Obituaries

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Lorraine Stempniak

September 23, 2022

Lorraine Stempniak, 95, of Dickson City, died on Friday, September 23, 2022, at home. Born in Dickson City, she was the daughter of the late Andrew and Lottie Lukasewicz Stempniak, and she was a lifelong, and devout member of St. Mary’s Visitati...

Frank A. DiVizio

September 14, 2022

Frank A. DiVizio, 91, of Dickson City, died on Wednesday, September 14, 2022, at home. Born in Dunmore, he was the son of the late Biagio and Elizabeth Morlino DiVizio, and he was a member of St. Mary’s Visitation Church, Dickson City.  He was ...
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Thomas M. Czarkowski

September 9, 2022

Thomas M. Czarkowski, of Clarks Summit, formerly of Dickson City, died unexpectedly Friday, September 9, 2022. He was born on August 6, 1946, in Scranton, PA. He was married to Sheila, his beautiful wife for 43 years and recently celebrated his 76th ...
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James Dermody

September 2, 2022

James Patrick Dermody of Blakely died on Friday morning, September 2, 2022, at Regional Hospital of Scranton. Jimmy was born on November 11, 1946, in Scranton. He was the son of the late Edward and Jane Carroll Dermody. He attended Dunmore High Schoo...
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Mary T. Graham

August 31, 2022

Mary T. Graham, nee Hrinko, passed away on August 31, 2022. She was 92 years old. She resided at The Chelsea of Tinton Falls, NJ, after living in Little Silver and Colts Neck, NJ, and quite a few other places. Born on May 23, 1930, in Scranton, s...
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Ronald R. Rzeszewski

August 26, 2022

Ronald R. Rzeszewski, 86, of Dickson City, died on Friday morning, August 26, 2022, at the Linwood Nursing and Rehab Center, Scranton.  He was preceded in death by his wife  Mary Lou Lombardo Rzeszewski.  She died on May 19, 2022. Born in Dicks...
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Norma N. Taylor

August 17, 2022

Norma N. Taylor of Blakely, PA, passed away on August 17th, 2022 after a short illness.  Norma was 90 years old and was surrounded by loving family in her final hours.  She passed away as she lived her life, full of grace and dignity. Norma was ...
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Eileen M. Bateridge

August 12, 2022

Eileen M. Bateridge, 56, of Scranton, died on Friday, August 12, 2022, at Geisinger Community Hospital, Scranton. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Martin W. and Margaret May Bateridge. She was a 1984 graduate of Mid Valley High Sch...

David Nicholson

July 25, 2022

David Nicholson, 60, of Dickson City, died on Monday, July 25, 2022, at home.  He is survived by his wife Jennifer Swingle Nicholson. Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late Richard Lloyd and Janice Ann Baker Nicholson.  He attended Springf...
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Helen Kolenda

July 21, 2022

Helen Kolenda, 93, of Dickson City, died on her birthday Thursday, July 21, 2022, at the Scranton Health Care Center, Scranton.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward Kolenda.  They were married 60 years at the time of his death on March...
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Stanley J. Borden

July 19, 2022

Stanley J. Borden, 64, of Springbrook Twp., died Tuesday, July 19, 2022, at Geisinger Community Medical Center, Scranton.  He is survived by his wife Cheryl Luongo Borden. Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late Stanley A. and Ann Germeak Bo...
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Barbara Valtos

July 11, 2022

Barbara Valtos, 73, of Scott Twp., died on Monday, July 11, 2022, at the Gino Merli Veterans Center, Scranton.  She was preceded in death by her husband, John “Johnnie” Valtos.  They had been married 43 years at the time of his death. Born i...

Audrey S. Gorrick

July 7, 2022

Audrey S. Gorrick, 74, of Fleetville, died peacefully Thursday morning at the home of her daughter in Fleetville. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Michael and Beatrice Purdy Scripp.  She was educated in the Dunmore School Dist...

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Leonard J. Chesnaky Sr.

July 5, 2022

Leonard J. Chesnaky Sr., 82, of Dickson City, died on Tuesday morning at the Mountain View Care Center, Scranton.  He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Dolores Berta Chesnaky. Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late John and Catherine Kil...

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John D. Buckshon Jr.

June 29, 2022

John D. Buckshon Jr., 86, of Olyphant, died on Wednesday, June 29, 2022, at the Allied Services Rehab Hospital, Scranton.  He is survived by his wife of 64 years Sandra Wyszynski Buckshon. Born in Jessup, he was the son of the late John and Mary ...
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LeeAnn M. Krawczyk

June 28, 2022

LeeAnn M. Mericle Krawczyk, 54, of Dickson City, died at home on June 28, 2022. She is survived by her husband of 37 years Jeffrey Krawczyk. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late John and Lois Byron Mericle and was a member of St. Mar...
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Theresa Scott Korczakowski

June 1, 2022

Theresa Scott Korczakowski, 93, of Olyphant, died Wednesday June 1st, 2022, at Moses Taylor Hospital, Scranton. Born in Throop, she was the daughter of the late John and Stella Szczepanska Yablonski and was a member of St. Mary’s Visitation Chur...
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Ann Anastasia Sheruda

May 25, 2022

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...
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Margaret Coveleskie-Saslo

May 23, 2022

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....
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Mary Lou Rzeszewski

May 19, 2022

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 ...
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Jameson Michael Robinson

May 14, 2022

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...

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James F. Clifford Sr.

May 12, 2022

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...
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Erwin Schmitt

May 11, 2022

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...
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Michael Kula

May 10, 2022

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...

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David Belsky

May 10, 2022

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...