Obituaries

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...

Fay A Clark

Fay A. Clark, 61, of Mehoopany, passed away Sunday morning May 27, 2018 at The Gardens of Tunkhannock She was Born in Franklin New Jersey on October 20, 1956 and she was the Daughter of the late Frederick and Frances Clark. Fay often enjoyed crochet...

Robert Paul Yurksis


Veteran

May 29, 2018

Robert Paul Yurksis, 73, of Dallas passed away at the Kingston Health Center on May 22, 2018.  He was born in Kingston on Jan. 9, 1945,and he was the son of the late Anthony and Angeline Bobkowski Yurksis.   Robert worked as a roofer and ...

Twila Scott

May 9, 2018

Twila Scott, 54, of Tunkhannock lost her battle with addiction at home on May 4th.  She was born on Apr. 24, 1964 and was the daughter of the late Harry and Marion Sickler.  She enjoyed being a mother to her biological and many "adopted" children, ...

Bryce Bouwe Brown

May 3, 2018

Bryce Bouwe Brown, 18, of Tunkhannock passed away in Cobleskill, NY on April 27, 2018.  He was born in Kingston on May 1, 1999 and he was the son of Dennis Linn and Katina Aukema Brown.  Bryce graduated from Tunkhannock High School in 2017 and was ...

Carol Ransom

April 28, 2018

Carol Joan Ransom, 51, of Tunkhannock passed away at the Allied Hospice Center on April 25, 2018.  She was born in Tunkhannock on Feb. 7, 1967 and she was the daughter of the late Harold and Joan Layaou Ransom. Carol was a member of The Church o...

Christopher William Traver


Veteran

April 26, 2018

Christopher William Traver, 35, of Tunkhannock passed away on April 21, 2018.  He was born in Wilkes-Barre, on August 31, 1982 and he was the son of Herbert and Beverly Harding Traver. Chris was a member of the Free Methodist Church in Bowman’s...

Margaret M. Benninger (Westbrook)

April 18, 2018

Margaret M. Benninger, 91, Of Clarks Summit died Sunday April 15, 2018 at her home. Born on May 20, 1926 in Binghamton NY; the daughter of the late Earl and Beatrice Schrader Westbrook. Margaret was married on April 21, 1945 to William “Bill” ...

Kenneth Shefler

April 11, 2018

Kenneth D. Shefler, Sr. 76, of Noxen/Harveys Lake passed away after a courageous short battle of cancer April 8, 2018 at the Hospice of the Sacred Heart Dunmore, Pa.  Kenneth was born Mar. 23, 1942 in Beaumont and he was the son of the late Maurice ...

John Edward Vieczorek


Veteran

April 6, 2018

John Edward Vieczorek, 66, of Tunkhannock passed away at Tyler Memorial Hospital  on April 3, 2018. John was born in Wilkes-Barre, PA on December 23, 1951, he was the son of Steven and Mildred Vieczorek. John was married to Gail Vieczorek for 42 y...

Carl A. Gable

April 9, 2018

Carl Albert Gable, husband of the late Catherine Gable of Tunkhannock went to his eternal home April 2, 2018 at The Wesley Village, Pittston after battling Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma.  He was born Dec. 13, 1931 to the late Albert and Margaret Gable. ...

Francis C. Scala


Veteran

April 14, 2018

Francis C. Scala, 86, of Factoryville died April 2, 2018 at Geisinger C.M.C., Scranton.  Born in Jersey City N.J.  on April 16, 1931; the son of the late Frank and Josephine Garzik  Scala.  His wife of 64 years is the former Marilyn J.  Ertle. ...

DORIS Horlacher

April 7, 2018

DORIS  S.  SHUGARS  Horlacher, 91, of Tunkhannock died April 1, 2018 at the Mercy Center Nursing Unit in Dallas, Pa.  She was born on  March 26, 1927 in Camden, New Jersey.   Her father was Charles Shugars and her mother was Carrie S...

Samuel B. Herring

April 4, 2018

Samuel B. Herring, Jr., 82 of Tunkhannock, PA passed away on March 30, 2018 unexpectedly. He was born on August 23, 1935 in Wilkes-Barre, PA.  Samuel was a 1955 graduate of Meyers High School, Wilkes-Barre, PA.  A veteran of the Armed Forces.  He ...

Joseph R. Barnes


Veteran

March 23, 2018

Joseph R.  Barnes, 69, of Factoryville, died Friday evening March 16, 2018 at Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Dunmore. Born in Scranton on March 13, 1948; son of the late Thomas and Electa Mae Kelley Barnes.  Joe was a Vietnam Veteran serving in th...

Richard DeHaut

March 17, 2018

Richard William DeHaut, 75 of Tunkhannock, PA passed away on March 13, 2018 after his battle with pancreatic cancer. He was born on July 13, 1942 in Wilkes-Barre, PA, son of the late William DeHaut and Marion DeHaut (née Jones). Richard was a 1961 g...

Carolyn Craig (Craig)

Carolyn Craig 58, of Dalton Pennsylvania died on Saturday, March 10, 2018. She passed at home following a period of prolonged illness. Born on November 24, 1959 in Jersey City, NJ; she was the daughter of James Craig of Dalton and the late Jeanne Bau...

Shirley Layaou

March 16, 2018

Shirley M. (Jones) Layaou, 83, passed away Friday March 9, 2018 at the Regional Hospital of Scranton.  She will be greatly missed by her family and friends. Shirley was born December 19, 1934, in Noxen. She was the daughter of the late Peter and ...

Joshua Greenley

Joshua John Greenley, 32, died Wednesday Feb. 28, 2018 at his home. He was born in Kingston on Sept. 19, 1985 and he was the son of LuAnn Newhart Ward and her husband Doug of FL and John Roy Greenley and his wife Jackie of Tunkhannock. Josh will be ...

Pauline J. Snover

March 5, 2018

  Pauline J. Snover, 98, of Mill City passed way at The Gardens of Tunkhannock on Feb. 28, 2018.  Pauline was born on Oct. 3, 1919 in Tunkhannock and she was the daughter of the late Alfred and Madeline Klein Dixon.  She was married to the la...

Linda White

March 3, 2018

Linda White, 68, of Factoryville passed away at the Geisinger C.M.C hospital on Feb 24, 2018.  She was born in Scranton on Mar. 16, 1949 and she was the daughter of the late Robert and Marion Morgan Allspaugh.   She was married to the late Terry V...

Ruth B. Seamans (Bryer)

Ruth B. Seamans, 58, of Benton Twp. died Thursday morning Feb.15 at Geisinger C.M.C, Scranton. Born in Scranton on Sept. 21, 1959; the daughter of the late Januarius Bryer and the former Joan Russin of Benton Twp. Ruth is the wife of Jeffrey Seamans....

James A. Zona


Veteran

February 11, 2018

James Andrew Zona, 63, of Tunkhannock passed away at the Regional Hospital of Scranton on Feb. 7, 2018. James was born in Johnson City, NY on June 21, 1954; the son of the former Bertha Radwanski and the late James Zona. James was a 1972 graduate of...

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