Obituaries

Bernadette J. Corey

August 17, 2019

Bernadette J. Corey August 17, 2019 Bernadette J. Corey, 46, Macungie, formerly of Forest City, died Saturday at Lehigh Valley Hospital - Cedar Crest. Born in Elmwood Park, NJ, daughter of James and Agnes Keller Heenan, Waymart, she graduate

Anna Mae Auditori

August 16, 2019

Anna Mae Auditori August 16, 2019 Anna Mae Auditori, 88, Carbondale, died Friday at Carbondale Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center. Born in Carbondale, daughter of the late John and Frances Domiano Auditori, she worked as a seamstress in

Thomas (Meatball) Cerra Jr.

August 14, 2019

Thomas “Meatball” Cerra Jr. August 14, 2019   Thomas “”Meatball” Cerra Jr., 72, Carbondale entered into eternal rest on Wednesday evening, August 14, 2019 after a lengthy battle with multiple medical problems.  

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William (Bill) Perri

July 31, 2019

William “Bill” Perri July 31, 2019 William “Bill” Perri, 64, Olyphant, formerly of Carbondale, died Wednesday at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital. Born in Carbondale, son of the late Santo and Frances Adams Perri, he was a former police

Frances Romeo

July 18, 2019

Frances Romeo July 18, 2019   Frances Romeo, 91, Carbondale, died Thursday.   Born in Regio Calabria Italy, she was the wife of the late Theodore Romeo. Frances, who worked at Romeo’s Family Supermarket for a number of

Marina M. Bifano

July 15, 2019

Marina M. Bifano July 15, 2019   Marina M. Bifano, 94, Carbondale died Monday at Wayne Woodland Manor, Waymart.  She was the wife of the late Joseph Bifano.    Born in Niagara Falls NY, daughter of the late Sestilio and

Richard D. Evarts

July 5, 2019

Richard D. Evarts July 5, 2019 Richard D. Evarts, 61, Scott Twp., died Friday at Regional Hospital, Scranton. Born in the Gravity Area of Wayne County and raised in Scranton, he was the son of the late David and Katherine Evarts. Richard, an

Martha Rodney

June 14, 2019

Martha Rodney June 14, 2019 Martha Rodney, 85, of Scranton, formerly of Springbrook Township, went home to be with the Lord on June 14, 2019. She was the daughter of the late Clare W. Sr. and Minnie Webb Dutter.  She was born on September 12,

Mary Clare Seman

June 14, 2019

Mary Clare Seman June 14, 2019 Mary Clare Seman, 32, of Jermyn, formerly of Carbondale, died Friday at home. Born in Carbondale, daughter of Paul and Mary Howanitz Seman, she was a very giving person who enjoyed singing, especially with her fo

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William P. Gillette

June 11, 2019

William P. Gillette June 11, 2019   William P. Gillette, 79, Carbondale, died Tuesday at Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center.   Born in Carbondale, son of the late Joseph and Marion O’Connor Gillette, he was an Army veteran.

Mary Ann Bonacci

June 4, 2019

Mary Ann Bonacci June 4, 2019 Mary Ann Bonacci, 90, East Berlin, CT., formerly of Carbondale, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, June 4, 2019 after a brief illness. Her husband of 67 years, Joseph Bonacci, died in 2013. Born in Carbondale on

Eileen D. Wallace

May 31, 2019

Eileen D. Wallace May 31, 2019 Eileen D. Wallace, 76, Carbondale, died Friday at Carbondale Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center. Born in Jersey City NJ, daughter of the late Walter Nickerson and Helen Fenton, she is survived by a daughter

James A. McMyne

May 26, 2019

James Anthony McMyne “Bopper,” passed away May 26, after a battle with lung cancer. He was surrounded by his family when he peacefully left this world. Jim was a lifelong resident of Carbondale, Pa., and a graduate of St. Rose High School, class

Anna M. Torch-Rossi

May 15, 2019

Anna M. Torch-Rossi May 15, 2019   Anna M. Torch-Rossi, 73, of Throop, fell into a peaceful and everlasting sleep last Wednesday.   Born in Mercogliano, Italy, Anna, and her sister, Carmela, were brought to this country as yo

Joseph C. Lesnefsky

May 14, 2019

Joseph C. Lesnefsky May 14, 2019 Joseph Christopher Lesnefsky, 42, Scranton, received his eternal healing on May 14, 2019. He was a loving husband, father, son and brother to many and will be forever remembered. He was given the wonderful op

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Floyd D. Miller

May 1, 2019

Floyd D. Miller May 1, 2019   Floyd D. Miller passed away at Gino J. Merli Veterans Center, Scranton, on May 1, at the age of 97.   Floyd was born in Worcester, Mass. on Aug. 28, 1921, to C.B. and Ada Miller. Floyd served at

Joseph X. McAndrew

April 22, 2019

Joseph X. McAndrew April 22, 2019 Joseph X. McAndrew, 89, Forest City, formerly of Carbondale, died Monday at Regional Hospital, Scranton. His wife, Delores Galati McAndrew, died in 2017. Born in Carbondale, son of the late Joseph and Marie

Hazen M. Gardner

April 6, 2019

Hazen M. Gardner April 6, 2019 Hazen M. Gardner, 53, Westfield Pa., died Saturday at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville. Born in Blossburg Pa., he was the son of the late Monroe and Edith O’Dell Gardner. Survivors include: a son, Samuel,

Jennie J. Gillott

March 31, 2019

Jennie J. Gillott March 31, 2019 Jennie J. Gillott, 91, Carbondale, died Sunday at Carbondale Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center. Born in Carbondale, daughter of the late John and Madeline Ricci Villano, Jennie was a seamstress for more

Loretta Smith

March 26, 2019

Loretta Smith March 26, 2019 Loretta A. Smith, 98, Carbondale, died Tuesday at home. Born in Brooklyn NY, she was the daughter of the late Michael P. and Mary Wheeler McCarthy. Before retirement, Loretta spent many years as a bookkeeper.

Kathryn Swingle

March 25, 2019

Kathryn Swingle March 25, 2019 Kathryn Swingle, 89, Lake Ariel, died Monday night at Regional Hospital, Scranton. Born in Long Pond, the daughter of the late Russell and Bessie Miller Altemose, she grew up enjoying the outdoors, hunting and

Lawrence J. Laurynas

March 19, 2019

Lawrence J. Laurynas March 19, 2019 Lawrence J. Laurynas, 79, Fell Twp., died Tuesday at home. His wife is Karen Solt Laurynas. Born in Scranton, son of the late Benedict and Anna Yadouga Laurynas, he was a psychologist and served in the N

Joseph J. Caporali

March 4, 2019

Joseph James Caporali March 4, 2019   Joseph James Caporali, 84, “the Hair” of Carbondale, passed away Monday at home surrounded by his loving family.   Born in Carbondale, he was the son of the late Frank (Jake) and Jose

Frances N. Falvo

March 3, 2019

Frances N. Falvo March 3, 2019   Frances N. Falvo, Carbondale, died Sunday at Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Dunmore. Her husband is John J. Falvo. Born in Carbondale, Frances was the daughter of the late Dominick and Anna Vadala Trich

Edward T. Russick

February 25, 2019

Edward T. Russick, 93, of Denville, formerly of Vandling, PA, passed away peacefully in the comfort of his home surrounded by loving family members on Monday, February 25, 2019.   Born and raised in Forest City, PA to the late John & J