Obituaries

Elizabeth Betty DeFazio

October 9, 2018

Elizabeth “Betty” DeFazio, 97, formerly of Dickson City, died Tuesday October 9, 2018 at the home of her sister and caregiver Marion Romanosky, Throop.  She was preceded in death by her husband, William T. DeFazio.  He died September 6, 2004. ...
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Arthur E. Manuel

October 2, 2018

Arthur E. Manuel, 76, died Tuesday afternoon at the Green Ridge Health Care Center in Scranton. His loving wife of 56 years, JoAnn Amico Manuel, was by his side. Born in Ickesburg, PA, Art was the son of Frank and Virginia Powell Manuel. A residen...

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John Rolka

September 28, 2018

John Paul Rolka, 89, a former resident of Montdale, PA, died on Friday, September 28th, 2018 in his home at Mountain View Care Center. He is survived by his beloved wife of 58 years, Theresa A. (Popovich) Rolka. He was born in Dickson City, PA and wa...

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Peter C. Skierski

September 26, 2018

Peter C. Skierski, 92, Manville, NJ died Wednesday September 26, 2018, at home.  He is survived by his wife,  Dolores Kulas Skierski. Born in Dickson City, he was the son of the late Helidor and Stella Grzelecki Skierski.   He was a graduate of...
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Marion Badryka

September 25, 2018

Marion Badryka, 85, a resident of Lackawanna Health and Rehab Center, Peckville, and formerly of Dickson City, died on Tuesday September 25, 2018 at the center. Born in Dickson City, she was the daughter of the late Basil and Frances Kuranda Badry...

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Dante L. Pambianco

September 17, 2018

Dante L. Pambianco, 92, of Charlottesville, VA, formerly a long-time resident of Dickson City, PA passed away early Monday morning September 17, 2018, at RoseWood Village in Charlottesville, VA.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Lottie Wisniews...
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Genevieve Yazdzik

September 7, 2018

Genevieve Yazdzik, 89, of Archbald, died Friday September 7, 2018 at Hospice of the Sacred Heart Inpatient Unit, Dunmore.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Anthony Yazdzik who died February 8, 1983. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter...

Sophie Stefursky

September 6, 2018

Sophie Stefursky, 94, a resident of St. Mary’s Villa Residence, Elmhurst and formally of Dickson City, died peacefully at the Hospice of the Sacred Heart Inpatient Unit, Dunmore, on Thursday, September 6, 2018.  She was preceded in death by her hu...

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Andrew Michalczyk

September 6, 2018

Andrew Michalczyk died Thursday September 6, 2018 at the age of 94.  He dedicated his long, benevolent life to the care of his family, to the service of his country, and to commitment of his faith.  He was a most devoted caregiver to his beloved wi...
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Rose Marie Stachacz

August 17, 2018

Rose Marie Stachacz, 89, a resident of the Gino Merli Veterans Center, Scranton, and formerly of Dickson City, died Friday August 17, 2018 at the center.  She was preceded in death by her husband of 68 years, Alex J. Stachacz, who died March 27, 201...

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Joseph E. Schultz

August 16, 2018

Joseph E. Schultz, 74, of Dickson City, died Thursday morning August 16, 2018 at home. Born in Syracuse, NY, he was the son of the late Edward and Mary Berciewicz Schultz, and he was a member of St. Mary’s Visitation Church, Dickson City.  He w...
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Mary Mierzejewski

August 3, 2018

Mary Mierzejewski, 93, of Dickson City, died Friday morning August 3, 2018 at Mid Valley Health Care, Peckville.  She was preceded in death by her husband, of 62 years, Frank Mierzejewski.  He died February 21, 2011. Born in Dickson City, she wa...

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John Earl Keim

August 2, 2018

John Earl Keim passed away peacefully at home on Thursday August 2, 2018. Born May 26, 1931, in Harrisburg, he was the son of the late John D. and Ellen Malloy Keim, and he was a member of St. Mary’s Visitation Church, Dickson City, and its Holy...

Loretta Zagorski

August 2, 2018

Loretta Zagorski, 92, of Peckville, and formerly of Dickson City, died Thursday evening August 2, 2018 at Allied Hospice, Clarks Summit.  She was preceded in death by her husband of 52 years, Clement Zagorski.  He died August 18, 2001. Born in O...

Janet A. Neyman

July 22, 2018

Janet A. Neyman, 84, of Blakely, died Sunday morning July 22, 2018 at Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Dunmore. Born in Blakely, she was the daughter of the late John and Francine Sowinski Toton.  Janet was a member of St. Adalbert’s Polish Nationa...

Theresa Koniszewski

July 16, 2018

Theresa Koniszewski, 89, of Peckville, died Monday July 16, 2018 with her daughter Cathy at her side.  She was preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, Jack Koniszewski Sr., who died December 30, 2003. Born in Blakely, she was the daughter o...
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Brian J. Barscheski

July 16, 2018

Brian Joseph Barscheski, 62, of Jessup, PA passed away on July 16, 2018. Brian was the son of the late Joseph and Rose Stead Barscheski. In his youth, Brian was a Cadet Lieutenant Colonel and Public Affairs Officer in the Civil Air Patrol (CAP)...
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Frances Warsky

July 16, 2018

Frances Rosalie Warsky, 90, of Waverly and Naples, FL, died Monday evening July 16, 2018 at Allied Hospice, Clarks Summit, with her loving family by her side.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Jerry Warsky, who died September 15, 2004. B...

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Hayden R. Hall Sr.

July 5, 2018

Hayden R. Hall Sr., 82, a resident of the Gino Merli Veterans Center, Scranton and formerly of Dickson City, died Thursday morning July 5, 2018 at the center.  He is survived by his wife, the former Romayne Kaszuba.  On July 13, 2018 they would hav...
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Lottie A. Pambianco

July 4, 2018

Lottie A. Pambianco, 94, of Charlottesville, VA, formerly a long-time resident of Dickson City, PA passed away Wednesday morning July 4, 2018, at RoseWood Village.  She is survived by her husband, Dante Pambianco. Lottie was born on April 13, 192...
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Bernice Valtos Chorba

June 20, 2018

Bernice Valtos Chorba, 76, of Severn, Maryland, and formerly of Dickson City, passed away peacefully at home on May 14, 2018.  She is survived by her loving husband, Thomas Chorba Sr., and they would have celebrated their 58th wedding anniversary on...

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John N. Gershey Sr.

June 16, 2018

John N. Gershey Sr., 88, of Dickson City, died on Saturday June 16, 2018 at Allied Skilled Nursing Facility, Scranton.  He is survived by his wife, the former, Gloria Fawcett.  They would have celebrated 69 years of marriage in September. Born i...

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Robert J. Boyko

June 7, 2018

Robert Boyko, of Dickson City, died Thursday June 7, 2018 at home.  He was preceded in death by his wife of 57 years, the former Bernice Faltynowicz Boyko.  She died August 28, 2015. Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late Peter and Amelia ...
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Edward R. Fryzel

June 2, 2018

Edward R. Fryzel, 62, of Scott Twp., and formerly of Lawrenceville, NJ died at home on Saturday June 2, 2018. Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late Thomas and Mary Kiballa Fryzel, and he was of the Catholic faith.  He was a graduate of Cen...

Ceil Castellano

June 1, 2018

Ceil Castellano, 83, of Dickson City, died Friday morning, June 1, 2018 at Allied Skilled Nursing Facility, Scranton.  She is survived by her husband, James Castellano, with whom she celebrated 53 years of marriage. Born in Dickson City, she was ...