OBITUARIES


Henrietta E. Golembeski

October 2, 2023

ATTN OBITS: Henrietta E. Golembeski, died September 30, 2023 Henrietta E. Golembeski, 100, of Scranton, passed on September 30, at Oak Ridge Rehab and Health Care Center, Taylor. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late John and Josephin...

Sally M. Yevitz

September 23, 2023

Sally M. Yevitz, 84, of Scranton, died Sunday, peacefully at Hospice of the Sacred Heart Dunmore with her family at her side. Her husband of 52 years is Nicholas W. Yevitz. Born in Pittston, she was the daughter of the late John and Catherine Grohows...

Barbara H. Janiszeski

September 22, 2023

Barbara H. Janiszeski, 95 of South Scranton, passed peacefully on Friday evening at Allied Hospice Center, Scranton. She was the widow of retired USAF CMSGT Norbert D. Janiszeski who passed in 1970. Born in Japan, she was the daughter of the late Kai...

Joseph S. Petrasko Jr.

September 21, 2023

Joseph S. Petrasko Jr, 71, of Scranton, passed on Saturday at Geisinger/CMC. His wife of 43 years is Mary Ann Bradley Petrasko. Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late Joseph Sr and Mary Petrasko. Joseph was a graduate of Scranton Preparatory Hi...

Catherine Korgeski

September 5, 2023

Catherine (Deininger) Korgeski, 89, passed away peacefully on August 30, 2023. Born and raised in Taylor, she was the beloved daughter of the late William and Anna (Nykaza) Deininger; and the loving wife of John “Jack” Korgeski who preceded her ...

Joanne M. DeNero

September 1, 2023

It is with great sadness that our family announce the passing of Joanne M. DeNero, 76, of Old Forge, Monday at Regional Hospital of Scranton.  Starting in 2003, she had bravely fought many battles with cancer. She and her  husband Joseph R. DeNero ...

Mary J. Wadika

August 31, 2023

Mary J. Wadika, 95, a lifelong resident of Scranton, passed away peacefully at home on Saturday from natural causes.  Her husband of 45 years Peter J. Wadika passed away in 1997. Mary’s family meant everything to her. She and her husband, Peter, d...

Stephanie C. Sakevich Ricino

August 30, 2023

Stephanie Catherine Sakevich Ricino, died August 25, 2023 at CMC hospital after a long illness. Stephanie was born in Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania in June of 1973 to Rosalie (Swartosky) Sakevich and Simon Sakevich Sr., both of North Scranton. Stephanie ...

Naomi M. Whalen

July 15, 2023

Naomi M. Whalen, 85 of Scranton, passed on Tuesday at the Green Ridge Care Center, Scranton. Born in Pittston, she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Evangeline Jackett. She was the widow of William P. Whalen, who died in May of 2016. The couple...

Carol A. Gratkowski

July 13, 2023

Carol A. Gratkowski, 79, of Dunmore, passed away on Friday at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia after a brief but courageous battle with Mantle Cell Lymphoma.  Born in Scranton on November 24, 1943, she was the daughter ...

John J. Radzwillowicz

July 12, 2023

John J. Radzwillowicz, “Radz”, 74 of Taylor, passed away on Tuesday, at Allied Hospice Center, Scranton. His wife of 53 years is Jean M. Lavelle Radzwillowicz. Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late John and Margaret Moran Radzwillowicz. Jo...

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Joseph J. Prislupsky

July 8, 2023

Joseph J. Prislupsky, 87, of West Scranton, passed away on Sunday afternoon at home with his family at his side. His wife of 64 years is Janet Townsend Prislupsky. Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late Paul and Edith Zuby Prislupsky. Joe was a...

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Richard E. Schomburg

July 1, 2023

Richard E. Schomburg, 84, of Scranton, died on Thursday at home. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Judith Goff Schomburg. Born in Binghamton, New York, he was of the Baptist faith, a graduate of the Scranton School District, a Navy Veteran and ...

Mary Kujawski Ann

June 30, 2023

Mary Ann Kujawski, 93, of West Scranton, passed away on Friday, June 23 at Geisinger CMC. She was the widow of Anthony P. Kujawski, who died in 1996. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Peter and Wanda Walesiak. Mary Ann was educated i...

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Edward W. Obidinski

June 30, 2023

Edward W. Obidinski, 87, of West Scranton, died Monday at Hospice of The Sacred Heart, Dunmore after an extended illness. Born in Scranton, Ed was a graduate of West Scranton High School and the University of Scranton. He worked at AkzoNobel Salt Com...

Jean J. Gontarski

June 29, 2023

Jean J. Gontarski, 98, of Scranton, passed on Friday at St. Mary’s Villa, Elmhurst. She was the widow of Stanley Gontarski, and the couple were married 63 years at the time of his passing. Born in Scranton, Jean was the daughter of the late Louis a...

Patricia J. Coggins

June 28, 2023

Patricia J. Coggins, 55, of Clarks Summit, died Thursday morning, surrounded by family. She was a graduate of Abington Heights and pursued her undergraduate studies in social work at Penn State and Marywood. A member of Our Lady of the Snows Parish, ...

Deborah A. Siess

June 24, 2023

Deborah A. Siess, 65, of Scranton, passed into the Kingdom of Heaven, on Tuesday morning at Regional Hospital of Scranton. Her husband of 40 years is Frank P. Siess. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Harry and Alice Marie Rosengrant....

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Adam Barletta

June 10, 2023

Adam Barletta, 72, of S. Abington Twp., passed away on May 30, 2023. Born in Exeter, he was the son of the late Nicholas and Mildred Barletta. His wife of 51 years is Susan McCrea Barletta. He was educated in the Pittston Area School District and ret...

Mary Plishka

June 7, 2023

Mary Plishka, 98, of Clarks Summit, fell asleep in the Lord at the home of her son, Richard, on Memorial Day morning with her beloved family at her side. She was the widow of the late John Plishka who passed away in 1997.  At the time of his passing...

Donna L. Reese

May 9, 2023

Donna L. Reese, 58, of Scranton passed away April 19, 2023. She was the daughter of the late Stephen Kohut Sr. and Kathleen Goff. She was the widow of Robert Reese. Donna always enjoyed having family get togethers so all the grandkids, nieces and nep...

Carol A. Kapacs

May 4, 2023

Carol A. Kapacs, 71 of Binghamton, NY, formerly of Scranton, passed away on Saturday, April 29 at O’Connor Hospital, Delhi, New York. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Rose Potochnick Kapacs. Carol was a graduate of the...

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James M. McGraw

April 29, 2023

James M. McGraw, 81, of West Scranton, passed at home on Monday, with his family at his side. Husband of Mildred Linko McGraw for 58 years, born in Scranton, he was the son of the late William and Jean Watson McGraw. Jimmy was a graduate of West Scra...

Mary Miles Murphy

April 28, 2023

Mary Miles Murphy, 74, of West Scranton, translated on April 22, 2023. She was the daughter of the late Joseph and Helen Reilly Miles. Her husband is Patrick Murphy. Mary graduated from South Scranton Central Catholic High School in 1966. Her family ...

Andriy Popiv

April 28, 2023

Andriy Vasyliovich Popiv, 80, of Clarks Summit, passed unexpectedly on Friday, April 21, 2023, at home with his family at his side. Born in the Ternopil region of the Ukraine. Andriy proudly served his country as an officer for 25 years in the Ukrain...

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