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MacHale, Eleanor (Gregory) - Stamford  
Eleanor (Gregory) Mac-Hale passed away peacefully at her home in Stamford, Conn. on August 22, 2015, the day after her 94th birthday. Eleanor was born in Greenwich, Conn., the youngest child of Agnes and Eugene Gregory. After moving to Dunmore, Pa., Eleanor graduated from Dunmore High School and worked at Samter Brothers Department store in Scranton. She married Donald MacHale in 1946 and returned to Connecticut, where they raised their three children. Eleanor was a homemaker who was very active in her children's schools. She also worked for over thirty years at United Hospital in Port Chester, N.Y., retiring at the age of 74. Eleanor's two passions were reading, and the New York Yankees. She celebrated her 90th birthday at Yankee Stadium with her children. She will always be remembered for her strength and independence. She took great pride in being able to live on her own well into her 90's. She was always available for those who needed her, caring for both her parents as well as raising a family. She reveled in the accomplishments of her children and was delighted to see the next generations of her family grow. Surviving her are her children, Kathleen Derby of Tampa, Fla.; Patricia Hantin of Norwalk, Conn.; and Donald MacHale and his wife, Evangeline, of Manhattan Beach, Calif. Eleanor is also survived by three grandchildren, Taylor Hantin, Christopher Derby and Keaton MacHale; and four great-granddaughters, Devin, Riley, Eryn and Darcy Hantin. Eleanor was predeceased by two brothers, Victor Gregory and Eugene Gregory Jr.; and one sister, Carmella Gregory Jouret. She will be greatly missed. The date of a memorial service has not yet been determined. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the American Cancer Society in memory of Eleanor MacHale.
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Published in Scranton Times on Aug. 28, 2015
Marino, Rose Mary - Blairstown  
Rose Mary Marino, 75, of Blairstown, N.J., unexpectedly passed away on August 26, 2015. She was born in Moosic, Pa., and was a daughter of the late Carl and Ruth (Singer) Turner. Rose Mary is survived by her husband of 54 years, Frank, a daughter, Roseann Willoughby and her husband, Larry, Delaplane, Va.; two sons, Frank Marino III, Hopatcong, N.J.; James Marino and Sarah Stowe, Andover, N.J.; a granddaughter Kayla Ashtyn Marino, three sisters, Joan Ditchkus and husband, John, Scranton, Pa.; Betsy Thomas and husband, Reese, Moosic, Pa.; Cindy Freeman and husband, Al, Deland, Fla.; a brother William Turner and Roger Dale of Northfield, N.J. She also had many loving nieces and nephews and a large group of extended family and friends. She was also preceded in death by her parents, brothers, Carl Jr., Frank, Jerry and Kenneth (Butch) Turner. Rose Mary devoted her life to raising her children and sharing her life with her beloved husband. She was an avid gardener with a love for flowers. She had a passion for life and always made friends with everyone she met. She was a generous and loving individual who will be missed by all. Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015 at Newbaker Funeral Home, 200 Route 94, Blairstown, NJ (Use Columbia for GPS), with a funeral service at 11 a.m., Wednesday, September 2, 2015 at Newbaker.
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Published in Scranton Times on Aug. 30, 2015
Marrazzo, Helen - Archbald  
Helen Marrazzo, 90, of Archbald, a former Dunmore resident, died Sunday at her son's home in Archbald, where she resided for the past four years. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph M. Marrazzo Sr., in 1995. Born in Scranton, daughter of the late Nicholas and Catherine Kupchak, she was a graduate of West Scranton High School. She was a member of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish, Dunmore. Helen devoted her life to her family. She epitomized the word selflessness, for her children and grandchildren always came first. She was very dedicated to her faith and always enjoyed attending St. Ann's Novena. Surviving are a son, Joseph Marrazzo and wife, Sally, Archbald; daughters, Sherry Schiavo and husband, Rick, Scranton; and Diane Marrazzo, Olyphant; grandchildren, Jason and Lindsay Marrazzo, Tara and Brad Mashurak; stepgranddaughter, Amanda Staniszewski; nieces and nephews. We would like to thank our angels, Annie, Tammy, Linda and Dee, for their compassion and dedication, for treating Helen as if she was their own mom. We know they were God-sent and handpicked just for her, and we will never be able to thank them enough. She was also preceded in death by a sister, Ann Warholak; and brothers, Joseph, John, Frank, Michael and Nicholas. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. in St. Mary of Mount Carmel Church, Chestnut Street, Dunmore, by the Rev. John A. Doris, pastor. Interment, Dunmore Cemetery. Friends may call Wednesday at the church from 8:30 until time of Mass. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 57 N. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701. Arrangements by the Nicholas Chomko Funeral Home, 1132 Prospect Ave., South Scranton.
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Published in Scranton Times on Sept. 1, 2015
Marus, Helen - Dunmore  
Helen Marus, 96, a lifelong resident of Dunmore, died Wednesday in the Geisinger Community Medical Center, Scranton, after brief illness. She was the wife of the late John Marus. Born in Dunmore, she was the daughter of the late William and Mary Kocella Kordanish. She was educated in the Dunmore school system, and before retirement, she was employed as a floor walker, with Linder Bros., Scranton, and T & T Fasions, Dunmore. She was a member of St. Michael the Archangel Byzantine Catholic Church, Dunmore. She is survived by a son, Richard, Dunmore; a sister, Vern Motichka, Dunmore; several nieces and nephews. She was also preceded in death by two sisters, Mary and Anna; four brothers, George, Andrew, William and Peter; and two step-brothers; Michael and John Halpin. Helen will be sorely missed by her son and sister. The funeral will be Saturday at 10 a.m. from the Chipak Funeral Home, 623 E. Drinker St., Dunmore, with an Office of Christian Burial service to be celebrated by the Rev. Robert W. Lozinski, C.S.C. pastor of St. Michael's Church. Interment, parish cemetery, Dunmore. Friends may call Friday from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at the funeral home, with a Panachida service at 7:30 p.m.
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Published in Scranton Times on Sept. 3, 2015
Matala, Anthony J. - Hummelstown  
Anthony J. Matala, 72, of Hummelstown, entered into eternal rest on Wednesday August, 26, 2015, at the M.S. Hershey Medical Center surrounded by his loving family. He was born on November 25, 1942, in Eynon, Pa. and was the son of the late Anthony S. and Cecelia Chervinak Matala. Anthony was a member of Seven Sorrows of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church, Middletown. He enjoyed sports, gardening, coaching, going to his grandchildren's sporting events but his greatest joy of all came from the love he gave and received from his family, especially his grandchildren who affectionately called him Pappy. He was a graduate of Archbald High School and the University of Scranton. He was retired from the Federal Government, where he was an Accountant for the U.S. Army Security Assistance Command and he later was employed at Dauphin County, where he was on the Tip Staff at the Dauphin County Courthouse. In addition to his parents, Anthony was preceded in death by a brother, James F. Matala. Anthony is survived by his loving companion of 26 years, Joanne Wren, with whom he lived; daughter, Stacy L. Armstrong and her husband, Robert of Mechanicsburg; son, Anthony J. Matala and his wife, Sharon of Davidsonville, Md.; grandchildren, Lauren and Benjamin Armstrong, Anton, Ava and Cooper Matala and Kristopher A. Wren; sister, Patricia Matala of Eynon, Pa.; and numerous cousins. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, August 31, 2015, at 11:00 a.m. at Seven Sorrows of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church, 280 N. Race St., Middletown, with the Rev. Ted Keating as celebrant. There will be a viewing on Sunday, August 30, 2015, from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at the Matinchek & Daughter Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Middletown with the recitation of the Holy Rosary at 8:00 p.m. Burial will be held at a later date at the convenience of the family. Memorial contributions in Anthony's name may be made to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS). Donations can be made via www.lls.org/donate or mailed to 3601 Eisenhower Avenue, Suite 450, Alexandria, VA 22304. Condolences may be sent online at www.matinchekanddaughterfuneralhome.com .
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Published in Scranton Times on Aug. 27, 2015
Mischianti, Louis John - Plains Twp.  
Louis John Mischianti, 92, of Plains Twp., passed away peacefully on Sunday, August 23, 2015, surrounded by his family at the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital. Mr. Mischianti was born in Old Forge on August 30, 1922. He was the son of the late Ettore and Mary Notari Mischianti, who migrated from Gubbio, Italy. Mr. Mischianti was a member of St. Barbara Parish at St. Cecilia's Church, Exeter. Mr. Mischianti graduated from Old Forge High School in 1940, after which he enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps, where he was a member of the "Fighting Fourth" Division. He was a decorated veteran, seeing action in the Pacific theatre including invasions of the island of Saipan, Tinian, Guam and Iwo Jima, where he witnessed the historic flag raising on Mount Suribachi. He was awarded a Presidential Citation for outstanding performance in combat and belonged to the American Legion and the Marine Corps League. Mr. Mischianti was a successful businessman, who for 30 years, owned and operated Hy-Grade Pants Company, Taylor, Pa. which employed over 300 people. He was also preceded in death by his first wife, Susan (Lozzi) Mischianti, his wife of 41 years; and a brother, Leonard. He is survived by his three children, Eileen Mischianti, Forty Fort, Pa.; Suzanne Mischianti, Warrington, Pa.; and Louis Jr. and his wife, Joann, Greenwich, Conn.; eight grandchildren, Robert, Dawn, Jason, Benjamin, Kristin, Lisa, Gina and Sarah; and nine great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his second wife, Janet Elsroth Mischianti, who resides at Oakwood Terrace, Moosic, Pa.; sisters, Rose Argiro, Newtown, Pa.; Vera Calogero, Old Forge; and Hilda and her husband, Philip Brigido, Warren, Ohio. The family would like to thank his faithful and loyal caretaker, Rosalie Sorbelli, who cared for him with his family until the very end. Funeral services will be on Friday at 9:00 a.m. from the Gubbiotti Funeral Home, 1030 Wyoming Ave., Exeter. A Mass of Christian burial will be at 9:30 a.m. at St. Barbara Parish in St. Cecilia's Church, Wyoming Ave., Exeter. The Rev. Michael Finn, pastor, will be celebrant. Relatives and friends may call on Thursday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment with Military Honors accorded by the U.S. Marine Corps will be at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Carverton. To send the family an expression of sympathy or an online condolence, please visit www.gubbiottifh.com .
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Published in Scranton Times on Aug. 27, 2015
Miskowski, James J. - Dickson City  
James J. Miskowski, 84, of Dickson City, died Tuesday at the Regional Hospital of Scranton. He is survived by his wife, the former Geraldine Libudziewski. Born in Dickson City, he was the son of the late Joseph and Pearl Kanetski Miskowski, and he was a member of St. Mary's Visitation Church, Dickson City, where he was also a member of its choir. He was a graduate of Dickson City High School and before retirement he was employed by Anemostat, Scranton. There will be no public calling hours. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday at 9:30 a.m. in St. Mary's Visitation Church, Dickson City. Interment, St. Mary's Cemetery, Dickson City. Arrangements by the Frank T. Mazur Funeral Home, 601 Dundaff St., Dickson City. For directions or to leave an online condolence, visit the funeral home website.
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Published in Scranton Times on Aug. 28, 2015
Misner, LaVonne - Carbondale  
LaVonne Misner, 74, of Carbondale, died Wednesday at home after a brief illness. Born March 22, 1941, in Carbondale, she was the daughter of the late Harley and Evelyn Rabinsky Misner. LaVonne was a 1959 graduate of Benjamin Franklin High School, Carbondale, and received her associate degree from Penn State University and her bachelor's degree from Marywood University. She had been a member of the Penn State Alumni Association and was a 55- year employee of Lockheed Martin, Archbald. LaVonne was a loving and generous sister and aunt to her family. She is survived by five sisters, Lorraine Lewis and husband, Bob, Carbondale; Linda Galko, Carbondale; Patricia Calabro and husband, Chip, Carbondale; Nancy Becker, Carbondale; and Cynthia Stephens and husband, Bob, Raleigh, N.C.; niece and nephews, Jennifer Lewis, Harley Lewis, Robert Lewis Jr., Stephanie McDonald, Sandra Ziegler, Vince Galko, Gwen Barber, Kelly Robertson, Chip Calabro Jr., Steve Calabro, Chris Calabro, Niki McLamb, Phil Cicco, Cody Stephens and Kyle Stephens, who was also her godchild; numerous great-nieces and nephews She was also preceded in death by two brothers-in-law, Tony Galko and Bob Becker. The funeral will be Saturday at 1:30 p.m. from the Carmine J. & Louis C. Parise Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc., Farview and 41st streets, Carbondale, with services at 2 from the First United Methodist Church, 20 North Church Street, Carbondale, officiated by the Rev. Doug Posegate, pastor. Interment, Canaan Corners Cemetery, Waymart. Friends may call Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. To share condolences and photos with LaVonne's family, visit her book of everlasting memories at www.parisefuneralhome.com .
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Published in Scranton Times on Sept. 3, 2015
Notarianni, Marie Therese - Clarks Summit  
Marie Therese Notarianni, 86, originally from Clarks Green, died Tuesday afternoon at Dunmore Health Care Center in Dunmore. She was the wife of the late William J. Notarianni, who died in 2003. Born in Wyndmoor, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Michael J. and Elizabeth Mastroni Altomare. She was a graduate of Notre Dame High School, graduated from Chestnut Hill College and earned a Lab Tech degree from University of Pennsylvania. Prior to her marriage, she worked as a Med Tech in Germantown, Pa. She was a member of the Church of St. Gregory's, Clarks Green. Marie enjoyed quilting, reading and cooking wonderful meals for her extended family. She enjoyed spending time at the beach in Ocean City, New Jersey. Marie also volunteered with the Scranton Philharmonic as well as at Lourdesmont School in Clarks Summit. Marie was a loving daughter, wife, aunt, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She will be dearly missed by all who knew her. Surviving are three sons, Joseph Michael Notarianni and his wife, Mary Ann, Portsmouth, Va.; William Notarianni and his wife, Laura, S. Abington; and Dr. Michael Notarianni and his wife, Kimberly, Fairfax, Va.; two daughters, Dr. Diane Notarianni and her husband, Dr. Hugh Harris, Tucson, Ariz.; and Karla Notarianni, Ithaca, N.Y.; three brothers, Karl Altomare and his wife, Lucy, Lansdale, Pa.; James Altomare and his wife, Joyce, Walnut Creek, California; and Philip Altomare and his wife, Mary, Fort Washington, Pa.; a sister, Elizabeth Bishop, Worthington, Ohio; twelve grandchildren, Andrew, Nicole, Jeffrey ,Kaitlyn, Brian, Paige, Claire, Elyse, Will, Spencer and Madison Rose Notarianni, and Hayden Michael Harris; one great-grandson, Joseph James Notarianni; and many nieces and nephews. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. from the Church of St. Gregory's, 330 N. Abington Road, Clarks Green, with service by Rev. John Lapera, pastor. Interment will follow at Cathedral Cemetery, Scranton. Family will receive friends Saturday from 11 a.m. until time of service at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Our Lady of Peace School, 410 N. Abington Road, Clarks Green, PA 18411. Arrangements are entrusted to the Lawrence E. Young Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc., 418 S. State St., Clarks Summit, PA 18411. To sign the online guestbook, please go to the funeral home website.
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Published in Scranton Times on Aug. 27, 2015
O'Malley, Joseph J. - Scranton  
Joseph J. O'Malley, 83, of Scranton died Friday at Mountain View Care Center. His wife, Lorraine Valanches O'Malley, died Sept 22, 2001. Born in Minooka, son of the late James and Helen Colleran O'Malley, he was a graduate of Minooka High School and before retirement, was employed by Chamberlain. Joseph was an Air Force veteran, a member of the Waldorf Club and Tauras Club, and enjoyed fishing with his wife at the Wildwood Club. Surviving are two sons, Joseph Jr., Scranton; and Thomas and wife, Cyndi, Jacksonville, Fla.; two daughters, Meriann, Thornhurst; and Ellie Skibinski and husband, Robert, Scranton; six grandchildren, Thomas, Olyphant; Rob and Tyler Skibinski, Joseph O'Malley IIII, Nicholas O'Malley and Jessica Stoker, all of Scranton; a great-granddaughter, Sarene Stoker; a sister, Helen Schamberg, Montoursville; nieces and nephews. He was also preceded in death by four brothers, James, Bernard, Martin and Patrick; and a daughter-in-law, Sarene O'Malley. The funeral will be Wednesday at 10 a.m. from the Eagen-Hughes Funeral Home, 2908 Birney Ave., Scranton, with Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 in Divine Mercy Parish, Davis Street, to be celebrated by the Rev. Francis Pauselli, pastor. Interment, Italian American Cemetery, Scranton. Friends may call Tuesday from 4 to 7 p.m.
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Published in Scranton Times on Aug. 30, 2015
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