Obituaries

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Barbara Wesneski Bentov

Barbara Wesneski Bentov, 75, of Boca Raton, FL, died Tuesday February 7, 2017 at Anne Arundel Medical Center, Annapolis, MD.  She is survived by her husband, David Bentov.   Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Carl and Agne...

Eleanor M. Kuha

Eleanor M. Kuha, 88, of Dickson City, died Wednesday February 15, 2017 at Mid Valley Manor, Sturges.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Kuha. He died March 1, 2010.   Born in Dickson City, she was the daughter of the late W...

Valeria A. Naumovitz

Valeria Naumovitz, 83, of Dickson City, died Sunday February 12, 2017 at the Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Dunmore.  She is survived by her husband, Leo Naumovitz.  They would have celebrated 61 years of marriage in May.   Born in Dickson...

Kathleen A. Fitch

Kathleen "Kathy" A. Fitch, 60, a resident of Mountain View Care Center, Scranton and formerly of Dalton, died Thursday February 9, 2017 at the center.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Daniel "Danny" Fitch who passed April 3, 1987. Born ...

Henry Gavlinski

Henry “Hank” Gavlinski, 75, of Scott Twp., died Sunday at home.  He was preceded in death by his wife the former, Georgiann M. Konecny.  She died March 8, 2015.   Born in Peckville, he was the son of the late Henry and Sophie Rovinsk...

Julia Zaleski

Julia “Julie” Zaleski, 85, of Dickson City, died Saturday February 4, 2017 at Allied Skilled Nursing Facility, Scranton.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Dennis Zaleski who died in 1972.   Born in Dickson City, she was the d...

Michael F. Barrett

Michael F. Barrett, a resident of Dickson City, Pennsylvania died Saturday January 28, 2017 after a brief illness.     He is survived by his wife of 35 years the former Maureen Early. Born in Washington, D.C., son of Theresa Gardier Barrett a...

Josephine Olshefski DeRoma

Josephine Olshefski DeRoma, R.N., of Dickson City, died January 27, 2017 at the Regional Hospital of Scranton.  She was the wife of Nicholas DeRoma.  They were married 45 years.   Josephine was born in Scranton on December 6, 1948, the third...

Chester Yazinski


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Chester “Ernie” Yazinski, 92, passed away on Wednesday January 25, 2017 at Mountain View Care Center, Scranton.  A lifelong resident of Dickson City, he is survived by his wife Charlotte Gretkowski Yazinski.  They would have celebrated their 68...

Daniel Robert Shields

Daniel Robert Shields, 44, of Jermyn passed away at home on Wednesday January 25, 2017.   Born in Endicott, NY he was the son of Charles Shields and the late Rosemary DeLacy Shields.  A graduate of Valley View High School, he completed his un...

Catherine H. Errico

Catherine H. Errico, 88, of Dunmore, died Thursday evening, Jan. 19, at Moses Taylor Hospital, Scranton, surrounded by her family. She was preceded in death by her husband, Gary B. Errico. He died May 5, 2009. Born in Scranton, she was the daughte...

Wayne A. Jones

Wayne A. Jones, 60, of Dickson City, died Saturday morning January 14, 2017 at Geisinger Community Medical Center, Scranton.  He is survived by his wife the former Carol Pallis Jones.  They had been married 35 years.   Born in Scranton, he w...

Michael Paul Jugan

Michael Paul Jugan, 36, of Throop, passed away Friday January 6, 2017 in Philadelphia, PA.    He was the son of Ronald P. Bukowski, Throop  and the late  Rebecca Bruno  Bukowski.  Michael was a 1998 graduate of Mid Valley High School and...

Eleanor Brojack Hlavaty

Eleanor Brojack Hlavaty, 99, of Scott Twp., passed away peacefully at home on January 5, 2017 surrounded by family.  She was preceded in death by her husband, John, who passed away on June 3, 1975.   Born November 11, 1917 in Archbald, Eleano...

Regina Reap

Regina Zandarski Reap, a lifelong resident of Dickson City, passed away peacefully on January 1, 2017 at St. Mary's Villa Nursing Home, Elmhurst Township. She was the widow of Robert E. Reap, Sr. who died on October 5, 2006. They were married for 61 ...

Norma Ambrose

Norma Ambrose, of Dickson City, died Friday December 30, 2016 at the Donnell House Hospice in Washington, PA.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Alphonse Ambrose.  He died May 18, 2003.   Born in Dickson City, she was the daughte...

Clorinda Gliniecki

Clorinda Gliniecki, 97, of Jermyn, died Thursday morning December 29, 2016 at the Green Ridge Health and Rehab Center, Scranton.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward Gliniecki Sr.; he died March 22, 1996.   Born in Peckville,...

Hryhorcoff Mary

Mary Hryhorcoff, 96, of Scott Twp., died Thursday evening December 29, 2016 at home.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Hryhorcoff, he died in 1986.   Born in Olyphant, she was the daughter of the late Peter & Euphemia ...

Jerry Sosnowski


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Jerry Sosnowski, 67, a resident of Dickson City, died Monday at the Regional Hospital of Scranton after being stricken ill at home. He is survived by his wife, the former Cathy Sears. They had been married 27 years. Born in Scranton, he was the son ...

Edward P. Kalinowski

Edward P Kalinowski, 69, a lifelong resident of Dickson City died peacefully at home on Wednesday  December 21, 2016. Born on March 10,1947,in Peckville, to the late John and Anna Killiany Kalinowski, Ed was a graduate of Dickson City High School...

June Stadnitski

June Stadnitski, 86, of Dickson City, died Friday morning December 16, 2016 at the Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Inpatient Unit, Dunmore.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Alex Stadnitski.  He died September 5, 1984.   Born in Pe...

Jody Lavis

Jody Lavis, 57, of Dickson City, died Sunday morning December 11, 2016 at home. Born in Jersey City, NJ, she was the daughter of Joyce Wirth Lavis, Dickson City and the late Peter Lavis.  She was educated at Bayonne High School, Bayonne, NJ and w...

Martha Dzwieleski

Martha Dzwieleski, a resident of Lake Ariel, died Sunday morning, December 11,2016 at the Regional Hospital of Scranton.  She is survived by her husband, Joseph Dzwieleski. Born in Dickson City, she was the daughter of the late Harry and Charlott...

Walter F. Heflin


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Walter F. Heflin, 70, of Peckville, died Thursday December 8, 2016 at home.  He is survived by his wife, the former Hong Thi Nguyen “Pinkie” Heflin.   Born in Front Royal, VA he was the son of the late Carroll W. and Mary Pacanowski H...

Kathleen Sobieski, RN

Kathleen Sobieski, RN, 69, of Dickson City, died Monday December 5, 2016 at home.   Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late John and Helen Sparrow Sobieski and she was a faithful member of St. Mary’s Visitation Church, Dickson...