Obituaries

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Deborah Strong

December 31, 2021

Deborah A. Strong December 31, 2021 Deborah A. Strong, 66, Eynon, died Friday at Geisinger Community Medical Center, Scranton. Born in Elizabeth NJ, daughter of the late Dorothy Rogers, she enjoyed playing with her grandchildren and knitti...
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James R. Owens

December 30, 2021

James R. Owens December 30, 2021   James R. Owens, 77, Factoryville, died Thursday at Mt. Top Health Care and Rehabilitation Center, Mountain Top.   Born in Scott Twp., son of the late James A. and Sadie Grovenor Owens, h...

John M. Totski

December 23, 2021

John M. Totski, 57, Simpson, died Thursday at Geisinger Community Medical Center, Scranton. Born in Carbondale, son of the late John and Mary Anne Bednarczyk Totski, he worked at Pleasant Mount Welding Inc. (PMWI), Carbondale. John loved music ...

Lucille Hacken

December 13, 2021

Lucille Hacken December 13, 2021   Lucille Hacken, 89, Carbondale, entered into her eternal reward in Heaven with her Savior Jesus Christ on Monday while listening to the Eucharistic Adoration on EWTN. Her husband was the late Frank...

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Frank "Butch" Curtis

December 10, 2021

Frank "Butch" Curtis December 10, 2021   Frank “ Butch” Curtis, 83, of Carbondale, died Friday at Regional Hospital of Scranton. His wife of 58 years is Dorothy Mlinar Curtis.   Born in Waymart, son of the late Louis ...
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Josephine M Tolerico

December 10, 2021

Josephine M. Tolerico December 10, 2021   Josephine M. Tolerico, 93, of Carbondale, died Friday at Carbondale Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Her husband was the late John Tolerico.   Born in Carbondale, daughter of t...

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Samuel G. Bianco

December 10, 2021

Samuel G. Bianco December 10, 2021   Samuel G. Bianco, 80, formerly of Carbondale, passed away Dec. 10, 2021, at the Forest City Nursing and Rehabilitation Home.   Born in Carbondale, son of the late Carmine and Josephine...
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Modine Alner

December 9, 2021

Modine Alner December 9, 2021   Modine Alner, 69, of Greenfield Twp., formerly of Carbondale, died Thursday.   Born in Scranton, daughter of the late Edwin S. and Marguerite Meyers Alner, she was a teacher and a talented ...
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Janet (Tolerico) Bonacci Oliveri

November 20, 2021

Janet (Tolerico) Bonacci Oliveri November 20, 2021   Janet (Tolerico) Bonacci Oliveri, 95, Carbondale, died Saturday at Carbondale Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Her husbands were the late Carmine Bonacci and Angelo Oliveri. ...
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Veronica Martines

November 8, 2021

Veronica Martines November 8, 2021   Veronica Martines, 88, of Carbondale, died Monday at Regional Hospital of Scranton. Her husband was the late Joseph Martines.   Born in Whites Crossing, daughter of the late Michael a...

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Joseph A. Potis

November 8, 2021

Joseph A. Potis November 8, 2021   Joseph A. Potis, 75, of Scranton, formerly of Carbondale, died Monday at Moses Taylor Hospital, Scranton. His wife is Ann Brown Potis.   Born in Carbondale, son of the late Anthony and T...

Joseph Sweeney

October 30, 2021

Joseph Sweeney October 30, 2021 Joseph Sweeney, 82, of Scranton, died Saturday at Allied Services Rehabilitation Center, Scranton. Born in Carbondale, he was the son of the late Earl and Bertha Wiltz Sweeney. The family thanks all of Alli...
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Catherine "Kay" Trichilo

October 15, 2021

Catherine “Kay” Trichilo October 15, 2021 Catherine “Kay” Trichilo, Waymart, formerly of Carbondale, died Friday at Wayne Woodlands Manor, Waymart. Her husband was the late Patrick Trichilo. Born in Carbondale, daughter of the late Mic...

Marie "Mary" (Imbalzano) Gillette

October 1, 2021

Marie “Mary” Imbalzano Gillette October 1, 2021 Marie “Mary” Imbalzano Gillette, 92, Carbondale, died Friday at Carbondale Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Her husband of 59 years, was the late Joseph “Ditcho” Gillette. Born i...
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MaryAnn Mark

September 14, 2021

MaryAnn Mark September 14, 2021 MaryAnn Mark, 72, of Greenfield Twp., died Tuesday at Geisinger Community Medical Center, Scranton. Her husband is Joseph Mark Sr. Born in Carbondale, daughter of the late George and Angie Calanni Twardzik, sh...
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Louis A. Gonsauls Sr.

September 9, 2021

Louis A. Gonsauls Sr. September 9, 2021 Louis A. Gonsauls Sr., 92, Carbondale, died Thursday at Ellen Memorial Health Care, Honesdale. His wife was the late Audrey J. Gonsauls. Born in Waymart, son of the late Roy and Margaret Moser Gunsauls...

Gerald "Jerry" Monahan Jr.

August 29, 2021

Gerald “Jerry” Monahan Jr. August 29, 2021 Gerald “Jerry” Monahan Jr., 60, South Abington Twp., died Sunday at Allied Hospice, Morgan Highway, Scranton. Born in Carbondale, son of the late Gerald Monahan Sr. and Patricia McDonnell M...

Alice Russell Hill

August 25, 2021

Alice Russell Hill August 25, 2021 Alice Russell Hill, 71, of Weatherly, formerly of Newton Lake, died Wednesday at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Hazleton. Born in Carbondale, daughter of the late Douglas and Florence Totsky Russell, she was a 196...
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Viola Tomsky

August 16, 2021

Viola Tomsky August 16, 2021   Viola Tomsky, 89, Carbondale, died Monday at Moses Taylor Hospital, Scranton. Her husband was the late Raymond Tomsky.   Born in Carbondale, daughter of the late Bruno and Amelia Santanna Ea...
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Romayne Steinmetz

August 10, 2021

Romayne Steinmetz August 10, 2021   Romayne J. Steinmetz, 55, Exeter, died Tuesday at Geisinger CMC. Her husband is Jerry Willard.   Born in Scranton, daughter of the late Gerald Carroll and Mary Jane Turano, she loved sp...

Charles W. Dorne

July 23, 2021

Charles W. Dorne July 23, 2021   Charles W. Dorne, 79, Carbondale, died Friday at Allied Skilled Nursing Center, Scranton. His wife was the late Florence Van Riper.   Born in Wanaque, New Jersey, son of the late Charles S...
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Lance D. McHugh

July 23, 2021

Lance D. McHugh July 23, 2021   Lance D. McHugh, 60, Lake Ariel, died Friday at Geisinger CMC.   Born in Carbondale, son of the late William and Cora Stucker McHugh, he was a teacher in the Wayne Highlands and Western Way...

Albert W. Matasavage

July 22, 2021

Albert W. Matasavage July 22, 2021   Albert W. Matasavage, 59, Scranton, died Thursday at home.   Born in Scranton, son of the late Stanley and Elizabeth Jerome Matasavage, he was a self employed floor contractor. He had...

Gerald Turano

July 20, 2021

Gerald "Puckey" Joseph Turano July 20, 2021   Gerald “Puckey” Joseph Turano, 81, of Carbondale died Tuesday at Allied Hospice Center, Scranton. His wife is Carol Ann Pidgeon Turano. They were married 61 years.   Born ...

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Frederick A. Smith Jr.

July 15, 2021

Frederick A. "Fritz" Smith Jr. July 15, 2021   Frederick A. “Fritz” Smith, Jr., 55, Carbondale, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, July 15th, at Geisinger Medical Center.   Born in West Chester, PA, he was the son...