Obituaries

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

Edward Burgos

May 8, 2018

Edward Burgos May 8, 2018   Edward Burgos, 70, Carbondale, died at home Tuesday. Born in Connecticut, son of the late Ismael and Yolanda Diaz Burgos, he worked for the Florida Department of Alcohol and Drug Abuse before retirement.

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Bruce N. Baron

May 3, 2018

Bruce N. Baron May 3, 2018 Bruce Nelson Baron, 71, Carbondale, died Thursday at home. His wife was the late Joyce Baron. Born in Pittsburgh, son of the late Anthony and Helen O’Connor Baron, Bruce was a PSA at Fairview State Hospital bef

Dorothy Mancuso (Arcuri)

April 15, 2018

Dorothy Mancuso April 15, 2018 Dorothy Arcuri Mancuso, a lifelong resident of Carbondale, peacefully passed away at the age of 95 surrounded by her devoted family. She was the wife of the late Frank J. Mancuso, who died October 16, 1998. They w

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Thomas V. Terranella

April 11, 2018

Thomas V. Terranella April 11, 2018 Thomas V. Terranella, 79, Carbondale, died last Wednesday at home. His wife was the late Rosalie Terranella. Born in Brooklyn NY, son of the late Albert and Rose Morale Terranella, Tom was an Air Force ve

Gail M. Yurkanin

April 9, 2018

Gail Marie Smith Yurkanin April 9, 2018   Gail Marie Smith Yurkanin, 69, of Greenfield Township, passed away Monday night at the Jewish Home of Eastern PA, Scranton, after a long battle with cancer. Her husband is Andrew John Yurkanin

Arlene J. Perri

April 3, 2018

Arlene J. Perri April 3, 2018 Arlene J. Perri, 83, Carbondale, died on Tuesday at Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Dunmore. Her husband, Donald “Zeke” Perri, died in 2012. Born in Pleasant Mount, she was the daughter of the late Ellis and El

Elizabeth (Betty) M. Dowd

April 3, 2018

Elizabeth (Betty) M. Dowd April 3, 2018 Elizabeth (Betty) M. Dowd, 88, a life-long resident of Carbondale, died Tuesday at home. Born September 5, 1929, in Carbondale, daughter of the late Leo M. and Florence Toolan Dowd, Betty was a member

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Emilio A. Goussen

April 1, 2018

Emilio A. Goussen III April 1, 2018 Emilio A. Goussen III, 26, Carbondale, died Sunday at home. Born in Scranton, son of Emilio Goussen II and Roxanne Benson Goussen, he was a correction officer for the Pa. Dept. of Corrections, SCI Waymart,

John Cicco

March 22, 2018

John Cicco March 22, 2018 John Cicco, 48, Waymart, died Thursday at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center. Born in Carbondale, son of Jean (VanSickle) Cicco and the late Joseph Cicco, he was a member of St. Mary's Church, Waymart, and the Kn