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Edward Bandru

February 1, 2022

Edward Bandru, 90, of Scranton, passed on Tuesday afternoon, January 25, 2022 at Abington Manor. His wife of 67 years, Rose M. Bandru, passed on September 25, 2021. Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late Michael and Anna Bandru. Educated in Scr...

George H. Rodney

January 29, 2022

George H. Rodney, 62 of West Scranton, passed on Tuesday morning, January 25, 2022 at home after a long battle with lung cancer. His wife of 40 years is Cindy Greenfield Rodney. Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late George and Rose Marie Rodne...

Robert Marcinkevich

January 26, 2022

Robert Marcinkevich, 70, of Jefferson Township, passed Friday, after being stricken ill at home. Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late Anthony and Mary Marcinkevich. Educated in Scranton schools, Bob was employed in the commercial welding indu...

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Joseph Richard Baldacci

January 22, 2022

Joseph Richard Baldacci, 83, of Dunmore, passed on Wednesday at the Gino J. Merli Veterans Center, Scranton. He was predeceased by his wife Carol Lacina Baldacci, who passed in 2014. Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late Robert A. and Annette ...

Barbara A. Srebro

January 10, 2022

Barbara A. Srebro, 66, of Archbald, passed Monday at home after an extended illness. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Theresa Lisko. Educated in West Scranton High School, she was of the Catholic Faith, She was adored as ...

James M. O'Malley

January 7, 2022

James Michael O’Malley, 51, of Old Forge Pennsylvania passed away peacefully in the evening hours of January 5, 2022. "Jimmy" as his friends knew him, grew up on the south side of Scranton and later moved to the Moosic area as a young adult. He own...

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George David Gyuriska

December 30, 2021

George David Gyuriska Sr., 75, of Scranton, passed Friday, after being stricken ill at home. Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late George and Regina Gyuriska. George was a graduate of Scranton Technical High School, Johnson College and receive...

William E. Herman

December 23, 2021

William E. “Billy” Herman, 70, of North Scranton, passed on Wednesday, December 22, at Geisinger/CMC after being stricken ill at home. Born in Scranton, he is the son of the late John and Helen Ostromecki Herman. Educated in Scranton schools, he ...

Mary A. Kempa

December 21, 2021

Mary A. Kempa, 88, of the Lincoln Heights section of Taylor, passed on Monday, December 13, 2021 at home. Her husband of 58 years, Theodore Kempa, passed on May 15, 2014. Born in Scranton, she is the daughter of the late Peter and Catherine Grajcar. ...

Brian Bouton

December 18, 2021

Brian Bouton, 43, of West Scranton, passed peacefully Sunday at home with his family at his side.  His wife of 12 years is Stacey Matticks Bouton. Born in Scranton, he is the son of Christine Hill Bouton, Scranton and the late Alexander G. Bouton wh...

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Walter "Mike" M. Tucker

December 13, 2021

Walter M. “Mike” Tucker Jr., 71 of Scranton, passed on Monday, December 6, 2021 after a lengthy illness. His wife is Sharmayne Schwenk Tucker and the couple celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary November 13. Born in Scranton, he is the son of...

Levi James Ayers

December 11, 2021

Levi James Ayers passed away on the morning of Sunday, November 21, 2021, at the age of 33. Born in Allentown, PA, he was the son of Richard S. and Gwen L. Ayers of New Milford, PA. Levi was a student of ACE Academy and received his GED in 2006 at wh...

Ann C. Drouse

December 10, 2021

Ann C. Drouse, 94, of West Scranton, died Monday at Moses Taylor Hospital. Ann was the widow of the late Joseph Drouse who died on Feb. 18, 2013. The couple was married 53 years. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Harry and Mary Ro...

John Bronzo

December 2, 2021

John Bronzo, 92, passed Thursday, November 25. Born in Scranton he is the son of the late John F. and Madeline Verrone Bronzo. A 1947 graduate of West Scranton High School and a 1951 graduate of the University of Scranton receiving a B.A. degree in a...

Nancy J. Renna

November 22, 2021

Nancy J. Renna, passed away peacefully on November 22, 2021, surrounded by her loving family. Born on July 28, 1952 to the late Victor and Grace Astolfi Genovese. Nancy was educated in the Riverside School District and was an avid collector of all th...

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John P. Lisowski

November 22, 2021

John P. Lisowski, 76, an extraordinary man, of Lehigh Township, passed on Monday evening, November 22, 2021 at home with his family at his side. His wife of 42 years is Sharon Miller Lisowski. Born in Jersey City, NJ, he is the son of the late Leon a...

Robert J. Herne

November 20, 2021

Robert J. Herne, 57, of West Scranton, passed on Tuesday, at Regional Hospital of Scranton. Born in Scranton, he is the son of the late Willard and Regina Herne. Bob was a 1982 graduate of West Scranton High School, and was a US Postal Service letter...

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Jack G. Szydlowski

November 17, 2021

Jack George Szydlowski, 85, passed away Tuesday, November 9, 2021, at his home in Clemmons, NC, after a courageous battle with heart failure.  He was born October 27, 1936, in Scranton, PA, to the late Benjamin and Bertha Szydlowski.  He married th...

Anna M. Sillick

November 15, 2021

Anna Sillick, 72, passed away on November 8, 2021, in Scranton, PA. Anna is survived by 1 son, Raymond Sillick, 5 daughters Joanne Phillips, Lisa, Debbie, and Michelle Sillick, Linda Phillips, and brother Jack Siniawa. Anna is preceded in death by ...

Marlene A. Laskowski

November 13, 2021

Marlene Ann Laskowski, 83, Wolcott, CT, passed on Sunday, at St. Mary’s Hospital, Waterbury, CT. She is the widow of Joseph E. Laskowski, Sr. who passed away on June 11, 2009. Born in Scranton, she is the daughter of the late George and Anna Macara...

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Henry Kwiatkowski

November 12, 2021

Henry “Hank” L.  Kwiatkowski, passed on Sunday AT Moses Taylor Hospital. His wife of 61 years is Marion Czyzyk Kwiatkowski. Born in Taylor, He is the son of the late Henryk and Tillie Borek Kwiatkowski. Hank was a member of St. John’s Byzantin...

Cathy R. DeCicco Frederici

November 10, 2021

Cathy R. DeCicco Frederici, 46, of Dickson City, passed on Saturday, November 6, 2021 after being stricken ill at home at Geisinger/CMC. Born in Scranton, she is the daughter of Dorothy “Dottie" Shoemaker and Chuck Watts. Cathy was a 1993 graduate ...

Marlene M. Phillips

November 5, 2021

Marlene M. Phillips, 72, of West Scranton, passed on Sunday, October 31, 2021. She was the widow of the late Roy Phillips Jr. Born in Scranton, she is the daughter of the late Walter and Wanda Dusko. Marlene was a 1967 graduate of West Scranton High ...

Rita A. Sniegowski

November 1, 2021

Rita A. Sniegowski, 85, of West Scranton, passed on Wednesday night at Geisinger/CMC. Her husband is Joseph Sniegowski Jr. and the couple would have celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on November 3rd. Born in Scranton, she is the daughter of t...

Desiree Shaughnessy

October 30, 2021

Desiree Shaughnessy, 53, of West Scranton and Reading, passed early Tuesday morning at St. Joseph Medical Center, Reading, after a long illness. Her husband of 28 years is Brian Shaughnessy. Born in Bronx, NY, she is the daughter of the late Juan B. ...

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