Obituaries

Gerald Kaminski


Veteran
Gerald Kaminski, 81, of Dickson City died Saturday morning August 1, 2020, at home.  He is survived by his wife Elaine Stracham Kaminski who he shared 60 wonderful years with, married for 47 years. Born in Scranton, on December 29, 1938, he was t...

Frederick B. Bonk


Veteran
Frederick B. Bonk, of Factoryville, died Tuesday, July 21, 2020, at the Regional Hospital of Scranton. He is survived by his wife, the former, Evelyn E. Vian. Born in Wilkes Barre, he was the son of the late Frank and Mary Kovalchick Bonk, and he ...

Robert Yeselavage


Veteran
Robert “Lesley” Yeselavage Sr., age 76, passed away peacefully on Thursday July 30, 2020, with his wife and children by his side. He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Alberta Yeselavage née Buiocchi, his son Robert Yeselavage Jr. and wife ...

Leo Wisniewski


Veteran
Leo Wisniewski, 94 of Dickson City passed away peacefully on the night of Tuesday, July 28, 2020, at Hospice of the Sacred Heart in Dunmore. He was born in 1925 in Peckville to Francis and Adeline Wisniewski. He proudly volunteered during WWII and...

Michael A. Kiehart Jr.


Veteran
Michael A. Kiehart Jr., a Dickson City resident, died Saturday morning July 25, 2020, at home.  He is survived by his wife of 45 years the former, Janet Kosciuk. Born in Mayfield, he was the son of the late Michael and Mary Csinger Kiehart, and h...

Dorothy Toton Markiewicz

Dorothy Toton Markiewicz, 92, formerly of Blakely, passed away peacefully at her daughter’s home on the afternoon of July 23, 2020.  Her husband was the late John Markiewicz. Born October 6. 1927 in Blakeley, PA, she was the daughter of the lat...

John Grzybowski Sr.

John Grzybowski Sr., 78, of Scott Twp., died Friday, July 10, 2020, at home after a brief illness.  He was preceded in death by his wife of 56 years, Gayle Kramer Grzybowski.  She died on June 27, 2019. Born in Scott Twp., he was the son of the ...

Eleanore D. Sparrow

Eleanore D. Sparrow, 95, of Scott Township, died Monday, July 6, 2020, at Geisinger Community Medical Center, Scranton. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph F. Sparrow, who died April 4, 2016. Born in Scott Twp., she was the daughter o...

Eleanor Lisiak

Eleanor Lisiak, of Scott Township, died Sunday morning at Mid Valley Health Care Center. She was preceded in death by her husband Michael Lisiak. Born on January 10,1930 in Olyphant, she was the daughter of the late Andrew and Anna Sova Korona. Sh...

Joseph S. Kutsop

Joseph S. Kutsop, 68, of Blakely, died unexpectedly Saturday morning.  He is survived by the former Kathleen Misiura Kutsop who he was married to for 30 years. Born in Peckville, he was the son of the late Peter and Josephine Rumovitz Kutsop.  H...

Joseph J. Quinn

Joseph J. Quinn, 74, of Blakely, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, June 21, 2020, at Regional Hospital of Scranton, surrounded by his family.  He is survived by his wife of 52 years, the former Carol D’Amico. Born in Peckville, he was the son of...

Edward P. Rutkowski

Edward P. Rutkowski, 65, of Dickson City, died Friday evening June 19, 2020, at Wilkes Barre General Hospital, after a brief illness. Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late Edward A. and Jeanette Pagnotti Rutkowski, and he was a member of St...

Jane V. Wojciechowski

Jane V. Wojciechowski, a resident at Clarks Summit Senior Living,  and formerly of Dickson City, died Tuesday morning, June 16, 2020, at Allied Hospice.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Ronald S. Wojciechowski.  He died on April 8, 2012....

Claudio DePietro


Veteran
Claudio "Clyde" DePietro, 96, a resident of Olyphant, died Monday morning at the Hospice of the Sacred Heart Inpatient Unit, Dunmore.  He is survived by his wife of 67 years, the former Martha Magalski. Born in Olyphant, he was the son of the lat...

Helen Kraycinovich

Helen “Aunt Helen” Kraycinovich, 93, a resident of Dickson City, died Tuesday morning, at the Scranton Health Care Center.  She was preceded in death by her husband, best friend and partner of 46 years, Peter kraycinovich, who died January 7, 19...

Mary Ellen Scochin

Mary Ellen Scochin, 73, a resident of the Forest City Nursing Facility, and formerly of Scott Twp., died Wednesday, May 6, 2020, due to complications of COVID 19. Born in Scott Twp., she was the daughter of the late George and Ann Skwish Konecny, ...

John Graziul


Veteran
John "Norm" Graziul, 87, a resident of Lawrenceville, NJ, and formerly of Dickson City, died Monday, May 4, 2020, at the Capitol Health Center, Hopewell, NJ.  He was preceded in death by his wife the former, Geraldine Yezierski. Born in Dickson C...

Judith A. Zorbas

Judith A. Zorbas, 73, Clarks Summit, died Friday, May 1, 2020, at  Allied Skilled Nursing Facility, Scranton. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late John Sr. and Ann Sidorovitz Gustave, and she was a member of St. Peter’s Cathedral,...

Theresa Popovich Rolka

Theresa A. (Popovich) Rolka, 83, a former resident of Montdale, passed away on Monday, April 27th, 2020 at Mountain View Care Center. She was the wife and soulmate of John Paul Rolka, who passed away in September 2018, with whom she shared 58 years o...

Elizabeth "Betty" Vitvitsky

Elizabeth "Betty" Vitvitsky, 89, passed away on April 26, 2020, at the Lackawanna Health and Rehab Center.  She was the widow of John Vitvitsky, who died August 12, 2002. Born November 6, 1930, in Dickson City.  She was the daughter of the late ...

Joseph J. Kaminski

Joseph J. Kaminski, 77, a resident of the Dunmore Health Care Center, and formerly of Dickson City, died Saturday morning April 18, 2020, at the center. Born in Peckville, he was the son of the late Joseph and Helen Mozdziock Kaminski, and he was ...

Patricia Paulish

Patricia Paulish, of Dickson City, died Thursday, April 16, 2020, at Allied Hospice.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Peter Paulish Jr.  He died on August 10, 2012. Born in Dickson City, she was the daughter of the late Peter and Mary ...

Thomas C. Fawzon


Veteran
Thomas C. Fawzon, 68, of Archbald, passed away on Wednesday, April 15, 2020, at Regional Hospital of Scranton, after a long illness.  He is survived by his wife, the former Linda Botelho. Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late Peter Sr. and...

Dolores Henrietta Bachak

Dolores Henrietta Bachak, 83, formerly of Mayfield, Jermyn, and most recently of Applewood Acres, Clarks Summit, died Monday, April 6, 2020, at Allied Skilled Nursing Facility, Scranton. Born in Mayfield, she was the daughter of the late Joseph an...

Dennis Sowinski

Dennis Sowinski, 88, passed away April 5, 2020, surrounded by his family. Dennis was born on March 31, 1932, to the late Frank and Sophie Zelewski Sowinski of Dickson City. He graduated from Dickson City High School and owned and operated Sowinski...