Obituaries

Everett Smith

Everett D. Smith, 89, of Tunkhannock passed away at the St. Lukes Villa Wilkes-Barre on May 21, 2014. He was born in Tunkhannock on Apr. 17, 1925, the son of the late Orval and Catherine Kingston Smith. He was married to the former Rose Madden who pa...

Evelyn Kristunas

Evelyn M. Kristunas, 85, of Tunkhannock died Tuesday morning at the Golden Living Center, Tunkhannock. She was born in Tunkhannock on June 21, 1928, the daughter of the late Charles and Ethel Comstock White. She attended Tunkhannock High School. She ...

Marion Finch

Marion L. Finch, 80, of Mill City passed away at home on May 18th, 2014. She was the daughter of the late Russell and Hazel Howell Jacques. She is survived by her husband Clayton. They were married for 59 years. She is also survived by her three chil...

Dorothy Wolfe

Dorothy Wolfe, 83, of Factoryville died Friday evening at her home. Born January 18th 1931 in Jessup; the daughter of the late Stephen and Mary Kurtak-Marcinko. Dorothy is preceded in death by two husbands: Bernard Griffin Sr. died May 25th 1970 and ...

Joyce Hall

Joyce Ann Hall, 72, of Tunkhannock, died May 13 at the Golden Living Center. She was born July 22, 1941 in Nicholson, Pa. She was the daughter of the late Arnold A Sisco who did January 1, 1979 and the late Jerice T. Benjamin who died March 8, 2005. ...

William Whitford

William E. Whitford, 81, of Dalton died Friday evening at regional Hospital of Scranton. Born in Chinchilla on September 15th 1932; the son of the late William and Naomi Grace Tripp Whitford. A 1950 graduate of Waverly High School. He was owner opera...

Lillian Jackson

Lillian Jackson, 74, of Tunkhannock passed away May 4, 2014 at the Geisinger Medical Center, Danville after a long illness. She is preceded in death by her husband Harry who she was married to for 53 years. She was born in Dickson City on July 7, 193...

Dean Austin

Dean W. Austin Jr., 38, of Factoryville died Friday morning at Mid Valley Hospital. Born in Chicago, Illinois on April 27th, 1975; the son of Sharon Daugherty Bray and her husband Charles of Factoryville and Dean W. Austin Sr. of Columbus, OH. Dean g...

Stella Litwin

Stella Litwin 89 of Tunkhannock formerly of Auburn Twp., died Thursday morning at home. She was born in Olyphant, Nov. 7, 1924, daughter of the late Cornelius and Anastasia Jarovozoska Senkow. She was preceded in death by her husband of 49 years Anth...

Ruth Zier

Ruth Elizabeth Zier, 77, died peacefully at her sister’s home in Tunkhannock on April 6, 2014 with her family by her side. She was born Apr. 2, 1937 to Michael and Helen Gordon in Sterling, Michigan. Her father was from Austria and her mother from ...

Mary Yatsko

Mary J. Yatsko, 69, of Tunkhannock passed away peacefully at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Wednesday, April 9th with her family at her bedside. She was born in Williamsport, Pennsylvania on August 12, 1944, the daughter of the late M...

Frank Williams

Frank E. Williams, 91, of Lake Winola passed away at the Moses Taylor Hospital Friday evening. He was born Dec. 4, 1922 in Glenburn the son of the late Charles and Mildred Gardner Williams. Frank was a graduate of the Dalton High School. He was marri...

Edward Johnson

Edward Carl Johnson of Scranton died at Regional Hospital of Scranton on Wednesday 3/19/2014. He was born in Marquette, MI on January 8th 1941; the son of the late Edward and Grace Reau Johnson. 1959 graduate of Marquette High School, Navy Veteran, e...

Dorothy Brown

Dorothy A. Brown, 78, of Factoryville died Saturday morning at Geisinger C.M.C, Scranton. Born in Scranton on September 26th 1935; the daughter of the late Frank and Helen Fritch Venskytis. Her husband the late Ronald M. Brown died in 1994. She was a...

Alan Walker


Veteran

Alan K. Walker, Sr., 67, of Tunkhannock died Friday morning at his home. Born in Binghamton, NY on January 5th 1947, the son of Betty J. Walker and the late Herbert L. Walker of Lexington, KY. He graduated from Blue Ridge High School in 1964. He is a...

Alexander Jervis

Alexander Andrew Jervis passed from this life Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at the Geisinger Hospital Wyoming Valley. Alexander had a several year battle with congestive heart failure. He was born April 6th, 1939 the son of the late Andrew and Florence J...

Warren Seamans

Warren T. “Sam” Seamans , 91, of Factoryville, Benton Twp,. died at his home on Thursday morning. Born in Factoryville on March18th 1922; the son of the late Harry W. and Vera Taylor Seamans. His late wife the former Elizabeth “Betty” Jane Go...

Roger Ayers

Roger G. Ayers, 89, of Dalton passed away Saturday at Geisinger CMC. He was born in Newton on Oct. 25, 1924 the son of the late Elmer and Fay Avery Ayers. He married Mary Pasmeg Johns and they would have celebrated 47 years together this coming July....

Janet Barnes

Janet S. Barnes, 65, of Factoryville, died Sunday evening at her home. She was born in Scranton on March 13th, 1948 the daughter of the late Ralph and Jane Beardsley Burton. Her husband Joe of 26 years and daughter Michele Garey were her special frie...

Angelique Harding

Angelique P. Harding, 94 of Tunkhannock died Tuesday evening at Golden Living Center, Tunkhannock, after an illness. She was born on Russell Hill, daughter of the late Edward and Rachel Bush Prevost. She was preceded in death by her husband of 49 yea...

Gilbert Bishop


Veteran

Gilbert L. Bishop, 85, of Springville, died Tuesday morning at the Geisinger C.M.C in Scranton. Born in Rush Twp. on August 23, 1928; the son of the late James Lee and Ruth Kinney Bishop. His wife of 63 years is the former Alice J. Howell; they were ...

Ruth Davis

Ruth E. Shaw Davis, 95, of Wilkes-Barre passed away peacefully at the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital on Monday evening February 24, 2014. Ruth was born April 28, 1918 in East Lemon, PA the daughter of the late Arthur and Marion Stark Shaw. Ruth was a ...

George W. Lawn


Veteran

Dr. George W. (Bill) Lawn, 94, of Factoryville, PA peacefully passed away January 17, 2015 at home, having been lovingly cared for by his daughter Mary Truitt and her family. A Jamestown, NY resident from 1953 to 2007, he was born in Dubois, PA ...

Mary A. Rowe (Stevens)

Mary A. Rowe, 59, of Tunkhannock died Wednesday morning January 21st 2015 at Geisinger Wyoming Valley, Plains Twp. Born in Towanda on May 12, 1955 the daughter of the late Gordon W. and Dorothy Neuber Stevens Jr.  She married Robert F. Rowe Jr. o...

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...

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