Obituaries

Margaret S. Goodwin (Layaou)

November 23, 2015

Margaret S. Layaou Goodwin, of Mehoopany, Pa. passed away November 19, 2015 at the Scranton Regional Hospital.  She will be greatly missed by her family and friends. Margaret was born June 28, 1933, in Kingston, Pa. and lived her young life at th...

Vivian Quinn (Treharne)

Vivian Treharne Quinn, 94, of Tunkhannock passed away at the Golden Living Center on Tuesday evening, November 17, 2015. She was born in the Bronx NY on January 11, 1921. She was the daughter of the late William and Mariannam Bukowski Treharne. Sh...

Alice R. Harding (Allshouse)

November 18, 2015

Alice Ruth Allshouse Harding, 90, of Tunkhannock, passed away November 15 at Geisinger Wyoming Valley after a brief illness. She was the wife of the late Donald C. Harding, Jr. Alice was born on December 27, 1924 to the late Clarence B. Allshouse an...

Diane C. Yakoski ( Belet)

November 11, 2015

Diane C. Yakoski, 69, of Washington Twp. died Nov. 7, 2015 at Celtic Healthcare Wilkes-Barre. Diane was born in Newton NJ. on Sept. 7, 1946, the daughter of the late Edward E. and Fannie E. Weber Belet. Her husband is Joseph Yakoski. Diane was a g...

Harry M Layaou

November 10, 2015

Harry Malcolm Layaou, Sr. passed away November 5, 2015. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends. Harry was born February 23, 1936, in Shavertown and lived his young life at the family farm on Coppermine Hill. He was the son of the late F...

Jason Sabatella

October 31, 2015

Jason Anthony Sabatella, 36, passed from this life on October 24, 2015. Born in Scranton, Pennsylvania, he was the son of Patty Morykon, Tunkhannock, PA and Vincent Sabatella, Cheyenne, WY. He was a loving father to Angelina Rose.   Jason ...

Todd Shaffer

November 9, 2015

Todd Shaffer, 56, of Scranton died Oct. 22, 2015. Born in Scranton on April 7, 1959; the son of the late Llewellyn (Willy) L. and Ellen L. Cox Shaffer. He was a cook for many local restaurants and worked as a florist. Surviving is a brother Ran...

Cindy M. Estes (Dingee)

October 30, 2015

Cindy Estes “Lucina Martha Estes”, 64, of Nicholson died Sunday Oct. 18, 2015 at her home. Born in Scranton on June 24, 1951; the daughter of the late Robert George and Patricia Finkler Dingee. She was a social worker serving many healthcare fac...

Louise B. Jadick

October 20, 2015

Louise B. Jadick, 93, of Tunkhannock passed away Oct. 16, 2015 at the Golden Living Center, Tunkhannock.  She was born in Wilkes-Barre on June 12, 1922 and she was the daughter of the late Michael and Jennie Baroody Brody.  Louise was married to Ge...

Fred J. Tagliaterra III

October 24, 2015

Fred J. Tagliaterra III, 50, of Carbondale Twp. died Oct.15, 2015 at his home. Born in Scranton on May 24, 1965 he was the son of Fred and Judy Tagliaterra of Greenfield Twp. Fred was a 1983 graduate of Old Forge High School and earned a degree at...

Carol A. Miller

October 19, 2015

Carol A. Miller, 71, of Lake Winola, passed away at the Hospice of the Sacred heart Wednesday Oct 14th. She was born in Nicholson on July 29, 1944 and she was the daughter of the late Emil and Francis Smith Schack. Carol was a 1962 graduate of Tun...

Anne L. Armagno

Anne L. Armagno, 94, of Tunkhannock passed away Tues. Oct. 13th at the Golden Living Center, Tunkhannock. She was born in Wilkes-Barre on May 8th 1921, and she was the daughter of the late Archibald and Charlotte Reese Dershimer.   Anne wa...

Veronica McCain

Veronica (Vern) McCain, 92, of Tunkhannock passed away on Saturday October 10th at the VNA Hospice, Scranton.  She was born on May 9, 1923 in Jerome, PA. She was the daughter of the late Charles and Mary Layno.  Veronica was married to the late D...

Carl H. Pensak, Sr

October 8, 2015

Carl H. Pensak, Sr., 85, of Factoryville died Sunday Oct., 4, 2015 at Regional Hospital of Scranton. He was born in Brooklyn on Sept. 24, 1930; the son of the late Julius and Amelia Rudat Pensak. Carl was the 8th of twelve children. Carl became a dai...

Esther Dorothea Summers (Christenson)

Esther Dorothea Summers, 92, Tunkhannock, died Saturday afternoon, Oct. 3rd.2015, at the Hospice of the Sacred Heart of Dunmore. She was married to the late Kenneth Summers for 63 years. Born in Calstadt, NJ., on Feb. 4, 1923 she was the daughter of...

Jean Alice Furneaux (Shupp)

September 22, 2015

Jean Alice Furneaux, 90, of Factoryville died Friday Sept. 18, 2015 at Clarks Summit Senior Living. Jean was born in Factoryville on November 11, 1924, the daughter of the late Edward Jacob and Flossie Swartz Shupp. Jean was a Rosie the Riveter, wor...

Thomas E. Batterton


Veteran

Thomas E. Batterton, 96, passed away Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015. Born in 1919 in Wilkes Barre he was the son of the late Albert Batterton and Frances (Hofsomer) Batterton Davies. He attended Wilkes Barre School Systems and served in the US Navy both d...

Helen Ethel Titman (Williams)

October 17, 2015

Helen Ethel Williams Titman, 97, of Lakeland, FL Formerly of Meshoppen, PA Passed away Sept. 17, 2015 at Good Shepherd Hospice House in Auburndale, FL. Born in Rushville PA on June 28, 1918 the daughter of the late Frank and Minnie Brink Williams. H...

Clifford J. Hoffman

Clifford Jay Hoffman, 47, of Factoryville died Wednesday Sept. 9, 2015 at Moses Taylor Hospital, Scranton. Born in Scranton on March 19, 1968 the son of the late Clifford Jay Hoffman Sr. and Marie Masters of Scranton. He was married the former Pamela...

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...

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