Obituaries

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John Johnson


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John “Jack” Johnson, 98, formerly of Blakely  and Dickson City, died Sunday morning February 14, 2016 at Clarks Summit Senior Living. He was preceded in death by his wife the former Dorothy “Jean” Williams. She died in 1988. Born in Aberd...

Elizabeth Rinkunas

Elizabeth “Betty” Rinkunas, 85, of Dickson City, died Monday February 8, 2016 at the Green Ridge Nursing Facility, Scranton. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Gerald and Myrtle Smerdon Fawcett. She was educated in Scranton Pub...

Patricia Grieboski

Patricia Grieboski, 63, of South Abington Twp., died Monday evening February 8, 2016 at Geisinger Community Medical Center, Scranton after being stricken ill at home. She was preceded in death by her husband, Daniel Grieboski who died February 16, 20...

Dolores Hojnoski

Dolores Hojnoski,  of Dickson City, died Sunday morning February 7, 2016 at the VNA Hospice Unit at Geisinger Community Medical Center, Scranton. She was preceded in death by her husband Ignatius John Hojnoski. He died August 29, 2010. Born in Di...

Albert H. Kausmeyer

Albert H. Kausmeyer, 48, of Throop, died Wednesday morning February 3, 2015  at home, after a long illness. He is survived by his wife the former, Colleen Roche. They had celebrated 17 years of marriage on August 8, 2015. Born in Scranton, he was...

Mary Ann Ponzely

Mary Ann Ponzely, 82, of Dickson City, died Saturday morning January 30, 2016 at the Jewish Home of Eastern Pennsylvania, Scranton. She is survived by her husband of 51 years, Myron Ponzely. Born in Dunmore, she was the daughter of the late George...

Florence S. Voronko

Florence S. Voronko, age 87, of Seymour, CT and formerly of Dickson City, PA entered into eternal rest on Friday, January 29, 2016 at the Neighborhood Health Hospice in West Chester, PA, surrounded by her loving family. She was preceded in death by h...

Eleanor Marie Keslosky

Eleanor Marie Keslosky, 96, a resident of the Cottingham Retirement Community, Sharonville, OH and formerly of Dickson City, died Saturday January 16, 2016. She was preceded in death by her husband, Andrew Oscar Keslosky, who died in 1975. Born...

Mary Sherbinko

Mary Sherbinko, 85, of Dickson City, died Tuesday January 12, 2016 at the VNA Hospice at Geisinger Community Medical Center, Scranton. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward A. Sherbinko who died May 31, 1986. Born in Pottsville, she was...

William A. Ellis


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William A. Ellis, 78, of Scranton, and a resident of the Mid Valley Senior Care Center died Saturday morning January 9, 2016 at Moses Taylor Hospital, Scranton. He is survived by his wife the former, Leona Scheder. They had been married 59 years. ...

Thomas J. Logan

Thomas J. Logan, 66, of Dickson City, died Tuesday, December 29, 2015 at the Inpatient Unit of the Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Dunmore. He is survived by his wife the former, Rosemary Laboranti. They had been married 44 years. Born in Scranton, h...

Joseph Siderowicz Sr.

Joseph Siderowicz Sr., 95, of Dickson City, died Thursday morning, December 17, 2015 at the inpatient unit of Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Dunmore. He was preceded in death by his wife the former, Irene Konopka Siderowicz on August 23, 1996. They wer...

Marie T. Boyarsky

Marie T. Boyarsky, 64, of Olyphant, died Wednesday December 16, 2015 at home surrounded by her loving family. She is survived by her husband, Lawrence H. Boyarsky. They had been married 45 years. Born in Peckville, she was the daughter of Marie Kies...

Irene Hubiak

Irene Hubiak, 97, Dickson City, died Tuesday morning December 8, 2015  at home in the care of her loving family and she was preceded in death by her husband of 73 years, Peter, in March of 2013. Born in Scott Twp., she was the daughter of the lat...

Lisa Marie Shuta

Lisa Marie Shuta, 47, of Clarks Summit, died Monday morning December 7, 2015 at Moses Taylor Hospital Scranton, after a courageous battle with ovarian cancer. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Stanley M. and Beverly Justave Shuta....

Joan Hallock

Joan Hallock, 70, of Exeter and formerly of Dickson City, died Thursday December 3, 2015 at Wilkes Barre General Hospital. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late John and Sophie Makowski Oprisko and she was educated in Elmhurst and Dic...

William R. Owens


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William R. Owens, 89, of Dickson City, died Sunday morning November 22, 2015 at home with his niece Donna at his side. He was preceded in death by his wife the former Helen Surdick Owens, who died January 2, 2011. Born in Scranton, he was the son ...

Mary Monica Kenney

Mary Monica Kenney, 89, of Orleans, MA; died Friday November 13, 2015 at Pleasant Bay Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Brewster, MA. She was preceded in death by her husband, Eugene J. Kenney, who died August 28, 2011. Born in Olyphant, she was ...

Robert E. Reap Jr.


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Robert E. “Bobby” Reap Jr., 69, of Dickson City, died at Geisinger Community Medical Center, Scranton shortly after arrival on Wednesday evening November 11, 2015. Born in Dickson City, he was the son of Regina Zandarski Reap, Dickson City and...

Anthony J. Astolfi

Anthony “Tony” J. Astolfi, 64, of Dickson City, died Wednesday October 28, 2015 at Regional Hospital of Scranton after being stricken ill at home. He is survived by his wife the former Elaine Mazur. They had been married 34 years. Born in S...

Danielle M. Vandervort Mark

Danielle M. Vandervort Mark, 51, of Carbondale died Monday evening October 26, 2015 at the VNA Hospice Unit at Geisinger Community Medical Center, Scranton. She is survived by her husband, Thomas R. Mark. Born in Scranton and raised in Dickson Cit...

Thomas M. Stanko

Thomas M. Stanko, 74, of Scott Twp., died Saturday October 24, 2015 at the Carbondale Nursing Center, Carbondale. He is survived by his wife the former, Sandra Yazdzik. Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late Andrew B. and Margaret Grinevich ...

John Makowski


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John "Mos" Makowski, 93, passed away on Friday October 9, 2015 at the Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Dunmore.  He was a resident at the Gino Merli Veterans Center, Scranton. Born in Dickson City on October 18, 1921, he was the son of the late John ...

Dr. Chad Joseph Gretzula D.M.D.

Dr. Chad Joseph Gretzula, DMD, 43, of Malvern, PA died Saturday October 3, 2015 at home. He is survived by his wife the former, Rebecca Duvall. They had been married 7 years. Born in Scranton, he was the son of Leona Gretula, FL and the late Micha...

Rita Rose Mazaika

Rita Rose Mazaika, 86, of Dickson City, died Friday September 25, 2015 at Green Ridge Care Center, Scranton. She was preceded in death by her husband, Anthony A. Mazaika, who died April 21, 2007. Born in Peckville, she was the daughter of the late...