Obituaries

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Michelle B. Bell

Michelle B. Bell, 64, of Dickson City, died Wednesday March 7, 2018 at Hershey Medical Center.  She is survived by her husband, Frank W. Bell.  They had been married 48 years. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Pearl B...

Howard Aubuchon


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Howard Aubuchon, 88, of Dickson City, died Tuesday, February 28, 2018 at Allied Skilled Nursing Facility, Scranton.  He was preceded in death by his wife, the former Barbara Hanley. Born in Highland Park, Michigan, he was the son of the late Feli...

David Batman #56 Promovitz

David Brian Promovitz,  20, “Batman #56”, of Dickson City, died Wednesday February 21, 2018 at Regional Hospital, Scranton. Born in Scranton, he was the son of David Michael and Cindy Ann Wolo Promovitz, Dickson City.  He was a former member...

Chester P. Bednarek


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Chester P. Bednarek, 81, of Eynon, died Saturday morning, February 17, 2018 at Geisinger Wyoming Valley, Wilkes Barre.  He is survived by his wife the former, Jean Virbitsky.  They had been married 59 years. Born in Dickson City, he was the son ...

Jane Constance Paczkowski

Jane Constance Paczkowski, 93, a lifetime resident of Dickson City, Pa., passed into eternal life on Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018, at Lackawanna Health & Rehab in Olyphant, Pa., where she was recently a resident. Born on May 30, 1924, in Scranton, ...

John B. Long


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  John B. Long, 94, of Clarks Summit, died Monday morning February 12, 2018, at Abington Manor, Clarks Summit.  He was preceded in death by his wife, the former Marie E. Witkowski, she died November 5, 2000. Born in Brooklyn, NY he was th...

Michael W. Kosydar Jr.


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Michael W. Kosydar Jr., 93, of Dickson City, died Monday morning February 12, 2018 at Linwood Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Scranton.  He was preceded in death by his wife, the former Mary Nahorniak; who died June 7, 1993. Born in Olyphant, ...

Edward S. Kownaski


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Edward Kownaski, age 94, of Dickson City died Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at Hospice Of The Sacred Heart, Dunmore. Edward was born October 6, 1923 in Dickson City; he is the son of the late Joseph and Josephine Matistic Kownaski.  He was a gradua...

David J. Evans


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David J. Evans, 68, a Dickson City resident, died Tuesday January 30, 2018 at Geisinger Community Medical Center, Scranton.  He is survived by his wife, the former Geri Swenski. Born February 12, 1949 in Scranton, he was the son of the late Josep...

Gloria C. Selvenis

Gloria C. Selvenis, 75, of Scott Township passed away peacefully Sunday January 28, 2018, at Moses Taylor Hospital, Scranton after a brief illness.  She was preceded in death by the love of her life, her husband, Anthony D. Selvenis.  He passed awa...

Sophie Zaluski Yanochko

Sophie Zaluski Yanochko, 92, a resident at Mid Valley Manor, Peckville, and formerly of Dickson City, died Saturday evening January 27, 2018 at the manor.  She was preceded in death by her first husband, Michael Yanochko, who died in 1984, and her s...

Ann M. Schild Regan

Ann M. Schild Regan, 92, a resident of the Gardens at Green Ridge Assisted Living, Scranton, died Monday morning January 22, 2018 at the Jewish Home of Eastern Pa., Scranton. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Arthur Schild, who died ...

Deborah Bozym

Deborah Joyce Dozack Bozym, "Debbie", 59, her  hand was taken by the angels as she was called home to Heaven on January 14, 2018. Although she died unexpectedly, she died peacefully at her home, in Throop. Her strong will to live was to see her gran...

Frances Niemotka

Frances “Fran” Niemotka, 68, of Dickson City, died Sunday January 7, 2018 at Regional Hospital of Scranton. She is survived by her husband of 47 years, Joseph Niemotka. Born in Kingston, daughter of the late Joseph J. and Lillian Cusumano Coo...

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. ...