Obituaries

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Sylvia Marie Buchinski

Sylvia Marie Buchinski, 78, of Dickson City, died peacefully Monday, March 25, 2019. She was preceded in a death by her husband, Richard A. Buchinski of 57 years. He died on January 10, 2019. Born in Jessup, she was the daughter of the late Ralph ...

Thomas E. Melia


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Thomas E. Melia of Peckville, died March 8, 2019 at Moses Taylor Hospitals Hospice Unit. He is survived by his wife Jacqueline Lulewicz Melia.  They would have observed their 60th wedding anniversary September 5th 2019. He was born in Scranton on...

Frank Klassner


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Frank Klassner, of Dickson City, PA entered into eternal rest on March 5, 2019, at Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Dunmore, after 90 vibrant years of life.  He is survived by his loving wife Lorraine (Kunat) Klassner, with whom he celebrated 53 years o...

Eleanor Mahalik

Eleanor Mahalik February 24th, 2019 Eleanor Mahalik, 89, of Dickson City, passed away Sunday, February 24th, at Regional Hospital, Scranton.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Stanley A Mahalik Jr, who died March 23rd, 1996. Born Ju...

John F. Slaboda


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John F. Slaboda, 98, of Dickson City entered into eternal rest on Friday morning at the Gino Merli Veterans Center in Scranton.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Marie Sadowski Slaboda, who died May 18, 2012. They had been married for 66 years....

William A. Brojack Sr.

William A. Brojack, 94, of Scott Twp., died Tuesday morning at Allied Hospice, Morgan Highway, Scranton. He was preceded in death by his wife, the former Helen Guidos Brojack, who died Oct. 3, 2005. Born in Archbald, son of the late Peter and He...

James W. Dench


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James W. Dench, 81, of Peckville, died Monday, February 18, 2019, at the Wilkes Barre General Hospital, acute care facility.  He was preceded in death by his wife Elayne Pochasky Dench who died January 30, 2014.  They had been married for 51 years....

Theresa Pachucy

Theresa Pachucy, 86, the epitome of generosity, passed away gracefully at her home on Wednesday February 13, 2019 from complications of lung cancer, surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of George Pachucy, who died in 1996. Also preceding...

Jadwiga Bak

Jadwiga Bak, 95, of Olyphant died Tuesday morning February 12, 2019, at home.  She is survived by her husband, Michael Bak. Born in Belarus, she was the daughter of the late Vincent and Elizabeth Augustonowich, and she was educated in Poland.  A...

Steven Potter

Steven Potter, 67, of Carbondale, died Monday evening February 11, 2019, at the Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Dunmore surrounded by his loving family.  He is survived by his wife the former Theresa Kleszyk, they had been married 39 years. Born in ...

Margaret Ferguson

Margaret M. “Peggy” Ferguson, 90, of Dickson City, went to be with her Lord on Monday February 4, 2019, at the Moses Taylor Hospital, Scranton.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Ferguson Sr. on December 10, 1988. Born in Scran...

Joabie Brogenski

Joabie Brogenski, 26, of Pittston, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, February 3, 2019. Born in Scranton, he was the son of Edmund and Charis Wolo Brogenski, Pittston. He was a graduate of PA Charter school and was employed as a home health ...

Stasia T. Wyszinski

Stasia T. Wyszinski, 91, a life long resident of Dickson City, died Wednesday January 30, 2019 at home surrounded by her loving family. Born in Dickson City, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Helen Przychodny Wyszinski, and she was a devo...

Frank Ralph Wiercinski RPh


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Frank Ralph Wiercinski, RPh, a lifelong resident of Dickson City, died Tuesday morning January 29, 2019 at home.  He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, the former Florence Kolucki. Born in Dickson City, he was the son of the late Frank an...

Lenore Patricia Russin

Lenore Patricia Russin, 88, a guest at the Gardens of Green Ridge, and formerly of Dickson City, died Thursday morning.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Stanley J. Russin Sr.  He died July 30, 2003. Born in Dickson City, she was the da...

Dr. George J. Hallesky, EdD

Dr. George J. Hallesky, EdD, Scott Twp., died Sunday January 20, 2019 upon arrival at Moses Taylor Hospital Scranton, after being stricken ill at home while clearing his driveway of snow.  He is survived by his wife JoAnn Boyko Romano Hallesky. B...

John F. Solewater Jr.

We regret to report that John F. Solewater Jr., 71, formerly of Dickson City, and residing in Throop since 2012, has passed into the arms of Our Lord Jesus on January 17, 2019 at Allied Hospice, Scranton.  He is survived by his wife the former Joan ...

Michael S. Grunza Jr.

Michael S. Grunza Jr., 46, of Olyphant, died Thursday morning January 17, 2019 at the Hospice of the Sacred Heart Inpatient Unit, Dunmore.  He is survived by his wife, the former Jaclyn Walsh, Carbondale. Born in Scranton, he is the son of Michae...

Gerald F. Shemonsky


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Gerald F. Shemonsky, 79, a resident of Gino Merli Veterans Center, Scranton, and formerly of Dickson City, died Sunday morning at the Regional Hospital of Scranton. Born in Dickson City, he was the son of the late Frank and Jean Lubniewski Shemons...

Richard A. Buchinski


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Richard A. Buchinski, 82, of Dickson City, died Thursday January 10, 2019, surrounded by his loving family.  He is survived by his wife the former, Sylvia Ricino. Born in Peckville, he was the son the late Adam and Sophia Keslik Buchinski.  He w...

Gloria A. Snitzer

Gloria A. Snitzer, 86, a resident of the Lackawanna Health and Rehab Center, and formerly of Dickson City, died Thursday January 10, 2019.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Sam Snitzer. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late ...

Hannah Kelly Dermody

Hannah Kelly Dermody died peacefully on Wednesday morning , January 9, 2019 surrounded by her children at the Hospice of the Sacred Heart in Dunmore. Born in Scranton, on September 12, 1947 Hannah was the daughter of the late Edward and Madelyn Ca...

Alice Maza

Alice Walaski Maza, 93, of Dickson City, died on Wednesday January 9, 2019, shortly after arrival at Geisinger Community Medial Center, Scranton, after being stricken ill at home.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Leonard Maza.  He died Ju...

Myron N. Ponzely


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Myron N. Ponzely, 84, of Dickson City, died Tuesday evening, January 8, 2019 at home.  He was preceded in death by his wife of 51 years, the former, Mary Ann Suhow.  She died January 30, 2016. Born in Olyphant, he was the son of the late, Nichol...

Oscar Meihuber

Oscar Meihuber, 93, formerly of Port St. Lucie, FL, died Monday evening at Easton Manor Care, Easton ,PA. He was preceded in death by his wife the former, Gertrude Novack Pappas. Born in Riga, Latvia, he was the son of the late Voldermar and Olg...