Obituaries


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Joseph Pahoski

October 4, 2016

Joseph “Jake” Pahoski, 92, a resident at Lackawanna Health and Rehab Center, Olyphant, and formerly of Dickson City, died Tuesday morning October 4, 2016 at the center. Born in Dickson City, he was the son of the late Francis and Frances Klepadl...
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Helen "Holly" Wolf

September 30, 2016

Helen “Holly” Wolf, 96 a resident of the Lackawanna Health Care Center, and formerly of Dickson City, died Friday September 30, 2016 at the center.   She was preceded in death by her husband, Roger Wolf. He died November 19, 2004. Born in Dicks...

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Richard J. Bowen

September 28, 2016

Richard Bowen, 68, of Dickson City, died Wednesday morning September 28, 2016 surrounded by his loving family. He is survived by his wife the former Joyce Pochasky. They celebrated 46 years of marriage in May 2016. Born in Scranton, he was the son o...

Irene M. Smola

September 22, 2016

Irene M. Smola, Blakely, died September 22, 2016 at Allied Skilled Nursing Facility, Scranton. Born in Blakely, she was the daughter of the late Stanley Sr. and Mary Konior Smola and she was a faithful member of St Mary's Visitation Church, Dickso...

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John J. Strony Jr.

September 18, 2016

John J. Strony Jr., 98, of Dunmore, died Sunday morning September 18, 2016 at Geisinger Community Medical Center, Scranton. He was preceded in death by his wife the former, Helen Bartosh Strony. They had been married 70 years at the time of her death...
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Mary Zlotnicki

August 22, 2016

Mary Zlotnicki, 92, a resident of the Jewish Home, Scranton and formerly of Dickson City, died Monday morning August 22, 2016 at Geisinger Community Medical Center, Scranton.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Stanley Zlotnicki Sr.  ...
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Edward H. Marushock Sr.

August 20, 2016

Edward H. Marushock Sr., 58, of Throop, died peacefully Saturday morning August 20, 2016, at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, Philadelphia surrounded by his loving family.  He is survived by his wife of 35 years the former, Anna DeGrazio.   ...

Geraldine Yaglinski

August 16, 2016

Geraldine Yaglinski, 85, of Olyphant and formerly of Dickson City, died Tuesday August 16, 2016 at home.   Born in Dickson City, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Sophie Potts Yaglinski and she was a life long member of St. Mary...
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Rev. Walter F. Skiba

August 13, 2016

Reverend Walter F. Skiba, Pastor Emeritus of Saint Joseph Church, Wyoming, died on Saturday, August 13, 2016, at home. Father Skiba, son of the late Walter Skiba and Julia Blaszkiewicz Skiba, was born in Scranton on December 23, 1930.  He receive...
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Victoria M. Mackie-Sanderson

August 5, 2016

Victoria M. Mackie-Sanderson, 59, Swainsboro, GA and formerly of Dickson City,  passed away June 17, 2016 in Twin View Health Center in Georgia. She is survived by her Husband, Darrell L. Sanderson.  She was preceded in death by her first husband, ...
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Jane Beckage

August 2, 2016

Jane Beckage, 86, of Olyphant, died Tuesday August 2, 2016 at the Lackawanna Health and Rehab Center, Sturges after a brief illness.  She was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, Joseph Beckage who died September 13, 2004.   Born in ...

Eleanor A. Roshak

July 26, 2016

Eleanor A. Roshak, 88, of Dickson City, died Tuesday morning July 26, 2016 at Geisinger Community Medical Center, Scranton.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward K. Roshak.  He died January 7, 1997.   Born in Dickson City, she wa...

Alyce A. Aukscunas

July 20, 2016

Alyce A. Aukscunas, 87, of Scranton died Wednesday morning July 20, 2016 at Regional Hospital of Scranton.   Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Alex and Florence Chelkis Aukscunas and she was a member of the Lithuanian Nati...

Thomas Bartkowski

July 20, 2016

Thomas J. Bartkowski, 73, of Dickson City, died Wednesday evening July 20, 2016 at Mountain View Care Center, Scranton.  He was preceded in death by his wife the former Patricia Novajosky.  She died May 10, 2012.   Born in Peckville, he was ...

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John P. Zale Jr.

July 17, 2016

John P. Zale Jr., 73 of Dickson City, died Sunday morning July 17, 2016 at home.  He was preceded in death by his first wife the former, Ann Theresa Alimenti Zale, she died April 6, 2003, and his second wife the former, AnnMarie Brysten Zale of Hano...

John S. Dragon

July 8, 2016

John S. Dragon, 90, of Scott Twp., passed away on Friday morning July 8, 2016 at home.  He was preceded in death by his wife the former Nancy Lloyd Dragon on May 7, 1993 after forty years of marriage.   The youngest son of Sylvester and J...

Clara E. Burden

July 7, 2016

Clara E. Burden, 93, of Dalton, died Thursday July 7, 2016 at home.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Julius Burden, who died October 13, 1994.   Born in Throop, she was the daughter of the late Stanley and Mary Krysta Boyarsky and s...
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Frank M. Salva

June 30, 2016

Frank M. Salva, 69, of Blakely died Thursday morning June 30, 2016 at the home of his son, Joseph, in Olyphant. He is survived by his wife, the former Ann Marie Caulson. They would have celebrated 44 years of marriage this November. Born in Carbon...

Rose Lee Tokarz

June 22, 2016

Rose Lee Tokarz, 72, of Jefferson Township died, Wednesday June 22, 2016 at Wayne Woodlands Manor.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Julius “Jules” Tokarz on April 28, 2003.   Born in Dickson City, she was the daughter of the...

Ann Harkins

June 18, 2016

Ann Harkins, a resident of Throop, died Saturday evening June 18, 2016 at home.  She was preceded in death by her husband Patrick J. Harkins, who died in 2000.   Born in Throop, she was the daughter of the late Alexander and Anna Wroblewski Nav...
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Alexandra Lechowski

June 18, 2016

Alexandra “Alice” Lechowski, a resident of Scott Twp, died Saturday night at home.  She was preceded in death by her husband Walter P. Lechowski, who died in 1969.   Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Victor and Mary Bogdo...

Pearl A. Grzenda

June 9, 2016

  Pearl A. Grzenda, 90, Throop, died Thursday June 9, 2016 at Geisinger Community Medical Center, Scranton.  She was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years John E. Grzenda, who died June 29, 2008.   Born and raised in Throop, she wa...
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Florence D. Kolucki Wiercinski

June 5, 2016

Florence D. Kolucki Wiercinski, a life long resident of Dickson City, died Sunday evening June 5, 2016 at home surrounded by her family.  She is survived by her husband, Frank R. Wiercinski.   Born in Dickson City, she was the daughter of...

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Thomas S. Dombrowski

June 3, 2016

On the evening of Friday, June 3rd, 2016, Thomas S. Dombrowski, of Scott Township, passed away peacefully in his sleep. Tom was 78. He is survived by his  loving and devoted wife of 52 years, the former Ann Marie  Kazmierski. Born in Peckville...

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Aloysius F. Czarnecki

May 27, 2016

  Aloysius F. “Al” Czarnecki, 85 of Dickson City, died Friday May 27, 2016 at the Regional Hospital of Scranton.  He is survived by his wife of 30 years the former Irene Nowakowski, formerly of Duryea.   Born in Dickson City, ...