Obituaries

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Thomas "TK" Kuduk

January 18, 2023

Thomas "TK" Kuduk January 18, 2023 Thomas “TK” Kuduk, 70, Jessup, passed away at home following a lengthy illness. Born on Dec. 22, 1952 and raised in Scranton, Tom was the son of the late Leon and Claire Lawler Kuduk. A graduate of Scrant...

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James "Tarzan" Heenan Sr.

January 12, 2023

James "Tarzan" Heenan Sr. January 12, 2023 James “Tarzan” Heenan Sr., Waymart, died Thursday at home surrounded by his family. He was the beloved husband of Agnes Keller Heenan. The couple shared 40 years together. Born in Carbondale, son ...
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Judy Fofi

January 9, 2023

Judy Fofi January 9, 2023 Judy Fofi, 75, Waymart, died Monday at Wayne Memorial Hospital, Honesdale. Born in Carbondale, daughter of the late Donald and Rose Mang Hadsell, she worked for years at Gentex Corporation as an inspector. She enjoyed...
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Karl "Doc" Parry

January 6, 2023

Karl (Doc) Parry January 6, 2023 Karl (Doc) Parry, Scranton, died Friday at Geisinger Community Medical Center. He was the husband of Alma Paniagua. Born in Stroudsburg, PA, son of the late Edmund Parry Sr. and Phyllis Frisbie, he was an outgo...
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Leslie "Georgia" Edwards

January 1, 2023

Leslie "Georgia" Edwards January 1, 2023 Leslie “Georgia” Edwards, 66, Carbondale, died Sunday at Geisinger Community Medical Center after a courageous year-long battle with cancer. Born in Liberty N.Y., daughter of the late Kenneth and Pa...
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Lydia Ann Haas

December 30, 2022

Lydia Ann Haas December 30, 2022 Lydia Ann Haas, 85, Jermyn, died Friday at home. Born in CA., daughter of the late Ernest and Mable Thomas Kelley, she worked in the banking industry and was a bartender at a California casino until just a few ...
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Isadora (Sheare) Gerdusky

December 24, 2022

Isadora Sheare Gerdusky December 24, 2022 Isadora Sheare Gerdusky, 84, Olyphant died Saturday at her residence. Born in Carbondale, daughter of the late Trevor and Ann Morrison Sheare, she loved spending time with her family, and enjoyed going...
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Thomas Dzwonczyk

November 28, 2022

Thomas Dzwonczyk November 28, 2022 It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Thomas Dzwonczyk. Tom passed away on Nov. 28 at Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Dunmore. Born in Elizabeth, N.J. on June 8, 1967, he was the son of the late S...
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Martha B. Mauro

November 18, 2022

Martha B. Mauro November 18, 2022 Martha B. Mauro, 76, of Carbondale, passed away peacefully Friday after a courageous battle with cancer. She was the beloved wife of Raymond Mauro, with whom she recently celebrated 58 years of marriage. Bor...

Gerard Joseph "Jerry" McHale

November 17, 2022

Gerard Joseph “Jerry” McHale November 17, 2022 Gerard Joseph “Jerry” McHale, Carbondale, passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, November 17, surrounded by his loving family. Born in Archbald, son of the late John and Sadie Barrett McH...

Melissa Stalter

November 17, 2022

Melissa Stalter August 3, 1986 – November 17, 2022 Melissa Stalter, age 36, resident of Childs, PA, passed away Thursday morning, as a result of a tragic accident. Born and raised in Port Jervis, NY, she is the daughter of the late Robert ...
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Claire J. Thomas

October 25, 2022

Claire J. Thomas October 25, 2022 Claire J. Thomas, 93, Carbondale, died Tuesday at home. Her husband was the late David Thomas. Born in Carbondale, daughter of the late John R. and Anna Stiles Williams, she worked for many years as an LPN a...

Gary F. Kielar Jr.

October 9, 2022

Gary F. Kielar Jr. October 09, 2022 Gary F. Kielar Jr., 44, Carbondale, died Sunday at Allied Hospice, Scranton. Born in Carbondale, he was the son of Debbie Carite Kielar, and Gary F. Kielar and Carol Kielar. He is survived by a daughter, ...

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Paul J. Sampson

October 7, 2022

Paul J. Sampson October 7, 2022 Paul J. Sampson, 85, of Scranton, died Friday at Allied Hospice Center, Scranton. He was preceded in death by his wife, the former Helen Zdonski. The couple had been married for 56 years. Born Feb. 8, 1937, so...

Sally Ann Howe Embree

October 5, 2022

Sally Ann Howe Embree July 12, 2022 Sally Ann Howe Embree, 84, passed away July 12, 2022, in Fort Pierce, Fla. Sally was born to Clare and Buddy Howe in Carbondale, Pa. She moved to West Islip, N.Y. after college and then made her way to Stuart,...

Areiana Wilson

September 27, 2022

Areiana Wilson September 27, 2022 Areiana Wilson, 15, Carbondale died Tuesday at home. Born in Scranton, daughter of Joseph Wilson and Yajaira Ocasio, she was an amazing child who put a smile on everyone. She was grateful for the smallest things...

Frances Capozzi

September 22, 2022

Frances Capozzi September 22, 2022 Frances Capozzi, 87, Forest City, died at home on Thursday morning. Her husband was the late Thomas Capozzi. Born in Jersey City, NJ, she was the daughter of the late Francis and Katherine Snow. The family ex...
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Diane Melko

September 5, 2022

Diane Melko September 5, 2022 Diane Melko, 61, Carbondale, died Monday at Regional Hospital, Scranton. Born in Connecticut, daughter of the late Theodore W. Melko and Vera Oaks, she was a CNA. Her favorite animal was her dog, Fattie. Surviv...
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Marlene Peterson

August 25, 2022

Marlene Peterson, 80, of Scranton, passed away peacefully Thursday, Aug. 25, 2022, at Allied Services Hospice after a prolonged illness. Born Aug. 16, 1942, in West Scranton, she is survived by her two daughters, Lisa Kavulich Algar and Lori Druct...
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Rebecca A. Dodson

August 23, 2022

Rebecca A. Dodson August 23, 2022   Rebecca A. Dodson, 65, Carbondale died Tuesday at Forest City Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center.   Born in Ridgeway, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Mary Judge Zalesky....

Kathryn O'Hara

August 19, 2022

Kathryn O'Hara August 19, 2022   Kathryn Ann O’Hara, 81, passed away peacefully on Friday August 19, 2022, at Carbondale Area Nursing and Rehabilitation Center after a lengthy illness.   Born Kathryn Peduto, she was the...

Carmella Bonacci

August 10, 2022

Carmella Bonacci August 10, 2022   Carmella Bonacci, 100, Carbondale, died Wednesday at Carbondale Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.   Born in Carbondale, daughter of the late Joseph and Theresa Molinaro Bonacci, she was...
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Ruth E Simrell

August 1, 2022

Ruth E. Simrell August 1, 2022   Ruth E. Simrell, 94, Scranton, died Monday at The Gardens at Scranton.  Her husband was the late Floyd Simrell.   Born in Waymart, daughter of the late Rollin E. and Jessie Marsh Blair, s...
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Steven J. Kane Jr.

July 29, 2022

Steven J. Kane Jr. July 29, 2022   Steven J. Kane Jr., 44, Carbondale, passed away Friday at Geisinger CMC, Scranton.   Born in New Brunswick, New Jersey, he was the son of the late Steven J. Kane Sr. and Irene Helen Davi...
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Mary Ann Bonacci

July 28, 2022

Mary Ann Bonacci July 28, 2022   Mary Ann Bonacci, 82, passed away peacefully on Thursday.   Born in Carbondale, daughter of the late Thomas Bonacci , Frances (Domiano) Bonacci Gabriel and Frank Gabriel, she was a member ...