Obituaries

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Irene Hoynitski Skutnick

Irene Hoynitski Skutnick, 91, of Dickson City, died Monday evening November 25, 2019, at home.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Chester S. Skutnick.  He died on January 30, 2000. Born in Throop, she was the daughter of the late Benjami...

Frances Kucharski Washkuch

Frances (Frannie) Kucharski Washkuch, a lifelong resident of Throop, died peacefully Sunday, November 24, 2019, at age 98. The last living child of the late Joseph and Tillie Sczmanski Kucharski, she was born on November 26, 1920. Frannie resided ...

Bernard L. Plevyak


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Bernard L. Plevyak, 94, of Scott Twp., died Thursday morning November 21, 2019, at Allied Hospice, Scranton. He is survived by his wife of 69 years the former Dorothy Novobilski. Born in Carbondale, he was the son of the late Joseph and Catherine ...

Robert Cortese

Robert (Bob) Cortese, 52 of Jefferson Township died unexpectedly of natural causes at home on November 20, 2019. He is survived by his wife of 9 years, the former Carrie Lee. Born in Scranton, he was the son of Carol Warzecha Cortese, Dickson City...

David J. Brojack

David James Brojack, 66, Scott Twp., died Friday morning November 15, 2019, at the Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Dunmore. Born in Peckville on January 14, 1953, he was preceded in death by his parents, William A. and Helen Guidos Brojack, and he is...

Diane Myers

Diane Myers, of Peckville, died Wednesday morning November 6, 2019, at the Hospice of the Sacred Heart Inpatient Unit, Dunmore. She is survived by her husband of 53 years, Sherman Myers. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Alex and ...

Veronica Fredericks

Veronica Fredericks, 80, of Archbald died Monday night at the Regional Hospital of Scranton.  She is survived by her husband, Robert Fredericks, with whom she celebrated 60 years of marriage in June. Born in Staten Island, NY, she was the daughte...

Pearl C Piernik

Pearl C. Piernik, 95, of Dickson City, died Sunday October 13th, 2019 at Green Ridge Care Center, Scranton. Born in Dickson City, she was the daughter of the late George Piernik and Josephine Wasilchyk Piernik-Kowalski, and step daughter of  the ...

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...