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Joseph Dukauskas

Joseph Dukauskas, a Peckville resident and formerly of Old Forge, died Saturday February 21, 2015 at home. Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late Albert and Amelia Wiencko Dukauskas and he was a former member of Prince of Peace Parish at St....

Dorothy A Watson

Dorothy A. Watson, of Dickson City, died Saturday evening February 14, 2015 at Geisinger Community Medical Center, Scranton surrounded by her family and friends. Born in Dickson City, she was the daughter of the late William and Anna Taylor Kayesk...

Florence B Washenko

Florence B. Washenko, 88, of Throop, died Tuesday morning February 10, 2015 at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Hospital, Plains Twp. She was preceded in death by her husband, William T. Washenko who died February 2, 1977. Born in Dickson City, she was th...

John Jr. Memo


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John J. Memo Jr., 84, of Dickson City, died Friday evening January 9, 2015 at the VNA Hospice Unit at Geisinger Community Medical Center, Scranton. He was preceded in death by his wife the former, Helen Rokoszewski, she died July 7, 1997. Born in ...

William E. Burdyn Jr.


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William E. Burdyn Jr., 74, of Dickson City, died Monday evening January 5, 2015 at the Regional Hospital of Scranton, after a brief illness. He was preceded in death by his wife the former Marie Elaine Maslar. She died January 20, 1998. Born in Sc...

Marlene Wisniewski

Marlene Wisniewski, 65, of Dickson City, died Monday evening at home. Born in Peckville, she was the daughter of the late Leon and Anna Mishko Daskiewicz and she was a member of St. Mary’s Visitation Church, Dickson City. She was a graduate of D...

Dorothy Urbanowicz

Dorothy Urbanowicz, of Dickson City, died Tuesday January 20, 2015 at Lackawanna Health and Rehab, Sturges. Born in Dickson City, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Julia Gorleski Urbanowicz and she was a member of St. Mary’s Visitation...

Stanley K. Rutkowski

Stanley K. "Stash" Rutkowski, 63, of Dickson City, died Friday January 23, 2015 at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville. He is survived by his wife the former, Debra Chiodo. Born in Scranton, he was the son of Louisa Wright Rutkowski, Dickson City a...

Mary Yagelski

Mary Yagelski, a resident of Holy Family Residence for 6 years and formerly of Dickson City died Saturday at Holy Family Residence. She was preceded in death by her husband John Yagelski who died November 14, 1992. Born in Dickson City, she was th...

Charles J Boyarsky

Charles “Chas” J. Boyarsky, 57, a resident of Scott Twp., died Wednesday morning January 28, 2015 surrounded by his family. He is survived by his wife the former, Maura Bieszczad. Born in Scranton, he was the son of Regina Krzykwa Boyarsky, Sc...

LaPergola C Louis


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Louis C. LaPergola, 90, a resident of Dickson City, died Thursday morning at Regional Hospital of Scranton. He was preceded in death by his wife the former Helen B. Uscenski who died March 23, 2006. Born in Dunmore, he was the son of the late Gaet...

Benedicta A Lenko

Benedicta Anna “Betty” Lenko, 85, of Dickson City, died Sunday morning February 1, 2015 at home. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Lenko, who died October 8, 1983. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Anthony and Ann...

Gertrude Kuplinski

Gertrude Mary Kuplinski, 91, of Scranton died Sunday February 1, 2015 at Mountain View Care Center, Scranton. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Orrie E. (Bud) Harvey, her second husband, Chester Kuplinski, and her brother Joseph J. Davi...

Lisa Ann Buchinski

Lisa Ann Buchinski, 48 of Dickson City, died Sunday morning February 1, 2015 at Geisinger Community Medical Center, Scranton after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of Richard and Sylvia Ricino Buchin...

James R Marzolino


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James R. Marzolino of Clarks Summit, died Wednesday February 4, 2015 at Abington Manor, Clarks Summit. He was preceded in death by his wife the former Elizabeth Miletta who died March 3, 2013. Born in Dunmore he was the son of the late Dominick an...

Alfred J Lefkowski


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Alfred J. Lefkowski, 89, of Dickson City and Moosic Lake, died Wednesday evening February 11, 2015 at the Hospice Unit at Regional Hospital of Scranton. He is survived by his wife the former Helen Hricko. They had been married 68 years. Born in Di...

Georgiana Fiegener

Georgiana Fiegener, formerly of Dickson City, died Saturday February 7, 2015 at Allied Skilled Nursing Facility, Scranton. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Fiegener, who died August 2, 2013. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter o...

Georgiann Gavlinski

Georgiann M. Gavlinski, 72, of Scott Twp., died Sunday evening at the home of her daughter in Dalton. She is survived by her husband, Henry Gavlinski. They had been married 46 years. Born in Peckville, she was the daughter of the late George and A...

Leonard Holeva

Leonard F. “Zeke” Holeva, 76, of Dickson City, died Thursday morning March 12, 2015, surrounded by his family. He was preceded in death by his wife the former Barbara Reilly who died January 31, 2009. They had been married 46 years. Born in Di...

Pearl Terry

Pearl Terry, 92, of Dickson City, died Sunday morning March 15, 2015 at Mountain View Care Center, Scranton. She is survived by her husband, Ernest Terry. They celebrated 71 years of marriage in October 2014. Born in Dickson City, she was the daug...

Joshua Allen Torres

Joshua Allen Torres, 30, of Peckville, died March 21. Born in San Bernardino, Calif., he was the son of Donna Bailey, Peckville, Pa., and Luis Torres, Tega Cay, S.C. Self-employed as a carpenter, Joshua was also a gifted singer, songwriter and ...

John Arnold Mishko


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John Arnold Mishko, 68, of Dickson City passed away peacefully at home after a brief battle with Alzheimer’s disease surrounded by his loved ones. Despite his illness, John maintained his wonderful sense of humor and was known by most of his friend...

Leona Matylewicz

Leona “Lee” Julia Matylewicz, 82, a resident of Dickson City, attained her eternal reward early Sunday while holding the hands of her loving and dedicated daughter Linda, after fighting a year-long courageous battle with cancer. She was the wife ...

Helen A Yarosh

Helen A. Yarosh, 80, of Dickson City, died Sunday May 10, 2015 at VNA Hospice at Geisinger Community Medical Center, Scranton. She was preceded in death by her husband John “Jack” Yarosh, who died January 27, 2009. Born in Dickson City, she wa...

Henry F. "Nick" Srebro

Henry F. “Nick” Srebro, 87, a lifelong resident of Dickson City died Monday July 6, 2015 at Mountain View Care Center, Scranton. He is survived by his wife the former Lorraine Janus. They had celebrated 57 years of marriage. Born in Dickson Ci...