OBITUARIES


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

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

Rose E. Panusky

March 10, 2021

Rose E. Panusky, 89, of West Scranton, fell asleep in the Lord, on Monday morning at Riverside Nursing and Rehab Center, Taylor. Her husband of 67 years is Paul P. Panusky. Born in Calabria, Italy, she is the daughter of the late Frank and Domenica C

Carlie C. Holland

March 4, 2021

IMG-7477Carlie Holland 19, of Scranton, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, February 25, 2021. Carlie is survived by her infant daughter, Nadia Mercy Holland, her twin sister and best friend, Kaitlyn Holland, brother, Ronnie Evans, four additional

Jerry J. DeCicco

March 1, 2021

Jerry J. DeCicco, 71, of West Scranton, passed on Thursday evening at Regional Hospital. His wife is Ruth A. Wickkiser DeCicco. Born in Scranton, he is the son of the late William and Rachel Williams DeCicco. Jerry retired from Diamond K Recycling an

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Joseph F. Coleman

February 23, 2021

Joseph F. Coleman, 93, of West Scranton, passed on Thursday at home, surrounded by his loving family. His wife of 73 years is Florence J. Coleman. Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late Morris and Grace Coleman. Educated in Scranton school Jose

David A. Stawinsky

February 16, 2021

David A. Stawinsky, 56, passed on Sunday, February 14, 2021 at Regional Hospital. Born in Scranton, he is the son of Eleanor M. Stawinsky, Scranton and the late Jacob P. Stawinsky. A graduate of Scranton Technical High School and NEIU, Dave was emplo

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Robert M. Seber

February 9, 2021

Robert M. Seber, 64, of East Scranton, passed Wednesday at Moses Taylor Hospital after a brief illness. Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late Michael and Lucille Walsh Seber. Bob was a graduate of West Scranton High School and was a United St

Louise A. Brown

February 8, 2021

Louise A. “Mickie” Brown, passed on Tuesday after an extended illness. She was the widow of the late Joseph Patrick Brown who passed in 1976. Born in Scranton on July 4, 1933 to the late Joseph DeCresenza and Helen Havrilchak DeCresenza. A 1951 g

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Paul A. Rusinko Sr.

February 2, 2021

Paul A. Rusinko, Sr. of Clarks Green, passed away quietly on the January 27, 2021, after battling several medical problems.  Paul is survived by his one and only son, Paul A. Rusinko, II and his wife Keri, and his 3 grandsons...Paul III, Chad, and

Donald F. Gavalis

February 2, 2021

Donald F. Gavalis, 88, a resident of the Gino J. Merli Veterans Center, passed on January 31, 2021 at Geisinger Community Medical Center from COVID-19 complications. Born November 25, 1932 in Scranton, Donald was the son of the late Frank and Mary Du

Ann Senich

February 1, 2021

Ann Senich, 98, passed on Tuesday at the Green Ridge Care Center, Scranton. Her husband was George Senich, who died in 2016. Born in Hazleton, she was the daughter of the late John and Ann Margitich. Ann was a graduate of Scranton Technical High Scho

Hilda Rose Burda

January 25, 2021

Hilda Rose Burda, 74, of Old Forge, died unexpectedly this past Saturday, January 23, surrounded by her loved ones. Rose was born in Greenock, Scotland to the late John and Margaret McLane. She was a graduate of Greenock Schools and worked as a machi

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