Obituaries

Peter J. Rafalko

December 19, 2019

Peter J. Rafalko, died from injuries sustained from a pedestrian/auto accident on Saturday. Born in Scranton, he was a son of the late Zigmund and Angela Rafalko. Educated in West Scranton High School, Pete had worked in maintenance for a local priva

Ronald K. Crisci

December 18, 2019

Ronald K. Crisci 83, of South Scranton, died on Saturday, at Linwood Nursing and Rehab Center, East Mountain. His beloved wife and best friend is Thelma (Jones) Crisci. The couple had celebrated their 57th wedding anniversary this past July. Born in

Agnes J. Carey

December 16, 2019

Agnes J. Carey, 89, of South Scranton, died Monday afternoon at Mountain View Care Center. Her husband is William L. Carey, South Scranton and the couple celebrated their 66th wedding anniversary in November. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of

James Joseph King III

November 22, 2019

James Joseph King III, 34, battled with addiction since 2007, but he succumbed to addiction Sunday night at Geisinger-CMC. James was born in Scranton and is the son of Claire King and the late James Joseph King Jr. who died in 2012. He was a 2003 gra

Barbara A. Naumann

November 13, 2019

Barbara A. Naumann, 58, of Dunmore, passed away on Thursday. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Alvin J. and Mary L. Nooney Naumann. Barbara was a 1979 graduate of Bishop Hannan High School and was a devoted Catholic as a member of th

Pauline Fiehl

November 7, 2019

Pauline M. Fiehl, 89 of Tripp Park, Scranton, died peacefully in her sleep on Saturday, November 02, 2019, at the Carbondale Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was the widow of Walter K. Fiehl, who preceded her in death on January 29, 2006; a lov

William C. Domnick

November 4, 2019

William C. Domnick, 69, of West Scranton, died Wednesday morning at the Wilkes-Barre Post-Acute Hospital. His wife is Donna King Domnick. Born in Dunmore, he is the son of the late William A. and Jean Kowalski Domnick. Bill was a graduate of Dunmore

Robert A. Angelo Jr.

November 2, 2019

Robert A. Angelo Jr., 43, passed away at home Sunday evening. Born in Livingston, NJ his is the son of Robert A. Angelo Sr. and wife Toni, Fairfield, NJ, and Lillian Angelo-Keddy and husband Charles, Dickson City, PA. He was a graduate of West Essex

Brandin J. Churmblo

October 30, 2019

Brandin J. Churmblo, 13, of North Scranton, died from injuries sustained in a devastating fire at his home on Thursday. Born in Scranton, he is the son of Brandi Churmblo of Scranton and Blair Meyers, of Lancaster and stepfather, Armando Holmes. B

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Vincent P. Pushinaitis

October 26, 2019

Vincent P. Pushinaitis Jr., 75, of Fell Township, died at home on Sunday, October 13, 2019 from complication of Agent Orange. His wife is Barbara Ann Cottell Pushinaitis and the couple celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in August. Born in Scra

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James J. Cabets

October 14, 2019

James J. Cabets, 71, a lifelong Scranton resident, died Thursday, October 3, after being stricken ill at home. His wife, Linda M. Cabets died on April 8, 2018. Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late Frank A. and Anna Cabets. James was a 1966 Gr

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Daniel “Duke” D. Dukauskas

October 6, 2019

Daniel D. “Duke” Dukauskas, 59, of West Scranton, died Sunday, at the Gardens of Scranton. Born in Scranton, he was a son of the late Joseph J. and Anna Platus Dukauskas. Dan was a 1978 graduate of West Scranton High School and served his country

Jane Rafter Rusinko

October 5, 2019

Jane Rafter Rusinko, wife of Paul A. Rusinko Sr, Clarks Green, passed away on Tuesday, October 1, 2019, after an extended stay in a Dunmore Nursing Home as a result of a major stroke. Jane is survived by her husband and long-term soulmate, Paul A.

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William P. White

September 29, 2019

William P. White, 47, of Scranton, died on September 28, at home from complications of mesothelioma. His wife is Caroline Burke White. Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late Ruthie N. White. He was a graduate of Scranton Technical High School.

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Jane Towle

September 20, 2019

Jane Towle, 69, passed away on Tuesday, at Geisinger/CMC surrounded by her loving fiancée, William “Bill” Gilpin and family. Born in Somerset, NJ, she was the daughter of the late Ralph and Mona Mitzkewich Towle and step-father, the late Peter M

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John J. Coggins

September 17, 2019

John J. Coggins. 87, of Scranton, passed away Friday morning at Allied Services Hospice Center. Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late John G. and Caroline Graff Coggins. John attended St. Mary of the Assumption High School, and was a member of

Dayna Kane Cogliser

September 13, 2019

Dayna Kane Cogliser, 45, died in Orange Park, FL, from injuries in a hit and run accident while riding her moped on August 17. Her husband, Thomas Cogliser Jr., died April 4, 2004. Born in Scranton, she is the daughter of James Kane, and the late Pri

Paul Gillick Jr.

September 10, 2019

Paul Gillick Jr., 83, of West Scranton, passed away unexpectedly at home in his sleep early Thursday morning. His wife of 64 years is Barbara Stolin Gillick. Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late Paul Sr. and Julia Durkot Gillick. Paul was a g

Francis “Frank” M. Ottone Jr.

September 7, 2019

Francis “Frank” M. Ottone Jr., 65 of West Scranton, died peacefully with his family at his side on Monday night. His wife of 41 years is Cindy Wirth Ottone. Born in Scranton, he is the son of the late Francis M. Sr. and Santina Ludovici Ottone. F

Maria Casale

September 3, 2019

Maria Casale, 67, of West Scranton, was found dead at home on Monday, August 19, of natural causes. Born in Natal, Rio Grande Do Norte, Brazil, she was the daughter of Olegario Belchior da Silva and Maria deLourdes Aguiar da Silva. One of 16 child

Mary Rudis

August 29, 2019

Mary Rudis, 93, Dover, DE, formerly of Scranton, died Monday morning at Brookdale Senior Living, Dover. Her husband of 52 years, Benjamin A. Rudis died on June 17, 2000. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Anthony and Catherine Ponas.

Joseph J. Regan Sr.

August 19, 2019

Joseph J. Regan Sr., 70, of West Scranton, died Wednesday at Allied Hospice Center. His wife of 49 years is Sharon Fuhrman Regan. Born in Scranton to the late John J. and Elizabeth Regan. Educated in West Scranton High School, he retired from the Scr

Constantina Veneris

August 3, 2019

Constantina Veneris, 85, of Peckville, died on Wednesday, July 31 at the Riverside Nursing and Rehab Center, Taylor. She was the widow of the late Lazarus Veneris. Born in Egypt, her family immigrated to Pittsburgh, where she had worked as a housekee

Lawrence Paul Caporelli

July 18, 2019

Lawrence Paul Caporelli, Orlando, FL, died peacefully at home on June 10, 2019. Larry was born on October 2, 1957, the son of the late Anthony and Matilda Cimino Caporelli in Scranton, PA. He attended Scranton Public Schools and earned his Bachelor

Jane Bulger

July 12, 2019

Jane Bulger, 68, of the Hideout, passed away on Tuesday evening at Geisinger/CMC, Scranton. Her husband of 39 years is Nicholas Butovich. Born on August 29, 1950, she is the daughter of the late George and Louise Bulger. Jane was a 1968 graduate of E