Obituaries

Raymond Charles Sylvester


Veteran

August 10, 2018

Raymond Charles Sylvester, 68, of Tunkhannock passed away at the Lehigh Valley Hospital on Aug. 4, 2018.  He was born on Dec. 20, 1949 in Pittston, PA.  He was married to the former Kathleen M. Clamser for 16 years.  Ray was a graduate of the Pitt...

Joyce Colvin (Tripp)

August 7, 2018

Joyce Tripp Colvin, 81, of Factoryville, died Friday, Aug. 3, 2018, at Mountain View Care Center, Scranton. She was born in Clarks Summit on June 1, 1937, the daughter of the late Harold and Alice Ross Tripp. Joyce married the love of her life the...

Marilyn J. Scala

Marilyn J. Ertle Scala, 86 of Factoryville died Aug. 1, 2018 at her home in Factoryville.  Born in Jersey City on Jan. 31, 1932 she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Ogla Peck Ertle.  She was the wife of the late Francis C. Scala for 64 year...

Stanley "Pop" Jones

July 31, 2018

Stanley “Pop” Jones, 80, passed away Sunday July 29th at Tyler Memorial Hospital. Born on July 15, 1938 Stanley is the son of the late Jack and Minerva Jones and was married to the former Mary Beth Skoranski. Stanley was a truck dr...

Berneta Beeman Dietrich

August 1, 2018

Berneta Beeman Dietrich, 99, of Tunkhannock passed away Saturday July 28, 2018. Berneta was born on October 16, 1918 in Athens Pennsylvania. She was the daughter of the late Glenn Beeman and Minnie Harned. She was married to the late George Dietrich....

Barbara L. White (White)

August 4, 2018

Barbara L. White, 65, of Nicholson died Saturday 7/28/2018 at her home.  Born on April 27, 1953 in Factoryville; she was the daughter of the late Robert and Romayne Dendle White. Barb was a 1971 graduate of Lackawanna Trail High School and Keys...

Richard J. Benton

August 4, 2018

Richard J. Benton, 98, of Tunkhannock passed away at his home on July 27, 2018.  He was born in Greenwich, NY on Aug. 7, 1919 and he was the son of the late Lewis and Elizabeth Ferguson Benton.  Richard married the Former Bertha Mary Stuble on Dec....

Margaret Stonier Curtis

July 28, 2018

Margaret Stonier Curtis, 94, of Tunkhannock died July 26, 2018 at The Gardens at Tunkhannock. Born in Tunkhannock on Oct. 20, 1923; the daughter of the late Hubert A. and Edna Lane Stonier. Margaret graduated from Tunkhannock High School and Hahnema...

Raymond G. Thomas


Veteran

July 26, 2018

Raymond G. Thomas, 80, of Tunkhannock passed away Sunday July 22nd at The Gardens of Tunkhannock. Raymond was born on October 4, 1937 in Scranton Pa and he was married to the late Esther S. Thomas for 54 years. Raymond was a graduate of Scranton T...

John Vago


Veteran

John Vago, 96, of Tunkhannock died at Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Dunmore on Wednesday July 18, 2018, after a brief stay, surrounded by his family. John, a lifetime resident of Tunkhannock was born on Shupp Hill in Lemon Twp., PA on May 30, 1922; t...

Gertrude M. Sickler (Wood)

July 28, 2018

Gertrude M. Wood Sickler, 85, of Hop Bottom passed away at The Gardens at Tunkhannock on Monday, July 16, 2018. Born in Springville Twp. on Nov. 20, 1932; the daughter of the Jerry and Edna Springer Wood.  In 1962 Gertrude was married to the late ...

Adaline M. Fassett (Rosengrant)

Adaline Rosengrant Fassett, 103, of Factoryville, died Thursday July 5, 2018 at her home. Her husband is the late Howard Fassett died Nov. 9, 1986. She was born in Factoryville on July 1, 1915; she was the daughter of the late Raymond and Lena Pic...

Izabella-Ruth Inez Buchner

Izabella-Ruth Inez Buchner, Born May 21, 2018  passed peacefully in her sleep at her loving home on the morning of July 5, 2018. Bella completed the lives of her Parents Brad and Courtney and her older brother.  She Loved Listening to her mother si...

James A. Nichols

August 3, 2018

James A. Nichols of Fleetville passed away at home on Saturday, June 30, 2018 at the age of 71.  He was the son of the late Lyle Nichols and late Thelma Schenk Nichols of Fleetville.  Jim was a life-long resident of Fleetville and a 1964 grad...

Eleanor M. Martin (Venskitis)

July 6, 2018

Eleanor M. Martin, 85, died Saturday June 30, 2018 at Abington Manor, Clarks Summit.  Born in Scranton on Nov. 8, 1932; the daughter of the late Frank and Helen Fritch Venskitis. She attended Scranton schools and retired from General Motors, Balt...

Helen Montanye

Helen Montanye, 77, of Tunkhannock passed away June 25, 2018 at the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital.  She was born on October 27, 1940 in Tunkhannock and she was the daughter of the late William and Amelia Allen Fitch.  She was married to Harry Monta...

Anne M. Walker (Stuble)

June 30, 2018

Anne M. Walker, 94, formerly of Glenburn Twp., passed away peacefully on June 16th at Riverside Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, Taylor. Her Husband of 61 years is the late Vincent R. Walker died July 19, 2014. Born Nov. 29, 1923, in Fleetville;...

Melia D. Davis

June 18, 2018

    Melia D. Davis, 62, of Nicholson passed away at the Montrose Hospital on June 13, 2018.  She was born in Meshoppen on July 28, 1955, and she was the daughter of Willard Dyson and the former Phyllis Button.  She was married to her...

Ruth N. Gross (Rathey)


Veteran

June 15, 2018

Ruth N. Gross, 97, a resident of Methodist Manor, Tunkhannock died at Wesley Village, Pittston on Monday 6/11/2018.  Born in Philadelphia on Jan. 3, 1921; the daughter of the late Eric and Florence (Zieser) Rathey. Ruth served in the U.S. Navy duri...

William Joseph Gibbons

June 15, 2018

William Joseph Gibbons passed away Saturday, June 9. Resident of Tunkhannock, Bill was born December 22, 1951 in Abington to the late John E. and Ruth Gibbons. Bill attended St. Jude’s Elementary School in Mountaintop, graduating from Archbishop W...

George Fassett Dana

June 8, 2018

George Fassett Dana, 63, of Tunkhannock passed away on June 5, 2018.  He was born in Meshoppen on June 26, 1954 and he was the son of the late Charles and Elfriede Grantz Dana.  George was married to the former Susan Lee Harding for 36 years. Ge...

Yolande O'Leary

June 11, 2018

  Yolande T. O’Leary, 61, of Kingston passed away on Tuesday June 5, 2018 at the Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center. She was born on June 17th, 1956 and was the daughter of the late Adel Fattal and Henriette Kerbaje.  Yolande was marrie...

Andrew Michael Handza

Andrew Michael Handza, 86, of the Parsons section of Wilkes-Barre, passed away Thursday, May 31, 2018 at the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital.  He was the son of the late Andrew and Julia Martin Handza.  He was married to the former Nancy Marie Petrin...

Margaret A. Moffitt (Condon)

June 5, 2018

Margaret A. Moffitt, 76, of Tunkhannock died Thursday Evening 5/31/2018 at Allied Services Hospice, Scranton. Peggy was born in Scranton on April 18, 1942 and she was the daughter of the late William and Theresa Renshaw Condon. Peggy’s  husband wa...

Richard J Newell

May 31, 2018

Richard “Dick” Joseph Newell of Lake Winola, born January 30, 1953, was welcomed by his Lord and Savior Monday May 28, 2018 in Allied Hospice Center Scranton, Pa. He’s survived by his longtime companion, Carol J. Hill, who lovingly and sacrifi...

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