Obituaries

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

Helen (Dolly) J. Houdershieldt

January 23, 2019

Helen J. Houdershieldt January 23, 2019 Helen J. “Dolly”  Houdershieldt, 45, Carbondale, died Wednesday at Geisinger Wyoming Valley, Wilkes-Barre. Born in Jersey City, New Jersey, daughter of Helen Marie Martin, Helen is survived by:

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Joseph F. Greco

January 18, 2019

Joseph F. Greco January 18, 2019 Joseph F. Greco, 100, of Carbondale, died Friday at Moses Taylor Hospital, Scranton. His wife is Rosemary Falbo Greco. Born in Scranton, son of the late John and Grace Gentile Greco, he served in the Un

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