Obituaries

Anne Perri

December 1, 2020

Anne Perri December 1, 2020   Anne Perri, 95, formerly of Carbondale, died Tuesday at Lackawanna Health and Rehabilitation Center. Her husband was the late Thomas Perri.   Born in Scranton, daughter of the late Peter and

Gaye Elder

November 24, 2020

Gaye Elder November 24, 2020   Gaye Elder, 68, Carbondale died Tuesday at home.   Born in Clearfield, daughter of the late William and Helen McVay, she enjoyed watching movies, spending time with her family and did cleric

Mary A. (Galati) Trunzo

November 20, 2020

Mary A. Galati Trunzo November 20, 2020   Mary A. Galati Trunzo, 98, of Carbondale, died Friday at the Jewish Home of Eastern Pa. Her husband was the late Carmen Trunzo.   Born in Carbondale, daughter of the late Joseph a

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Edward W Coleman

November 11, 2020

Edward W. Coleman November 11, 2020   Edward W. Coleman, 88, of Carbondale, died Wednesday at home. His wife is the former Phyllis Cicco.   Born in Carbondale, son of the late Thomas and Elizabeth (Booths) Coleman, he was

Andrew T. Oleksa Jr.

October 26, 2020

Andrew T. Oleksa Jr. October 26, 2020   Andrew T. Oleksa Jr., 68, Scranton, died Monday at Regional Hospital, Scranton. His wife is the former, Marianne Brady. They celebrated their 41st wedding anniversary on July 14.  

Josephine Lapera

October 25, 2020

Josephine Lombardo Lapera October 25, 2020   Josephine Lombardo Lapera, 88, of Carbondale, died at her daughter’s home on Sunday. Her husband was the late Bernard “Ben” Lapera.   Born in Richmondale, daughter of the

Joseph R. Vito

October 21, 2020

Joseph R. Vito October 21, 2020   Joseph R. Vito, 48, Carbondale died at home on Wednesday.   Born in Carbondale, son of Richard Monte Vito and Roseanne Scarfalloto and the late Nick Scarfalloto, Joe was a spirited entrep

Aida L. Morales

October 15, 2020

Aida L. Morales October 15, 2020   Aida L. Morales, 78, Simpson died at home on Thursday.   Born in Puerto Rico, daughter of the late Jose and Yolanda Diaz Morales, she was a very religious person.   Aida is su

Michelle Williams

September 22, 2020

Michelle Williams September 22, 2020   Michelle Williams, 39, Throop, died September 22 at home.   Born in Knox Indiana, she was the daughter of Milton Williams and Teresa Piper Kostelansky and step daughter of George Kos

Ronald L Terranella

September 20, 2020

Ronald L. “Bubs” Terranella September 20, 2020   Ronald L. “Bubs” Terranella, 59, Carbondale, died Sunday at Allied Hospice, Scranton.   Born in Greenwich Connecticut, son of Isadora Sheare Terranella White (Olyph

Theresa M. Tarhanick

September 13, 2020

Theresa M. Tarhanick September 13, 2020   Theresa M. Tarhanick, 90, died Sunday at Aventura at Creekside, Carbondale, surrounded by her loving family. Her husband was the late Thomas Tarhanick.   Born in Carbondale, daugh

Lillian R. Guarneri

September 13, 2020

Lillian R. Guarneri September 13, 2020   Lillian Ruth Guarneri, “MaMa Lil“, 92, Carbondale, died Sunday in Wyckoff NJ. Her late husband, Anthony James Guarneri, “PaPa Tony”, died April 9. Lillian and Tony were married for 68

Matthew A. Mattero

August 29, 2020

Matthew A. Mattero August 29, 2020   Matthew A. Mattero, 63, Fell Township, died Saturday at home. His wife is the former Linda Bateman.   Born in Irvington, New Jersey, son of the late William and Helen Hendrickson Matte

Angela M. Atkinson

August 25, 2020

Angela M. Atkinson August 25, 2020 Angela M. “Angie” Atkinson, 88, Carbondale, died Tuesday at Regional Hospital, Scranton. Her husband was the late Thomas Atkinson. Born in Carbondale, daughter of the late Frank and Mary Vitkus Moli

Kenneth A. Olinsky

August 17, 2020

Kenneth A. Olinsky August 17, 2020   Kenneth A. Olinsky, 71, Carbondale, died at home, Monday.   Born in Brooklyn NY, son of the late Edward and Irene VanTassel Olinsky, he was a contractor in Brooklyn NY for most of his

Vincentine (Jean) Durso Masko

August 16, 2020

Vincentine (Jean) Durso Masko August 16, 2020   Vincentine (Jean) Durso Masko, Carbondale, died Sunday morning at Carbondale Nursing Home. Born in Mayfield on May 5, 1928, she was the daughter of Sicilian immigrants and the last sur

Robyn Sergi

August 15, 2020

Robyn Sergi August 15, 2020   Robyn Sergi, 64, Carbondale, died Saturday at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Wilkes-Barre.   Daughter of the late Christopher and Dolly Bird Beehler, she was a good spirit who loved

Jacqueline (Jackie) Connor

August 6, 2020

Jacqueline A. “Jackie” Connor August 6, 2020 Jacqueline A. “Jackie” Connor, 73, Carbondale, died Thursday at her daughter’s home in Birdsboro, Pa.. Her husband was the late Walter E. Connor. Born in Carbondale, daughter of th

Marie M. Graytock

August 3, 2020

Marie M. Graytock August 3, 2020   Marie M. Graytock, 88, Simpson, died Monday evening at her daughter’s residence in Marion, Ohio. Her husband was the late Andrew Graytock Sr.   Born in Richmondale, she was the daughte

Gerald Morcom

July 24, 2020

Gerald Morcom July 24, 2020   Gerald Morcom, 70, Scranton, died Friday at Geisinger Community Medical Center, Scranton.   Born in Honesdale, son of the late William and Elma Crocker Morcom, he was a truck driver. Gerald e

Mary Lucille Serniak

July 12, 2020

Mary Lucille Serniak July 12, 2020 Mary Lucille Serniak, 89, Mayfield, died Sunday at Allied Hospice, Scranton. Her husband was the late Nicholas J. Serniak. Born in Mayfield, daughter of the late Louis and Mary Rhoda Orland

Mary Jane Bandru

July 5, 2020

Mary Jane Bandru July 5, 2020   Mary Jane Bandru, 86, Greenfield Twp., died Sunday at home. Her husband of 58 years was the late Theodore Bandru, who died April 16, 2012.   Born in Scranton, daughter of the late Charles a

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Ronald H. Muir

July 4, 2020

Ronald H. Muir July 4, 2020   Ronald H. Muir, 71, Carbondale, died Saturday at Geisinger Community Medical Center. His wife is Dorothy (Karas) Castle Muir.   Born in Scranton, son of Darwin H. and DeSales Kathryn Rosler M

Paul Simon

June 30, 2020

Paul Simon June 30, 2020   Paul Simon, 93, Carbondale, passed away at Allied Services Hospice Center, Scranton, with his wife, Frances, at his side.   Born in Archbald on March 11, 1927, he was the son of the late John an

Michael Gonzales

June 15, 2020

Michael Gonzales June 15, 2020   Michael Gonzales, 58, Carbondale, died on Monday, June 15.   Born in Patterson NJ, he is survived by: four sons, Phillip Gonzales, Forest City; James, Michael, and John Gonzales, New Jerse