Obituaries

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Rose Barscheski

Rose Barscheski, 87, of Olyphant, died Saturday morning January 6, 2018 at home. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Barscheski, who died Jan. 16, 1998. Born in Scranton, daughter of the late Joseph and Sarah George Stead, she was a m...

Paul J. Liptay


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Funeral arrangements have been scheduled for Paul J. Liptay, a Dickson City resident who died January 4, 2018.  He was preceded in death by his wife Deanna M. Liptay who died February 19, 2016. Paul, a US Air Force veteran of the Korean conflict ...

Leon Slesinski


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Leon Slesinski, 94, of Clarks Summit and formerly of Dickson City, died Monday morning January 1, 2018 at the Hospice of the Sacred Heart Inpatient Unit, Dunmore.  He was preceded in death by his wife Stella Pahoski Slesinski.  She died September 2...

Nancy M. Campbell, RN

Nancy M. Campbell, RN, 74, of Peckville, died unexpectedly Monday January 1, 2018 shortly after arriving at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.  She was preceded in death by her husband, W. Clark Campbell who died October 21, 2014. Born in Scrant...

Pauline Anna Wiorkowski

Pauline Anna Wiorkowski, 99, a resident at Lackawanna Health and Rehab Center, and formerly of Scott Twp., died Monday morning January 1, 2018 at the center.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Alfonce Wiorkowski who died in 1970. Born in ...

James Manson Chadwick


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James Manson Chadwick, 64, of Scranton, died Monday morning January 1, 2018 at the Riverside Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, Taylor. Born in Beaufort, NC he was the son of Annie Chadwick, Clarks Summit and the late Lloyd Manson.  He was educat...

Peter P. Novajosky

Peter P. Novajosky, Jr. of Dickson City, Pa passed away on Dec. 28, 2017. Peter was the son of the late Peter P. and Barbara Buchinski Novajosky. He is survived by his wife Kathryn A. Lechowski Novajosky, his children Atty. K. Desirée Novajosky...

Bruce Michael Uhrin


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Bruce Michael Uhrin, 70, of Dunmore and formerly of Dickson City and Olyphant, died Wednesday December 27, 2017 at the Hospice of the Sacred Heart Inpatient Unit, Dunmore.  He is survived by his wife Sandra Jacusky Uhrin.  They celebrated their 22n...

Anker S. Petersen


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Anker S. Petersen, 77, of Clarks Summit, died unexpectedly Monday December 18, 2017 at home.  He was preceded in death by his wife Mary Hafemeister Petersen, on November 23, 2017. Born in Copenhagen, Denmark he was the son of the late Gunner and ...

John J. Rosiecki

John J. Rosiecki, 60, of Dickson City, died Thursday December 14, 2017 at home. Born in Peckville, he was the son of the late Joseph and Eleanor Rolka Rosiecki.  John was a graduate of Mid Valley High School, class of 1975 and he was employed as ...

June McCarthy

June McCarthy, 77, of Louisville, KY and formerly of Dickson City, died Tuesday December 5, 2017 at Springhurst Health and Rehabilitation Center, Louisville, KY.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Jack McCarthy who died November 12, 2006. ...

Michal Bojko


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Michal Bojko, 65, of Dickson City died on Saturday evening December 2, 2017.  He is survived by his wife, Olga Bojko of Slovakia. Born in Trebisov, Slovakia, he was the son of the late Michal and Maria Ferencikova Bojko and he was a member of SS ...

Carol Ann Cassidy Barbur

Carol Ann Cassidy Barbur, 51, of Jessup, died Friday November 24, 2017.  She is survived by her husband, Rex Barbur. Born in Union, NJ, she was the daughter of Carol Ann Cotton Barr and the late Michael Cassidy.  She was a former member of Holy ...

Joanne M. Selvenis

Joanne M. Selvenis, 71,  formerly of Dickson City, died Monday morning November 6, 2017.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Ronald Selvenis.  He died March 30, 2009.   Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Joseph an...

Arlene M. Tully

Arlene Mary Tully, 65, of Dickson City died peacefully Saturday night. She is survived by her husband, Martin Tully. They had recently celebrated 44 years of marriage. Born in Scranton on December 20, 1951, she was the daughter of Leon Slesinski a...

Barbara A. Polcha

Barbara A. Polcha, 70 of Dalton and formerly of Dickson City, died Saturday morning October 28, 2017 at Geisinger Community Medical Center, Scranton.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Daniel Polcha.  He died April 12, 2016. Born in Nant...

Robert J. Karlavige


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Robert J. Karlavige, 80, formerly of Dickson City and Scott Twp., died Monday morning at the Mid Valley Manor Care Center, Peckville.  He was preceded in death by his wife the former, Margaret McConnell. Born in Dickson City, he was the son of th...

Jerome "Buzz" Koloc

Jerome D. “Buzz” Koloc, 67, of Blakely died Monday October 23, 2017 at home. Born in Peckville, he was the son of the late Adam and Florence Sparrow Koloc and he was a member of St. Mary’s Visitation Church, Dickson City.  He was a graduate...

Allen S. Bredbenner

Allen S. Bredbenner, 71, of Scott Twp., died on Friday morning October 13, 2017 peacefully at home.  He was preceded in death by his wife the former Donna Zvolensky.  She died June 19, 2008.   Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late...

Kristen Glodek-Oestergaard

Kristen Glodek-Oestergaard, 41, of Elkins Park, PA died Monday morning at the Abington Memorial Hospital, Abington, PA.  She is survived by her husband, Martin Oestergaard.   Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of  Daniel and Ann Mari...

Frances E. Yazinski

Frances E. Yazinski, 96, of Dickson City, died Saturday night September 30, 2017, at Mt. View Care Center.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Leo Yazinski, who died in 2010. Born in Long Island, NY, she was the daughter of the late Franci...

Mary E. Conway

Mary E. McConnell Conway 92, formerly of Jessup and Dickson City, died Sunday evening September 24, 2017 at the Meadows of Scranton (Golden Living).  She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold J. Conway, who died in 1975.   Born in ...

Pearl Kostic

Pearl Kostic, of Olyphant, died on Sunday September 3, 2017 at the Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Dunmore after a brief illness.  She would have celebrated her 90th birthday on September 16, 2017.  She was preceded in death by her husband, of 43 year...

Robert S. Koslowski


Veteran
Robert S. Koslowski, 79, of East Benton Twp., passed away on Monday evening August 28, 2017 at Moses Taylor Hospital, Scranton.  He is survived by his wife Nancy Conway Koslowski, with whom he shared 23 years of marriage. Born in Dickson City, he...

Isabelle Madajeski

Isabelle Madajeski, 90, passed away at the Green Ridge Health Center, on August 20, 2017.  Her husband, Edward Madajeski passed away in 1978. Born in Nanticoke, PA she was the daughter of the late Stephen and Clara Goralski Slebodnik.  Previous ...