Obituaries

Antoinette "Toni" Richards

November 13, 2017

Antoinette “Toni” Richards, passed away peacefully on November 9th at the Hospice of the Sacred Heart in Dunmore. Born in Strasbourg, France to Rosalie Schiffmacher and Jean Baptiste Saum, Antoinette came to America at age 19 on the arm of GI vet...

Mary Yvonne "Bonnie" Gavin

November 8, 2017

Mary Yvonne “Bonnie” Gavin, died Friday in the Jewish Home of Eastern PA. She was the wife of the late Eugene Gerard Gavin for over 50 years, who died on November 29, 2006. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late William and Mary Lorra...

Frances M. Rasieleski

November 3, 2017

Frances M. Rasieleski, 77, of Scranton, passed away Monday, at Geisinger CMC. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Mary Dulay Bendzel. She was a member of the former Holy Cross Church in Bellevue and is a member of St. Patric...

Cecelia "Ceil" Michalik

October 30, 2017

Cecelia “Ceil” Michalik, 88, died Wednesday, at the Mountain View Care Center, Scranton. Her husband of 60 years, Joseph F. Michalik, died on January 24, 2014. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Eliza Funtz Rodrigues. E...

Larry E. Gentry

October 28, 2017


Veteran
Larry Eugene Gentry, born on February 11, 1948, entered into eternity after a brief illness at Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Dunmore on October 11, 2017. His wife of 12 years is Julie Macheska Gentry. Born in Washington, DC, he was the son of Katherin...

Dolores Laboranti

October 23, 2017

Dolores “Dolly” Laboranti, 83, of West Scranton, died Thursday October 19, at Riverside Nursing and Rehab Center, Taylor. Her husband of 50 years, John “Jack” Laboranti died July 8, 2012. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Geo...

Margaret M. Jasinski

October 16, 2017

Margaret M. Jasinski, 96, of the Bellevue section of Scranton, died Thursday morning after being stricken ill at home. Her husband is Stanley H. “Cappy” Jasinski and the couple would have celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on November 15th...

Karen Lynn Kowalski

September 30, 2017

Karen Lynn Kowalski, died Monday evening at the Hershey Medical Center. Her husband is Daniel P. Kowalski. Born in Scranton, Karen was the daughter of the late William J. and Alice E. Schultz. A 1984 graduate of West Scranton High School, she worked ...

Robert T. Ceccoli

September 27, 2017


Veteran
Robert T. Ceccoli, 75, of the Lincoln Heights section of Taylor, died Friday at Moses-Taylor Hospital. His wife of 38 years, Christine M. Ceccoli, died on January 30, 2004. Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late Thomas and Irene Dobrydeney Cecc...

John J. Kalinich

September 23, 2017


Veteran
John J. Kalinich, 88, a lifelong resident of Scranton, died Saturday at the Mountain View Care Center, Scranton. His wife the former Mary Lou McGettrick, died on September 5, 1979. Born in Scranton on April 1, 1929, he was the son of the late John an...

Pauline C. Langan

September 18, 2017

Pauline C. Langan, 91, Elan Gardens, formerly of the Bellevue section of Scranton, died Wednesday at Abington Manor. Her husband Gerald Langan, died in 1995. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Nicholas and Rose Lipcavage. Educated in ...

Rose M. Napolitano

September 13, 2017

Rose M. Napolitano, 91, of the Bellevue section of Scranton, died Saturday at the Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Dunmore. Her husband of 70 years, Martin R. Napolitano, died on October 23, 2016. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Nichol...

Charles "Chuck" D. Miller

September 11, 2017


Veteran
Charles D. “Chuck” Miller, of North Scranton, died Tuesday. His wife of 44 years is Leanne Booth Miller. Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late Charles J. and Lucille Jenkins Miller. Chuck was a 1969 graduate of Scranton Technical High Scho...

Helen Sawka RN

September 9, 2017

Helen Sawka RN, 95, a resident of Keyser Valley, died Monday at home. Her husband John Sawka, died April 6, 1997. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late George and Julia Malnick Koznowsky. A 1939 graduate of Scranton Technical High School...

Bernadette McConnell-Dollan

September 7, 2017

Bernadette McConnell-Dolan, 80, died Sunday at the River Street Manor, Wilkes-Barre. She was the widow of the late Robert J. McConnell Sr. and Vincent J. Dolan. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Joseph Sr. and Helen Kreiger Ptaszynsk...

Elizabeth "Betty" Rohland

August 19, 2017

Elizabeth “Betty” Rohland, 68, of West Scranton, died Tuesday night in the ICU of Moses-Taylor Hospital. Her husband of 19 years is Kenneth M. Rohland. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Marie Neary Jordan. Betty was a ...

Theresa M. Williams

July 26, 2017

Theresa M. Williams, 88, of Scranton, died Saturday in the Jewish Home of Eastern PA. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late George and Anna Kozak Markanich. Educated in Scranton Technical High School, she was a lifelong member of St. Joh...

Margaret “Murph” Rose Donachie

July 19, 2017

Margaret Rose “Murph” Donachie, 79, of Scranton, passed away Friday evening at the Regional Hospital of Scranton. Her husband of 49 years, Charles R. Donachie, died in 2008. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Francis & Helen W...

John A. Fedorchak

July 3, 2017

John A. Fedorchak, 69, of North Scranton, died Wednesday, after being stricken ill at home. His wife of 42 years is Ann Grizzanti Fedorchak. Born in Wyoming, Luzerne County, he was the son of the late John and Helen Sholtis Fedorchak. John was a 1965...

Teresa Langan

June 22, 2017

Teresa Langan, 50 of West Scranton, died on Sunday in the Moses-Taylor Hospital under Hospice care. Born in Scranton, she is the daughter of Francis “Lefty” Langan, West Scranton and the late Geraldine Walsh Langan, who died in 2008. Teresa was e...

Olga Supinski

May 23, 2017

Olga Supinski, 94, of West Scranton, passed away on Thursday evening at Geisinger/CMC. Her husband of 37 years, Walter Supinski, died in 1997. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Maxim and Anna Ruchinski Wasylyniak. Educated in West Sc...

Ewanna “Joann” Sydor

May 19, 2017

Ewanna “Joann” Sydor, 91, Keyser Valley section of West Scranton, passed away Tuesday night at home, surrounded by her family. Her husband of 59 years, Stefan Sydor died in 2006. Born in Berezhany, Ukraine, she was the daughter of the late Consta...

Ronney Rutkosky

May 13, 2017

Ronney Rutkosky, 32 of Scranton, died Tuesday in Scranton from injuries sustained in a pyrotechnics accident. Born in Scranton, he is the son of Mary Ellen Rutkosky Moosic, and Ronald Rutkosky and wife Robin, Dickson City. Ronney attended Scranton Hi...

Andrew A. Martinelli Sr.

May 10, 2017

Andrew A. Martinelli Sr., 48, of Dickson City, passed away Saturday night in the Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Wilkes-Barre where he had been a heart patient. Born in Peckville, he is the son of Delores Hudak Martinelli, Dickson City and t...

Lori A. King

May 4, 2017

Lori A. King, 47 of Taylor, died Sunday at home after an extended illness. Born in Scranton, she is the daughter of the late Aloysius King and Diane J. Smith. Lori was a graduate of West Scranton High School, of the Protestant Faith and had been empl...