Obituaries

Cleda Shelby

Cleda Shelby, 86, formally of Dallas passed peacefully on Dec. 4, 2017 with family by her side.  She was the daughter of the late Clyde and Violet Sanner.  She was preceded in death by her dear husband Dave, and brother Johnny.  Cleda was a te...

Rachael E. Wydeen

Rachael E. Wydeen, 26, of Factoryville died 11/30/2017 Thursday at home. Born in Scranton on Oct. 21, 1991; the daughter of Amy Wydeen Durso of Factoryville and Jeffery and Marilyn Davies of Taylor and step-father Cory Durso of Factoryville. Sur...

Frank Hoover

November 30, 2017

Frank Broadhead Hoover, 82, of Dallas passed away at the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital on Sunday with his family by his side. He was born on May 5, 1935 and he was the son of the late Willard and Olive Haines Hoover. Frank was married to the former P...

Patricia A. Driscole (Driscole)

November 29, 2017

Patricia Ann Driscole, 75, of Tunkhannock died Saturday 11/25/2017 at Geisinger Wyoming Valley, Plains Twp. Born in Scranton on Nov. 7, 1942; the daughter of the late Robert Eugene and Margaret Edith Noll Driscole. Preceded in death by her son Willi...

Rudy M. Kevak III

Rudy M. Kevak III, our beloved son, died November 24th, 2017 as a result of an overdose.  He was 39 years old. Rudy was born in Wilkes-Barre, PA on September 2, 1978. He is the son of Elaine M. Tweedy, and stepson of Paul A. Tweedy of Factoryvill...

Barbara Menichello

November 29, 2017

Barbara M Frey Menichello, wife of the late Ralph J Menichello, passed away peacefully at her home in Factoryville on Wednesday evening, Nov. 22, 2017. Born September 10, 1944, in Brooklyn, NY, she was the eldest child of the late Anthony Theodore Fr...

Mercedes Anderson

November 28, 2017

Mercedes M. Anderson, 92, of Tunkhannock died Wednesday November 22.  She was born on February 17, 1925, and was the daughter of the late Frank E. Walters and the Late Catherine McMenamin Walters Powell, both of Atlantic City, NJ.  She was preceded...

Helen A. Dolph

November 24, 2017

Helen A. Dolph, 90, of Nicholson, died Monday at the Hospice of the Sacred Heart Dunmore. She was the wife of the late Roy J. Dolph for 46 years. Helen was born in Scranton on Jan. 2, 1927 and she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Ethel S...

Linda C. Brown (Pensack)

Linda C. Brown, 66 of Scranton died Friday evening Nov.17, 2017 at Allied Services skilled Nursing Center, Scranton.  Born in Meshoppen on Dec. 2, 1950; the daughter of the late Arthur and Alice Novack  Pensack. She was an avid reader, enjoyed s...

Frank D. Kochmer

November 13, 2017

Frank D. Kochmer, 75, of Lake Winola died Nov. 9 at Hospice of the Scared Heart, Dunmore, after a long battle with dementia and cancer. Born in Scranton on April 10, 1942; son of the late Victor and Frances Cardone Kochmer. Frank spent his entire ...

Gladys C. Michaels (Colvin)

November 11, 2017

Gladys Colvin Michaels, 92, of Factoryville died Saturday Nov. 4, 2017 after a long and courageous battle with Alzheimer's at Allied Services Skilled Nursing Center.  Born in Factoryville on Feb. 12, 1925; the daughter of the late Harry and Mary Mic...

Robert (Bud) Swartz

November 1, 2017

Robert (Bud) Swartz, 100, of Falls, Overfield Twp. died Sunday at the Jewish Home of Eastern Pa, Scranton. He was born in Mill City on Jan. 28, 1917 and he was the son of the late Jasper and Althea Ross Swartz.  His wife was the late former Drusilla...

Bill Velicky


Veteran

October 30, 2017

Rodolf William Velicky (Bill), 89, of Factoryville. He died peacefully in his home, surrounded by his family in the early hours of Oct. 26, 2017 after a brief struggle with cancer. Bill was born to Louis and Anna Baca Velicky on June 27, 1928 in...

James Owen Allen

October 30, 2017

James Owen Allen, 53, passed away at his home on Oct. 24, 2017.  He was born in Meshoppen on Jan. 15, 1964 and he was the son of the late Jack R. Allen and Bertha “Pat” Evans Allen.  Jim married the love of his life the former Nancy J. Osborn...

Connie Snyder

Constance “Connie” Ann Snyder, 66, of Factoryville, passed away at the Geisinger C.M.C. Hospital on Sunday October 22, 2017 with her loving family by her side. Connie was born on August 21, 1951 in Meshoppen, PA. and she was the daughter ...

Barry L. Otto


Veteran

October 28, 2017

Barry L. Otto,72, of Factoryville died Friday after a courageous fight with lung cancer at Geisinger C.M.C Hospital, Scranton. Born April 17, 1945 in Montclair, NJ; the son of the late Herbert R. and Evelyn E. Matthews Otto Sr. His wife is the former...

Shirley J. Dziak

October 23, 2017

Shirley J. Dziak, 87, of Falls, died Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017, at home. She was married to the late Eugene Dziak who passed away in 2009 and they were married for 55 years.   She was born in Scranton, Pa. on July 8, 1930 and, she was the daughte...

Lisa A. Barber-Vasky (Barber)

October 22, 2017

Lisa Ann Barber-Vasky, 58, of Fleetville died peacefully Wednesday morning Oct. 18, 2017 after a brief stay at Geisinger C. M.C, Scranton, with her husband by her side.  Born in Scranton on Sept. 18, 1959; the daughter of the late Wellington “Lave...

Dolores Radwanski

October 23, 2017

Dolores Radwanski, 86, of Tunkhannock passed away at the Gardens at Tunkhannock on Oct. 18, 2017.  She was born in Tunkhannock on Jan. 1, 1931 and she was the daughter of the late Clarence and Lavina Goldsmith Myers.  She was married to the late Ar...

Mary Teresa Yuhas (McGuire)

October 18, 2017

Mary Teresa Yuhas, 55, of Mill City, died Sunday. She and her husband, Joseph Robert Yuhas, had been married since 1982. Born in Toms River, N.J., on Aug. 8, 1962, daughter of the late Eugene McGuire and Mary Coolbaugh, she was a 1980 graduate of ...

Kara Cook

September 28, 2017

Kara Jean Cook, 11, of Tunkhannock passed away at her home surrounded by her family on Sept 24, 2017 after a courageous battle with a third cancer.  Kara was born in Scranton on Mar. 14, 2006 and she is the daughter of Walton E. and Alisha J. Karp C...

Mary C. St. Clair

October 8, 2017

Mary C. St. Clair, 81, formerly of Rush, Pa passed away passed away Thursday, September 21, 2017 in Seminole, Fl. She was preceded by her husband Arnold St. Clair in 2007. Mary was loved by her family and friends and will be greatly missed. Grav...

Richard H Driscole


Veteran

September 16, 2017

Richard Hayden Driscole, Sr., “Papa,” 84, of Tunkhannock, PA., died surrounded by his family on Sept. 12, 2017.   He was born Dec. 2, 1932, to the late John Franklin (Frank) and Blodwyn Sickler Driscole. His beloved wife of 54 years, M...

Mary Saxer

Mary Saxer, 63, of Tunkhannock passed away Sept. 7th 2017 at her home surrounded by her family.  She was born in Sayre, Pa. on Apr. 29, 1954 and she was the daughter of the late Samuel Kasson and Eleanor Pauline Isbell. She was employed at Sorel ...

Richard J. Lakata

Richard J. Lakata, 75, of Factoryville passed away at his home on Sept. 3, 2017.  Richard was born in Jersey City, NJ on Feb. 25, 1942 and he was the son of the late Joseph and Anne Golis Lakata.  He was married to the former Diane C. Golden for 50...

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