Obituaries

Carolyn D. Wojewodski

December 31, 2015

Carolyn D. Wojewodski, OCDS, 78, of South Scranton, died Monday at The Willowbrook, where she was a resident. She is survived by her husband of 60 years, Raymond Wojewodski. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Martin J. and Elena Pilot...

Rebecca Lynn Barrett

December 30, 2015

Rebecca Lynn Barrett, 43, of Taylor, died Saturday morning at home after a courageous struggle with breast cancer. Born in Scranton, she is the daughter of Kenneth M. and Ellie Mae Mlyczek Barrett of West Scranton. Rebecca was a 1990 graduate of West...

Joseph W. Samuels

December 28, 2015


Veteran
Joseph W. Samuels, 77, of West Scranton, died Tuesday at home, after an extended illness. His wife Evelyn Patrick Samuels, died in September. Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late Albert and Mary Lescowitch Samuel. Joe was a 1956 graduate of W...

Mary A. Krul

December 22, 2015

Mary A “Dolly” Krul, 84, died Friday at home after an extended illness. She was the widow of Michael A. Krul, who died on November 6, 2000. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Nicholas and Carmella Malara Genovese. Mary was a 1949 ...

Rose M. (Pietryka) Patrick

December 2, 2015

Rose M. (Pietryka) Patrick, 91, Rosalia Maria Jargiello, her given name, of Scranton, died Thursday at Abington Manor. She was the wife of 64 years to Peter J. Patrick (Pietryka), who died on April 12, 2012. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of ...

Edward J. Clarke

November 28, 2015


Veteran
Edward J. Clarke, 81 of West Scranton, died Monday in Scranton Regional Hospital. His wife of 58 years is Regina Malek Clarke. Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late Thomas J. and Martha E. Sink Clarke. A 1951 graduate of West Scranton High Sch...

Dorothy Frolich

November 17, 2015

Dorothy Frolich, 87, a resident of Holy Family Residence, died Friday at the residence. She was the widow of Harold Frolich. Born in Forest City, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Marcella Slezinski Bilko. Educated in Kenilworth NJ Schools,...

Marie Troy

November 16, 2015

Marie Troy, 68, of Exeter, died Thursday, at home after an extended illness, surrounded by her loving family. Her husband of 49 years is William Troy. Born in Patterson, NJ, she is the daughter of the late Joseph and Marie Sauter. Marie was a 1965 gr...

Robert J. Schultz

November 14, 2015


Veteran
Robert J. Schultz, 85, of the plot section of the city, died Tuesday afternoon at home after being stricken ill. His wife is Mary Kay Pifcho Schultz. The couple would have celebrated their 52nd wedding anniversary on November 16. Born in Scranton, he...

Stephen Palahunich

November 12, 2015


Veteran
Stephen Palahunich, 88, of Scranton, died Monday morning at Geisinger/CMC VNA Hospice Unit. His wife is Bertha Sobuta Palahunich. Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late Michael and Agnes Smar Palahunich. Educated in Scranton Technical High Scho...

Ann Marie Serkosky

November 4, 2015

Ann Marie Serkosky, 68, of Tripps Park section of Scranton, died on Friday after several years of battling cancer. Her husband of 25 years, Robert V. Serkosky died on March 18, 1993. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Stephen and Anna...

Mary Lukasiewicz

November 2, 2015

Mary Lukasiewicz passed away on Thursday, October 29, 2015. She was the daughter of the late Harry and Anna Malar and wife of the late John Lukasiewicz who passed away in June 1999. In keeping with Mary’s wishes her funeral was private, in care of ...

Mary Margaret Smith

October 30, 2015

Mary Margaret Smith, 82, West Scranton, died on March 2. She was the daughter of the late LeRoy and Katherine Androsciezsko Smith. She is survived by one uncle and cousins. A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Rev. Martin M. Boyl...

Lisa Ann Fabian

October 27, 2015

Lisa (nee Sharpe) Fabian was born on August 26, 1965 and was the loving beautiful daughter of Neil and Joanne Fabian Miller. She graduated from Mid Valley High School, class of 1985, and most recently resided in Throop. Lisa was an especially caring ...

Leonard Joseph Zupon Jr.

October 5, 2015

Leonard Joseph Zupon Jr., 58, of Old Forge, died Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015, at Geisinger Community Medical Center due to complications of injuries suffered in an automobile accident on Aug. 30, 2014, which also took the life of his beloved son, Leonard...

Patricia A. Cotterick

September 25, 2015

Patricia A. Cotterick, 68, of West Scranton, died Monday evening at Green Ridge Health Center. Her husband of 41 years is Carl G. Cotterick. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Ann Carson Stivala. She was a graduate of Bisho...

Mary Migliori Vizentine

September 18, 2015

Mary Migliori Vizentine, 91, of Lake Winola, died Monday evening at Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Dunmore. She was the widow of the late Matthew J. Vizentine who died on November 11, 1971. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Mario and R...

Frederick “Fred” J. Dommes III

September 4, 2015

Frederick J. “Fred” Dommes III, 25, of West Scranton, died Tuesday. Born in Scranton, he is the son of Frederick J. Dommes Jr., Scranton, and Holly Yourkowski Williams, Clarks Summit. A 2008 graduate of West Scranton, High School, he was employed...

Thomas J. Jimmie

August 25, 2015

Thomas J. Jimmie, 84, was taken to his final resting place on Tuesday, after a lengthy battle with cancer. He is survived by his caregiver, Shirley Jimmie Bankes, three daughters, Diane Edwards, North Carolina, Donna Carminati, Florida, Barbara Fox, ...

Charlene Swepeniser

August 17, 2015

Charlene Swepeniser, 66, of West Scranton, died Wednesday evening at home surrounded by her loving family. Charlene and her husband James Swepeniser celebrated their 46th wedding anniversary on August 9. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the ...

John Anthony Pizzo Jr.

July 30, 2015

John Anthony Pizzo Jr., 63, of Scranton died early Friday after a courageous 5-year battle with cancer. He was the son of John Anthony Sr. and Maria Angelina Pizzo. John’s greatest love was his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. He was a member of Grace...

Helen M. Herman Lalus

July 21, 2015

Helen M. Herman Lalus, 89, of Scranton, died Saturday after a long illness. She was the widow of her first husband John J. Herman Sr., and second husband Peter Lalus. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Alexander and Leokadia Tubelewic...

Ann Boyko

July 17, 2015

Ann Boyko, 89, South Scranton, died Tuesday at Regional Hospital of Scranton. Her husband of 60 years, Joseph Boyko, died in 2006. Born in Taylor, she was the daughter of the late Harry and Eva Novak Wesnak. Educated in Taylor schools, she was a memb...

Frieda E. Bochon

July 14, 2015

Frieda E. Bochon, of West Scranton, died Friday at the home of her daughter Susan Meredick, Danville. Born in Scranton, she was a daughter of the late John and Jennie Wickizer. She was a member of St. Matthews Lutheran Church, Scranton, and had worke...

Mary Sabo

July 11, 2015

Mary Sabo, 95, of the Pinebrook section of Scranton, died Thursday at Geisinger/CMC VNA Hospice Unit. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late John and Julia Milewski Sabo. Educated in Scranton schools, she was a lifelong member of St. Mary...