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Paul Peter "Butty" Butrymowicz

Duryea, PA

DURYEA — Mr. Paul Peter "Butty" Butrymowicz, 83, of Duryea, passed away July 23, 2017, at the Green Ridge Health Care Center, Scranton. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Friday in Our Lady of the Eucharist Parish, 535 N. Main St., Pittston. A viewing will be...

Fern Edna Klaproth

Pittston, PA

PITTSTON — Fern Edna Klaproth, 96, of Pittston, died Wednesday, July 19, 2017, at the VA Medical Center, Wilkes-Barre. Born in Pittston, she was the daughter of the late Theodore and Audrey (Woods) Klaproth. She was a 1938 graduate of Hughestown High School; she received a...

Cheryl Ann Thomas

Wilkes Barre, PA

Cheryl Ann Thomas passed away peacefully at home July 24, 2017. She is survived by her husband, Charles Thomas. The funeral will be held at 9 a.m. Friday from Mamary-Durkin Funeral Service Inc., 59 Parrish St., Wilkes-Barre, with services at 9:30 a.m. in St. Mary's Church,...

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Mary Claire Kozlowich (Eastman)

Wilkes-Barre, PA

WILKES-BARRE — Mary Claire (Eastman) Kozlowich, R.N., 88, of Wilkes-Barre, passed away Thursday, July 20, 2017, at Celtic Hospice Inpatient Unit at Geisinger South, Wilkes-Barre. Born in Wilkes-Barre, on Jan. 8, 1929, she was the daughter of the late James Eastman and Marie...

Nancy Muraca (Evans)

Newport News, VA

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. — Nancy (Evans) Muraca, 82, of Newport News, Va., passed away on July 19, 2017, at home surrounded by her loving family. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in Oaklawn Cemetery, Hanover Township. Kniffen O'Malley Leffler Funeral & Cremation...

Elizabeth "Betty" Scaramastro

Moosic, PA

MOOSIC — Elizabeth "Betty" Scaramastro, 94, of Moosic, passed away July 24, 2017, at Regional Hospital of Scranton. Funeral services will begin at 9 a.m. Friday from the Thomas P. Kearney Funeral Home Inc., 517 N. Main St., Old Forge, with a 10 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial...

Dorothy P. Sheraski

Plains Township, PA

PLAINS TWP. — Dorothy P. Sheraski, 83, of Plains Township, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family and friends and attended by the visiting angels. Born in Plains Township, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Sophia (Pritch) Sheraski. She was a...

Benjamin A. Stefanowicz

Monroe Township, PA

MONROE TWP. — Benjamin A. Stefanowicz, 84, of Monroe Township, passed away peacefully July 23, 2017, at home. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday from the Curtis L. Swanson Funeral Home Inc., corner of routes 29 and 118, Pikes Creek. Friends may call 5 to 7 p.m....

July 24, 2017 Obituaries

Eleanor Kopinsky (Krupinski)

Exeter, PA

EXETER — Eleanor (Krupinski) Kopinsky, 92, of Exeter, passed away Sunday, July 23, 2017, at the Meadows in Scranton. Born Nov. 16, 1924, in Exeter, Eleanor was the daughter of the late Joseph and Helen (Cendroski) Krupinski. Eleanor was a graduate of Wyoming High School,...

Cecelia E. "Celia" Kovalich

Glen Lyon, PA

Cecelia "Celia" E. Kovalich, 91, formerly of Glen Lyon, passed away July 22, 2017, at ManorCare Health Services, Sinking Spring. Funeral services 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at George A. Strish Inc. Funeral Home, 211 W. Main St., Glen Lyon. Mass of Christian Burial 11 a.m. in Holy...

John P. Sklaney Jr.

Lawton, PA

LAWTON, Okla. — Funeral services for CW4 (retired) John P. Sklaney Jr., 70, of Lawton, Okla., will be at 9:30 a.m. on 24 July 2017, with Deacon David Bunch, Holy Family Catholic Church, officiating at Becker-Rabon Funeral Home in Lawton, Okla. Burial with full military honors...

Joseph Carl Wilkie

Wilkes-Barre, PA

WILKES-BARRE — Joseph Carl Wilkie, 85, of Wilkes-Barre, passed away on July 21, 2017, at Celtic Hospice. Born April 4, 1932, in Wilkes-Barre, he was a son of the late Harry L. and Margaret (Weiner) Wilkie. A graduate of G.A.R. Memorial High School, Joe continued his...

July 23, 2017 Obituaries

Rose Arfanella (Insalaco)

Pittston, PA

PITTSTON — Rose (Insalaco) Arfanella, of Pittston, passed away on Thursday, July 20, 2017, at Highland Manor, Exeter. Born April 5, 1921, in Pittston, she was the daughter of the late Carmen and Josephine (Bruno) Insalaco. Rose was a 1939 graduate of Pittston High School....

Margaret M. Chiazza

Exeter, PA

Margaret M. Chiazza, 82, formerly of Hazle Street, Swoyersville, passed away on Wednesday, July 19, 2017, at the Wayne Center, Wayne. Born in Wilkes-Barre, she was the daughter of the late John and Mary (Lipus) Almasie. She was a mother homemaker most of her life until...

Marianne Wendie Dunsavage

Plains, PA

Marianne Wendie Dunsavage, 57, entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, July 19, 2017, at the Timber Ridge Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Wilkes-Barre. She is the widow of David Dunsavage.. Marianne was born on Sept. 19, 1959, the daughter of Marion Thoman, Wilkes-Barre...

Robyn Ann Jones

Wilkes Barre, PA

On July, 15, 2017, many people of the greater Wilkes-Barre area, including Harveys Lake, the Poconos and points beyond, said a difficult goodbye to a one-of-a-kind, home-grown, bona fide NEPA jewel. Robyn Ann Jones, 60, a lifelong sportswoman, lost a tedious, well-fought...

Frank J. Mascioni

Jenkins Township, PA

JENKINS TWP. — Frank J. Mascioni, 67, of Jenkins Township, passed away July 20, 2017, at his home after a four-year battle against pancreatic cancer. Surviving is his wife, the former Loretta Young. Funeral 9 a.m. Tuesday at Corcoran Funeral Home Inc., 20 S. Main St., Plains...

Margaret Ann McGraw (McAneny)

Wilkes-Barre, PA

WILKES-BARRE — Margaret Ann (McAneny) McGraw, 77, a lifetime resident of the East End section of Wilkes-Barre, died Thursday, July 20, 2017. Born Nov. 18, 1939, in Wilkes-Barre, she was a daughter of the late William J. "CornCob" and Anna (Moore) McAneny. Peggy Ann was a...

Mary R. Mulvey (Kennedy)

Wilkes-Barre, PA

Mary R. (Kennedy) Mulvey, 89, entered into eternal life July 19, 2017, in Celtic Healthcare Hospice at Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre, following a brief illness. Funeral services 9:30 a.m. Tuesday from North Wilkes-Barre location of John V. Morris Family Funeral Homes Inc., 625...

Rev. Francis M. Walsh

Notre Dame, PA

NOTRE DAME, Ind. — Rev. Francis M. Walsh, C.S.C., 87, died at Holy Cross House in Notre Dame, Ind., on Saturday, July 15, 2017. He was born on May 28, 1930, in Wilkes-Barre, to Frank M. and Sarah (Gildea) Walsh. After completing his education in Wilkes-Barre, he enrolled...

Richard Wolensky Sr.

Prospect Park, PA

PROSPECT PARK — Richard Wolensky Sr., age 85, of Prospect Park, passed away peacefully on July 20, 2017, surrounded by family after a sudden illness and long battle in the hospital. One of 11 children born to Stephen and Rose (Slohyniak) Wolensky, in Luzerne, Richard lived...

July 22, 2017 Obituaries

Florence J. Evans

Wilkes-Barre, PA

WILKES-BARRE — Mrs. Florence J. Evans, 71, a resident of Wilkes-Barre, died Thursday, July 20, 2017, at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Plains Township, following a lengthy illness. Mrs. Evans was born in Wilkes-Barre, daughter of the late Edward J. and Genevieve...

Geraldine Krzyzewski

Hanover Township, PA

HANOVER TWP. — Geraldine Krzyzewski, 90, of Hanover Township, passed into eternal rest July 20, 2017, at Meadows Nursing Center, Dallas. Funeral 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at S.J. Grontkowski Funeral Home, 530 W. Main St., Plymouth, with Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in St....

Cindy Landolt (Butts)

Kingston, PA

KINGSTON — Cindy (Butts) Landolt, 58, of Kingston, died Thursday, July 20, 2017, at the Celtic Hospice Inpatient Unit at Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre following a brain aneurysm. Born in Scranton, daughter of Robert Butts, of Old Forge, and Anna Mae (Tippett) Kamin, of Forty...

Ronald A. Richards

Plains Township, PA

PLAINS, TWP. — Ronald A. Richards, 72, of Plains Township, passed away peacefully July 20, 2017, at the inpatient unit of Celtic Hospice, Wilkes-Barre, with his family by his side. Surviving is his wife, the former Sharon Thompson. Funeral service 10 a.m. Monday at Corcoran...

July 21, 2017 Obituaries

Anthony Robert "Tony" Bellone

Inkerman, PA

Anthony Robert "Tony" Bellone, 86, of Inkerman and Jenkins Township, passed away July 18, 2017, at ManorCare, Kingston, due to an automobile accident. Surviving is his wife, Jacqueline. In accordance with his wishes, the family will celebrate his life privately. Funeral...

William E. Benis

Wilkes-Barre, PA

William E. Benis, 83, beloved husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, known to the neighborhood and children at school as Grampa Bill, was called to his mansion in the sky on July 18, 2017. Bill entered this world on July 19, 1933, in Nanticoke, born to Joseph...

Robert E. Conroy Jr.

Forty Fort, PA

FORTY FORT — Robert E. Conroy Jr., 55, formerly of Pittston, passed away Monday, July 17, 2017, at home in Forty Fort. He was the son of Ann Marie (Piragus) Conroy and the late Robert E. Conroy Sr., of Pittston. Robert was a graduate of Pittston Area High School, class of...

Burton K. Lewis

Weatherly, PA

WEATHERLY — Burton K. Lewis, of Weatherly, died July 13, 2017, at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Hazleton. Surviving is his wife, the former Grace M. Hoffman. Private graveside funeral service will be held in Union Cemetery, Weatherly. Arrangements by Lehman Family Funeral Service...

July 20, 2017 Obituaries

Dorothy C. Bottoms

Dallas, PA

DALLAS — Dorothy C. Bottoms, 74, Dallas, passed away, July 17, 2017, at Celtic Hospice Inpatient Unit at Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre. Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday from the Richard H. Disque Funeral Home Inc., 2940 Memorial Highway, Dallas. Friends may call 6 to 8 p.m....

Bernard W. Novakoski

Jessup, PA

JESSUP — Mr. Bernard W. Novakoski, 86, a resident of Jessup, formerly of Hanover Township, entered into eternal life on July 18, 2017, in the care of Birchwood Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Nanticoke, following a recent illness. Funeral services will be conducted at...

Richard Sullivan

Orangeville, PA

ORANGEVILLE — Richard Sullivan, of Orangeville, formerly of White Haven and Mountain Top, died July 18, 2017. Funeral arrangements are being finalized for a funeral service on Friday morning at the Lehman Family Funeral Service, 689 Hazle Ave., Wilkes-Barre.

Lucille Vayvada (Marcinkowski)

Nanticoke, PA

NANTICOKE — Lucille (Marcinkowski) Vayvada, of West Union Street, Nanticoke, passed away July 18, 2017. She resided in the home where she was born and lived there all her life. She was the daughter of the late Stanley and Margaret (Gorczewski) Marcinkowski. She graduated...

July 19, 2017 Obituaries

Anthony Robert "Tony" Bellone

Jenkins Township, PA

JENKINS TWP. — Anthony Robert "Tony" Bellone, 86, of Inkerman, Jenkins Township, succumbed to injuries suffered in an automobile accident and passed away on July 18, 2017, at ManorCare, Kingston. Funeral arrangements are pending from the Yeosock Funeral Home, 40 S. Main St.,...

James J. Centini

Wilmington, DE

WILMINGTON, Del. — James J. Centini, 88, of Wilmington, Del., peacefully passed away Monday, July 17, 2017. Mr. Centini was born in Wilkes-Barre on July 3, 1929, son of the late Raffaele and Antoinette (Mazzochichi) Centini. A veteran of the U.S. Army, he proudly served our...

Richard T. Guilford

Wyoming, PA

WYOMING — Richard T. Guilford, 64, Wyoming, passed away unexpectedly at home on Monday, July 17, 2017. Born in Wyoming, he was the son of the late James and Marie Fortuna Guilford. A graduate of Wyoming Area, Class of 1970, he later became a dietary aide working at Highland...

Joseph "Red" Jones

Dallas, PA

DALLAS — Former Luzerne County Commissioner Joseph "Red" Jones, of Dallas, passed away peacefully in his sleep at Mercy Center Nursing Center on July 17, 2017. Born April 2, 1938, he was the son of the late Oswald and Josephine (Tovey) Jones. "Red" was a 1956 graduate of...

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