OBITUARIES


Alice E. Wardach

July 21, 2021

Alice E. Wardach, 91, of South Abington Twp, passed on Thursday, July 15 at home with her family at her side. Thanks to the loving care of her daughter Carol with whom she resided and her youngest granddaughters whom she referred to as her “angels

Sue Ann Sniegowski

July 16, 2021

Sue Ann Sniegowski, 80, of Scranton died Wednesday morning, July 7th, at Oakwood Terrace assisted living center in Moosic. She was the wife of the late Robert J. Sniegowski Sr. who died in 2018. Born in Scranton she was the daughter of the late Jo

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Joan M. Pinnell

July 12, 2021

Joan M. Pinnell, 85, a resident at Thurston Woods Nursing Home Sturgis MI, died Wednesday, July 7, 2021. She was born in New York City January 4, 1936, to Arthur Leslie and Hilda Maude (James) James. Joan married Donald L. Pinnell in 1959. She lived

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Chester Edward Nezelkewicz

June 26, 2021

Chester Edward Nezelkewicz, 83, Minooka section of Scranton, passed Sunday morning at Mountain View Care Center. He was predeceased by his wife, Sharon Nezelkewicz, after which he raised their daughters as a single parent. Born in Scranton, he was th

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Michael M. Kuchwara

June 23, 2021

Michael M. Kuchwara, 69, of Dickson City, passed on Tuesday, June 15 at Allied Skilled Nursing after a lengthy illness. His loving wife of 20 years is Sandi Widdick Kuchwara. Born in Scranton, he is the son of the late John and Rose Kelly Kuchwara. M

Lisa Arthur Yurchak

June 14, 2021

Lisa Yurchak Arthur, 56, of Dickson City, passed Monday morning, surrounded by her family and loved ones. Her husband of 37 years is Glen J. Arthur. Lisa was born in Scranton and is the daughter of Ann Marie Yurchak, Olyphant, and the late Robert W.

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John S. Zak Sr.

June 10, 2021

John (Jack) Zak Sr., passed away on Thursday evening at the Allied Hospice Center, Scranton, and was surrounded by his wife, children and grandsons by his side.  Born in Scranton, he is the son of the late John S. Zak and Stella Paszkowski.  A grad

Nadia Biloskirka

June 9, 2021

Nadia Biloskirka, 97, of Scranton, PA passed on June 3, 2021. She was the wife of the late Nicholas Biloskirka for 57 years, who was the former Cantor for 47 years at St. Vladimir Ukrainian Catholic Church. Born in Pohrebysche, Ukraine on February 24

Julia Jaworski

June 4, 2021

Julia Jaworski, 94, of the Bellevue section of West Scranton, passed on Sunday evening after an extended illness. She was the widow of the late Charles M. Jaworski who passed on November 23, 1982. Born in Scranton, she is the daughter of the late Har

Julie A. Gentry

May 23, 2021

Julie A. Gentry, 72, of Scranton, passed peacefully Sunday, May 23, 2021, following a courageous battle with cancer. Julie is the widow of the late Larry E. Gentry, who passed on October 11, 2017. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Mi

Barbara A. Pushinaitis

May 15, 2021

Barbara Pushinaitis, 78 of Fell Township, passed from health complications on April 28, 2021. Barbara was the daughter of the late Lois and Earl Cottell. Barbara was a loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She was preceded in death by her

Kristopher P. Bernavage

May 15, 2021

Kristopher Paul Bernavage, 43, of South Scranton, passed away on May 8, 2021, at Regional Hospital. Born in Scranton, he was the son of Patricia Stanley, and the late William Bernavage.  Kris was an avid sports fan, especially the Yankees, Raiders a

Thomas P. Balko

May 15, 2021

Thomas P. Balko, 68, of South Scranton, passed on Friday evening, May 14, 2021, at Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Dunmore. PA. Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late John Sr. and Sarah Ostromecki Balko. A graduate of the former Scranton Technical

James Habeeb

May 11, 2021

James G. Habeeb, 50 of West Scranton, passed on Wednesday night from injuries sustained in an industrial accident at work. Born in Scranton, he is the son of Anne E. Drugatz of West Scranton. Educated in Abington Heights High School, he was of the Ca

Stefan Tutka

May 10, 2021

Stefan Tutka, 96 years young, passed on Sunday, May 2, at Regional Hospital of Scranton. His wife of 54 years, Paraskevia “Peg” Tutka, died in December of 2008. Born in Perlivitsi, Ukraine, he was educated in the Ukraine and was the son of the la

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Gerald "Jerry" Stanek

May 5, 2021

Gerald “Jerry” Stanek, 78, of West Scranton, passed on Thursday, April 29, at Geisinger/CMC after being stricken ill very suddenly. His wife of 46 years, Patricia Stanek, passed on September 19, 2012. Born in Scranton, he is the son of the late A

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Edward Marinchak

April 24, 2021

Edward Michael Marinchak Sr. met His Savior on Monday, April 19, 2021, he was 89 years old. He is survived by his wife Loretta of King of Prussia, PA, son Edward Marinchak, Jr. of NJ, daughter Lisa Poole of FL, four grandchildren: Andrew Marinchak, E

Frank Drost Sr.

April 23, 2021

Frank Drost Sr., 79, of Olyphant, passed on Sunday at the Lackawanna Health and Rehab Center. His wife of 54 years is Gloria Drost. Born in Scranton, he is the son of the late Peter and Mary Drost. Frank was educated in Scranton Schools retired from

Sandra Backus

April 20, 2021

Sandra Backus, 77, of Scranton, passed on Monday at home after an extended illness. Her husband is William Backus. Born in Scranton, she is the daughter of the late William and Muriel Vail. Sandra was a graduate of West Scranton High School, retired

Kimberly Wharton

April 13, 2021

Kimberly Wharton, 42, of the Heights section of Taylor, passed on Thursday at Moses Taylor Hospital where she was a patient. Born in Scranton, she is the daughter of Suzanne Aniska, Taylor, with whom resided and Thomas Wharton, Luzerne County. Kimmy

Paul E. Bauman

April 8, 2021

Paul E. Bauman Jr, 83, of West Scranton, went to heaven with laugher in his heart on April 1st when he peacefully closed his eyes. Paul is survived by his loving cohort and wife of almost 64 years, Mary Ann Mahoney Bauman. Born and raised in Scranton

George F. Hill

April 7, 2021

George F. Hill, 86. Of Clarks Summit, passed on Thursday morning at home surrounded by his family. His wife is Julianne Williams Hill. Born in Scranton, he is the son of the late George W. and Hazel Hill. He was predeceased by his first wife, Shirley

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George E. Greenfield

April 2, 2021

George E. Greenfield, 80, of West Scranton, passed on Saturday with his son by his side at Regional Hospital of Scranton. His wife, Marsha Greenfield passed in 2014. Born in Peckville, he is the son of the late Ken and Jamima Matthews. George was edu

Eleanor M. Stawinsky

March 31, 2021

Eleanor M. Stawinsky, 88, of North Scranton, passed on Saturday, at home surrounded by her loving family. Her husband Jacob P. Stawinsky, passed in 1988. Born in Scranton, she is the daughter of the late August and Catherine Weller. Eleanor was educa

Robin T. Lipik

March 19, 2021

Robin T. Booth Lipik, 65, Keyser Valley section of West Scranton, passed Wednesday after being stricken ill at home. Her husband of 36 years is Michael Lipik. Born in Passaic, NJ, she is the daughter of the late Robert H. Jr and Ann M. Booth. Robin h

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