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Ronald A. Richards

July 20, 2017


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Ronald A. Richards, 72, of Plains Township, passed away peacefully Thursday morning July 20, 2017, at the inpatient unit of Celtic Hospice, Wilkes-Barre, with his family by his side. Born in Wilkes-Barre, he was the son of the late Alex and Mary (...

Frank J. Mascioni

July 20, 2017

Frank J. Mascioni, 67 of Jenkins Township, passed away Thursday evening, July 20, 2017 at his home after a four year battle against Pancreatic Cancer. Born in Wilkes-Barre, he was the son of the late Franceso & Stella (Yarosavich) Mascioni. Fra...

Joan M. Yanko (Binker)

July 19, 2017

Joan M. Yanko, 77 of Wilkes-Barre, and formerly of Laflin, passed away Wednesday morning, July 19, 2017, at her home. Born in the Hudson section of Plains, Township, she was the daughter of the late Frank & Pauline (Dinan) Binker. Joan was a gr...

Joseph "Moe" Mocion

July 17, 2017


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Joseph “Moe” Mocion, 89 of Plains Township, passed away Monday afternoon, July 17, 2017 at his home. Born in Plains, he was the son of the late Stanley & Mary (Podlasek) Mocion. Joe was a graduate of Plains Memorial High School, class of 19...

Joan J. Chismar (Kasaba)

July 16, 2017

Joan J. Chismar, 80 of the Miners Mills section of Wilkes-Barre, passed away Sunday evening, July 16, 2017 at her home with her family by her side. Born in Plains, she was the daughter of the late Joseph & Catherine (Makiewicz) Kasaba. Joan was...

John L. Ralston

July 12, 2017


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John L. Ralston, 81 of Plains Township, passed away Wednesday afternoon, July 12, 2017 at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Plains. Born in Wyoming, he was the son of the late Joseph & Ruth (Line) Ralston. John was a graduate of James M....

Joseph L. Ledoretti

July 9, 2017


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Joseph L. Ledoretti, 87 of Plains, Township, passed away Sunday morning, July 9, 2017 at the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital. Born March 22, 1930 in the Keystone section of Plains, he was the son of the late Premo and Epiphania (Mancini) Ledoretti. ...

Sheila S. Bucci (Mikula)

July 7, 2017

Sheila S. Bucci, 54, of Plains Township, passed away Friday, July 7, 2017 at her home. Born in Plains, Sheila was the daughter of the late Rudolph and Stephanie (Skierski) Mikula. Sheila is survived by her Sons, A.J. Bucci and his Wife, Joseph...

Rita M. White (McHugh)

July 5, 2017

Rita M. White, 89 of Wilkes-Barre, passed away Wednesday evening, July 5, 2017 at the inpatient unit of Celtic Hospice, Geisinger South, Wilkes-Barre. Born in the East End section of Wilkes-Barre, she was the daughter of the late Charles “Chick...

David A. Makaravage

July 2, 2017


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David A. Makaravage, 50 of Plains Township and formerly of Wilkes-Barre, passed away Sunday evening, July 2, 2017, at his home. Born in Wilkes-Barre, he was the son of Frank Makaravage, Sr., of Wilkes-Barre, and the late Carol (Savage) Makaravage....

Jopseph J. Balent

June 30, 2017


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Joseph John Balent, a resident of Plains Township, was called to the House of the Lord to rest peacefully on June 30, 2017, with his family by his side. Joe was the son of the late Michael and Clara (Magnini) Balent. He was a graduate of Sacre...

Irma I. Ribacchi (Loreti)

June 29, 2017

Irma I. Ribacchi, 85, of Plains Township, passed away Thursday morning, June 29, 2017 at her home with her loving husband by her side. Born in Perugia Italy, she was the daughter of the late Paul and Francesca (Fusi) Loreti. Irma was a housewif...

Helen G. Flynn (Moser)

June 29, 2017

Helen Gertrude Flynn, 98 of Wilkes-Barre, passed away Thursday, June 29, 2017 at Little Flower Manor, Wilkes-Barre, after a brief illness. Helen was born on March 26, 1919 in Wilkes-Barre, daughter of the late John and Mary Ellen (Hayes) Moser. ...

Joseph A. Grinzi

June 25, 2017

Joseph A. Grinzi, 67 of Plains Township, passed away Sunday afternoon, June 25, 2017 at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Plains. Born in West Wyoming, PA, he was the son of the late Joseph A. and Lillian (Richardson) Grinzi. Joe was a g...

Juliann R. Loftus (Zurek)

June 23, 2017

Juliann R. Loftus, 61, of the Miners Mills sections of Wilkes-Barre, died Friday evening, June 23, 2017, at the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital with her family by her side. Born in Plains, she was the daughter of the late Stanley and Pauline (Skorde...

William J. Milz

June 17, 2017


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William Joseph Milz, Sr., 96, former Wilkes-Barre City Fire Chief, passed away at Riverstreet Manor in Wilkes-Barre on Saturday, June 17, 2017. A life resident of Wilkes-Barre, he lived in the North End section of the city before moving to South Wil...

Clair F. Meehan (Carey)

June 14, 2017

Claire F. Meehan, 83, of Edwardsville, and formerly of the Parsons section of Wilkes-Barre, died Wednesday morning, June 14, 2017 at Geisinger Wyoming Valley, Plains Twp. Born in Wilkes-Barre she was the daughter of the late John and Florence (Gre...

Joseph J. Adamczyk

June 10, 2017

Joseph J. “Bozzy”Adamczyk, of Swoyersville, and formerly of Plains Township, passed away suddenly on June 10, 2017. Joseph was born in Plains Township, on April 22, 1942. He was the son of the late John and Mary (Golembeski) Adamczyk. He was a...

Elizabeth M. Dohman (Baab)

June 8, 2017

Elizabeth M. Dohman, 92 of Wilkes-Barre, passed away Thursday morning, June 8, 2017 at Little Flower Manor Nursing Home, Wilkes-Barre. Born in Wilkes-Barre, she was the daughter of the late Charles J. and Elizabeth R. (Horn) Baab. Elizabeth was...

William J. Zelinski

June 8, 2017


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On Thursday June 8, 2017 at the age of 85, William J. Zelinski of Plains passed away at St. Luke’s Villa Wilkes-Barre where he had been a resident for the past 10 months. Bill was born in Wilkes-Barre on August 27, 1931 to the late Mary (Crawley...

Alice T. Szymczak (McKeown)

June 7, 2017

Alice Theresa Szymczak, 71, of Wilkes-Barre, PA, passed away peacefully on June 7, 2017 at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA. Alice was born in Wilkes-Barre to John C. McKeown of the East End Section of Wilkes-Barre and the late Margaret “P...

Mario R. Malvizzi

June 3, 2017


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Mario Malvizzi of Laflin, passed away Saturday morning, June 3, 2017 at his home with his family by his side. Born in 1930 in Pittsburgh, PA, he was the son of the late Mario and Maria (Perratone) Malvizzi. Mario spent his childhood and early tee...

Barry C. Kresge, Sr.

June 3, 2017

Barry C. Kresge, Sr., 64 of Plains Twp., avid fisherman, has “Gone Fishing!” His favorite spot was along Bowman’s Creek, where his grandfather taught him to fish. Recently he loved going on rides to revisit various streams, ponds, and lakes w...

Mary Grace Reposh (McDonald)

June 1, 2017

Mary Grace Reposh, 85 of Bear Creek Twp., passed away Thursday morning, June 1, 2017 at Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Dunmore. Born in Wilkes-Barre, she was the daughter of the late William and Mary G. (Boyle) McDonald. Mary Grace was a gradua...

William R. Fries

May 19, 2017


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William R. Fries, 92 of Westminster, passed away Friday, May 19, 2017 at The Gardens at East Mountain, Plains, PA. Born in Duryea, he was the son of the late William and Myrtle (Scott) Fries. Bill was a graduate of Tunkhannock High School, and ...