Obituaries

Ann Anastasia Sheruda

Ann Anastasia Sheruda, of Scott Twp., died Wednesday, May 25, 2022, at the home of her son in Dalton.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Michael Sheruda.  He died on July 19, 2015. She was the daughter of the late Louis and Josephine Fal...

Margaret Coveleskie-Saslo

Margaret Coveleskie Saslo, 96, of Dickson City, died Monday morning, May 23, 2022, at the Green Ridge Care Center, Scranton.  She was preceded in death by her first husband Dickson City Mayor Stanley Coveleskie, and her second husband, Joseph Saslo....

Mary Lou Rzeszewski

Mary Lou Rzeszewski, 86, of Dickson City, died Thursday, May 19, 2022, at Geisinger Community Medical Center, Scranton.  She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Ronald Rzeszewski. Born in Dunmore she was the daughter of the late, Michael and ...

Jameson Michael Robinson

Jameson Michael Robinson, the infant son of Jennifer Marcano and James Robinson, died upon delivery at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital on Saturday, May 14, 2022. In addition to his parents, he is survived by a sister, Brieya Robinson; his maternal g...

James F. Clifford Sr.


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James F. Clifford Sr., 77, of Scranton, died Thursday, May 12, 2022, at the Regional Hospital of Scranton. He is survived by his wife, Gay Huthmaker Clifford. Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late Joseph and Dolores Sholl Clifford. He was a...

Erwin Schmitt

Erwin “Smitty” Schmitt, 96, of Scott Twp., died Wednesday, May 11, 2022, at the Regional Hospital of Scranton, of COVID-19.  He is survived by his wife Lillian Kozlosky Schmitt. They would have celebrated 69 years of marriage in July. Born in...

Michael Kula

Michael Kula, 97, of Dickson City, died Tuesday morning May 10, 2022, at home.  He was preceded in death by his wife the former Josephine Przywara. Born in Dickson City, he was the son of the late Michael and Anna Anesko Kula, and he was a lifelo...

David Belsky


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David Joseph Belsky, 70, of Wilkes-Barre passed away Tuesday morning at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Diane Klaproth Belsky. They had celebrated 33 years of marriage. Born in Hanover, he was the son of the late Michae...

Algird "Al" Aukscunas


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Algird "AI" Aukscunas was born in Scranton and passed away peacefully on April 17, 2022, just weeks before his 89th birthday. Al resided in the "Plot" section of Scranton throughout his life and was the son of the late Alex Aukscunas and Florence ...

Vincent D. Burney Sr.

Vincent D. Burney Sr., 63, of Jefferson Twp., died Sunday, May 1, 2022, at home.  He and his wife the former Susan Pavlowski, celebrated their 39-wedding anniversary on April 16, 2022. Born in Carbondale, he was the son of the late, Domenica Gill...

Elaine D. King

Elaine King, 85 of Scott Township, passed away peacefully Saturday at Allied Hospice and Palliative Care. Her husband of 63 years is Howard King. He was her devoted caregiver over the last two years of her illness. Born in Detroit Michigan, she wa...

Carol Ann Nelson

Carol Ann Gliniecki Nelson, 74 of Jermyn, died Tuesday, April 12, 2022, at home surrounded by her family.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Eugene Nelson. He died on February 21, 2020. Born in Peckville, she was the daughter of the late ...

Chester Anuszewski


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Chester Anuszewski, Jr. of Peckville, PA passed away early Saturday morning with his wife, Loretta, of 52 years by his side. He was 84 years old. Chester was proceeded in death by his parents, Chester Sr., and Nancy Anuszewski (Matechak) of Dickson C...

Margaret Pascavage

Margaret Pascavage, 92, of Scott Twp., died on Saturday, April 2, 2022, at home.  She was preceded in death by her husband of 51 years, John Pascavage, who died on March 13, 2003. Born in Olyphant, she was the daughter of the late George and Ther...

Martha DePietro

Martha DePietro, a resident of Olyphant, died Thursday morning at the home of her daughter.  She was preceded in death by her husband of 67 years, Claudio DePietro.  He died on June 15, 2020. Born in Prompton, she was the daughter of the late Le...

Joanne Michlowski

Joanne Michlowski, 95, a Dickson City resident, died Tuesday, March 22, 2022, at the Hospice of the Sacred Heart Inpatient Unit, Dunmore. She was preceded in death by her husband, Michael J. Michlowski who died September 19, 1997. Born in Olyphant...

Joseph V. Vojick

Joseph V. Vojick, of Childs, went to be in the comforting arms of his Lord and Savior on Thursday, March 3, 2022, at the Hospice of the Sacred Heart Inpatient Unit, Dunmore. He is survived by his wife Stacie Hendrickson Vojick. Born in Scranton, he ...

Joan Jennes Smargiassi

Joan Jennes Smargiassi, 92, of Eynon, died Wednesday morning March 2, 2022, at Allied Hospice Center, Scranton.  She was preceded in death by her husband, John Smargiassi, who died October 11, 1991. Born in Dickson City, she was the daughter of t...

Ray "Piker" Pahoski

Ray “Piker” Pahoski, 79, of Dickson City, died Tuesday, March 1, 2022, at home. Born in Dickson City he was the son of the late Stanley and Stella Pawlowski Pahoski, and he was a graduate of Dickson City High School.  He served six years with...

Robert J. Evonits

Robert J. Evonits Jr., 56, of Mayfield, died on Saturday, February 19, 2022, at Geisinger Community Medical Center, Scranton surrounded by his loving family.  He is survived by his wife of 25 years, Lori Lapiers Evonits. Born in Scranton, he was ...

Linda A. Balascio

Linda A. Balascio, 73, of Dickson City, died on Monday, February 14, 2022, at Geisinger Community Medical Center, Scranton. She is survived by her husband of 53 years, Frank Balascio Sr., who dedicated his life to her care during her illness. Born...

William P. Herold

William P. Herold, 85, of Greenfield Twp., died Thursday, February 3, 2022, at home surrounded by his family. He is survived by his devoted wife of 53 years, Irene Hubiak Herold. Born in Wilkes Barre, he was the son of the late Joseph and Madeli...

Walter Olszewski


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Walter Olszewski, 87, of Dickson City, died on Wednesday, February 2, 2022, at home. He was preceded in death by his wife Mary Ann Matuszewski Olszewski. Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late Walter and Mary Yescavage Olszewski, and he was ...

Lorraine Janus Srebro

Lorraine Janus Srebro, 93, of Dickson City died peacefully on Saturday, January 22, 2022 at her son’s home at Chapman Lake.  She was the wife of the late Henry F. Srebro, who passed away in 2015. They were married for 57 years. Born and raised ...