Obituaries


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Michael M. Mazur

May 25, 2018

Michael M. Mazur, 90, of Scott Twp., died Friday evening May 25, 2018 at the Gino Merli Veterans Center, Scranton under the care of the Hospice of the Sacred Heart.  He is survived by his wife of 64 years, the former Rose Marie Bonda. Born in Pec...

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Edmund J. Yaskulski

May 12, 2018

Edmund J. Yaskulski, of Dickson City, died Saturday, May 12, 2018 at Wilkes Barre General Hospital, Wilkes Barre.  He is survived by his wife, Carolyn Zelinski Yaskulski.  They celebrated 50 years of marriage on April 20th. Born in Scranton, he ...

Patricia A. Grieboski

May 12, 2018

Patricia A. Grieboski, 78, of Jessup passed away early morning on Saturday, May 12. Pat had been suffering from late-stage scleroderma, a rare auto-immune disease. Born and reared in Eynon, Pat was the daughter of the late John Marsili and Blanche...
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Ruth M. Krisler

May 7, 2018

Ruth M. Krisler, 69, of Scott Twp., died Monday morning May 7, 2018 at the Hospice of the Sacred Heart Inpatient Unit, Dunmore.  She is survived by her husband, Edward Krisler. Born in Peckville, she was the daughter of the late Millerd and Louis...

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Martin J. Padden

May 3, 2018

Martin J. “Marty” Padden, 85, of Olyphant, died Thursday morning May 3, 2018 at Regional Hospital, Scranton shortly after arrival.  He is survived by his wife of 60 years, the former Dolores Valonis. Born in Peckville, he was the son of the l...
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Louisa Rutkowski Celmer

April 27, 2018

Louisa Rutkowski Celmer, 95, a resident of the Jewish Home of Eastern Pa, and formerly of Dickson City, died Friday morning April 27, 2018 at the Hospice of the Sacred Heart Inpatient Unit, Dunmore.  She was preceded in death by her first husband, S...
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John Michael Vitvitsky

April 24, 2018

John Michael Vitvitsky, 64 of. Dickson City, was called to be with the Lord  on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at the Hospice of the Sacred Heart Inpatient Unit, Dunmore. Born in Philadelphia, he was the son of Elizabeth Rock Vitvitsky, Dickson City and...
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Joseph P. Malinowski

April 16, 2018

Joseph P. "Huns" Malinowski, 58, a resident of the Bell Mountain section of Dickson City, died Monday evening April 16, 2018 at the Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Dunmore, surrounded by his loving family.  He is survived by his wife, the former Linda ...

Anna "Babe" Rutkowski

April 15, 2018

Anna “Babe” Leggon Rutkowski, age 91 of Dickson City peacefully past away on Sunday evening, April 15, 2018 at Clark’s Summit Senior Living Facility. She was the wife of the late George Adam Rutkowski who died on May 27, 2003. They were marr...
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Eleanor A Krzan

April 13, 2018

Eleanor A. Krzan, 85, of Scott Twp, died Friday evening at home. She is survived by her husband, of 61 years, Anthony E. Krzan Jr. Born in Peckville, she was the daughter of the late George and Veronica Killiany Brenzel, and was a member of St. Jo...

Arthur V. Manuel

April 7, 2018

  Arthur V. Manuel, 54, died Saturday at the home he shared with his fiancé Karen Williams and her three children, who he loved dearly. Born in Scranton, he was the son of Arthur and JoAnn Amico Manuel of Peckville.  A resident of Peckvi...
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Margaret Mary Gaffney

March 23, 2018

Margaret Mary Gaffney, 87, of Dickson City, died peacefully in her sleep at home Friday morning, March 23, 2018.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul E. Gaffney.  He died July 28, 1998. Born in Olyphant, she was the daughter of the la...

Wayne Osborn

March 17, 2018

Wayne Osborn, 60, of Throop, died Saturday, March 17, 2018 at Moses Taylor Hospital, Scranton.  He is survived by his wife, Joan Goldovich Osborn. Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late John and Sally Webb Osborn and step son of Donna Osbor...
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Irene T. Czarnecki

March 13, 2018

Irene T. Czarnecki, 88, of Dickson City, died on Tuesday morning March 13, 2018 at the Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Dunmore.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Aloysius Czarnecki.  He died May 27, 2016, and they had been married for 30 year...

Josephine M. Pociask

March 11, 2018

Josephine M. Pociask, 79, of Dickson City, died Sunday, March 11, 2018 at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas E. Pociask.  He died July 9, 2006. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late...

Walter Anuszewski

March 10, 2018

Walter “Herbie” Anuszewski, 88, of Dickson City, died Saturday evening March 10, 2018 at the Regional Hospital, Scranton.  He is survived by his wife the former Alice Grochowski.  They had been married 57 years. Born in Dickson City, he was ...
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Michelle B. Bell

March 7, 2018

Michelle B. Bell, 64, of Dickson City, died Wednesday March 7, 2018 at Hershey Medical Center.  She is survived by her husband, Frank W. Bell.  They had been married 48 years. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Pearl B...

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Howard Aubuchon

February 28, 2018

Howard Aubuchon, 88, of Dickson City, died Tuesday, February 28, 2018 at Allied Skilled Nursing Facility, Scranton.  He was preceded in death by his wife, the former Barbara Hanley. Born in Highland Park, Michigan, he was the son of the late Feli...
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David Batman #56 Promovitz

February 21, 2018

David Brian Promovitz,  20, “Batman #56”, of Dickson City, died Wednesday February 21, 2018 at Regional Hospital, Scranton. Born in Scranton, he was the son of David Michael and Cindy Ann Wolo Promovitz, Dickson City.  He was a former member...

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Chester P. Bednarek

February 17, 2018

Chester P. Bednarek, 81, of Eynon, died Saturday morning, February 17, 2018 at Geisinger Wyoming Valley, Wilkes Barre.  He is survived by his wife the former, Jean Virbitsky.  They had been married 59 years. Born in Dickson City, he was the son ...

Jane Constance Paczkowski

February 17, 2018

Jane Constance Paczkowski, 93, a lifetime resident of Dickson City, Pa., passed into eternal life on Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018, at Lackawanna Health & Rehab in Olyphant, Pa., where she was recently a resident. Born on May 30, 1924, in Scranton, ...

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John B. Long

February 12, 2018

  John B. Long, 94, of Clarks Summit, died Monday morning February 12, 2018, at Abington Manor, Clarks Summit.  He was preceded in death by his wife, the former Marie E. Witkowski, she died November 5, 2000. Born in Brooklyn, NY he was th...

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Michael W. Kosydar Jr.

February 12, 2018

Michael W. Kosydar Jr., 93, of Dickson City, died Monday morning February 12, 2018 at Linwood Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Scranton.  He was preceded in death by his wife, the former Mary Nahorniak; who died June 7, 1993. Born in Olyphant, ...

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Edward S. Kownaski

February 7, 2018

Edward Kownaski, age 94, of Dickson City died Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at Hospice Of The Sacred Heart, Dunmore. Edward was born October 6, 1923 in Dickson City; he is the son of the late Joseph and Josephine Matistic Kownaski.  He was a gradua...

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David J. Evans

January 30, 2018

David J. Evans, 68, a Dickson City resident, died Tuesday January 30, 2018 at Geisinger Community Medical Center, Scranton.  He is survived by his wife, the former Geri Swenski. Born February 12, 1949 in Scranton, he was the son of the late Josep...