Obituaries

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...

Jennifer M. Romeika

Jennifer M. Romeika, 36, of Factoryville passed on Sept. 2, 2017 peacefully at her home. She is the daughter of Sylvia "Cookie" Watkins Roberts and the late Michael Romeika. She was born on Sept. 27, 1980 in Tunkhannock. She studied neuroscience at V...

Howard D. Jennings

September 7, 2017

Howard D. Jennings, 73, of Factoryville, PA died Sept. 1, 2017 at Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Dunmore.  Born in Elizabeth City, NC on Dec. 22, 1943; the son of the late Howard D. and Annie B. Jennings. His wife is the former Susan Kathryn Marin for...

Anthony Pacifico

September 2, 2017

Anthony Pacifico, Jr., 36, of Wyalusing passed away.  He was born in Towanda on Oct. 24, 1980 and he was the son of the late Eleanor Smith and the late Anthony Pacifico, Sr.  He was a 1999 graduate of the Wyalusing High School.  Anthon...

Eleanor Smith

September 2, 2017

Eleanor Smith, 77, died on Aug. 28, 2017.  Born in Bronx, NY on July 15, 1940; the daughter of the late Henry and Anna Weller Dueber. Eleanor was a 1958 graduate of St. Catharine Academy, Bronx, NY. After graduation worked her way up to As...

Lorraine Podlaski Gelnett

August 23, 2017

Lorraine Podlaski Gelnett, 82, of Tunkhannock, Pa. died August 20, 2017 at the Scranton Regional Hospital. She was born in Wilkes-Barre,  on Jan. 17, 1935  and she was the daughter of the late Stanley and Sophie Putek Podlaski.  Lorraine was marri...

Lindbergh Z Belcher

Lindbergh Zenas Belcher (89) of Monroe Twp. passed away at the Tyler Memorial Hospital Aug. 15, 2017. He was born in NJ on Sept. 6, 1927 and he was the son of the late Zenas and Alma Belcher.  He was married to the former Alberta Harvey who passed a...

Maureen M. Goida (Winn)

August 31, 2017

Maureen M. Goida, 70, of Factoryville died Thursday morning Aug 10, 2017 at home with her husband by her side. Born in Scranton on Feb. 3, 1947; the daughter of the late John and Irene Malott Winn.  Maureen married her husband Donald M. Goida on Jul...

Sylvia Colvin (Conklin)

August 15, 2017

Sylvia Colvin, 93, of Factoryville died Tuesday Aug. 8, 2017 as a result of an automobile accident in Tunkhannock. Born in Walton, NY on March 26, 1924; the daughter of the late Leon J. and Mabel E. Stevens Conklin. Her husband the Robert G. Colvin d...

Jean M. Naylor (Hanyon)

August 1, 2017

Jean M. Naylor,67, 0f Lake Sheridan died Saturday morning July 29, 2017 at her home. Born in Nicholson on Aug. 4, 1949; the daughter of the late Leon and Freda Smith Hanyon. Jean married her husband Robert Naylor on March 15, 1991. Jean graduated fr...

Jeane P. Courville

Jeane Pellerin Courville, 96, of Tunkhannock, formerly of Brookline, Massachusetts, died on July 17, 2017 at Celtic Hospice, Wilkes-Barre. Jeane was a loving mother and wife, and a devotée of opera and fashion. She was preceded in death by her husba...

William G. Krutles Jr.

July 20, 2017

William G. Krutles Jr., 64, of Factoryville died suddenly on Friday July 14, 2017 while on a family vacation in North Carolina. Born in Factoryville on Feb. 12, 1953; the son of the late William G. and Edna Thomas Krutles Sr.. He was married to the f...

Ruth B. Jones (Bishop)

July 15, 2017

Ruth B. Jones, just shy of 94 years of age, wife of the late Howard Jones, of Tunkhannock and Lake Carey, PA., passed away on July 12, 2017. Ruth, along with her identical twin sister, the late Ruby B. Pagano, was born in Landrum, S.C. to the late Fe...

Mary Ann Gelnett

July 14, 2017

Mary Ann Gelnett, 59, of Phoenixville, Pa. died July 10th at her home. She was born in Meshoppen, Pa. on May 31, 1958 and she was the daughter of Bruce and Lorraine Podlaski Gelnett. She was a 1976 graduate of the Tunkhannock high school and attende...

Romayne L. Wrightson (Dickman)

July 15, 2017

Romayne L. Wrightson, 73 of Olyphant died July 7, 2017 at Geisinger Wyoming Valley after injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Born in Plainfield, NJ on April 7, 1944; the daughter of the late Robert E. and Beryl Jean Casterline Dickman II. ...

Paul P. Kubick

July 8, 2017

Paul P. Kubick, 88 of Center Moreland, passed away July 4,2017 at The Gardens at Tunkhannock. Born June 26, 1929 in Duryea, PA.  He was the son of the late Steven Kubick and the late Katherine (Kredlow) Kubick.  Graduated 1947 from Mill City High S...

Irvin "Buddy" Harvey


Veteran

July 7, 2017

  Irvin “Buddy” Harvey Jr. passed away peacefully at home after a courageous battle with cancer on the 4th of July, 2017. Born in Tunkhannock March 1st, 1952, Buddy graduated from Tunkhannock Area High School, joined the Marine Corp. i...

Judith E. Gaydos (Clark)

June 28, 2017

Judith E. Gaydos, 73, of Tunkhannock passed away at the Geisinger Wyoming Valley Hospital on June 23, 2017.  She was born in Newark, NJ. on Oct. 8, 1943 and she was the daughter of the late Hiram and the former Norma Knecht Clark.  Judi was a gra...

Beatrice M. Walters (Root)

June 26, 2017

Beatrice M. Walters of Factoryville died Thursday morning at her home. Her husband, Joseph Walters Sr., died July 21, 1992 Born in Tunkhannock on May 8, 1935, daughter of the late Duane F. Sr. and Hannetta Crone Root , Beatrice retired from Mobil ...

Irene S Scango (Hummel)

Irene Suzanne Scango, 75, of Tunkhannock died Thursday June 8, 2017 at her home with her husband by her side. She was born in Scranton on Feb. 6, 1942; the daughter of the late Theron and Irene Maguire Hummel. She married her husband Frank Henry Scan...

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