Obituaries

Elizabeth Carey

September 2, 2015

Elizabeth Irene Carey, 79, of Springville, PA, died on Sunday morning, Aug.30, 2015 at the Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Wilkes-Barre.  She was born in Hop Bottom on Aug. 7, 1936, the daughter of the late Jerry and Edna Springer Wood.  E...

Violet May Belden (Crew)

Violet May Belden August 29, 2015 Violet May Belden, 101, of Ft Myers, FL, formerly of Factoryville, died Saturday at Shell Point Retirement Community. She was preceded in death by her husband, Eugene Belden of Factoryville, daughter Barbara Joan H...

Phyllis Cole (Spadine)

October 17, 2015

Phyllis (Spadine) Cole, 78, of Stuart, Florida, peacefully passed away Wednesday, August 26, 2015 at Martin Nursing and Restorative Care Center. She was born on June 18, 1937 in Nicholson, Pennsylvania. She was the daughter of Louis Spadine and Lulu ...

Frances V. Hemmerly (Vazzana)

August 22, 2015

Frances V. Hemmerly, 84, of Mehoopany went to the loving arms of the lord on Wednesday Aug.19th 2015, at the Meadows Nursing and Rehab Center, Dallas.  Frances was born in Staten Island on Nov. 13th 1930; the daughter of the late Joseph and Conce...

Dorothy E. Kerlin (Hunter)

August 29, 2015

Dorothy E. Kerlin, 89, formerly of Falls died Friday Aug. 15th 2015 at Golden Living Center, Tunkhannock. Born in Falls Twp. on Dec. 12th 1925 the daughter of the late Herbert F. and Marie Bender Hunter. She married her late husband Charlie Kerlin o...

Robert B. Ross

August 15, 2015

Robert B. Ross,68, of Lake Sheridan died at Geisinger C.M.C. on Thursday. Born on January 22nd 1947 at Lake Sheridan, the son of the late Lester and Grace Paugh Ross. His wife is the former Donna Reynolds of Lake Sheridan. Preceded in death by his s...

Willard W. Loch

August 12, 2015

On August 8, 2015, Springville lost an old and dear friend.Willard W. Loch has filled his last bottle of Maple Syrup, finished washing thewool and caring for his abundant garden. He died doing what he loved. Willard, the son of William and Emma Racib...

Robert L. Stevens

Robert L. Stevens Sr., “Snevets”, 90, of Tunkhannock, PA, died Friday August 7, 2015 surrounded by family at the Meadows Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Dallas. He was born in Pittsburgh, PA on July 27th 1925, the son of the late Edgar C. and ...

Irene Clark (Stonier)

July 21, 2015

Irene Stonier Clark, 85, of Tunkhannock passed away July 17, 2015 at the Golden Living Center in the arms of her loving family. She was born at home near Lake Carey on August 4th, 1929, the daughter of the late Spencer and Florence Goodfield Stonie...

Janice M. Hoff

July 16, 2015

Janice M. Hoff, 67, of Tunkhannock passed away on July 12th 2015 at her home with her family by her side. Janice was born in Doylestown on June 13th 1948, she was the daughter of the late William and Lillian (Brano) Seltzer. She graduated from Centr...

Theresa Graham (La Rocco)

July 15, 2015

Theresa (LA Rocco) Graham, 62, of Tunkhannock, PA passed away Sunday morning. She was born in Brooklyn, NY on May 18, 1953. She was the daughter of Leonard J. LA Rocco (deceased) and wife Isabella. She is survived by her loving husband Richard, daugh...

John P. Francisco


Veteran

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...

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