Obituaries

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Gayle E. Grzybowski

Gayle E. Grzybowski, 74, of Scott Twp., died Thursday evening June 27, 2019 unexpectedly at home.  She is survived by her husband of 56 years, John Grzybowski Sr. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Thelma Glaesman Kramer...

Michael P. Terpak

Michael P. Terpak, 43, of Scott Twp., died Saturday June 22, 2019, at home surrounded by his loving family after a long battle with renal failure. Born in Scranton, he was the son of Paul and Marianne Munley Terpak, Scott Twp, and he was a member ...

Michael J. Kman

Michael J. Kman, formerly of Dickson City, died unexpectedly on June 21, 2019. Born in Scranton, he was the son of Gloria Osborne, and the late Michael Kman Sr.  He was educated in St. Mary’s Parochial School and he was a 1982 graduate of Bisho...

Thomas Bowman Johnson


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Thomas Bowman Johnson, 75, of Peckville, died Sunday evening June 16, 2019, at the Lackawanna Health Care Center, Sturges; after a long and courageous battle with Parkinson disease and Lewy body dementia.  He is survived by his wife of 52 years, the...

Karen M. Paruzynski


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Karen M. Paruzynski, 63, formerly of Dickson City, died Saturday June 15, 2019, at Allied Hospice, Scranton.  Karen lived a life that focused on serving others and treating her neighbors with kindness. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of th...

Pearl Yazinski

Pearl Yazinski, 92, a resident of Dickson City, died Thursday, May 23, 2019, at Green Ridge Health Center Scranton.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Adam J. Yazinski.  He died on February 16, 1987. Born in Dickson City, she was the dau...

Bernard Michini

Bernard M. “Bernie” Michini, 57, of Dickson City, died unexpectedly after surgery on Tuesday, May 14, 2019, while recuperating at home.  He is survived by his wife the former Carol Shaffer, they would have celebrated 30 years of marriage on Frid...

Donald A. Easton


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Donald Albert Easton Sr., 94, of S. Abington Township, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Monday, May 6, with his loving and devoted wife, Joan Kazmierski Easton and family at his side. Donald was born in Paterson, NJ on Feb 28, 1925, he was t...

John A. Lutian Jr.


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John A. Lutian Jr., 72, a resident of Scranton, died Wednesday May 1, 2019 at home.  He is survived by his wife, the former Carolyn J. Miller.  They would have celebrated 50 years of marriage in June. Born in Gary, WV, he was the son of the late...

Suzette Jeanette Borusiewicz

Suzette Jeanette Borusiewicz, 72, of Dickson City, died Sunday evening, April 28, at Geisinger Community Medical Center, Scranton, after an unexpected brief illness. She was the beloved wife and life of her husband, Alfred Borusiewicz. They had been ...

Charles Kosciuk


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Charles Kosciuk, 80, of Olyphant, died peacefully on Wednesday, April 24th, surrounded by his whole family.  He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Charlotte Bulford Kosciuk. Born in Moosic, he was the son of the late Edward Charles and Geneviev...

Martin W. Bateridge

Martin W. Bateridge, 76, of the Bell Mountain Section of Dickson City, died Tuesday, April 16, 2019, at home.  He is now reunited with his soul mate, his wife of 47 years the former, Margaret “Peggy” May.  She died on April 21, 2012. Born in...

Ceil Theresa Bonczkiewicz

Ceil Theresa Bonczkiewicz, 89, of Dalton, died Wednesday morning April 10, 2019, at home. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Bonczkiewicz. He died in 1970. Born in Blakley, she was the daughter of the late George and Anna Novack Darl...

Margaret Balish Brewinski

Margaret Balish Brewinski, 79, of Scranton, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, and sister, died Wednesday April 10, 2019, at Allied Hospice, Scranton.  She is survived by her husband of 57 years Joseph Brewinski. Born in Scranton, she was the dau...

Philip Edward Lonergan

Philip Edward Lonergan, 61, of Dallas, died unexpectedly Sunday, April 7, 2019, at Regional Hospital of Scranton after being stricken ill at Stonehedge Country Club, Tunkhannock. Born in Scranton, and raised in Olyphant, he was the son of the late...

John A. Davitt


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John A. Davitt, 52, beloved son of Edith D’Arienzo Davitt, Peckville, and the late John V. Davitt passed away at home on Wednesday, April 3, 2019, unexpectedly after a recent illness. Born in Scranton, John was a graduate of Valley View High Sch...

Jill Poplawski

Jill Poplawski, 67, of Dickson City, passed away peacefully Monday, April 1, 2019. She was the wife of the late Francis Xavier Poplawski, of Dickson City. The couple celebrated 44 years of marriage. Born July 20, 1951, in Scranton, she was the dau...

Ronald Fahey Jr.

Ronald Fahey Jr., of Dickson City, PA passed on Tuesday, March 26, 2019, at Lackawanna Health and Rehab Center, Olyphant, PA. Born in Orange, New Jersey on March 1st, 1955, he was the son of Ronald Fahey and Elizabeth McLoughlin Fahey, E. Orange, ...

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....