Obituaries

Bette Uhrin

Bette "Betz" Uhrin, of Scott Twp., died unexpectedly at home on Thursday, February 4, 2021.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Andrew Abe Uhrin. Born in Olyphant, she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Rose Skwish Stupak, and she was...

Carlos Pineiro

Carlos Pineiro, 65, of Dickson City, PA, and formerly of Staten Island, NY, died Tuesday, February 3, 2021, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.  He is survived by his wife, Margarita Maria Vasquez Pineiro. Born in Brooklyn, NY, he was the son ...

Elizabeth Pisarski

Elizabeth “Betty” Pisarski, 79, Jefferson Twp., died Tuesday, January 26, 2021, at the Julia Ribaudo Health Center, Lake Ariel.  She is survived by her husband, Michael Pisarski. Born in Dickson City, she was the daughter of the late Joseph a...

Marianne E. Kulas

Marianne E. Kulas, 73, of Dickson City died Monday, January 25, 2021, at home after a lengthy illness.  She is survived by her husband, Frank B. Kulas.  They had been married 51 years. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Joseph an...

Mary A. Rovinsky

Mary A. Rovinsky, 89, of Peckville, died Sunday at Geisinger Community Medical Center, Scranton, after a brief illness. Her husband, the late John Rovinsky, died Jan. 15, 2010. They were married 57 years. She was born in Mayfield on March 5, 193...

Michael Bak

Michael Bak, 91, of Olyphant, died Friday, January 22, 2021, at the Dunmore Health Care Center.  He was preceded in death by his wife the former, Jadwiga Augustonowich Bak. Born in Vislok, Poland, District of Sanok, he was the son of the late Ste...

Julia Ripich

Julia Ripich, 100 years old and 14 days shy of her 101st birthday died Monday, January 18, 2021 at the Dunmore Health Care Center, she was formerly a resident of  Scott Twp.   She was preceded in death by her husband, John Ripich. who died May 10,...

Marie A. Kozlowski

Marie A. Kozlowski, a resident of the Lackawanna Health and Rehab Center, and formerly of Dickson City, died Friday evening, January 8, 2021 at the Center.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Eugene Kozlowski. Born in Dickson City, she was...

Raymond P. Zalewski

Raymond P Zalewski, 69, passed away January 8,2021 at  Regional Hospital, Scranton from complications of COVID-19. Born Oct. 7, 1951, son of the late Frank G. Zalewski and the late Bertha S. Karvotski Zalewski. He was a resident of  Lackawanna H...

Anna Schlasta

Anna Schlasta, 91, of Scott Twp., died Thursday morning January 7, 2021, at home. She was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, Stephen Schlasta, Sr.  He died October 26, 2011. Born in Scott Twp., she was the daughter of the late Akym an...

Eleanor Kobylanski

Eleanor Kobylanski, 90, of Dickson City, died Friday, January 1, 2021, at home.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry S. Kobylanski.  He died March 30, 2016. Born in Scranton, and raised in Old Forge, she was the daughter of the late ...

Helen Yourkowski

Helen Yourkowski, 90, of Throop, passed away on Thursday, December 31, 2020.  She was preceded in death by her husband, John Yourkowski. Born in Jessup, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Helen Zukusky Benderovich.  Before retiring, she ...

Alberta Buiocchi Yeselavage

Alberta (Buiocchi) Yeselavage, age 76, passed away peacefully on Thursday, December 31, 2020.  She died of heart complications, and a broken heart, 5 months after the passing of her husband of 53 years, Robert Yeselavage Sr. Alberta was born on A...

Francis Hughes

Francis Hughes, 59, of Throop, died Tuesday, December 29, 2020, at Allied Hospice, Scranton.  He is survived by his wife of 43 years, the former Linda Filarsky. Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late Francis and Hedy Lewan Hughes, and he wa...

Thomas J. Grzech Sr.


Veteran
Thomas J. Grzech Sr., 80, of Greenfield Twp., died Tuesday, December 29, 2020, at Wayne Memorial Hospital, Honesdale.  He was preceded in death by his wife the former, Estelle Wallinger Grzech.  She died on September 30, 1989. Born and raised in...

Gerald Smith

Gerald “Smitty” Smith, 68, of Dickson City, died Tuesday evening December 15, 2020, at Moses Taylor Hospital, Scranton.  He is survived by his wife of 46 years the former, Deborah Stemphoski. Born in Scranton, he was the son of Irene Hannis S...

John J. Maza

John J. Maza, 63, of Dickson City, died unexpectedly Sunday morning December 13, 2020, at home.  He is survived by his wife of 36 years, the former Mary Beth Viscovitz. Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late Leonard and Alice Walasky Maza....

Andrew John Hojnoski

Andrew John ‘A.J.’ Hojnoski born July 12, 1989, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Saturday, December 12, 2020, after fighting a long battle with drug addiction. Andrew graduated from Windsor Central School in 2008 with High Honors. He the...

Daniel Siniawa

On Tuesday, December 8, 2020, Daniel Siniawa, loving husband, father, and grandfather, passed away at age 88. Daniel was born on March 13, 1932, in Justus, Pennsylvania, to Peter and Hazel Siniawa. He was a graduate of Scott High School, Class of ...

Carol M. Chaykosky

Carol M. Chaykosky, 65, of Greenfield Twp., passed away at home in the presence of her family on Saturday, November 5, 2020.  She is survived by her husband of 39 years, Nicholas Chaykosky Sr. Born in Peckville, she was the daughter of Juliann Tu...

Olga Bednarek

Olga Bednarek, 98, died Wednesday, November 25, 2020, at Green Ridge Care Center, Scranton, Pa. She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Bednarek, who died May 28, 1993. Daughter of the late Andrew Wanuga and Mary Kuchwara Wanuga, she was a li...

Alberta J. Kulas

Alberta J. Kulas, 83, went home to the Lord on Saturday, November 21, 2020. A lifelong resident of Dickson City, she was born on January 29, 1937.  She was the daughter of the late Edward and Julia Belonis Kulas.  She was a lifelong member of St...

Irene T. Kasmark Kaczmarek

Irene T. Kasmark Kaczmarek, 98, a resident of the Green Ridge Health Care Center, and formerly of Dickson City, died Thursday, November 19, 2020, at the center. She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank. He died on August 18, 2000. Born in S...

William Novak


Veteran
William Novak, 90, of Scott Twp. died Tuesday, November 17, 2020, at home.  He was preceded in death by his wife, the former Sonia Kalaha Novak.  She died on April 22, 2008. Born and raised in Scott Twp., he was the son of the late Alfred and Ma...

Thomas E. Anuszewski


Veteran
Tommy Anuszewski, a compassionate, loving, loyal son, brother, friend, and soldier died at home Sunday. Born in Scranton, he was the son of Ellen Jane Brown Anuszewski, Scott Twp., and the late Theodore Anuszewski.  He graduated from Lakeland H.S...