Obituaries

Patricia Heffron (McElgunn)

January 6, 2015

Patricia Louise McElgunn Heffron, 73 of Factoryville joined her beloved husband, Patrick, early Saturday Morning. Mrs. Heffron was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother; however, most people who knew Patricia know her as an educator. She was born a...

Virginia Swartz


Veteran

January 8, 2015

Virginia M.Swartz, 90, of Dalton passed away at her home Saturday evening.  She was born Nov. 24, 1924 in State College,Pa the daughter of the late Robert and Nina Minshall.  After graduating high school Virginia went into the Marine Corp and later...

John Paul Jones

John Paul Jones, 77, of Sugar Run, PA passed away at the Memorial Hospital of Towanda Dec. 22, 2014.  He was born on Aug. 6, 1937 in Jersey City, NJ the son of the late Harold and Noreen Moran Jones.  He was married to the former Florence Sarah Mil...

Bernard Lesko


Veteran

December 19, 2014

Bernard C. Lesko, 90, of Tunkhannock, formally of Allentown, NJ. passed away at the Golden Living  Center on Friday Dec. 12.  He was born Aug. 13, 1924 in Trenton, NJ.  The son of the late Bernard E. and Dorothy Philhower Lesko.  He was marrie...

Walter C. Adams


Veteran

December 12, 2014

Walter Adams, 88, of Tunkhannock died Tuesday evening at V.N.A Hospice at Geisinger C.M.C, Scranton. Born in Wilkes-Barre on Christmas Day 1925, the son of the late William and Emma Wallace Adams.  His wife the late Verna Anderson Adams died in 1992...

Michael Grohs


Veteran

November 29, 2014

Michael George Grohs, 72, of Tunkhannock passed away at the Commonwealth Hospice, Scranton Wednesday morning, November 26th, 2014. He was born in Teaneck Twp., NJ. on Nov. 26, 1942 the son of the late Edward and Gloria Armstrong Grohs. After graduati...

Donald Davidson


Veteran

November 21, 2014

Donald Paul Davidson of falls passed away at the Veteran’s Medical Center Wilkes-Barre on Nov. 17. He was born in Sheshequin, Pa on May 17, 1933 the son of the late Conroy and Ruth Davidson. Donald married Anna Mae Martin on June 18, 1955 and they ...

Anmarie Souza

Anmarie Souza, 75, of Mehoopany passed away at The Gardens of Tunkhannock on June 23, 2018.  She was the daughter of the late Alice B. Reynolds Baker  ...

Shirley Daniels

Shirley L. Daniels, 74, of Waymart, died Tuesday morning at The Regional Hospital of Scranton. Born in Lemon Township, Lemon, Pa., December 27, 1939, daughter of the late Herbert and Leathea (Bennett) Dickinson. She was the granddaughter of the late ...

William Evans


Veteran

William M. Evans, 84, of Factoryville died Monday morning at V.N.A Hospice at Geisinger C.M.C. Born in Dickson City on August 2nd, 1930 the son of the late Michael and Agnes Evans. His wife the former Mary I. Cheek died on December 2nd, 2008. Bill se...

Irene Hayduk

Irene D. Hayduk, 85, of Factoryville died Sunday at Commonwealth Hospice of NEPA, Scranton. Born in Dickson City on July 10, 1929 the daughter of the late August and Kathryn A. Bogdonovich Dolechek Sr.. Irene was married on November 26, 1948 to her l...

Charles Davis


Veteran

Charles H. Davis, 81 of Leraysville Rd. Rome,Pa died Friday at the Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre. He was born in Wilkes-Barre on January 30, 1933, the son of the late Samuel Rosser and Amella Hess Davis. Charles was married to the former Roberta Do...

Miriam Walton

Miriam Witter Walton, formerly of Factoryville, passed away in Westminster, Colorado, on October 11, 2014. She attained the age of 101 years on May 14. Miriam was born in Berkshire, NY in 1913 and moved with her family to Factoryville in 1931. She me...

Donald Rogers


Veteran

Donald Rogers, 73 of Lemon Twp. died Wednesday afternoon. He was born in Lemon Twp. on October 28th 1940 the son of the late Warren and Mildred Fisher Rogers. His wife Marie Ann Rogers died on April 27th 2003. Donald graduated from the Tunkhannock Ar...

Antoinette Altieri

Antoinette Altieri, 95, formerly of Dalton died Friday morning at Golden Living Center, Tunkhannock. Born in Scranton on January 16th 1919, the daughter of the late Carmine and Adelaide DeStefano Verdetto. Her husband the late Carmine Altieri Sr. die...

Marie Hayes

Marie Hayes, 85, of Springville passed away at the Meadows Nursing Center, Dallas on Wednesday Oct. 15. She was born on Sept. 22, 1929 in East Orange, NJ the daughter of the late Dennis and Sarah O’Rouke. She was married to Raymond Hayes for 47 yea...

John Anderson

John W. Anderson, Sr. 89, of Tunkhannock passed away at the Tyler Memorial Hospital Wednesday evening. He was born in Tunkhannock on Sept. 7, 1925 the son of the late Miles and Beulah Blossom Anderson. John was a graduate of the Tunkhannock High Scho...

Dylan Ross

Dylan J. Ross, 8 months 20 days old, died Sunday morning in Scranton. Born in Scranton on January 22nd the son of Joelyn Ross of Scranton. Dylan will be deeply missed by his family. Surviving besides his mother are a sister Jacqueline McCabe and a br...

Amy Kosek Manning

Amy T. Kosek Manning, 49, of Tunkhannock passed away at the Celtic Hospice Care Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Sunday morning after a year and a half battle with cancer. She was born in Bristol, Pa. on Aug. 20, 1965 she was the daughter of Carol Anne Remley Kosek...

Harry Barber

Harry R. Barber, Sr. 68, of Nicholson passed away at the Scranton Regional Hospital Sept. 15, 2014. He was born in Rush Twp on Dec. 20, 1945 the son of the late John W. and Flora Winnie Barber. He married the former Renay Casselbury on March 28, 1961...

Genevieve Drake

Genevieve E. Drake, 89, of Olyphant died Wednesday morning at Lackawanna Health and Rehab Center, Olyphant. Born in Scranton on April 14th, 1925; the daughter of the late Lester and Helen Thompson Driesbaugh. Her husband John Drake died in1971. She w...

Jean Mack

Jean D. Mack,85 , of Factoryville died Tuesday evening at Tyler Memorial Hospital, Tunkhannock. Born in Tunkhannock on Sept. 10, 1929; the daughter of the late Albert Louis and Vida May Stark Snover. She was predeceased by two husbands Charles Leroy ...

Elmer Sweppenheiser


Veteran

Elmer C. Sweppenheiser, 90, of Factoryville died Thursday, Golden Living Center, Tunkhannock. Born at Lake Sheridan on April 19th, 1924; the son of the late Elmer J. and Marion Reice Sweppenheiser. His wife is the former Irene R. Janosky of Tunkhanno...

Steven Chagnon

Steven M. Chagnon, 53, of W. Abington Twp. died Tuesday morning at Geisinger C.M.C with his family by his side. Born in Middletown Ct. on March 6th, 1961 the son of the late Charles S. who died in 1992 and late Jeannette Kinney Chagnon who died in 20...

Mary Giannetti

Mary Grace Giannetti, 72, of Falls Twp. passed peacefully in her home Saturday afternoon. Born in Pittston on November 8th, 1941, daughter of the late James and Grace (Lonser) Hogan. Mary Grace graduated from St. John’s High School and Misercordia ...

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