Obituaries

Leonard John Zupon

Leonard John Zupon, age 12, was granted his angel wings on Sunday, August 31, 2014, following a tragic automobile accident in Old Forge, leaving his father critically injured. Born on February 15, 2002, in Scranton, to Leonard Joseph and Mary Jane Ba...

Richard J. “PopPop” Chadwick

Richard J. “PopPop” Chadwick, 60, of West Scranton, died Wednesday in the Commonwealth Hospice Unit at Scranton Regional Hospital. Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late Clayton and Josephine Yanac Chadwick. Educated in West Scranton High S...

Emery F. Nagy

Emery F. Nagy, 94, formerly of Bryn Mawr Street, West Scranton, died Monday, August 11, at the Mountain View Care Center. His wife, the former Catherine Cegelka Nagy, died in 1982. Born in Dunmore, he was the son of the late Ignatz and Helen Chontos ...

Jill A. Donovan

Jill A. Donovan, of Moosic, died Tuesday at home after an extended illness. Her husband is David J. Donovan, and the couple celebrated their 13th wedding anniversary on April 28. Born on August 6th, 1975, she is the daughter of Frank J. and Carol Wit...

Wilbur H. Gross


Veteran
Wilbur H. Gross, 83. A resident of the Gino Merli Veterans Center, Scranton, died Wednesday morning at the center. Born in Itaska, NY, he was the son of the late Fred and Mae Eggleston Gross. Educated in Chenango Forks, NY schools, he was an Army Vet...

Eleanor Yatzun

Eleanor Yatzun, 92, of the Bellevue section of Scranton, died Sunday, at the VNA Hospice at Geisinger/CMC. Her husband of 47 years, Joseph Yatzun died on October 23, 1993. Born in Scranton on July 13, 1922, she was the daughter of the late John J. Sr...

Louis A. Ciuccio

Louis A. Ciuccio, Jr., 56, of North Scranton, died Saturday at home after a long illness. His wife is Deborah Murphy Ciuccio, and the couple would have celebrated their 37th wedding anniversary on October 29th. Born in Scranton, he is the son of Eliz...

Emma , Gayle Feduik

Emma Gayle Feduik, 87, Exeter, and formerly of Blue Shutters Road, Elmhurst, died Tuesday in Regional Hospital of Scranton E/R. Her husband is Frank R. Feduik, and the couple would have celebrated their 68th wedding anniversary on August 3. Born in H...

David F. Perry

David F. Perry, 66, of North Scranton, died Monday, while fishing in Lackawaxen Township, Pike County. His wife is Anita Scovazzo Perry and the couple would have celebrated their 44th wedding anniversary on September 19. Born in Scranton, he was the ...

Mary Jane Gula

Mary Jane Gula, 88, of Scranton died Friday, June 27 at the Jewish Home of Eastern PA. She was the loving wife of George Gula. Born in Scranton, Mary was the daughter of the late Paul and Kathryn Bilan Bayda. She was a graduate of Scranton Central Hi...

Elizabeth J. Fezuk

Elizabeth J. Fezuk, 69, of Scranton, died Friday evening the Commonwealth Hospice Unit at Regional Hospital of Scranton. She was the wife of the late Frank Fezuk who died in 2010. Born in Scranton she was the daughter of the late George & Anna Le...

Kathleen M. Gutknecht

Kathleen M. Gutknecht, 89, of West Scranton, died Wednesday, at home after an illness. She was the widow of the late Francis Gutknecht who died in 1968. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late William and Florence Goman Murray. A 1943 grad...

Lottie Karwaski

Lottie Karwaski, 97, a lifelong resident of South Scranton and a member of St. Paul of the Cross Parish at Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary Church, passed away peacefully on Sunday, June 21, 2014, surrounded by family members, in the home of Georgie D...

William B. Evans

William B. Evans, 77, of Green Ridge, died Saturday at home surrounded by his loving family. His wife of 54 years is Shirley Gleich Evans. The couple would have celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary on Friday. Born in Scranton, he was the son of ...

Rita , Nercz (Neach) Grajcar

Rita Nercz (Neach) Grajcar, 82, was called home to the Lord at home on Tuesday morning, with her loving family at her side. Rita and her husband John Grajcar would have celebrated their 63rd wedding anniversary on September 8th. Born in Scranton, she...

Frank E. , Kishel Jr


Veteran
Frank E. Kishel Jr., 71, of Scranton, died Tuesday in the Geisinger/CMC VNA Hospice unit. His wife of 47 years is Nancy Kansavage Kishel. Born in Taylor, he is the son of the late Frank and Agnes Gall Kishel. A graduate of North Pocono High School, h...

Leona M. , Ocwieja

Leona M. Ocwieja, 97, a resident of Riverside Nursing and Rehab Center, Taylor, died Saturday evening at the center. Her husband Frank I. Ocwieja died in 1988. Born in Scranton, she was a daughter of the late George and Mary Nehr Kucy. Educated in Sc...

Ann Bradshaw

Ann Bradshaw, 29, of Taylor, died Friday evening in the ICU unit of Geisinger Wyoming Valley, Plains Twp, after an extended struggle with leukemia. Born in Scranton, she is the daughter of Harry Bradshaw, Scranton, and Kristen Weidow, Taylor. A 2001 ...

Theodore “Ted” Kempa

Theodore “Ted” Kempa, 83, of the Lincoln Heights section of Taylor died Thursday, at Geisinger/CMC, Scranton. His beloved wife of 58 years is Mary Grajcar Kempa. Born in Taylor, he was the son of the late Zygmont and Stella Etminsky Kempa. A 1949...

Leslie Herbster

Leslie Herbster, 70, of West Scranton, died Thursday morning in the Geisinger/CMC/VNA Hospice Unit. Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late Elmer and Stena J. Herbster. Leslie was a graduate of St. Mary of The Assumption High School and attended...

Joseph Maruhnich

Joseph Maruhnich, 79, of Bayonne, NJ, died Tuesday at Bayonne Medical Center. Born in Scranton on July 11, 1934, he was the son of the late George and Anna Swetz Maruhnich. Educated in Scranton and Dunmore schools, he was a 1953 graduate of Scranton ...

Beverly Jean Gordon

Beverly Jean Gordon, of Scranton, died Monday morning at Regional Hospital in Scranton. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Anna Kuplinski Andrejewski. She was a 1963 Graduate of Scranton Technical High School and was a cer...

Stephen H. Petrewski

Stephen H. Petrewski, 66 of Dunmore, died Saturday, in Geisinger/CMC VNA Hospice. Born in Scranton, he is the son of Dorothy Cegelka Petrewski, Scranton and the late Harry Petrewski Sr. A 1966 graduate of West Scranton High School, he was an Air Forc...

Frank J. Pallien

Frank J. Pallien, 51, of Scranton, died Thursday after being stricken ill while running on the Lackawanna Heritage Trail. His wife of 31 years is Darlene Hawley Pallien. Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late Frank and Irene Sabatini Pallien. A...

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...