Obituaries

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Edward P. Rutkowski

June 19, 2020

Edward P. Rutkowski, 65, of Dickson City, died Friday evening June 19, 2020, at Wilkes Barre General Hospital, after a brief illness. Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late Edward A. and Jeanette Pagnotti Rutkowski, and he was a member of St...
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Jane V. Wojciechowski

June 16, 2020

Jane V. Wojciechowski, a resident at Clarks Summit Senior Living,  and formerly of Dickson City, died Tuesday morning, June 16, 2020, at Allied Hospice.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Ronald S. Wojciechowski.  He died on April 8, 2012....

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Claudio DePietro

June 15, 2020

Claudio "Clyde" DePietro, 96, a resident of Olyphant, died Monday morning at the Hospice of the Sacred Heart Inpatient Unit, Dunmore.  He is survived by his wife of 67 years, the former Martha Magalski. Born in Olyphant, he was the son of the lat...
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Helen Kraycinovich

June 9, 2020

Helen “Aunt Helen” Kraycinovich, 93, a resident of Dickson City, died Tuesday morning, at the Scranton Health Care Center.  She was preceded in death by her husband, best friend and partner of 46 years, Peter kraycinovich, who died January 7, 19...
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Mary Ellen Scochin

May 6, 2020

Mary Ellen Scochin, 73, a resident of the Forest City Nursing Facility, and formerly of Scott Twp., died Wednesday, May 6, 2020, due to complications of COVID 19. Born in Scott Twp., she was the daughter of the late George and Ann Skwish Konecny, ...

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John Graziul

May 4, 2020

John "Norm" Graziul, 87, a resident of Lawrenceville, NJ, and formerly of Dickson City, died Monday, May 4, 2020, at the Capitol Health Center, Hopewell, NJ.  He was preceded in death by his wife the former, Geraldine Yezierski. Born in Dickson C...
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Judith A. Zorbas

May 1, 2020

Judith A. Zorbas, 73, Clarks Summit, died Friday, May 1, 2020, at  Allied Skilled Nursing Facility, Scranton. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late John Sr. and Ann Sidorovitz Gustave, and she was a member of St. Peter’s Cathedral,...
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Theresa Popovich Rolka

April 27, 2020

Theresa A. (Popovich) Rolka, 83, a former resident of Montdale, passed away on Monday, April 27th, 2020 at Mountain View Care Center. She was the wife and soulmate of John Paul Rolka, who passed away in September 2018, with whom she shared 58 years o...
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Elizabeth "Betty" Vitvitsky

April 26, 2020

Elizabeth "Betty" Vitvitsky, 89, passed away on April 26, 2020, at the Lackawanna Health and Rehab Center.  She was the widow of John Vitvitsky, who died August 12, 2002. Born November 6, 1930, in Dickson City.  She was the daughter of the late ...
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Joseph J. Kaminski

April 18, 2020

Joseph J. Kaminski, 77, a resident of the Dunmore Health Care Center, and formerly of Dickson City, died Saturday morning April 18, 2020, at the center. Born in Peckville, he was the son of the late Joseph and Helen Mozdziock Kaminski, and he was ...
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Patricia Paulish

April 16, 2020

Patricia Paulish, of Dickson City, died Thursday, April 16, 2020, at Allied Hospice.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Peter Paulish Jr.  He died on August 10, 2012. Born in Dickson City, she was the daughter of the late Peter and Mary ...

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Thomas C. Fawzon

April 15, 2020

Thomas C. Fawzon, 68, of Archbald, passed away on Wednesday, April 15, 2020, at Regional Hospital of Scranton, after a long illness.  He is survived by his wife, the former Linda Botelho. Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late Peter Sr. and...
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Dolores Henrietta Bachak

April 6, 2020

Dolores Henrietta Bachak, 83, formerly of Mayfield, Jermyn, and most recently of Applewood Acres, Clarks Summit, died Monday, April 6, 2020, at Allied Skilled Nursing Facility, Scranton. Born in Mayfield, she was the daughter of the late Joseph an...
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Dennis Sowinski

April 5, 2020

Dennis Sowinski, 88, passed away April 5, 2020, surrounded by his family. Dennis was born on March 31, 1932, to the late Frank and Sophie Zelewski Sowinski of Dickson City. He graduated from Dickson City High School and owned and operated Sowinski...

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Henry Buza

April 4, 2020

Henry “Hank” Buza, 79, of Dickson City, passed away at Allied Hospice in Scranton, on April 4, 2020, after a long illness. Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late Charles and Helen Yescavitz Buza, and he was a member of St. Mary’s Visit...
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Stanley B. Chmielewski

April 2, 2020

Stanley B. Chmielewski, 90, of West Chester, PA, and formerly of Dickson City, passed away on Thursday, April 2, 2020.  He is survived by his wife of 71 years, Diane Chmielewski, West Chester. Born in Dickson City, he was the son of the late John...
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George J. Yashinski

March 26, 2020

George J. Yashinski, 87, of Scott Twp., formerly of Throop passed away peacefully Thursday, March 26, 2020, at the Linwood Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Scranton.  He was preceded in death by his wife Philomena T. Cerra Yashinski, who died Febr...
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Margot Glodek

March 25, 2020

Margot Glodek of Dickson City passed away Wednesday, March 25, 2020, at home. She was born March 12, 1937, in Munstereifel, Germany to Stephan and Marguerite Versoven Martin. She came to the United States in 1956 after marrying her husband, Myron G...

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Thomas Dobreniecki

March 25, 2020

Thomas P. “Zeke” Dobreniecki, 74, of Dickson City, died Wednesday, March 25, 2020, at the Hospice of the Sacred Heart Inpatient Unit, Dunmore.  He is survived by his wife, the former Ellen Hamilton Dobreniecki. Born in Dickson City, he was th...

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Ernest J. Manning

March 22, 2020

Ernest J. Manning, 94, of Dickson City, died on Sunday evening March 22, 2020, at Allied Skilled Nursing Facility, Scranton, PA.  He was preceded in death by his wife, the former Gloria Keegan.  She died on January 22, 2003. Born in Dickson City...
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Eileen A. Baldassini Rossi Forgione

March 15, 2020

Eileen A. Baldassini Rossi Forgione, 93, of Dickson City, died Sunday morning March 15, 2020, at home surrounded by her loving family.  She was preceded in death by her first husband, Lawrence Rossi who died August 5, 1954, and her second husband, A...
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David Walter Matechak

March 11, 2020

David Walter Matechak, 49, of Savannah, GA, passed away on Wednesday, March 11, 2020, at Memorial Medical Center, Savannah.  He is survived by his wife, of seventeen years, Cherise Matechak. David was born on April 24, 1970, in Scranton, and he w...
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Nancy J. Armbruster

March 9, 2020

Nancy J (Richards) Armbruster, 83, of East Scranton passed away Monday morning, March 9, 2020, at Regional Hospital. Her husband, Larry J. Armbruster Jr. preceded her in death in 2004. Born in Dunmore, she was the daughter of the late Rowland and ...

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Ronald P. Yagelski

March 9, 2020

Ronald P. Yagelski, 86, of Dickson City, died Monday, March 9, 2020, at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Hospital, Plains Twp.  He and his wife, the former Joan Remick celebrated 62 years of marriage. Born in Scott Twp., he was the son of the late Paul a...
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Eric P. Kovaleski

February 29, 2020

Eric P. Kovaleski, 40, of Dickson City, died upon arrival at Geisinger Community Medical Center, Scranton on February 29, 2020.  He is survived by his wife, the former Kelsey Andrews. Born in Scranton, he was the son of Robert and Nancy Taylor Ko...