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Ernest L. Terry


Veteran
Ernest L. Terry, 95, of Dickson City died Friday April 7, 2017 at Mountain View Care Center, Scranton.  He was preceded in death by his wife the former Pearl Krukovicz; she died March 15, 2015.  They had been married 71 years.   Born in ...

Marie M. McCorry

Marie M. McCorry passed away peacefully at home in Archbald on April 5, 2017 at the age of 60.   Born in Liberty, NY she was the daughter of the late Chester Moczulski and Eleanor Kuranda Moczulski Kobierecki and Joseph Kobierecki.  Marie...

Alex J. Stachacz


Veteran
Alex J. Stachacz, 92, a resident of the Gino Merli Veterans Center, Scranton, and formerly of Dickson City, died Monday March 27, 2017 at Moses Taylor  Hospital, Scranton.  He is survived by his wife the former Rose Marie Malaker.  They had been m...

Carolyn R. Cole

Carolyn R. Cole, 68, of Dickson City, died unexpectedly Sunday evening at the Regional Hospital of Scranton.  She is survived by her beloved husband, John (Buckets) Cole; They had been happily married for 48 wonderful years. Born in Carbondale...

John M. Rovinsky

John M. Rovinsky, 88, of Peckville, died Sunday evening March 26, 2017 at Geisinger Community Medical Center, Scranton.  He is survived by his wife the former, Sophie Staleny.  They had been married for 65 years.   Born in Peckville, he ...

Mark A. Grandinetti

Mark A. Grandinetti, 58, of Scranton and formerly of Throop died Saturday March 18, 2017 at home.   Born in Peckville, he was the son of the late Anthony and Rose Wrobleski Grandinetti and he was a graduate of Mid Valley High School. &n...

Marie A. Zerechak Shivock

Marie A. Zerechak Shivock, of Archbald, died on Saturday March 18, 2017 upon arrival at Geisinger Community Medical Center, Scranton after being stricken ill at home.   Born in Jessup, she was the daughter of the late Michael and Anna Nagu...

Robert S. Kopacz

Robert S. Kopacz, 69, of Dunmore, died Friday March 17, 2017 at home.  He was preceded in death by his wife the former, Catherine Laggan; she died August 11, 2013.  They had been married 43 years.   Born in Scranton, he was the son of th...

Ann Lapinski

Ann Lapinski, 90 of Dickson City, died Thursday morning March 16, 2017 at home.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Chester Lapinski who died January 7, 1991.   Born in Dickson City, she was the daughter of the late Anthony and Mar...

Regina J. Drazek

Regina J. Drazek, 91, formerly of Dickson City, died Wednesday March 8, 2017 at the Mid Valley Health Care Center, Sturges.  She was preceded in death by her husband, George Drazek.  He died December 1, 1979.   Born in Syracuse, NY she w...

Bernard J. Ziomek


Veteran
Bernard J. Ziomek March 1, 2017   Bernard J. Ziomek, 75, of Scott Twp., died Wednesday March 1, 2017 at the Hospice of the Sacred Heart Inpatient Unit, Dunmore after a 9 month battle with Pancreatic Cancer.  Bernard and his wife the fo...

Mary A. Mikus, RN

Mary A. Mikus, RN, 72, of Dickson City, died Tuesday February 21, 2017 at the Regional Hospital of Scranton.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter E. Mikus, Jr.  He died July 26, 2011.   Born in Scranton, she was the daughter...

Francis Xavier "Boris" Borusiewicz Sr.

Francis "Boris" Xavier Borusiewicz Sr., 71, of Dickson City, died Saturday February 18, 2017 at the Regional Hospital of Scranton.   Born in Peckville, he was the son of the late Alfred & Genevieve Lukasik Borusiewicz and he was a life...

Dr. Stanley J. Stachacz

Dr. Stanley J. Stachacz died February 17, 2017 at Geisinger Community Medical Center, Scranton.   He is survived by his loving wife of 56 years Tozia Krajewski. He was born June 1, 1927, in Olyphant, PA son of the late John and Maryanna Stachacz. ...

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


Veteran
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...