Obituaries

Josephine A. Orzel

January 19, 2021

Josephine Ann Orzel, 87, of West Scranton, passed away on January 12, at Moses Taylor Hospital, Scranton, following a courageous battle with cancer. Josephine was born on September 16, 1933 to the late Peter and Loretta Stasits in Scranton, where she

Rose Ann Chervenick

January 15, 2021

Rose Ann Chervenick, 77, of West Scranton, passed away peacefully on Saturday, January 9. Born in Scranton on May 7, 1943 to Charles and Rose Stanchis. Rose Ann graduated from West Scranton High School in 1961 and was a member of the National Honor S

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Lewis B. "Santa" Williamson

January 9, 2021

Lewis B. “Santa” Williamson, 76, of West Scranton, passed on Monday evening at Regional Hospital of Scranton due to complications from COVID-19. His wife of 45 years is Maureen Harrity Williamson. Born in Carbondale, he is the son of the late Jam

Mae C. Savage

January 4, 2021

Mae C. Savage, 83 of South Abington Township, passed on Tuesday evening at home, surrounded by her loving family. Her loving husband of 59 years is Raymond P. Savage. Born in Shamokin, PA, she was the daughter of the late Francis and Catherine Willis

Martha V. Melisky

January 2, 2021

Martha V. Melisky, 89, of the East Mountain section of Scranton, passed on Sunday at Moses-Taylor Hospital where she was a patient. Her husband of 61 years, Walter J. Melisky, died in 2012. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Adolph an

Edward P. Kowalchick

December 30, 2020

Edward P. “Stitch” Kowalchick, 63, of North Scranton, passed suddenly, Thursday evening at home. Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late Harry and Anna C. Kowalchick. Educated in Scranton Technical High School, retired as a foreman for Kappa

Jonathon Renaldi

December 21, 2020

Jonathon P. “Jonny” Renaldi, 35, of Scranton, died Wednesday, December 9th at St Luke’s Hospital, Upper Bucks County, PA. Born in Scranton, he was the son of Cindy Luongo, and John Renaldi Jr., both of Scranton. Unique to Jonathon was the

Diane Fratamico

December 15, 2020

Diane Fratamico, 72 of West Scranton, passed on Friday, at Hospice of The Sacred Heart, Dunmore. Her loving husband of 50 years is Curtis Fratamico. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Peter and Cecelia Jargiello Kubowicz. Diane was a

Carol Bohr

December 14, 2020

Carol Bohr, 79, of Newton Township, passed away Monday, Dec. 14 at Regional Hospital.   She is survived by her loving husband of 59 years, Robert Bohr, Son and Daughter-in-law, Robert and Lori Bohr, Son Michael Bohr, and Grandson, Christopher Bohr.

Catherine Slavich

December 12, 2020

Catherine Slavich, 95, of Scranton, passed on December 7, 2020 at Geisinger/CMC ER after being stricken ill at home. Catherine left this earthly dwelling to be with her Savior and Lord, Jesus Christ, whom she loved and prayed to and to be with her be

Marion Zimorowicz

December 3, 2020

Marion Zimorowicz, 88, of West Scranton, passed on Monday evening at Linwood Nursing and Rehab Center. Her husband, Zigmont “Ziggy” Zimorowicz, died in 2011. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late John and Anna Juse Wenglovski. Marion

Khamphouvong “Kim” Thammavongsa

December 2, 2020

Khamphouvong “Kim” Thammavongsa, loving wife and mother, 68, of West Scranton, passed on Sunday morning at home after an extended illness. Her husband of 46 years is Narong “Nicky” Thammavongsa. Born in Attapeu, Laos, she is the daughter of t

Constance Golembeski

December 2, 2020

Constance Golembeski, 66, a resident of 63 years at the White Haven Center, White Haven, PA, died on Wednesday, at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Hospital. Born in Scranton, she is the daughter of Henrietta Novotka Golembeski, Scranton, and the late Stanle

Mary Brown

November 21, 2020

Mary Brown, 61, of Jermyn, passed on early Saturday morning, at Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Dunmore, with her husband of 24 years Danny Brown, at her side. Born in Scranton, Mary is the daughter of Madeline “Madge” Rosencrans Hudacko, Dunmore an

Elizabeth "Beth" Ciuccio

November 17, 2020

Elizabeth “Beth” Ciuccio, 84, of Scranton, passed on Wednesday morning at Regional Hospital of Scranton. She was the wife of Louis A. Ciuccio Sr, who died on July 2, 1987. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late David and Blanche Slugg

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John Kostyk

November 14, 2020

John Kostyk, 98, of Scranton, died on Thursday morning at home. He was the husband of 67 years to Ruth E. Kostyk, who died on October 2, 2012. Born in Scranton, John was a son of the late Frank and Mary Kostyk. A graduate of Scranton Central High Sch

Helen D. Sporko

November 13, 2020

Helen D. Sporko, 95, of West Scranton, passed on Monday at St. Mary’s Villa and Rehab Center. Her husband is Edward P. Sporko and the couple recently celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary. Born in Scranton, she is the daughter of the late Valen

Dorene E. Morse

November 10, 2020

Dorene Morse, 64 of Scranton, died unexpectedly, Sunday, October 25, at Regional Hospital of Scranton. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Clinton and Mary Rondomanski Morse. She was educated in Scranton schools and was of the Catholic

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Tyler M. Marcinkevich

October 30, 2020

Tyler M. Marcinkevich, 26, of Throop, died on Friday night at home. Born in Scranton, he is the son of Jennifer Stein, Throop. Tyler was a 2013 graduate of Mid Valley High School, a member of St. Mary Visitation Church Parish, Dickson City and served

Carmen Del Pilar Nuñez

October 27, 2020

Carmen Del Pilar Nuñez, 57, of Scranton, PA, passed on Tuesday, October 20, 2020, at Regional Hospital of Scranton. Born in Arecibo, Puerto Rico, she is the daughter of Esteban Castro and Awilda Nuñez. Carmen is survived by a son, Abel Soto,

Shirley A. Buchholz

October 19, 2020

Shirley A. Buchholz, 90, of Scranton, died Thursday night at the Allied Hospice Center. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Adeline Shotagat Buchholz. Shirley was educated in Scranton Schools and had been employed for many y

William Joseph McDonald

October 15, 2020

William Joseph McDonald, 68, of West Scranton, passed peacefully late Saturday night at Geisinger/CMC after a brief battle with cancer. His loving wife Donna Lowe (Moser) McDonald never left his side. Affectionately known as “Frederick” by many,

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Harold A. Bauman

October 12, 2020

Harold A. Bauman, 91, born July 7, 1929, to the late Arthur and Elizabeth Laufer Bauman, died Wednesday, October 7, 2020. He was a native of Scranton, formerly of 1020 Moosic Street, Scranton, PA. Harold was a member of St. Mary’s of the Assumption

Bernice A. Marinchak

September 24, 2020

Bernice A. Marinchak, 87, of West Scranton, passed Sunday at Abington Manor. She was the widow of George E. Marinchak II, who died in 1988. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late George and Theresa Lewicki Gallagher. Bernice was a graduat

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Joseph B. Occulto

September 23, 2020

Joseph Benjamin Occulto, passed away peacefully on Saturday at Geisinger/CMC surrounded by his family. He was a loving husband, father, brother and grandfather and will be deeply missed by all who knew him. Joe was born in Scranton on August 3, 1941,