Obituaries

Albert J. Oconnor

December 21, 2018

Albert J. Oconnor, 34 of Scranton, died on Saturday. Born in Scranton, he is the son of Deborah Stawinsky Beavers and step-father Lee Beavers, and Albert Oconnor. Albert was educated in West Scranton High School, was of the Catholic Faith and worked ...

Ann Marie Cabets

December 14, 2018

Ann Marie Cabets, of Scranton, died on Friday, November 30, 2018 at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital. She was the daughter of the late Frank and Anna Cabets. Ann Marie was of the Catholic Faith and enjoyed listening to music, particularly Elvis, Bob Dyl...

John F. Niemiec

December 14, 2018


Veteran
John F. Niemiec, 80, of the Keyser Valley section of West Scranton, died Tuesday morning at the Allied Hospice Center. His wife of 56 years is Dorothy Janicki Niemiec. Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late Julia Hodek Niemiec. John was a 1956 ...

Mary Bega Stuchlak

December 7, 2018

Mary Bega Stuchlak, 97, a former West Scranton resident, died Sunday at the Jewish Home of Eastern PA. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Stephen and Mary Morohovich Bega. Mary’s husband, John Stuchlak, died in November 2003. She wa...

Gerald “Jerry” T. Sangiuliano

December 2, 2018

Gerald T. “Jerry” Sangiuliano, 73, of West Scranton, died on Thursday, November 22, 2018, at the Allied Hospice Center, with his daughter at his side. Jerry was married to the late Dianne Caudullo Sangiuliano, who passed away in 2003. Born in Scr...

Robert J. Moschorak

November 26, 2018

Robert J. Moschorak, died on Monday, November 27, at Timber Ridge Health Care Center, Wilkes Barre. in the presence of family.  His wife of 46 years, Helen M. Onofrey Moschorak, died on October 3, 2015. Born in Scranton, Bob was a 1959 graduate of W...

Dorothy V. Edwartoski

November 23, 2018

Dorothy V. Edwartoski, 91, of South Scranton, died Friday night at the Jewish Home of Eastern PA. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Aloysius and Theophilia Lopatka Edwartoski. Dorothy was a lifelong member of Sacred Hearts of Jesus a...

Brother Jon Rickey Miknich

November 20, 2018

Brother Jon Miknich (Rickey), 70 of Berwick, died Thursday night in Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, from complications of leukemia. Born in Berwick, he was the son of the late Michael and Helen Miknich. He was a 1968 graduate of Berwick High Scho...

Charlotte A. Chorba

November 19, 2018

Charlotte A. Chorba, 75 of Scranton, passed away peacefully on Thursday, at Allied Hospice Center. Born on February 20, 1943, in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Michael and Anna Derchak. Upon graduating West Scranton High School in 1960, s...

Roseann Shaughnessy

November 10, 2018

Roseann Shaughnessy, 76, of West Scranton, died suddenly on Tuesday after being stricken ill at home. She was the widow of John F. “Jack” Shaughnessy who died on January 26, 1999. Born in Scranton on July 10, 1941, she is the daughter of the late...

Anna T. Dukauskas

November 7, 2018

Anna T. Dukauskas, 95, formerly of West Scranton, died on Sunday, November 04, at The Gardens of Scranton. Her husband of 66 years Joseph J. Dukauskas, died on June 21, 2013. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Louis and Elizabeth Plat...

Ann Fezuk Drozdick

October 12, 2018

Ann Drozdick Fezuk, 84 of Scranton, passed away peacefully Tuesday, October 8, at Hospice of the Sacred Heart Inpatient Unit, Dunmore. Ann was the widow of Stephen Fezuk who died on September 13, 2001. Born in Gibson, she was the daughter of the lat...

Kathryn “Kathy” Hughes

October 5, 2018

Kathryn “Kathy” Hughes, 62, of Scranton, died Friday, at Hospice of The Sacred Heart, Dunmore, after a long, courageous battle with cancer. Her husband of 35 years is Eugene Hughes. Born in La Plata, Maryland, she was the daughter of the late Gre...

Robert J. Sniegowski

October 2, 2018


Veteran
Robert J. Sniegowski, 82 of Scranton, died on Thursday at the Gino Merli Veterans Center, Scranton. His wife of 56 years is Sue Dubish Sniegowski. Born In Fenton, NY, he is the son of the late Joseph and Mary Sniegowski. Bob was a graduate of Scranto...

PFC Willard "Bud" Jenkins

September 26, 2018


Veteran
PFC Willard “Bud” Jenkins was Killed in Action during WW II, serving with the 82nd Airborne Division as a paratrooper, assigned as an engineer on September 20, 1944. Bud was repatriated to his home town, Scranton, PA, 74 years to the day of his d...

Eugene “Louie” M. Loureiro

September 25, 2018


Veteran
Eugene M. “Louie” Loureiro, 78, of West Scranton, died on Friday at Allied Hospice Unit. His wife is Annette Agliata Loureiro and the couple would have celebrated their 56th Wedding Anniversary in November. Born in Scranton, Louie was the son of ...

Mary Jane Judge

September 7, 2018

Mary Jane Judge, 68, of Orlando, FL, formerly of West Scranton, died July 15, 2018 in Florida after a long bout with cancer. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Joseph Judge and Julia Griguts Judge Mitchell. Mary Jane attended St. Mich...

Marge Tomachick

August 23, 2018

Marge Tomachick, 91, formerly of South Scranton, died August 23, at Allied Skilled Nursing. She was the widow of Peter Tomachick, who died in 1991. Daughter of the late John and Josephine Sczepaniak, she retired from Atlas industries. She is survived...

Joseph F. Shifton Sr.

August 10, 2018


Veteran
Joseph F. Shifton Sr., formerly of South Dewey Avenue, West Scranton, a resident of Gino Merli Veterans Center, died Saturday, at Regional Hospital of Scranton. His wife of 55 years, Rosetta “Rose” Shifton, died May 25, 2005. Born in Scranton, he...

Raymond C. Wojewodski

August 3, 2018

Raymond C. Wojewodski, 86, of South Scranton died Monday at the Jewish Home where he had been a resident for the past 5 years.  His beloved wife of 60 years, Carolyn D. Piepoli, preceded him in death on December 28, 2015. Born in Scranton, he was...

Clarence "Ted" Prisco

July 26, 2018


Veteran
Clarence “Ted” Prisco, 85, of West Scranton, died Sunday morning at the Gino Merli Veterans Center. His wife of 61 years is Elizabeth “Betty” Boyko Prisco. Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late Alfonso and Ruth Marie Prisco. Ted was a ...

David W. Martin

July 17, 2018

David W. Martin, 75, of Taylor, died on Sunday, at Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Dunmore. His wife of 48 years is Gloria Vullo Martin. Born in Edwardsville, he was the son of the late David J. and Melvera Martin. Dave was a 1960 graduate of Dickson Ci...

Samuel “Sam” Edward Toman

July 14, 2018

Samuel “Sam” Edward Toman, 90, of East Mountain, died Thursday night at home after a long illness. He is survived by his wife, Maureen Toman. Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late Samuel and Anastasia Toman. A graduate of West Scranton Hig...

Helen Yatzun

July 13, 2018

Helen Yatzun, of Scranton, died Friday, July 6, at the age of 104. She was the daughter of immigrant parents, Michael and Mary Plishka Yatzun. A lifelong member of St. Michael’s Ukrainian Orthodox Church, where she served in many different roles, r...

Brian C. Evans

July 13, 2018

Brian C. Evans, 54, of Scranton, died on Sunday at Geisinger CMC. Born in Scranton, he is the son of Shirley Ann Evans, Scranton, and the late William B. Evans. Educated in Scranton Technical High School he graduated from Scranton VoTech with a mason...