Obituaries

John Vago


Veteran

John Vago, 96, of Tunkhannock died at Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Dunmore on Wednesday July 18, 2018, after a brief stay, surrounded by his family. John, a lifetime resident of Tunkhannock was born on Shupp Hill in Lemon Twp., PA on May 30, 1922; t...

Gertrude M. Sickler (Wood)

July 28, 2018

Gertrude M. Wood Sickler, 85, of Hop Bottom passed away at The Gardens at Tunkhannock on Monday, July 16, 2018. Born in Springville Twp. on Nov. 20, 1932; the daughter of the Jerry and Edna Springer Wood.  In 1962 Gertrude was married to the late ...

Adaline M. Fassett (Rosengrant)

Adaline Rosengrant Fassett, 103, of Factoryville, died Thursday July 5, 2018 at her home. Her husband is the late Howard Fassett died Nov. 9, 1986. She was born in Factoryville on July 1, 1915; she was the daughter of the late Raymond and Lena Pic...

Izabella-Ruth Inez Buchner

Izabella-Ruth Inez Buchner, Born May 21, 2018  passed peacefully in her sleep at her loving home on the morning of July 5, 2018. Bella completed the lives of her Parents Brad and Courtney and her older brother.  She Loved Listening to her mother si...

James A. Nichols

August 3, 2018

James A. Nichols of Fleetville passed away at home on Saturday, June 30, 2018 at the age of 71.  He was the son of the late Lyle Nichols and late Thelma Schenk Nichols of Fleetville.  Jim was a life-long resident of Fleetville and a 1964 grad...

Eleanor M. Martin (Venskitis)

July 6, 2018

Eleanor M. Martin, 85, died Saturday June 30, 2018 at Abington Manor, Clarks Summit.  Born in Scranton on Nov. 8, 1932; the daughter of the late Frank and Helen Fritch Venskitis. She attended Scranton schools and retired from General Motors, Balt...

Helen Montanye

Helen Montanye, 77, of Tunkhannock passed away June 25, 2018 at the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital.  She was born on October 27, 1940 in Tunkhannock and she was the daughter of the late William and Amelia Allen Fitch.  She was married to Harry Monta...

Anne M. Walker (Stuble)

June 30, 2018

Anne M. Walker, 94, formerly of Glenburn Twp., passed away peacefully on June 16th at Riverside Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, Taylor. Her Husband of 61 years is the late Vincent R. Walker died July 19, 2014. Born Nov. 29, 1923, in Fleetville;...

Melia D. Davis

June 18, 2018

    Melia D. Davis, 62, of Nicholson passed away at the Montrose Hospital on June 13, 2018.  She was born in Meshoppen on July 28, 1955, and she was the daughter of Willard Dyson and the former Phyllis Button.  She was married to her...

Ruth N. Gross (Rathey)


Veteran

June 15, 2018

Ruth N. Gross, 97, a resident of Methodist Manor, Tunkhannock died at Wesley Village, Pittston on Monday 6/11/2018.  Born in Philadelphia on Jan. 3, 1921; the daughter of the late Eric and Florence (Zieser) Rathey. Ruth served in the U.S. Navy duri...

William Joseph Gibbons

June 15, 2018

William Joseph Gibbons passed away Saturday, June 9. Resident of Tunkhannock, Bill was born December 22, 1951 in Abington to the late John E. and Ruth Gibbons. Bill attended St. Jude’s Elementary School in Mountaintop, graduating from Archbishop W...

George Fassett Dana

June 8, 2018

George Fassett Dana, 63, of Tunkhannock passed away on June 5, 2018.  He was born in Meshoppen on June 26, 1954 and he was the son of the late Charles and Elfriede Grantz Dana.  George was married to the former Susan Lee Harding for 36 years. Ge...

Yolande O'Leary

June 11, 2018

  Yolande T. O’Leary, 61, of Kingston passed away on Tuesday June 5, 2018 at the Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center. She was born on June 17th, 1956 and was the daughter of the late Adel Fattal and Henriette Kerbaje.  Yolande was marrie...

Andrew Michael Handza

Andrew Michael Handza, 86, of the Parsons section of Wilkes-Barre, passed away Thursday, May 31, 2018 at the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital.  He was the son of the late Andrew and Julia Martin Handza.  He was married to the former Nancy Marie Petrin...

Margaret A. Moffitt (Condon)

June 5, 2018

Margaret A. Moffitt, 76, of Tunkhannock died Thursday Evening 5/31/2018 at Allied Services Hospice, Scranton. Peggy was born in Scranton on April 18, 1942 and she was the daughter of the late William and Theresa Renshaw Condon. Peggy’s  husband wa...

Richard J Newell

May 31, 2018

Richard “Dick” Joseph Newell of Lake Winola, born January 30, 1953, was welcomed by his Lord and Savior Monday May 28, 2018 in Allied Hospice Center Scranton, Pa. He’s survived by his longtime companion, Carol J. Hill, who lovingly and sacrifi...

Fay A Clark

Fay A. Clark, 61, of Mehoopany, passed away Sunday morning May 27, 2018 at The Gardens of Tunkhannock She was Born in Franklin New Jersey on October 20, 1956 and she was the Daughter of the late Frederick and Frances Clark. Fay often enjoyed crochet...

Robert Paul Yurksis


Veteran

May 29, 2018

Robert Paul Yurksis, 73, of Dallas passed away at the Kingston Health Center on May 22, 2018.  He was born in Kingston on Jan. 9, 1945,and he was the son of the late Anthony and Angeline Bobkowski Yurksis.   Robert worked as a roofer and ...

Twila Scott

May 9, 2018

Twila Scott, 54, of Tunkhannock lost her battle with addiction at home on May 4th.  She was born on Apr. 24, 1964 and was the daughter of the late Harry and Marion Sickler.  She enjoyed being a mother to her biological and many "adopted" children, ...

Bryce Bouwe Brown

May 3, 2018

Bryce Bouwe Brown, 18, of Tunkhannock passed away in Cobleskill, NY on April 27, 2018.  He was born in Kingston on May 1, 1999 and he was the son of Dennis Linn and Katina Aukema Brown.  Bryce graduated from Tunkhannock High School in 2017 and was ...

Carol Ransom

April 28, 2018

Carol Joan Ransom, 51, of Tunkhannock passed away at the Allied Hospice Center on April 25, 2018.  She was born in Tunkhannock on Feb. 7, 1967 and she was the daughter of the late Harold and Joan Layaou Ransom. Carol was a member of The Church o...

Christopher William Traver


Veteran

April 26, 2018

Christopher William Traver, 35, of Tunkhannock passed away on April 21, 2018.  He was born in Wilkes-Barre, on August 31, 1982 and he was the son of Herbert and Beverly Harding Traver. Chris was a member of the Free Methodist Church in Bowman’s...

Margaret M. Benninger (Westbrook)

April 18, 2018

Margaret M. Benninger, 91, Of Clarks Summit died Sunday April 15, 2018 at her home. Born on May 20, 1926 in Binghamton NY; the daughter of the late Earl and Beatrice Schrader Westbrook. Margaret was married on April 21, 1945 to William “Bill” ...

Kenneth Shefler

April 11, 2018

Kenneth D. Shefler, Sr. 76, of Noxen/Harveys Lake passed away after a courageous short battle of cancer April 8, 2018 at the Hospice of the Sacred Heart Dunmore, Pa.  Kenneth was born Mar. 23, 1942 in Beaumont and he was the son of the late Maurice ...

John Edward Vieczorek


Veteran

April 6, 2018

John Edward Vieczorek, 66, of Tunkhannock passed away at Tyler Memorial Hospital  on April 3, 2018. John was born in Wilkes-Barre, PA on December 23, 1951, he was the son of Steven and Mildred Vieczorek. John was married to Gail Vieczorek for 42 y...

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