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John Yzenas Sr.


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John (Jack) Yzenas Sr., 90, of Hobart IN, formerly of Covington Township, passed away Wednesday, November 16, 2016. Born on December 25, 1925 in Dickson City, he was the son of the late Anthony and Elizabeth Yzenas.     He attended Dickson Cit...

Stanley P. Smola Jr.


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Stanley P. Smola Jr., 97,  died on November 14, 2016.  Son of Stanley and Mary, he was born on February 8, 1919, and was a long time resident of Blakely. He was preceded in death by Pearl, his wife of 67 years. Stanley was a very gentle and lov...

Robert P. Dunback

Robert P. Dunback, 56, of Dickson City, died unexpectedly on Friday morning November 11, 2016 upon arrival at Geisinger Community Medical Center, Scranton. He is survived by his wife the former Lisa Krawczyk. They had been married 26 years on April 6...

Patricia Maziarz

Patricia “Pat” Maziarz, 81, of Archbald and formerly of Bell Mtn. Scranton died Monday morning October 17, 2016 at the Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Dunmore. She was preceded in death by her husband, Stanley Maziarz. He died April 3, 1997. Born i...

Joseph Wahl


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Joseph Wahl, of Scranton, died at home on Monday morning October 10, 2016. He is survived by his wife the former Arline Herman. Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late Frank and Mary Polk Wahl and he was a graduate of North Scranton Junior High...

Joseph Pahoski


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Joseph “Jake” Pahoski, 92, a resident at Lackawanna Health and Rehab Center, Olyphant, and formerly of Dickson City, died Tuesday morning October 4, 2016 at the center. Born in Dickson City, he was the son of the late Francis and Frances Klepadl...

Helen "Holly" Wolf

Helen “Holly” Wolf, 96 a resident of the Lackawanna Health Care Center, and formerly of Dickson City, died Friday September 30, 2016 at the center.   She was preceded in death by her husband, Roger Wolf. He died November 19, 2004. Born in Dicks...

Richard J. Bowen


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Richard Bowen, 68, of Dickson City, died Wednesday morning September 28, 2016 surrounded by his loving family. He is survived by his wife the former Joyce Pochasky. They celebrated 46 years of marriage in May 2016. Born in Scranton, he was the son o...

Irene M. Smola

Irene M. Smola, Blakely, died September 22, 2016 at Allied Skilled Nursing Facility, Scranton. Born in Blakely, she was the daughter of the late Stanley Sr. and Mary Konior Smola and she was a faithful member of St Mary's Visitation Church, Dickso...

John J. Strony Jr.


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John J. Strony Jr., 98, of Dunmore, died Sunday morning September 18, 2016 at Geisinger Community Medical Center, Scranton. He was preceded in death by his wife the former, Helen Bartosh Strony. They had been married 70 years at the time of her death...

Mary Zlotnicki

Mary Zlotnicki, 92, a resident of the Jewish Home, Scranton and formerly of Dickson City, died Monday morning August 22, 2016 at Geisinger Community Medical Center, Scranton.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Stanley Zlotnicki Sr.  ...

Edward H. Marushock Sr.

Edward H. Marushock Sr., 58, of Throop, died peacefully Saturday morning August 20, 2016, at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, Philadelphia surrounded by his loving family.  He is survived by his wife of 35 years the former, Anna DeGrazio.   ...

Geraldine Yaglinski

Geraldine Yaglinski, 85, of Olyphant and formerly of Dickson City, died Tuesday August 16, 2016 at home.   Born in Dickson City, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Sophie Potts Yaglinski and she was a life long member of St. Mary...

Rev. Walter F. Skiba

Reverend Walter F. Skiba, Pastor Emeritus of Saint Joseph Church, Wyoming, died on Saturday, August 13, 2016, at home. Father Skiba, son of the late Walter Skiba and Julia Blaszkiewicz Skiba, was born in Scranton on December 23, 1930.  He receive...

Victoria M. Mackie-Sanderson

Victoria M. Mackie-Sanderson, 59, Swainsboro, GA and formerly of Dickson City,  passed away June 17, 2016 in Twin View Health Center in Georgia. She is survived by her Husband, Darrell L. Sanderson.  She was preceded in death by her first husband, ...

Jane Beckage

Jane Beckage, 86, of Olyphant, died Tuesday August 2, 2016 at the Lackawanna Health and Rehab Center, Sturges after a brief illness.  She was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, Joseph Beckage who died September 13, 2004.   Born in ...

Eleanor A. Roshak

Eleanor A. Roshak, 88, of Dickson City, died Tuesday morning July 26, 2016 at Geisinger Community Medical Center, Scranton.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward K. Roshak.  He died January 7, 1997.   Born in Dickson City, she wa...

Alyce A. Aukscunas

Alyce A. Aukscunas, 87, of Scranton died Wednesday morning July 20, 2016 at Regional Hospital of Scranton.   Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Alex and Florence Chelkis Aukscunas and she was a member of the Lithuanian Nati...

Thomas Bartkowski

Thomas J. Bartkowski, 73, of Dickson City, died Wednesday evening July 20, 2016 at Mountain View Care Center, Scranton.  He was preceded in death by his wife the former Patricia Novajosky.  She died May 10, 2012.   Born in Peckville, he was ...

John P. Zale Jr.


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John P. Zale Jr., 73 of Dickson City, died Sunday morning July 17, 2016 at home.  He was preceded in death by his first wife the former, Ann Theresa Alimenti Zale, she died April 6, 2003, and his second wife the former, AnnMarie Brysten Zale of Hano...

John S. Dragon

John S. Dragon, 90, of Scott Twp., passed away on Friday morning July 8, 2016 at home.  He was preceded in death by his wife the former Nancy Lloyd Dragon on May 7, 1993 after forty years of marriage.   The youngest son of Sylvester and J...

Clara E. Burden

Clara E. Burden, 93, of Dalton, died Thursday July 7, 2016 at home.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Julius Burden, who died October 13, 1994.   Born in Throop, she was the daughter of the late Stanley and Mary Krysta Boyarsky and s...

Frank M. Salva

Frank M. Salva, 69, of Blakely died Thursday morning June 30, 2016 at the home of his son, Joseph, in Olyphant. He is survived by his wife, the former Ann Marie Caulson. They would have celebrated 44 years of marriage this November. Born in Carbon...

Rose Lee Tokarz

Rose Lee Tokarz, 72, of Jefferson Township died, Wednesday June 22, 2016 at Wayne Woodlands Manor.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Julius “Jules” Tokarz on April 28, 2003.   Born in Dickson City, she was the daughter of the...

Ann Harkins

Ann Harkins, a resident of Throop, died Saturday evening June 18, 2016 at home.  She was preceded in death by her husband Patrick J. Harkins, who died in 2000.   Born in Throop, she was the daughter of the late Alexander and Anna Wroblewski Nav...