Obituaries

John P. Francisco


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John P. Francisco, 82, of La Plume Twp. died Friday morning (July 10th) at his home. John was born in Newark, NJ on Nov. 13th 1932, the son of the late Clarence and Agnes Smith Francisco. His wife the former Anna Kubovcik was married on Aug. 1st 1953...

Anna Pensak

July 10, 2015

Anna E. Pensak, 94, died Friday evening at Lithia Valley Manor. She was born on Sept 21, 1920 to Julius and Amelia Rudat Pensak in Scranton. The fourth of twelve children. Anna grew-up on her parent’s farm and graduated from Brooklyn High School in...

Antoinette Spangle

July 6, 2015

Antoinette “Grandma Nettie” Spangle passed away July 2, 2015 after a brief illness. She was 91 years old. She was one of two siblings born to Louis and Antoinette Devic in Pittsburgh on October 26, 1924. Antoinette left behind a legacy of music, ...

Helen E. Maginley (Parmelee)

June 30, 2015

Helen E. Maginley Succumbed June 26, 2015. Born May 25, 1932 in Binghamton, NY; the daughter of the late George and Edith Parmelee Helen attended Windsor High School, Windsor, NY. Helen was the former wife of the late Richard Maginley, Sr., they w...

Helen M. Crowther (Hood)

Helen Margaret (Peggy) Crowther, 102, resident of Allied Skilled Nursing, died June 26, 2015. Born in Philadelphia Pa, June 4, 1913, she was the daughter of Percival DeLap Hood and Helen Barthold Hood. She graduated from Lower Merion High School in ...

Cathy A. Walker (Scavazzo)

June 25, 2015

Cathy A. Walker, 55, of Tunkhannock died at her home on Sunday. She was born in Scranton on July 27th 1959. She was the daughter of Vincent J. Scavazzo and his wife Catherine of Tunkhannock and her mother the late former Dorothy Martin. Cathy gradua...

Theresa Webb (Belcher)

June 7, 2015

Theresa Webb, 70, of Tunkhannock passed away at the Golden Living Center Tuesday evening. Theresa was born Feb. 7th 1945 in Sussex, Nj, the daughter of the late Zenas Raymond Belcher and Alama Belcher. Theresa was employed at the Wyoming County court...

Robert G. Naylor

June 1, 2015

Robert George Naylor, 93, of Benton Twp. died Wednesday, May 27th at Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Dunmore. Born in Benton Twp. on March 12th 1922, he was the son of the late Ralph and Rhoda Green Naylor. His wife, of 69 years, is the former Audrey Ma...

Mary Canavan (Thomas)

Mary Thomas Seamans Canavan, 82, of Factoryville died Tuesday at Geisinger C.M.C Hospital, Scranton. Born in Nicholson on Dec. 23rd 1932; the daughter of the late William and Elizabeth Conrad Thomas. Mary retired as a manager of Forest Lake Country ...

Miriam Oliver (Monie)

Miriam Monie Oliver, 89, of Glenburn died Wednesday. Surviving are her husband, James A. Oliver Sr.; and her children, James A. Oliver Jr., Ross C. Oliver and Jane C. Oliver. Arrangements by Anthony P. Litwin Jr. Funeral Homes Inc., Factoryville....

Hildreth Kanon

Hildreth Marie Kanon, 90, died on May 20, 1915 in Tunkhannock.  Born in Idetown, Pa., and a graduate of Lehman Twp High School, she spent many years in Nanticoke and then Laceyville before moving to Tunkhannock. Wife of the late Albert Kanon, she is...

Elizabeth June

May 23, 2015

Elizabeth Claire June of White Haven Center passed away on Tuesday, May 19, 2015. Born in Mehoopany, she was the daughter of the late Henry and Mary Collins June. Surviving are sisters, Marilyn Chamberlin, Lakeland, FL; Shirley Honeywell, Lakew...

Ralph Sikos

May 13, 2015

Ralph Sikos, 75, of Clermont, FL formerly of Lake Winola died Friday in Clermont, FL. Born in Factoryville on Dec. 12th 1939, the son of the late Charles Sikos and Ruth Gardner Sikos Rayno. His wife is the former Linda English. A graduate of Falls-O...

Doris J. Warnken (Gideon)

June 10, 2015

Doris  Josephine (Jo) Warnken, Naples, FL Jo Warnken(97) passed away May 6, 2015 surrounded by family at Avow Hospice in Naples. Jo was born March 15, 1918 in Emmett, Kansas, to C.T. and Anna Gideon. Following graduation from business schoo...

Jennifer A. Ronca (Millard)

May 1, 2015

Jennifer A. Ronca, 38, of Tunkhannock died suddenly on Sunday. Born in New Haven, CT on Oct. 2nd 1976, the daughter Cynthia Bennett Pintha and her husband John of Nicholson and John Millard of Lincolnton, NC. She married her husband Michael Ronca on ...

Mildred H. Zick (Pensak)

April 29, 2015

Mildred H. Zick, 96, of Factoryville died Saturday at the Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Dunmore. Born in Scranton on April 12, 1919 the daughter of the late Julius and Amelia Rudat Pensak. Her husband the late Adam A. Zick died October 9th 1991. Mild...

Joseph Thomas Davidson

April 27, 2015

Joseph Thomas Davidson, 33, of Lemon passed away at his home Thursday. He was born on Jan. 17, 1982 in Tunkhannock. He was the son of the late Robert Samuel Davidson and the former Christine E. Clark. Joey was self-employed as an Information Techn...

Mary Ayers (Pasmeg)

April 21, 2015

Mary Ayers, 98, of Glenburn passed away Wednesday at Allied Services Skilled Nursing Center, Scranton where she resided the past ten years. She was born in Jessup on Aug. 19, 1916 the daughter of the late Charles and Theresa Ereele Pasmeg. She was...

Richard Sonius

April 13, 2015

Richard Sonius, 45, of Nicholson passed away Friday Apr. 10th at the Geisinger Medical center Danville. He was born Aug. 25, 1968 in New York City and he was the son of the late Robert and Geraldine Lambert Sonius. Richard worked as an Electric...

William H. Seamans


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April 15, 2015

William H. Seamans, of Factoryville, died 12 days shy of his 100th birthday. He was born in Factoryville, son of the late Harry and Vera Taylor Seamans. He and his wife, Clementina "Tina", celebrated their 56th anniversary, October 3, 2014. He gradua...

Gladys Ann Trauger

April 6, 2015

Gladys Ann Trauger, 92, of Lake Winola passed away at the VNA Hospice, Scranton on Thursday.  She was born Mar. 4, 1923 in Falls and she was the daughter of the late Jack and Ethel Lewis Clark. She was a graduate of the Falls-Overfield School and...

Louis Guy Parrish

Louis Guy Parrish, 76, of Hartford passed away at the Golden Living Center under the care of the Hospice of the Sacred Heart on March 29, 2015. He was born Aug. 5, 1938 in Scranton, Pa. the son of the late Floyd and Gertrude Tisdale Parrish. Louis...

Cynthia Stevenson (Foutz)

March 21, 2015

Cynthia Rae Foutz Stevenson, 71, of Mechanicsburg passed away peacefully Tuesday morning at Claremont Nursing and Rehab Center in Carlisle. She was born in Harrisburg on December 25, 1943, the daughter of the late George and Helen Eaken Foutz.* ...

Carolyn Lane

March 21, 2015

Carolyn Lane,91, of Tunkhannock, PA passed away at the Golden Living Center Tunkhannock Sunday afternoon. She was born in Lemon Township in Wyoming County on the family farm. Her parents were Robert Gorman and Elsie Miller Gorman. Her sister was t...

Olin L. Miner


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March 19, 2015

Olin L.“Ike” Miner, 99, of Tunkhannock, died Saturday, March 14th 2015, at Tyler Memorial Hospital, Tunkhannock. His wife, Anna Mae Harding Miner, died December 21st 2005. They were married on April 24th 1945. Born in the Rosengrant section of...

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