Obituaries

Michael Stranko

Michael Stranko, 88, of Scranton, died Saturday, April 12, 2014. His wife Elizabeth “Betty” Moxen Stranko, died on October 16, 1993. Born in Scranton on April 13, 1925, he was a son of the late Michael and Mary Wichkova Stranko. A graduate of Scr...

John P. Krupinski

John P. Krupinski, 83, of the Bellevue section of Scranton, died Tuesday morning at the Regional Hospital of Scranton E/R. Born in Scranton on April 4, 1930, he was a son of the late John and Catherine Havrilko Krupinski. He was a graduate of West Sc...

Robert A.”Bob” Shoener

Robert A.”Bob” Shoener of Scranton passed into eternal life on Wednesday, March 26, 2014. His wife of 49 years, Elizabeth Shoener, passed in October of 2000. His parents were Arthur B. and Helen Green Shoener. Bob formerly worked for the A&...

Camille Yacovelli Neto

Camille Yacovelli Neto, 73, of Asbury Park, NJ, died Friday night in the Scranton Health Care Center. Born in Scranton, she is the daughter of the late Michael and Jennie Micciche Yacovelli. A 1959 graduate of West Scranton High School, she lived and...

William J. Sibick Sr

William J. Sibick Sr., 64, Scranton, died March 17, at home. Born in Scranton, he was a son of the late Michael and Mary Laba Sibick. A graduate of Scranton Technical High School, he was a former member of St. Mary’s Byzantine Catholic Church and w...

Ronald W. Godfrey Sr


Veteran
Ronald W. Godfrey Sr., 82,of Avoca, died Friday night at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Hospital ER. He is survived by his wife Delores Chimelewski Godfrey. Born in Brewster, NY, he was a son of the late Raymond and Gladys Smalley Godfrey. A graduate of Br...

Christopher A. Shoemaker

Christopher A. Shoemaker, 42 of Mt. Cobb, died Tuesday following a courageous battle from massive infections for more than 30 days in the ICU at Geisinger/CMC. Born in Scranton, he is the son of Marian Plasco and fiancé Ken Beerman, Reading and Will...

Edward J Hanis

Edward J Hanis, 33, formerly of West Scranton, died Monday at Geisinger/CMC. Born in Scranton, he is the son of Edward A. and Anne C. Wojewodski Hanis, of Scranton. Eddie was a 1999 graduate of West Scranton High School, a 2003 graduate of Keystone C...

Patricia M. Gillespie

Patricia M. Gillespie, 61, of North Scranton, died Saturday after being stricken ill at home. Her high school sweetheart and husband of 42 years, John “Jack” Gillespie, died March 21, 2013. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Josep...

Peter Paul Kobeski Jr

Peter Paul Kobeski Jr., 67 of Taylor, died Tuesday at Geisinger/CMC, after a long illness. Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late Peter and Ann Kuchka Kobeski. He was a graduate of Scranton Technical High School and was employed by SSH, Cincinn...

Regina A. Lavetsky

Regina A. Lavetsky, 90, died Friday in the Abington Manor. Her husband of 44 years, Bernard Lavetsky, died October 26, 1990. Born in Buffalo, NY, she was the daughter of the late Wallace and Evelyn Hoinski Zuchlewski,. A graduate of Scranton Technica...

Helen “Nell” Kozubal

Helen “Nell” Kozubal, 81, of West Scranton, died Friday at Moses-Taylor Hospital. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late James and Emma McDonald Size. A graduate of Scranton Technical High School, she held an Associate Degree in Mecha...

Eugene Kurey

Eugene Kurey, 82, of Ransom Twp., formerly of Scranton, died Sunday at Geisinger/Wyoming Valley. His wife is Margaret “Marge” Berry Kurey. Born in Taylor, he was the son of the late Michael and Theresa Seneshin Kurey. Educated in West Scranton Hi...

Joseph F. Michalik


Veteran
Joseph F. Michalik, 86, of South Scranton, died Friday afternoon at home, surrounded by his loving family and friends. His wife of 60 years is Cecelia “Ceil” Rodrigues Michalik. Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late Joseph and Pauline Pici...

Rose Marie Karwaski

Rose Marie Karwaski, 78, of South Scranton, died Monday morning in the Geisinger/CMC ER. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Claire Belardi Renaldi. A graduate of Scranton Technical High School, she retired as a phone specia...

William A. Yevich

William A. Yevich, 85, formerly of North Scranton, died Monday night at Allied Skilled Nursing Center, Scranton. Born in Scranton, he had worked in the local dry cleaning/laundry industry. He has no survivors. A graveside service will be held on Mond...

Edward L. Wyshock


Veteran
Edward L. Wyshock, 85, of West Scranton, died Monday in Commonwealth Hospice at Regional Hospital of Scranton. His wife of 50 years, Eleanor Agnes Rasieleski Wyshock died December 6, 2003. Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late Joseph and Isabe...

Eva , Warholak Husanita

Eva Warholak Husanita, 95, of West Scranton, formerly of Bridgeport, CT, died Monday in Allied Services Skilled Nursing. Her husband Stephen Husanita died in 1983. Born in Wyola-Smithmills, PA, she was the daughter of the late Michael and Mary Suchic...

Charles J. Drazdauskas


Veteran
Charles J. Drazdauskas, 88, of West Scranton, died Wednesday evening at home. His wife of 47 years, Dolores M. Bonetski Drazdauskas, died on July 29, 2006. Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late Joseph and Tekla Savitskas Drazdauskas. A 1943 gr...

Sister Aneveen Zielinski

Sister Aneveen Zielinski, 86, of the Bernardine Franciscan Sisters, died of natural causes on Sunday, December 28, 2014, at St. Joseph Villa, Mount Alvernia, Reading, PA., where she resided since 2011. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the la...

Mary A. Gorlaski

Mary A. Gorlaski, 80, West Scranton, died Sunday at Allied Skilled Nursing. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late John F. and Mary H. Zuchlewski Gorlaski. Educated in Scranton Technical High School, she was employed in the offices of A&a...

Evelyn A. Gaggioli

Evelyn A. Gaggioli, 81 of West Scranton, died Friday, November 20, in Regional Hospital of Scranton. Her husband of 57 years, John P. Gaggioli, died May 21, 2012. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Jeanette Glinko Dombroski...

Ann Korgeski

Ann Korgeski, age 44, the devoted daughter of loving parents John and Catherine Korgeski of Taylor, succumbed on November 17, to the late effects of remission from childhood leukemia. She is survived along with her parents, sister, Catherine Peetros ...

Bertha M. Palahunich

Bertha M. Palahunich, 90, formerly of Old Forge, died Saturday at Allied Skilled Nursing. Her husband Stephen Palahunich died November 9, 2015. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Peter and Agnes Sobuta. Bertha was a graduate of Old Fo...

Helen Plishka

Helen Plishka, 99, formerly of Scranton, died on Sunday, in Onancock, Virginia. Her husband Peter Plishka Sr., died in 1990. Born in Old Forge, she was the daughter of the late John and Anna Czerkas Patrician. Educated in Old Forge Schools, she worke...