Obituaries

Mary E. Lees

May 6, 2018

Mary E. Lees, 62 of Scranton, passed away Thursday after a brief illness in the Sacred Heart Hospice, Dunmore. Her husband of 43 years is James Lees. Born in Scranton, Mary was the daughter of the late Ronald W. and Elizabeth M. Lesavage Godfrey. A g...

Larry B. Frable

May 3, 2018

Larry B. Frable, 67, of the Austin Heights section of Old Forge, passed away Friday morning after being stricken ill at home. His wife of 46 years is Mary Ann Cipriano Frable. Born in Old Forge, he is the son of Stanley W. Frable, Old Forge and the l...

John Laboranti

April 14, 2018

John Laboranti, 60, of Scranton, died Saturday, March 31, at Moses-Taylor Hospital, ICU after an illness. Born in La Plata, MD., he was the son of the late John “Jack” and Dolores “Dolly” Laboranti. Educated in Scranton Technical High School,...

Theresa Maruhnich

April 14, 2018

Theresa Maruhnich, 87 formerly of Dupont, died Monday, April 9, at the Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Dunmore. Born in Scranton, she was the wife of the late George Maruhnich who died in May of 2012 and was the daughter of the late Edward and Margaret ...

Linda Cabets

April 13, 2018

Linda M. Cabets, 67, peacefully passed away April 8, 2018 at her home in Scranton. Born in Scranton, she was the dear daughter of the late Harold and Ruth Tomasofsky.  She was a 1968 graduate of West Scranton High School.  She had recently retir...

Geraldine O'Rose

April 7, 2018

Geraldine O’Rose, 85, of Silver Spring, MD, sister, aunt and friend, passed away on October 23, 2017.   Geraldine was born and raised in Scranton, PA, daughter of the late John and Helen Kapacs Orose, the eldest of 3 siblings, and later moved to ...

Herbert R. Kresge

March 24, 2018


Veteran
Herbert R. Kresge Jr., 79, of the Lincoln Heights section of Taylor, died on Saturday, after being stricken ill at home. Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late Herbert R. and Mary Reap Kresge. Educated in Duncannon schools, he was a United Stat...

Patrick J. Jordan

March 15, 2018


Veteran
Patrick J. Jordan 78, formerly of Olyphant, died Saturday at Abington Manor. Born in Scranton to the late Walter and Marie Neary Jordan, he was a graduate of the Scranton School District, earned an associate degree, served as a Staff Sergeant in the ...

John “Jack” “Papa” Michael Korgeski

March 14, 2018


Veteran
John “Jack” “Papa” Michael Korgeski, 84, of Taylor, passed away on March 9, 2018, at Moses Taylor Hospital. His wife of 58 years is Catherine (Deininger) Korgeski.   Born in the “Flats section” of Scranton, he was the son of th...

Helene Motsay Brown

March 11, 2018

Helene E. Motsay Brown, 94, a former resident of Mayfield, Carbondale and Mount Pocono, died Tuesday at Creekside Health Care and Rehab Center, Carbondale. She was the widow of Raymond Motsay, and Robert Brown. Born in Carbondale, she was the daughte...

Wayne J. Malachowski

March 10, 2018

Wayne J. Malachowski, 57, of Sturges, passed away on Monday at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. He was the husband of Norma Vargas. Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late Edmund and Emelyn Malachowski. Educated in Scranton Sch...

Adeline R. Vullo

March 7, 2018

Adeline R. Vullo, 96, formerly of River St., South Scranton, passed away Friday at the Jewish Home of Eastern PA. She was the widow of Philip T. Vullo, who died May 5, 1981. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Ubaldo and Vincenza DeSte...

Thomas Charles Jaworski

March 5, 2018

Thomas Charles Jaworski, 56 of Ransom, passed unexpectedly Wednesday at home. Thomas is survived by his beloved wife of 30 years, Christine Jaworski, whom he loved dearly. Born in West Scranton, to the late Thomas and Romayne Jaworski, he was a 1979 ...

Stella Fialkowsky

February 22, 2018

Stella Fialkowsky, 96, a resident of Oakwood Terrace, Moosic, died Tuesday Morning. Her husband Edward Fialkowsky, died in 2003. Nieces and nephews survive. Graveside Services were held on Thursday, in St Vladimir’s Cemetery, Minooka, by Rev Myron ...

Victor Fleck

February 19, 2018


Veteran
Victor Fleck, 85, of West Scranton, died Friday at Geisinger/CMC. His wife of 63 years is Dorothy Karsnak Fleck. Born in Scranton, he is a son of the late Michael and Mamie Adamczyk Fleck. Victor was a lifetime member of St. Vladimir Ukrainian Cathol...

Warren M. Schadt

February 6, 2018

Warren M. Schadt, 86, Minooka, formerly of West Scranton, died Friday at home after a lengthy illness. His wife of 55 years, Julia Drost Schadt, died on July 22, 2011. Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late Milton H. and Ruth Meredith Schadt. W...

Kathleen McGahern Larkin

January 29, 2018

Kathleen McGahern Larkin, 88, passed at home surrounded by loved ones on Jan. 26 in Lake Ariel, Pa. Born and raised in New York City, she was a country girl at heart. In 1957 she left her position as a technician with RCA to move to West Milford, N....

Anthony "Tony" J. Zanghi

January 27, 2018


Veteran
Anthony J. “Tony” Zanghi of Scranton, died Monday in Geisinger CMC ER after being suddenly stricken ill while serving as an acolyte during Mass. His wife is M. Janet Serrian Zanghi and the couple would have celebrated their 47th wedding anniversa...

Regina Clarke

January 26, 2018

Regina Clarke, 82, of West Scranton, died Monday in the Regional Hospital of Scranton. Her husband of 58 years, Edward J. Clarke died on November 23, 2015. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Anthony and Stella Bonczek Malek. Reggie wa...

James M. Poncavage

January 20, 2018


Veteran
James M. Poncavage, 71 of East Scranton, died Monday after being stricken ill at home. His wife the former Charlotte Detrick Poncavage, died in 1991. Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late John and Ann Habuda Poncavage. James received his secon...

Denise M. Wasilko

January 15, 2018

Denise M. Wasilko, 60, of North Scranton, died on Thursday at the ER of Regional Hospital of Scranton. Her husband is Harry J. Wasilko Jr, Born in Scranton, she is the daughter of the late Michael “Sonny” and Lois Hughes Watral. A graduate of Scr...

Michael S. Oconnor

January 8, 2018

Michael S. Oconnor, 37, of Scranton, died Monday at home. Born in Scranton, he was the son of Deborah Beavers, step-father Lee Beavers and Albert Oconnor. He was a 2000 graduate of West Scranton Senior High School. Michael would volunteer his grass c...

Paul L. Lowe Jr.

January 5, 2018

Paul L. Lowe Jr., 65 died on Sunday, surrounded by his family at Regional Hospital of Scranton. His wife of 45 years is Patricia L. June Lowe. Born in Scranton, He is the son of the late Paul L. Sr. and Dorothy Hughes Lowe. Paul was a 1970 graduate o...

Margaret Holubosky

January 4, 2018

Margaret Holubosky, 85 of Moosic, died Thursday evening at home. She was the widow of Walter Holubosky who died in 1992. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late John and Anne Garich Durkot. Educated in Scranton schools, she was a former me...

Captain Richard D. Heier Jr

January 3, 2018


Veteran
Captain Richard D. Heier Jr., 31 died Tuesday. Born in Scranton, he is the son of Richard D. Sr. and Deborah “Debbie” Kelesky Heier of Scranton and the fiancé of Kara Dolinish. Richard was a graduate of Bishop Hannon High School, received a Bach...