 71, of Dickson City, passed away peacefully in Regional Hospital of Scranton on Tuesday, September 10, 2019. Born on October 31, 1947, in Scranton, Leonard was the son of the late Henry C. and Ann Pertiko Matan.  He was educated...

Roger D. Sewall


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Roger D. Sewall, 69, of Fleetville, passed away on Monday, September 9, 2019, at Geisinger Community Medical Center, Scranton, after a long illness.  He is survived by his loving wife of 31 years, the former Marina Macedonio. Born in Flushing, NY...

Ruthann R. Amico

Ruthann R. Amico, 90, of Throop and formerly of Dickson City, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Saturday morning August 17, 2019, at Allied Skilled Nursing Facility, Scranton.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Vincent Amico. Born in...

Ann Killian

August 13, 2019

Ann Killian, of Dickson City, died Friday, August 9th, 2019 at Regional Hospital, Scranton.  She is survived by her husband, James Killian. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Michael and Stephany Peko McGurl, and she was a member ...

Mary Kolucki

Mary Kolucki, 93, of Scott Township, passed into heaven on Friday, August 9, 2019, surrounded by her loving family. Mary was the wife of the late Dr. Frank Kolucki, Sr., mother of Barbara Kolucki, Mary Menzel and husband, Paul, Theresa Cornnell and h...

Leo V. Rumovitz Jr.

Leo V. Rumovitz, 83, a resident at the Gardens at Scranton, and formerly of Olyphant, Eynon, and Dickson City died Wednesday morning August 7, 2019 at Allied Hospice Scranton. Born in Dickson City, he was the son of the late Leo Sr. and Stella Suw...

Jeffrey Walter Krucar

Jeffrey Walter Krucar, 55, of Greenfield Twp died Friday at Geisinger CMC from injuries sustained in a car accident.  He was preceded in death by a brother, Walter. Born in Scranton, Jeffrey was the son of Walter and Lorraine Nieratko Krucar.  H...

Neil R. Intoccia

Neil R. Intoccia, 62, of Throop, Pa., passed away Wednesday morning July 10, 2019 at home, surrounded by his loving family, after a courageous battle with prostate cancer. He was born in Scranton, Pa., to Vincent Intoccia and the late Ruth Intocci...

Andrew M. Powanda


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Andrew M. Powanda, 74, a resident of Gino Merli Veterans Center, Scranton, and formerly of Olyphant, died Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at Geisinger Community Medical Center, Scranton. Born in Olyphant, he was the son of the late Andrew A. and Kathryn R...

Gayle E. Grzybowski

Gayle E. Grzybowski, 74, of Scott Twp., died Thursday evening June 27, 2019 unexpectedly at home.  She is survived by her husband of 56 years, John Grzybowski Sr. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Thelma Glaesman Kramer...

Michael P. Terpak

Michael P. Terpak, 43, of Scott Twp., died Saturday June 22, 2019, at home surrounded by his loving family after a long battle with renal failure. Born in Scranton, he was the son of Paul and Marianne Munley Terpak, Scott Twp, and he was a member ...

Michael J. Kman

Michael J. Kman, formerly of Dickson City, died unexpectedly on June 21, 2019. Born in Scranton, he was the son of Gloria Osborne, and the late Michael Kman Sr.  He was educated in St. Mary’s Parochial School and he was a 1982 graduate of Bisho...

Thomas Bowman Johnson


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Thomas Bowman Johnson, 75, of Peckville, died Sunday evening June 16, 2019, at the Lackawanna Health Care Center, Sturges; after a long and courageous battle with Parkinson disease and Lewy body dementia.  He is survived by his wife of 52 years, the...

Karen M. Paruzynski


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Karen M. Paruzynski, 63, formerly of Dickson City, died Saturday June 15, 2019, at Allied Hospice, Scranton.  Karen lived a life that focused on serving others and treating her neighbors with kindness. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of th...

Pearl Yazinski

Pearl Yazinski, 92, a resident of Dickson City, died Thursday, May 23, 2019, at Green Ridge Health Center Scranton.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Adam J. Yazinski.  He died on February 16, 1987. Born in Dickson City, she was the dau...

Bernard Michini

Bernard M. “Bernie” Michini, 57, of Dickson City, died unexpectedly after surgery on Tuesday, May 14, 2019, while recuperating at home.  He is survived by his wife the former Carol Shaffer, they would have celebrated 30 years of marriage on Frid...

Donald A. Easton


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Donald Albert Easton Sr., 94, of S. Abington Township, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Monday, May 6, with his loving and devoted wife, Joan Kazmierski Easton and family at his side. Donald was born in Paterson, NJ on Feb 28, 1925, he was t...

John A. Lutian Jr.


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John A. Lutian Jr., 72, a resident of Scranton, died Wednesday May 1, 2019 at home.  He is survived by his wife, the former Carolyn J. Miller.  They would have celebrated 50 years of marriage in June. Born in Gary, WV, he was the son of the late...

Suzette Jeanette Borusiewicz

Suzette Jeanette Borusiewicz, 72, of Dickson City, died Sunday evening, April 28, at Geisinger Community Medical Center, Scranton, after an unexpected brief illness. She was the beloved wife and life of her husband, Alfred Borusiewicz. They had been ...

Charles Kosciuk


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Charles Kosciuk, 80, of Olyphant, died peacefully on Wednesday, April 24th, surrounded by his whole family.  He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Charlotte Bulford Kosciuk. Born in Moosic, he was the son of the late Edward Charles and Geneviev...

Martin W. Bateridge

Martin W. Bateridge, 76, of the Bell Mountain Section of Dickson City, died Tuesday, April 16, 2019, at home.  He is now reunited with his soul mate, his wife of 47 years the former, Margaret “Peggy” May.  She died on April 21, 2012. Born in...