OBITUARIES


Mary Margaret Smith

October 30, 2015

Mary Margaret Smith, 82, West Scranton, died on March 2. She was the daughter of the late LeRoy and Katherine Androsciezsko Smith. She is survived by one uncle and cousins. A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Rev. Martin M. Boyl

Lisa Ann Fabian

October 27, 2015

Lisa (nee Sharpe) Fabian was born on August 26, 1965 and was the loving beautiful daughter of Neil and Joanne Fabian Miller. She graduated from Mid Valley High School, class of 1985, and most recently resided in Throop. Lisa was an especially caring

Leonard Joseph Zupon Jr.

October 5, 2015

Leonard Joseph Zupon Jr., 58, of Old Forge, died Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015, at Geisinger Community Medical Center due to complications of injuries suffered in an automobile accident on Aug. 30, 2014, which also took the life of his beloved son, Leonard

Patricia A. Cotterick

September 25, 2015

Patricia A. Cotterick, 68, of West Scranton, died Monday evening at Green Ridge Health Center. Her husband of 41 years is Carl G. Cotterick. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Ann Carson Stivala. She was a graduate of Bisho

Mary Migliori Vizentine

September 18, 2015

Mary Migliori Vizentine, 91, of Lake Winola, died Monday evening at Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Dunmore. She was the widow of the late Matthew J. Vizentine who died on November 11, 1971. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Mario and R

Frederick “Fred” J. Dommes III

September 4, 2015

Frederick J. “Fred” Dommes III, 25, of West Scranton, died Tuesday. Born in Scranton, he is the son of Frederick J. Dommes Jr., Scranton, and Holly Yourkowski Williams, Clarks Summit. A 2008 graduate of West Scranton, High School, he was employed

Thomas J. Jimmie

August 25, 2015

Thomas J. Jimmie, 84, was taken to his final resting place on Tuesday, after a lengthy battle with cancer. He is survived by his caregiver, Shirley Jimmie Bankes, three daughters, Diane Edwards, North Carolina, Donna Carminati, Florida, Barbara Fox,

Charlene Swepeniser

August 17, 2015

Charlene Swepeniser, 66, of West Scranton, died Wednesday evening at home surrounded by her loving family. Charlene and her husband James Swepeniser celebrated their 46th wedding anniversary on August 9. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the

John Anthony Pizzo Jr.

July 30, 2015

John Anthony Pizzo Jr., 63, of Scranton died early Friday after a courageous 5-year battle with cancer. He was the son of John Anthony Sr. and Maria Angelina Pizzo. John’s greatest love was his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. He was a member of Grace

Helen M. Herman Lalus

July 21, 2015

Helen M. Herman Lalus, 89, of Scranton, died Saturday after a long illness. She was the widow of her first husband John J. Herman Sr., and second husband Peter Lalus. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Alexander and Leokadia Tubelewic

Ann Boyko

July 17, 2015

Ann Boyko, 89, South Scranton, died Tuesday at Regional Hospital of Scranton. Her husband of 60 years, Joseph Boyko, died in 2006. Born in Taylor, she was the daughter of the late Harry and Eva Novak Wesnak. Educated in Taylor schools, she was a memb

Frieda E. Bochon

July 14, 2015

Frieda E. Bochon, of West Scranton, died Friday at the home of her daughter Susan Meredick, Danville. Born in Scranton, she was a daughter of the late John and Jennie Wickizer. She was a member of St. Matthews Lutheran Church, Scranton, and had worke

Mary Sabo

July 11, 2015

Mary Sabo, 95, of the Pinebrook section of Scranton, died Thursday at Geisinger/CMC VNA Hospice Unit. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late John and Julia Milewski Sabo. Educated in Scranton schools, she was a lifelong member of St. Mary

Charles “Charlie” R. Hepplewhite

July 10, 2015

Charles R. “Charlie” Hepplewhite, 51, formerly of Scranton, died Saturday July 4th at Health Park Medical Center, Fort Myers, FL. His wife is Emma Lee Bryndzia Hepplewhite, Fort Myers. Born in Couvron, France, he is the son of Robert and Gerlinde

Veteran

Edward J. Wolski Jr.

June 18, 2015

Edward J. Wolski Jr., 71, retired Assistant Fire Chief for the City of Scranton, of West Scranton, died Saturday after being stricken ill at home. His wife of 47 years is Joann Sena Wolski. Born in Scranton on June 14, 1943, he was the son of the lat

Veteran

William Jude Reiss

June 17, 2015

William Jude Reiss, 58, of South Scranton, died Tuesday. His loving wife of 17 years is Sally Moro Smith Reiss. Born in Wilkes-Barre, he was a son of the late William L. and Teresa D. Sereta Reiss. A 1975 graduate of GAR High School, he was an Army v

Veteran

Roy Phillips Jr.

June 16, 2015

Roy Phillips Jr., 68, of West Scranton, died Friday at Geisinger/CMC VNA Hospice Unit. Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late Roy and Elizabeth Roseweir Phillips. A 1965 graduate of West Scranton High School, he was a member of Hyde Park Lodge

Barbara Samuel

June 16, 2015

Barbara Samuel, 67 of West Scranton, died Thursday in Regional Hospital of Scranton. Her husband of 47 years is Albert Samuel. Born in Scranton, she is the daughter of Nancy Carra Brink of Dunmore and the late Cecil Brink. A 1966 graduate of Dunmore

Anna Portanova

June 15, 2015

Anna Portanova, 92, of West Scranton, died Wednesday night at the Mountain View Care Center. Her husband of 38 years, Daniel J. Portanova, died in 1977. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Emilio and Marie Catrone Minicozzi. Educated i

Patrick M. Clemens “Clemy”

June 12, 2015

Patrick M. Clemens “Clemy”, 51, of South Scranton, died Friday from injuries sustained in an ATV accident in Indian Stream Twp., Maine. His wife of 25 years is Judi “Jude” Hughes Clemens. Born in Hughestown, he is the son of Robert and Dolore

Elizabeth “Betty” Markanich

June 9, 2015

Elizabeth “Betty” Markanich, 88, of the Pine Brook section of Scranton, died Friday at Geisinger/CMC. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late George Sr. and Anna Kozak Markanich. A 1944 graduate of Scranton Technical High School, she r

Annette “A” Scioscia Snyder

June 4, 2015

Annette “A” Scioscia Snyder 92, of South Scranton, slipped into eternity to join her husband John, son Gerald and grandson Joshua. She was surrounded by her loving family. Born on January 31, 1923, she was along with her husband John, a child of

Veteran

Thomas Linko

May 31, 2015

Thomas Linko, 68, of Jefferson Township, died Thursday, in Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Dunmore. His wife of 47 years is Lois Ann Lindsey Linko. Born in Scranton, he is the son of the late John and Anna Smereka Linko. A 1965 graduate of West Scranton

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Robert J. Smith

May 8, 2015

Robert J. Smith, 64, of North Scranton, died Friday, May 8, 2015. Born in Passaic, NJ, he was the son of the late Robert F. and Evelyn Columbus Smith. Educated in Midland Park Schools, Bergen County, NJ, he was a Viet Nam Navy veteran serving as an e

Mary Bohn

April 9, 2015

The Lord called Mary Bohn, 93, home on Monday after a brief illness. Born in Scranton, she was a graduate of Scranton Technical High School and a lifelong member of St. Mary’s Byzantine Catholic Church. She is survived by daughters Marilyn Merce

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