Obituaries

Carol Curran

July 27, 2021

Carol Curran, 84, of Tunkhannock passed away at the Regional Hospital of Scranton on July 21, 2021.  She was born in Brooklyn NY on Sept. 5, 1936 and she was the daughter of the late Herbert and Josephine Henry Evers.  Carol was married to James ...

Scott Peter Douthett

July 23, 2021

Scott Peter Douthett, 63, of New York and Tunkhannock passed away at Allied Hospice on July 16, 2021.  Scott was born in Pittsburgh on December 31, 1957, the son of the late Scott H. Douthett and Anne E. Harris.  Scott was an IT consultant and h...

Howard Elmer warner


Veteran

Howard Elmer Warner, 83, of Tunkhannock passed away peacefully at his home on July 15, 2021.  Howard was born in Meshoppen on May 22, 1938 and he was the son of the late Elmer Warner and Hazel Benninger. Howard was the proud owner of the Warner C...

William V. Pazienza


Veteran

July 18, 2021

William Vito Pazienza, 85, of Scranton died July 13, 2021, at the VA Medical Center, Wilkes-Barre. Born March 21, 1936, in Astoria, NY; the son of the late Louis and Vivian Rougeau Pazienza.  His wife is the former Kathleen Anderson. Bill was an ...

Robert W. Hill

July 17, 2021

Robert (Bubba) William Hill, 63, of Benton Twp. Died at his home on Sunday July 11, 2021.  He was born in Scranton on Dec. 31, 1957; the son of the late Thomas Lewis and Barbara Ann Wirth Hill Sr.. His wife of 31 years is the former Debbie Madden. ...

Raymond Hayes


Veteran

July 13, 2021

Raymond Hayes, 86, of Springville formally of Maplewood NJ., passed away at Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Dunmore, PA on July 10th.   He was born on Nov. 20, 1934 in East Orange, NJ and he was the son of the late Francis and Getrude Brenner Hayes. H...

Paula Vandorick

Paula Vandorick, 59, of Lake Winola passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her family on July 6th.  She was born in Scranton on April 27, 1962 and she was the daughter of the late Paul and Bette Avery Davitt.  She was married to John Vand...

Jean Bebb (Longenecker)

Jean Bebb, 80, of Benton Twp.  entered Heaven on Thursday July 1, 2021, after a brief stay at Abington Manor, Clarks Summit.  Born in Morristown, NJ on November 18, 1940; the daughter of the late Edward Raymond Longenecker and Elsie Amelia Wink Lon...

Mark J. Hinkley

June 30, 2021

Well-known businessman, musician, and artist, Mark J. Hinkley of Nicholson peacefully ended this worldly journey with his family by his side on June 27, 2021 in Scranton, Pennsylvania.   Mark was born August 27, 1953 to his mother Margaret...

John D. Owen


Veteran

John Donald Owen, 80, of Benton Twp. went home to his heavenly Father.  Born in Scranton on Jan.10, 1941; the son of the late Emrys and Mildred Giles Owen. His wife is the former Linda Williams. John graduated West Scranton High School in 1960. The...

Edward N. Yarasavage


Veteran

July 6, 2021

Edward N. Yarasavage, 95, lifelong resident of Washington Township, passed away on June 20, 2021. He was born February 6, 1926, son of the late Simon and Michelina Hermonovich  Yarasavage. Ed was a graduate of Tunkhannock Area High School, class of...

Earl C. Huff


Veteran

Earl C. Huff of Factoryville, PA on June 16, 2021, joined his wife Fern, who died in December of 2011. He was born in St. Johnsville, NY on May 20, 1928, son of the late Earl and Eloise Carter Huff. He grew up in St. Johnsville and graduated from ...

Joseph Anthony Mitchell


Veteran

June 17, 2021

Joseph Anthony Mitchell, 82, of Tunkhannock passed away on Sunday June 13, 2021 at his home.  Born in Pittston on April 8,1939.  He was the son of the late Anthony and Genevieve Chivacci Mitchell.   Joe was a 1956 graduate of Falls-Overf...

Stephen Jonathan Bell

June 16, 2021

Stephen Jonathan Bell, 73, of Tunkhannock, passed away at his home on Wednesday, June 9, 2021, and is now in the loving arms of his Lord Jesus. He was born September 26, 1947 to the Dr. Harold A. Bell and Dr. Elizabeth A. Green Bell in Allentown, ...

William F. Sill


Veteran

June 9, 2021

William F. Sill, born July 8, 1934 in Canton, Bradford County PA, was the eldest son of Clyde and Freda Ameigh Sill. The Sill family traces their roots to England with earliest immigrants coming first to Connecticut around 1610, about 1769 to the Wyo...

Lisa Ann Huffsmith

June 20, 2021

  Lisa Ann Huffsmith, 65, loving wife and mother of two children, passed away at her home surrounded by her loved ones on May 31, 2021 after a long and courageous fight with cancer.   Lisa was born in Scranton on April ...

Thomas Michael Pirrello


Veteran

  Thomas Michael Pirrello 06/22/1936 – 05/18/2021 Thomas “Tom” Michael Pirrello, 84, of Kingston, PA (formerly of Congers, NY) passed away suddenly on May 18, 2021 following major cardiac arrest. Tom was born June 22, 1936 to G...

Donald M. Goida


Veteran

June 21, 2021

Donald M. Goida, 72, of Factoryville died Tuesday morning at Allied Services Hospice Center, Scranton. Born in Dunmore, PA on Oct. 26, 1948; the son of the late Andrew and Ann Goida.  Donald was preceded in death by his wife the former Maureen Winn ...

Stanley A. Vasky

On May 13, 2021 Stanley Albert Vasky III at the age of 67 entered the Kingdom of Heaven.  Born on July 11th, 1953 in the Township of West Abington. Like a true born West Abington he loved to hunt, fish and spin tall tales about them both. What he...

Harold “Butch” Jacob Kuschel, Jr.


Veteran

Harold “Butch” Jacob Kuschel, Jr., 73, died after a short illness at the Regional Hospital of Scranton on May 11, 2021.  Harold was born April 25, 1948 in Pittston, Pa.  He was the son of the late Harold Jacob Kuschel, Sr. and the former Gertru...

Daniel Robert Search

Daniel Robert Search, 27, of Tunkhannock passed away from complication of surgery on May 11, 2021 at the Geisinger Wyoming Valley Hospital, Wilkes-Barre. He was born in Tunkhannock, on July 15, 1993. He is survived by his mother Cheryl Search, Tun...

Kathleen "Kitt" Ostrowsky-Bowman

Kathleen “Kitt” Mary Ostrowsky-Bowman, 60, passed away at her house May 10, 2021.  She was born on Aug. 31, 1960 and she was the daughter of George and Mary Bell Ostrowsky.  Kitt was married to Jaimie A. Bowman for 36 years. Kathleen was a...

Joyce M. Wilbur (Parker)

May 12, 2021

Joyce M. Wilbur, 78 of Benton Twp. died Thursday May 6, 2021 at her home surrounded by family.  She was born in Elizabeth NJ on July 10, 1942: the daughter of the late George and Helen (Wilbur) Parker. Her husband is Jeffrey N. Wilbur Sr. Joyce p...

Ronald Alan VanDeMark

Ronald Alan VanDeMark, 65, of Tunkhannock passed away at the Geisinger Wyoming Valley Hospital on May 4, 2021.  He was born in Meshoppen on Jan. 9, 1956 and he was the son of the late (Sam) Ronald and Isabelle Sheffler VanDeMark. Ronald was a gr...

Lee T. Ditchey

Lee T. Ditchey, 73, of West Abington Twp. died Friday April 30, 2021 at Moses Taylor Hospital, Scranton.  Born in Pottsville on Feb. 11, 1948; the son of the late Leo T. and Doris Shadel Ditchey. Lee graduated from Lackawanna Trail High School in...

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