Obituaries

Richard L. Ronchi

December 14, 2019

Richard L. Ronchi, 73 of Factoryville died Tuesday Dec. 10, 2019 at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, in Philadelphia. Born in Peckville on July 30, 1946; he was the son of the late Louis and Mary Marconi Ronchi. His wife of 45 years is the forme...

David Robert Kroptavich

December 12, 2019

David Robert Kroptavich, 55, of Tunkhannock passed away at his home on Dec. 7th.  David was born in Kingston on March 24, 1964 and he was the son of the late Joseph and Ann Azarsky Kroptavich.  He was a graduate of Tunkhannock High School and recei...

Ruth A. Finch (Ward)

December 11, 2019

Ruth A. Finch, 92 of Mill City died Friday Dec. 6, 2019 at Tyler Memorial Hospital. Born in Newton on June 15, 1927; daughter of the late John and Mabel Smith Ward. Her husband Elmer B. Finch Sr. died in 2005. Ruth graduated from Newton High School....

Beverly Mae Drake

December 8, 2019

Beverly Mae Drake, 83, of Factoryville died at the Allied Service Hospice on Nov. 28, 2019.  She was born in Factoryville, on Oct. 24, 1936 and she was the daughter of the late Lloyd and Edith Boardman Beck.  Beverly was a Seamstress and was a ...

Nancy L. Cresswell (Browning)

November 25, 2019

Nancy Cresswell, 76, of Lake Winola, passed away on Nov. 20, 2019 at home after a long illness. She was surrounded by her family. Born in Forty Fort, PA, she graduated from Lackawanna Trail Jr/Sr High School. She owned and operated Kane’s Dress Sho...

Thomas Alan Hemmerly

Thomas Alan Hemmerly, 73, of Factoryville passed away at the CMC hospital on Nov. 19, 2019.  He was born in Jersey City, NJ on April 2, 1946. He was the son of the late Kenneth and Gladys Beggs Hemmerly.  He was married to the late former Louise Wo...

Mary Ann Valentine

November 18, 2019

Mary Ann Valentine, 87, of Tunkhannock passed away at the Abington Manor on Friday Nov. 15th, 2019 surrounded by her loving son, daughter, and son-in-law. Mary was born in Dickson City on July 14, 1932 and she was the daughter of the late John and Ma...

Andrew B. Lukasewicz

November 11, 2019

Andrew B. Lukasewicz Jr., of Factoryville, passed away Friday morning, at Riverside Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, Taylor. Born March 14, 1955, in Scranton, he was the son of the late Andrew B. and Barbara Clark Lukasewicz, of Factoryville. He...

Jeanne M. Tyler (Kline)

November 16, 2019

Jeanne M. Tyler, 63, of Montrose passed away at her home surrounded by her family.  Jeanne was born in Binghamton, NY on Aug. 16, 1956 and she was the daughter of the late Richard and Dorothy Klein Kaufman.  She was married to Jeffery Tyler for 44 ...

Bertha Benton

October 27, 2019

Bertha (Bertie) M. Benton, 93, of Tunkhannock passed away on Oct. 23, 2019 at The Gardens of Tunkhannock.  She was born in Fleetville on May 3, 1926 and she was the daughter of the late Martin and Bertha Rolens Stuble.  Bertha married the late Rich...

Jean M. Brick (Gallagher)

October 19, 2019

Jean M. Brick, 91, of Factoryville, passed peacefully Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at The Gardens, Tunkhannock. She was born in Philadelphia on March 19, 1928, daughter of the late John and Mildred Schoppe Gallagher. Jean is predeceased by her belov...

Theodore (Ted) A. Miller

October 26, 2019

Theodore (Ted) A. Miller Sr. passed away peacefully at his Lake Winola home on October 15, 2019. Ted was born on November 4, 1929 and was the son of Ted and Helen Bender Miller. He grew up in Scranton and spent most of his childhood summers at the f...

Theodore (Ted) A. Miller

October 26, 2019

Theodore (Ted) A. Miller Sr. passed away peacefully at his Lake Winola home on October 15, 2019. Ted was born on November 4, 1929 and was the son of Ted and Helen Bender Miller. He grew up in Scranton and spent most of his childhood summers at the f...

David W. Hopkins


Veteran

October 19, 2019

David W. Hopkins Sr., 78, of Dalton died Oct.14, 2019. Born in Scranton on Nov. 27, 1940, he was the son of the late Russell and Bessie Metcalf Hopkins. His wife is the former Theresa Altieri. Dave graduated Clarks Summit High School in 1958 before ...

Brigitte Hoff

Brigitte Hoff, 72, of Tunkhannock, passed away peacefully at home on Oct. 11, 2019 after a long, protracted battle with cancer. Winning many battles along her 18 year journey, she will be remembered for her determination and will to fight. She is at ...

Grace Vago

October 25, 2019

Grace Vago, 97, of Tunkhannock passed away peacefully October 8 at Tyler Hospital with her daughters at her side. She was preceded in death by her husband of 71 years, John Vago who passed away on July 18, 2018 Born in Mill City on August 23...

Richard H. Driscole

September 29, 2019

Richard Hayden Driscole Jr., 58, of Falls, passed away peacefully on Saturday, September 21, 2019 at Allied Services Hospice Center after his long and courageous battle with cancer. He was born September 10, 1961 to the late Richard and Mary (Wilver...

Robert Edwin Brown

September 19, 2019

Robert Edwin Brown passed away at the age of 83 on Sunday, September 15, 2019 surrounded by his entire family. Bob was born in 1936 to Albert and Lurrene Brown, grew up in Fair Lawn, NJ, and moved his family to Hop Bottom, PA in 1970. Later in life B...

Evelyn Doris Sands (Shellhamer )

September 6, 2019

Evelyn Doris Shellhamer Sands Aug 31, 2019 Evey Sands, 94, passed away at Allied Services Hospice Center late Saturday afternoon, Aug 31st surrounded by family. She was born on April 5, 1925 in Plymouth, Pennsylvania. A neighbor in ...

Michael Dziak Jr.


Veteran

September 4, 2019

Michael Dziak Jr., 92, of Falls died at the Regional Hospital of Scranton on Friday Aug. 30. He was born in Falls on Jan. 7, 1927; the son of the late Michael and Pauline Franko Dziak Sr. He was a 1945 graduate of Falls-Overfield High School, gradua...

Thomas Orval Ward


Veteran

August 22, 2019

Thomas Orval Ward, Sr.,73, , of Tunkhannock passed away at his home Saturday evening. He was born in Springville on March 8, 1946, and he was the son of the late Clifford and Ruth Foot Ward. He was married to the late former Helen Smith for 47 year...

Helen Correll (Arnold)

Helen Correll, age 92, passed away peacefully on Saturday August 10th at the Gardens of Tunkhannock. Born in Tamaqua on July 11, 1927 she was the daughter of the late Bertram Arnold and Elsie (Arnold) Miller. Helen graduated Tamaqua High School in...

Michael H. Brown Sr.


Veteran

August 24, 2019

Michael H. Brown Sr. (The Bull), 60, of Scranton died Saturday morning at Geisinger C.M.C, Scranton. Born in Elizabeth, NJ on Dec. 23, 1958; the son of the late Ronald M. and Dorothy A. Venskytis Brown. He was a 1977 graduate of Lackawanna Trail H...

Catherine M. Mitchell

July 30, 2019

Catherine M. Mitchell, 81, of Tunkhannock died Friday morning at Moses Taylor Hospital, Scranton. Born in Meshoppen on May 29, 1938, the daughter of the late William and Helen Fallett Mitchell. Catherine is a graduate of Tunkhannock High School an...

Mary Irene Schubert (Geis )

July 27, 2019

Mary Irene Geis Schubert, 79, passed away on July 18, 2019 at Gino J. Merli's Veterans Center in Scranton, PA after a five year courageous struggle of the after effects of three strokes she endured. She shared 51 years of marriage with her late husba...

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