Obituaries

Helen Esmunicki

February 2, 2019

Helen Esmunicki, of West Scranton, died Saturday surrounded by her family at Abington Manor. Her husband was Samuel Esmunicki who died in 1994. Born in Laflin, she was the daughter of the late John and Mary Pavlisko Guida. Helen was a 70 year member ...

Shirley A. Rapaciewicz

January 31, 2019

Shirley A. Rapaciewicz, 57, of West Scranton died Friday morning at Allied Hospice. Her husband of 27 years is Ted Rapaciewicz. Born in Scranton, she is the daughter of the late Michael and Lois Price Watral. Shirley was educated in Scranton Schools ...

Anthony Mark “ToeKnee” Caporelli

January 30, 2019


Veteran
Anthony Mark “ToeKnee” Caporelli, Orlando, FL, died peacefully at home after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Born on May 23rd, 1954, in Scranton, he was the son of the late Anthony and Matilda Cimino Caporelli. He grew up in North Scran...

Theresa Ann Grado

January 28, 2019

Theresa Ann Grado, 91, originally of West Scranton residing in Virginia Beach, passed away on January 22, 2019. Her husband was the late August B. Grado. Born in Scranton, she is the daughter of the late John and Julia Perrone Caporelli. Theresa was ...

Isabel Gahwiler

January 26, 2019

Isabel Gahwiler, of Scranton, passed away on Sunday at Allied Services Hospice.  Last August she entered Allied Terrace for assisted living.  Before passing away, she was also a patient in Allied Rehab Hospital as well as Allied Skilled Nursing &am...

Barbara Anne Galenas

January 15, 2019

Barbara Anne Galenas, 91 of Avoca, passed away early Friday morning, January 11, 2019 at home with her loving daughters at her side. Born in Avoca on September 11, 1927, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Anna Gacek Vermac. Barbara graduated...

Mary Lou Grushinski

January 10, 2019

Mary Lou Grushinski, of South Scranton, who would have been 64 years old on January 19th, died Sunday morning at home surrounded by her family. Her husband of 44 years is Richard D. Grushinski. Born in Scranton, she is the daughter of the late Thomas...

Doris R. Warrick

January 3, 2019

Doris R. Warrick, 70, died Thursday at Allied Skilled Nursing, Scranton. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Henry P. and Reva Abbott Soloski. Educated in Scranton Technical High School, she was a homemaker. She is survived by one daug...

Mary Androscizsko

December 29, 2018

Mary Androscizsko, 94, of West Scranton died Christmas morning at Regional Hospital of Scranton. Her husband of 48 years, Joseph J. Androscizsko, died in 1996. Born in Dunmore, she is the daughter of the late Frank and Anna Penyak Swadeba. Mary was a...

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 ...