Obituaries

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Virginia B. Halenda

Virginia B. Halenda, of Dickson City died Saturday evening April 30, 2016 at the home of her daughter in Scott Twp., were she had resided for the past 9 months.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Halenda, who died March 9, 2000.   ...

Marion Narcoonis

Marion Narcoonis, 90, of Olyphant and formerly of Dickson City, died Friday April 29, 2016 at the VNA Hospice Unit at Geisinger Community Medical Center, Scranton.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Gerald J. Narcoonis who died November 18, ...

Helen Prorock

Helen Prorock, 95, of Blakely, died Wednesday April 20, 2016 at the Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Dunmore.  She was preceded in death by husband Matthew Prorock, he died December 12, 1966.   Born in Dunmore she was the daughter of the late Geo...

Daniel M. Polcha

Daniel M. Polcha, 61, of Dickson City, died Tuesday April 12, 2016 at Geisinger Community Medical Center, Scranton.  He is survived by his wife the former, Barbara Prushinski.   Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late Addison and Agnes O...

Marilyn A. Ward

Marilyn A. Ward, 71, of Dickson City, died Saturday evening April 9, 2016 at the home of her son in Dickson City.  She was preceded in death by her husband, John Ward.  He died March 30, 2007.   Born in Peckville, she was the daughter of...

Felix D. Malski


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Felix D. Malski, 83, of Dickson City, died Tuesday April 5, 2016 at the VNA Hospice Unit at Geisinger Community Center, Scranton.  He is survived by his wife the former, Dorothy Paciotti.   Born in Dickson City, he was the son of the late Jos...

Joseph F. Sparrow


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Joseph F. Sparrow, 91, of Scott Twp., died Monday morning  April 4, 2016  at home.  He is survived by his wife of 66 years the former Eleanor Tranovich.   Born in Blakely, he was the son of the late Joseph and Catherine Zarnosky Sparrow and...

Richard D. Evans


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Richard D. Evans, 81, of Greensboro, GA and formerly of Scott Twp., died Sunday morning April 3, 2016 at the Georgia War Veterans Home, Milledgeville, Ga.  He was preceded in death by his wife the former Barbara Wisniewski.  She died September 28, ...

Henry S. Kobylanski


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Henry S. Kobylanski, a resident of Dickson City, died Wednesday March 30, 2016 at the VNA Hospice Unit at Geisinger Community Medical Center, Scranton.  He is survived by his wife of 53 years the former, Eleanor Cichon.   Born in New Brit...

Catherine D. Visocky

    Catherine D. Visocky, 84, a Dickson City resident, died Thursday March 24, 2016 at Allied Skilled Nursing Facility, Scranton.  She was preceded in death by her first husband, George Smith who died in 1973 and her second husband, ...

Catherine Mondro

Catherine Mondro, 87, of Dickson City, died Tuesday March 15, 2016 at the Lackawanna Health and Rehab Center, Sturges. She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank J. Mondro. She was the daughter of the late James and Elizabeth Major Ferguson. ...

Albert B. Yurkovic


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Albert B. Yurkovic, 85, of Dickson City, died Thursday morning March 10, 2016 at Geisinger Community Medical Center, Scranton. He was preceded in death by his wife the former Victoria Bobrowski, who died April 8, 2011. Born in Dickson City, he was...

Robert Davis


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Robert Davis, 69, of Dickson City passed away on Tuesday March 8, 2016 at the VNA Hospice Unit at Geisinger Community Medical Center, Scranton, after a brief illness. Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late John and Teresa Ferraro Davis. He w...

Edward Kucharski


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Edward Kucharski, 74, a resident of Dickson City, died Saturday March 5, 2016 at Geisinger Community Medical Center, Scranton after being stricken ill at home. He was preceded in death by his wife the former Jeanette Harris Kucharski, she died April ...

Theresa Piersimoni

Theresa Piersimoni, 82, a Dickson City resident, died Thursday evening March 3, 2016 at the Lackawanna Health and Rehab Center, Olyphant. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bruno Piersimoni. He died in 2007. Born in Dickson City, she was th...

Anthony J. Homitz Jr.

Anthony J. Homitz Jr., 68, a resident of Dickson City, died Friday evening at Allied Skilled Nursing Facility, Scranton. He is survived by his wife the former, MaryAnn Dobreneski. Born in Peckville, he was the son of the late Anthony S. and Albina...

Sheila Czarkowski

Sheila E. Czarkowski, of Clarks Summit, formerly of Dickson City, died unexpectedly in Bradenton, Florida on Thursday, February 25, 2016.  Sheila Kelly, of Falls, was born on February 2, 1950 in Pittston.  She was married to Thomas Sr., her husband...

Judith I. Mastridge

Judith I. Mastridge, of Dickson City, died Sunday morning February 21, 2016 at home surrounded by her caring family. Born in Brooklyn, NY, she was the daughter of the late Francis and Frances King Leccese.   She had been a member of the Immaculat...

Madilyn Rose Perry

Our Warrior Princess Madilyn Rose Perry, 29 months, of Dickson City, won the war against GM1 though she had succumbed to its most recent battle for she gained her angel wings in her parents' arms with family and friends by her side Friday morning, F...

Deanna M. Liptay

Deanna M. Liptay, “Dee Dee”, died Friday evening February 19, 2016 at the VNA Hospice Unit at Geisinger Community Medical Center, Scranton. She is survived by her husband, Paul Liptay a US veteran of the Korean Conflict. Born in Dunmore, she w...

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...