Obituaries

Eugene Staschak

January 12, 2019

Eugene Staschak January 12, 2019 Eugene Staschak, 89, of Carbondale, passed away peacefully on Saturday.  His wife of 68 years is Mary Villano Staschak. Born in Olyphant, son of the late Demko and Anna Kowtko Staschak, he was a beloved hu

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David A. Purvis

January 9, 2019

David A. Purvis January 9, 2019   David A. Purvis, 70, Carbondale, died Wednesday at Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Dunmore. His wife is the former Rosemary Trichilo. Born in Carbondale, son of the late William George and Marjorie Ensl

Lois A. Leonard

December 30, 2018

Lois A. Leonard December 30, 2018 Lois A. Leonard, 75, Carbondale, died Sunday at home. Her husband is Francis Leonard. They would have been married 50 years on Jan. 26. Born in Carbondale, daughter of the late Carmine and Mary Taugher Pin

Carol Datto

December 25, 2018

Carol Datto December 25, 2018 Carol Datto, 77, Crystal Lake, Carbondale, died on Tuesday at Allied Services Hospice. Her husband was the late Ralph J. Datto. Born in Carbondale, Carol was the daughter of the late Bruno and Germaine Figliomen

Lela A. Dolph

December 17, 2018

Lela A. Dolph December 17, 2018 Lela A. Dolph, 73, of Waymart, died Monday at Allied Hospice. Born in Carbondale, daughter of the late Robert and Lela France Tregaskis, she was a nurse’s aide and homemaker. Lela enjoyed playing bingo.

Angela Miller

November 30, 2018

Angela Miller November 30, 2018 Angela Miller, 95, formerly of Childs, passed away peacefully on Friday at Gino Merli Veterans Center, Scranton. Her husband of 73 years is Floyd Miller. Born in Exeter on April 20, 1923, she was the daughter of

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Joseph A. Martines

October 26, 2018

Joseph A. Martines Sr. October 26, 2018 Joseph A. Martines Sr., 91, Carbondale, passed away peacefully Friday at Creekside Health and Rehabilitation Center. His wife of 69 years is the former Veronica Gorel. Born in Carbondale, son of the la

Cecelia Sirianni

October 17, 2018

Cecelia Sirianni October 17, 2018 Cecelia Sirianni, 74, Carbondale, died Wednesday at Geisinger CMC. Her husband was the late Peter Sirianni. Born in Carbondale, daughter of the late Domonick and Philamena Luparella Ruggiero, Cecelia’s life

Vincent A. Barrese

October 15, 2018

Vincent A. Barrese October 15, 2018 Vincent A. Barrese, 85, of Mount Carmel, formerly of Carbondale, died Monday at Mount Carmel Senior Living Community. His wife is Loretta Barrese. Born in Carbondale, son of the late Joseph and Bessie Sa

Marie Fives

September 28, 2018

Marie Margaret Fives September 28, 2018 Marie Margaret Fives, age 75, of Archbald, formerly of Carbondale, died unexpectedtly Friday evening, Sept. 28. She was the wife of Gerard Joseph Fives Sr. Born Dec. 6, 1942, in Carbondale, Pa., Marie

Lillian L. Doyle

September 23, 2018

Lillian L. Doyle September 23, 2018 Lillian L. Doyle, 81, Waymart, died Sunday at Geisinger CMC, Scranton. Her husband was the late James Doyle. Born in Carbondale, daughter of the late Samuel and Rebecca Russell Germano, Lillian loved life

Justin J. Poklemba

September 17, 2018

Justin J. “Pokey” Poklemba, 32, Carbondale, died Monday at Geisinger Community Medical Center from injuries suffered in an automobile accident on Sept. 9. Born in Throop, the son of Andrew and Darlene Dellia Poklemba, he enjoyed being

Mary Louise Gilia

September 8, 2018

Mary Louise Gilia September 8, 2018 Mary Louise Gilia, 68, of Carbondale, passed away early Saturday morning after a courageous battle against cancer. Surrounded by family and friends, she passed gracefully and peacefully. She is surviv

Ann M. Simoncic

August 22, 2018

Ann M. Simoncic August 22, 2018 Ann M. Simoncic, 93, of Forest City, died Wednesday at Forest City Nursing Home.  Her husband was the late Bernard D. Simoncic. Born in Vandling, daughter of the late Frank and Frances Kepic Kerzic, Ann wor

Carolyn Faye Shaw Crane

August 12, 2018

Carolyn Faye Crane Shaw August 12, 2018 Carolyn “Bootsie” Faye Crane Shaw, 85, passed peacefully into eternity Sunday morning, Aug. 12, 2018, in the comfort of her home on St. Simons Island, Ga. She was a majorette and 1951 graduate of Ben

Antoinette "Nina" Sticker Agolia

August 1, 2018

Antoinette ‘Nina’ Sticker Agolia August 1, 2018 Nina Sticker Agolia, formerly of Pleasant Mount, passed away on Aug. 1, 2018, after a lengthy illness. Born to Gaspar and Josephine Giuliano on March 15, 1936, Nina grew up in Tarrytown, N.Y.

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Brian Joseph Perri

July 29, 2018

Brian Joseph Perri July 29, 2018  Brian Joseph Perri passed away unexpectedly after an accident while hiking at Rocky Mountain National Park in Estes, Colorado. Born December 30th, 1979 in Carbondale, Brian was a 1998 Graduate of Carb

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Anthony C. Pettinato

July 25, 2018

Anthony C. Pettinato July 25, 2018 Anthony C. Pettinato, 87, Endwell NY, died Wednesday at Good Shepherd, Endwell NY. His wife is the former Hilda Paoletti. Born in Carbondale, son of the late Giacomo and Angelina Rei Pettina

Albert Dunn

July 13, 2018

Albert Dunn July 13, 2018 Albert Dunn, 78, Carbondale died Friday at Carbondale Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center. His wife is the former Gloria Cole. Born in New Jersey, son of the late Sanford and Mary Elizabeth Levens Dunn, he

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Roy M. Koerner

July 10, 2018

Roy Martin Koerner July 7, 2018 Roy Martin Koerner, 87, Scranton, died Tuesday at Gino Merli Veterans Center, Scranton. Born in New York City, son of the late Sebastian and Regina Kraus Koerner, he served in the United States Marine

Theresa A. Rupp

July 7, 2018

Theresa A. Rupp July 7, 2018   Theresa A. Rupp, 74, Carbondale, died Saturday at Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Dunmore. Her husband is Jerome “Jake” Rupp. Born in Carbondale, daughter of the late Onofrio and Lena Norella Guarneri,

Harold V. Ort

June 26, 2018

Harold V. Ort, June 26, 2018 Harold V. Ort, 77, Clifford Twp., died Tuesday evening at Regional Hospital, Scranton. His wife is the former Gloria MacDonald. Harold and Gloria celebrated their 50th anniversary on April 27. He adored his wife

Thomas O. McGraw

June 11, 2018

Thomas O. McGraw June 11, 2018   Thomas O. McGraw, 60, Browndale, lost a courageous battle with cancer and died peacefully at home surrounded by family. His wife is the former Charlene Maile.  Thank you to Lehigh Valley Oncology Serv

Anne McDonough (Weist)

June 9, 2018

Anne Weist McDonough June 9, 2018   Anne Weist McDonough, 84, Carbondale, died Saturday at the home of her daughter, Andrea Conforti. Her husband was the late Donald F. McDonough.   Born in Honesdale, daughter of the late Harold and Agnes Robi

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James G. Salvatore

May 31, 2018

James G. Salvatore May 31, 2018   James G. Salvatore, 93, Carbondale died Thursday at home. His wife was the late Dorothy Levine Salvatore. Born in Childs, son of the late Paul and Jennie Bridget Salvatore, James was an Army WWII v