Obituaries

Click here to view our archived obituaries >> 

Gerald F. Shemonsky


Veteran
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


Veteran
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


Veteran
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...

Sophie Veronica Babinski

Sophie Veronica Babinski, formerly of Dickson City, passed away peacefully on January 7, 2019 at Hillsborough County Nursing Home in Goffstown, NH, at the age of 98. She was born on April 21, 1920 in Dickson City, PA. Sophie was a lifelong member ...

Eleanore L. Lisowski

Eleanore L. Lisowski, 94, a resident of Dickson City, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, at Hospice of the Sacred Heart on Thursday January 3, 2019, after a brief illness. Born in Dickson City, she was the daughter of the lat...

Wanda T. Glodek

Wanda T. Glodek, 91, of Dickson City, died Monday at Allied Hospice, Scranton. Born in Dickson City, daughter of the late Jan and Bronislawa Stachowicz Glodek, she was a lifelong member of St. Mary's Visitation Church, Dickson City. Wanda was a gr...

Walter Szewc Jr.

Walter Szewc Jr., 76, a lifelong Dickson City resident, died Thursday December 20, 2018 at Geisinger Community Medical Center, Scranton, after a brief illness. Born in Peckville, he was the son of the late Walter Sr., and Anna Mesick Szewc, and he...

Maria Peters

Maria Peters, 79, a Dickson City resident, died Monday morning December 17, 2018 at Allied Skilled Nursing Facility, Scranton.  She is survived by her husband of 50 years, Thomas Peters, Dickson City. Born in Jerez de la Frontera, Spain, she was ...

Peter Sashko


Veteran
Peter Sashko, 89, of Scott Twp., died Saturday morning at home, surrounded by his loving family.  He is survived by his wife, the former Dolores Smith. Born in McAdoo, he was the son of the late Peter and Anna Lotash Sashko, and he was an active ...

William Rutkowski


Veteran
William E. Rutkowski, 61, of Dickson City, died Saturday December 15, 2018 at the Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Dunmore, after a brief illness. Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late William and Delores Soboleski Rutkowski, and he was a membe...

John "Yaz" Mackrell

John J. “Yaz” Mackrell, 56, of Dickson City, died Thursday December 13, 2018.  He is survived by his wife, the former, Patricia Sabot. Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late James and Mary Rafalo Mackrell, and he was a member of St. Mar...

Trudy Kay Ellis

Trudy Kay Ellis, 71, of Davenport, FL, formerly a longtime resident of Waverly, NY passed away Tuesday afternoon December 4, 2018, at Moses Taylor Hospital, Scranton surrounded by her family. Born September 8, 1947 in Camden, NJ, she was the daugh...

Lorraine Malewich

Lorraine Malewich, Dickson City, died Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at Lehigh Valley Hospice, Allentown. Born in Peckville, she was the daughter of the late Louis and Pearl Zablocki Szpara, and she was an active member of St. Mary’s Visitation Chur...

Angelo "Sonny" Ambrosecchia


Veteran
Angelo “Sonny” Ambrosecchia, 82, of Olyphant, died Sunday evening November 18, 2018, at the Gardens of Green Ridge, Scranton.  He is survived by his wife the former Mary Colachino. Born in Dunmore, he was the son of the late Joseph and Mary R...

Romayne T. Romanowski

Romayne T. Romanowski, 90, of Dickson City, died Thursday morning November 15, 2018 at Lackawanna Health and Rehab Center, Olyphant. Born in Dickson City, she was the daughter of the late Stanley and Helen Orlevitch Leschinski, and she was a lifel...

Capt. Walter A. Hoffman


Veteran
Capt. Walter A. Hoffman, retired Scranton Fire Department, died Wednesday November 14, 2018 at Green Ridge Nursing Facility, Scranton.  He is survived by his wife of 65 years the former, Jean Shumaker. Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late...

Ann L. Kobierecki

Ann Laura Kobierecki, 94, of Dickson City, Pa entered into the arms of our Lord on Thursday, Novemeber 1, 2018, The Feast of All Saints at the Hospice of the Sacred Heart. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, John. Born in Philadelphia...

Marjorie Poklemba

Marjorie Poklemba, of Olyphant, passed away peacefully at the Hospice of the Sacred Heart, on Sunday morning October 21, 2018 with her loving daughter by her side.  She was the wife of the late John Poklemba with whom she shared 52 years of marriage...

Elizabeth Betty DeFazio

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. ...

Arthur E. Manuel

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...

John Rolka


Veteran
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...