Obituaries

Harry L. Colvin

September 28, 2016

Harry L. Colvin, 81, of Factoryville died Saturday Sept. 24,2016 at Allied Skilled Nursing, Scranton. Born at home in Factoryville on Oct. 14, 1934; the son of the late Harry M. and Mary Michaels Colvin.  Harry celebrated 61 years of marriage to th...

Ray Swartz

September 22, 2016

Ray A. Swartz, 92, of Dalton, passed away at the C.M.C. hospital Tuesday morning Sept. 13, 2016 He was born October 8, 1923, in Mill City, Pa and he was the son of the late Jasper and Althea Ross Swartz.   Ray was married to the late former Virgin...

James Kitchnefsky

September 23, 2016

James Paul Kitchnefsky, 67, of Tunkhannock passed away at his home surrounded by his family on Sept. 13, 2016.  He was born in Tunkhannock on Oct. 17, 1948 and he was the son of the late Joseph and Irene Azarsky Kitchnefsky. James was a farmer and ...

Myron J. Olson


Veteran

September 15, 2016

Myron James Olson (known to his friends as “Ole”) passed away at home on September 8, 2016.  He was born in Brookings, South Dakota on January 29, 1942.  He was the son of the late Clifford Robert Olson and Inez Miriam Dahl.  His ancestors emi...

Claire Ann Griffiths (Teste)

Claire Ann (Teste) Griffiths, 72, a resident of the Golden Living Center of Tunkhannock, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on September 8, 2016.  She was born in New Britain, Conn. on Jan. 26, 1944 and grew up on the West Side of...

George Thomas Zamber

George Thomas Zamber, 90, of Tunkhannock passed away at his house on Aug. 31, 2016.  He was born April 14, 1926 in Swoyersville, Pa. and he was the son of the late George and Mary Hannadel Zamber.  George was married to Rosemary Steve for many year...

Margaret L. Staff (Ross)

September 1, 2016

Margaret "Ross" Staff, 90, of Tunkhannock, died Tuesday morning, Aug. 30, 2016, at Golden Living Center, Tunkhannock.Born in Mill City, on April 27, 1926, she was the daughter of the late John Sr. and Rhoda Wesley. Her husband, the late Sidney Staff,...

Gerardo Marini


Veteran

August 27, 2016

Gerardo Marini, 76, of Tunkhannock passed away peacefully at the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital on Aug. 22, 2016.  He was born on Aug. 23, 1939 and was the son of the late Cesare Marini and Maria Pia Petragnani. Gerardo was a 1957 graduate of ...

Anthony J. Stugus


Veteran

August 23, 2016

Anthony John Stugus, 97, of Fleetville died Saturday morning Aug.20, 2016 at his home. Born May 9, 1919 in Scranton; the son of the late Frank and Petrone Stugus.  Anthony and his wife the former Veronica Andrejco celebrated their 66 wedding anni...

Vivienne Shupp

Vivienne F. Shupp, 81, passed away Aug. 20, 2016 at the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital.  She was born on Sept. 9, 1934 and she was the daughter of the late Harry and Margorie Sick Fassett.  She was married to Glenn “Ace” Shupp for the last 6 yea...

Josephine M. Ferrante

August 25, 2016

Josephine M. Ferrante, 97, of Hopewell, NJ, died at home on Aug. 18th.  Preceded in death by her husband Rosario Ferrante, she is survived by: her son John (Deborah) Ferrante; her daughter Raffaela Nielsen; three sisters; six grandchildren; and a gr...

Lulu E. Kman (Spor)

September 10, 2016

Lulu Elizabeth Kman, age 95, of Nicholson, Pennsylvania passed away Tuesday, August 16, 2016, at Martin Nursing and Restorative Care Center in Stuart, FL. Lulu was born December 1, 1920, in Scranton, PA, the daughter of Joseph V. and Ethel M. Spo...

Rev. John Daniel Herron

September 25, 2016

Rev. John Daniel Herron Rev. John Daniel Herron, 83, went to be with his Heavenly Father with his family by his side on Aug. 11, 2016. Born in Duryea, PA; on Sept.24, 1932; the son of the late John and Bertha Herron. He graduated from Duryea...

Martha L. Boice (Fassett)

July 29, 2016

Martha L. Boice, 70 of Sugar Run died Wednesday morning July 27, 2016 at Golden Living Center, Tunkhannock.  She was born in Meshoppen on May 11, 1946, the daughter of the late William and Ella Farr Fassett. Her husband is Stephen F. Boice. She i...

Rebekah S. Lee (DeCoe)

July 31, 2016

Rebekah DeCoe Lee, 64, of Springville, passed away on July 27, 2016 from injuries sustained in an auto accident. She is survived by her loving husband of 45 years, Donald P. Lee; two sons, Nathan Lee (Stephanie Lownes) and Justin Lee (Kimberly); s...

Dakota L. Watkins

July 26, 2016

Dakota Lee Watkins, 24 of Tunkhannock died in a work place accident at Harvey’s Lake on Thursday.  Born in Scranton on Sept. 28, 1991; the son of Jacki St.Clair Kobbe and her husband Judd of Tunkhannock and Jeramy Watkins and his wife Becky of Tun...

George H. Wesley III

July 22, 2016

  George Henry Wesley III, 62 of Wilkes Barre PA, passed away on Tuesday, July 19th, in the presence of his fiancée, Diana Carpenter.   George was born June 21, 1954 in Clarks Summit, PA to George H. Wesley Jr and Merle Bullock We...

Richard Darling

July 16, 2016

Richard E. Darling, 90, of  Nicholson, passed away at the Golden Living Center Scranton on July 9, 2016. Richard was born Nov. 10, 1925, in Mansfield, Pa. the son of the late Floyd and Lydia Stevens Darling.  He was married to the late former Bern...

Arnold N. Maconeghy

July 8, 2016

Arnold N. Maconeghy, 52, of Factoryville died July 5, 2016 at Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Dunmore.  He was born on Oct. 11 1963 the son of the late Theodore and Eva Mae Rought Maconeghy. Arnold worked at Proctor and Gamble for 15 years. He enj...

Frank Eddy Cook

July 7, 2016

Frank Eddy Cook, 42, of Nicholson passed away at his home on July 1st.  He was born in Syracuse, NY, on Oct. 24, 1973 and he was the son of the late Earl, Sr. and Katherinea Dyer Cook.  Frank worked for almost 20 years at Nivert Steel in Dunmor...

Beverly A. Seamans (Gesek)

Beverly A. Seamans, 77, of Factoryville died June 30, 2016 at Abington Manor, Clarks Summit.  Born in Clarks Summit on Sept. 4, 1938; the daughter of the Late Edward A. and Mary Parkton Gesek.  She married her husband of 58 years Roger D. Seamans S...

Mary A. Keller (Yarasavage)

June 18, 2016

Mary Ann Yarasavage Keller of Tunkhannock died on Sunday June 12. The world is a little less bright tonight. Born to Adam and Ann Vaskas Yarasavage on June 30, 1949 in Meshoppen, she graduated from Tunkhannock High School, class of 1967, and Leba...

Robert Enwright


Veteran

June 13, 2016

Robert Enwright, 87, of Tunkhannock died at his home on June 8, 2016.  He was born in Fitchburg, Mass on March 23, 1929.  He was the son of the late John F. and Irene Poisson Enwright.  He was married on Nov. 20, 1954 to the love of his life, the ...

Roger Benson

June 10, 2016

Roger Alan Benson, 78, of Tunkhannock, died Monday at Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Dunmore. He and the former Barbara Lazarus were married for 50 years on May 28. Born in Tunkhannock on May 12, 1938, son of the late Percy D. and Ada Lewis Benson, ...

Lossie Mackey (Coolbaugh)

Lossie Mackey, 68, of Falls died June 2, 2016 at Celtic Hospice, Wilkes-Barre.  Born in Falls on Feb. 23, 1948 the daughter of the late Loren and Evelyn Staff Coolbaugh. Preceded in death by her husband Robert Mackey;  two brothers Phillip Coolb...

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