Obituaries

Evelyn M. Ostrowsky

September 14, 2021

Evelyn M. Ostrowsky, 78, of Meshoppen died at the Allied Services Hospice Center, Wilkes- Barre on Friday Sept. 10, 2021. She was born in Wyoming, Pa on Feb.7, 1943; and she was the daughter of the late George and Mary Legas.  Evelyn was a 1961 gra...

Ralph E. Anderson

September 10, 2021

Ralph E. Anderson, 88, of Tunkhannock passed away at his home on Sept. 5, 2021.  He was born in Tunkhannock on Nov. 9, 1932, and he was the son of the late Miles and Beulah VanDeMark Anderson.  Ralph was a graduate of the Tunkhannock High school an...

Rita Jane Balint

September 11, 2021

Rita Jane Balint, 85, of Tunkhannock passed away at Moses Taylor Hospital on September 3rd.  She was born in Mill City on Feb. 24, 1936, and she was the daughter of the late George and Margaret Avery Ross. Rita was married to John Balint for more...

Brian S. Bobich

September 18, 2021

Brian Scott Bobich, 52, of Raleigh, NC, formerly of Factoryville, died Thursday, Aug. 26, 2021 at WakeMed Raleigh Campus. Born in Scranton on Sept. 28, 1968, the son of Sharon Ayers of Nicholson. He met his wife of 19 years in college, the former Car...

Robert M. Schultz


Veteran

September 1, 2021

Robert M. Schultz, 81, of Tunkhannock passed away at the Allied Hospice Center, Wilkes-Barre on Aug. 25, 2021.  He was born in Scranton on June 1, 1940 and he was the son of the late William and Anna Hronich Schultz. Robert was married to his hig...

Furman Joe Lunger


Veteran

Furman Joe Lunger, 91, of Springville passed away at his home surrounded by his family on Aug. 7, 2021.  He was born on June 3, 1930 in Fishing Creek Pa and he was the son of the late Furman Atwood and Mary Edwards Lunger.  Furman married the forme...

Mary A. Woodruff (Struble)

August 12, 2021

Mary Alice Woodruff, 73, of Tunkhannock died at home with her family by her side.  Born in Susquehanna on July 11, 1948; the daughter of the late Thomas and Edna Mower Struble. Her Husband is Edward Cecil Woodruff. She worked as a CNA for Carpent...

Allen Willie Wehler

August 5, 2021

Allen (Willie) Lee Wehler,67, of Tunkhannock died Saturday July 31, 2021 at Tyler Memorial Hospital, Tunkhannock.   He was born in Carlisle on June 30, 1954; the son of the late Paul Eugene and Verda King Wehler. Allen graduated from Northern Yor...

James E. Pendleton


Veteran

James E. Pendleton, 65 of Exeter Twp. died July 29, 2021, at home. Born Feb. 11, 1956, at Kings County Hospital in Brooklyn NY; the son of the late James F. and Elaine Pendleton. He spent the early part of his life in New York City and graduated f...

John L. Bebb

John “Jack” L. Bebb Jr., 80, of Benton Twp.  Died Sunday July 25, 2021, at Geisinger Wyoming Valley, Wilkes- Barre.  Born in Olyphant on May 18, 1940; the son of the late John L. Bebb Sr. and Elizabeth Jones. John was a partner in life and w...

Sherolyn B. Hawk

July 31, 2021

Sherolyn B. Hawk, 82 of Meshoppen, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday July 25. There is a sadness in Sankey Valley, a name given to the Century Farm homestead where she was raised and lived. She leaves behind her husband of 44 years, Jim Hawk. She...

Carol Curran

July 27, 2021

Carol Curran, 84, of Tunkhannock passed away at the Regional Hospital of Scranton on July 21, 2021.  She was born in Brooklyn NY on Sept. 5, 1936 and she was the daughter of the late Herbert and Josephine Henry Evers.  Carol was married to James ...

Scott Peter Douthett

July 23, 2021

Scott Peter Douthett, 63, of New York and Tunkhannock passed away at Allied Hospice on July 16, 2021.  Scott was born in Pittsburgh on December 31, 1957, the son of the late Scott H. Douthett and Anne E. Harris.  Scott was an IT consultant and h...

Howard Elmer warner


Veteran

Howard Elmer Warner, 83, of Tunkhannock passed away peacefully at his home on July 15, 2021.  Howard was born in Meshoppen on May 22, 1938 and he was the son of the late Elmer Warner and Hazel Benninger. Howard was the proud owner of the Warner C...

William V. Pazienza


Veteran

July 18, 2021

William Vito Pazienza, 85, of Scranton died July 13, 2021, at the VA Medical Center, Wilkes-Barre. Born March 21, 1936, in Astoria, NY; the son of the late Louis and Vivian Rougeau Pazienza.  His wife is the former Kathleen Anderson. Bill was an ...

Robert W. Hill

July 17, 2021

Robert (Bubba) William Hill, 63, of Benton Twp. Died at his home on Sunday July 11, 2021.  He was born in Scranton on Dec. 31, 1957; the son of the late Thomas Lewis and Barbara Ann Wirth Hill Sr.. His wife of 31 years is the former Debbie Madden. ...

Raymond Hayes


Veteran

July 13, 2021

Raymond Hayes, 86, of Springville formally of Maplewood NJ., passed away at Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Dunmore, PA on July 10th.   He was born on Nov. 20, 1934 in East Orange, NJ and he was the son of the late Francis and Getrude Brenner Hayes. H...

Paula Vandorick

Paula Vandorick, 59, of Lake Winola passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her family on July 6th.  She was born in Scranton on April 27, 1962 and she was the daughter of the late Paul and Bette Avery Davitt.  She was married to John Vand...

Jean Bebb (Longenecker)

Jean Bebb, 80, of Benton Twp.  entered Heaven on Thursday July 1, 2021, after a brief stay at Abington Manor, Clarks Summit.  Born in Morristown, NJ on November 18, 1940; the daughter of the late Edward Raymond Longenecker and Elsie Amelia Wink Lon...

Mark J. Hinkley

June 30, 2021

Well-known businessman, musician, and artist, Mark J. Hinkley of Nicholson peacefully ended this worldly journey with his family by his side on June 27, 2021 in Scranton, Pennsylvania.   Mark was born August 27, 1953 to his mother Margaret...

John D. Owen


Veteran

John Donald Owen, 80, of Benton Twp. went home to his heavenly Father.  Born in Scranton on Jan.10, 1941; the son of the late Emrys and Mildred Giles Owen. His wife is the former Linda Williams. John graduated West Scranton High School in 1960. The...

Edward N. Yarasavage


Veteran

July 6, 2021

Edward N. Yarasavage, 95, lifelong resident of Washington Township, passed away on June 20, 2021. He was born February 6, 1926, son of the late Simon and Michelina Hermonovich  Yarasavage. Ed was a graduate of Tunkhannock Area High School, class of...

Earl C. Huff


Veteran

Earl C. Huff of Factoryville, PA on June 16, 2021, joined his wife Fern, who died in December of 2011. He was born in St. Johnsville, NY on May 20, 1928, son of the late Earl and Eloise Carter Huff. He grew up in St. Johnsville and graduated from ...

Joseph Anthony Mitchell


Veteran

June 17, 2021

Joseph Anthony Mitchell, 82, of Tunkhannock passed away on Sunday June 13, 2021 at his home.  Born in Pittston on April 8,1939.  He was the son of the late Anthony and Genevieve Chivacci Mitchell.   Joe was a 1956 graduate of Falls-Overf...

Stephen Jonathan Bell

June 16, 2021

Stephen Jonathan Bell, 73, of Tunkhannock, passed away at his home on Wednesday, June 9, 2021, and is now in the loving arms of his Lord Jesus. He was born September 26, 1947 to the Dr. Harold A. Bell and Dr. Elizabeth A. Green Bell in Allentown, ...

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