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Timothy R. Young

December 3, 2019

Timothy Rodney Young, 65, of Shavertown, entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, December 3, 2019, at home, following a lengthy illness. Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Rodney and Pauline (Cleaver) Young. Tim was a graduate of Upper...

Eileen A. Spagnola (Armbruster)

December 3, 2019

Eileen A. Spagnola, 81, of Wilkes-Barre passed away peacefully on Tuesday, December 3, 2019. Born December 5, 1937, in the East End section of Wilkes-Barre, Eileen is the daughter of late Carl Armbruster, Sr. and Marie (Monahan) Armbruster. ...

Richard P. Belles

December 3, 2019


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Richard Paul Belles died on December 3, 2019 at the VA Medical Center in Wilkes-Barre. The deep love, presence and prayers of all his family comforted him, as he prepared to enter into eternal life. Born in Plains on May 19, 1941, he was the olde...

Elsie Szafran (Plinko)

December 1, 2019

Elsie Szafran, 85 of Plains Township, passed away Sunday evening, December 1, 2019 at the United Methodist Homes, Wesley Village Campus, Jenkins Township. Born in Plains, she was the daughter of the late Alex and Domicella (Thomalonis) Plinko. ...

John C. McKeown

November 26, 2019


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JOHN MCKEOWN, WILKES-BARRE COMMUNITY LEADER November 26, 2019 John McKeown, 99, a well-known figure in Wilkes-Barre and the Luzerne ...

Emil B. Ribacchi

November 25, 2019


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Emil B. Ribacchi, 92 of Plains Township, passed away Monday morning, November 25, 2019 at his home. Born in Old Forge, he was the son of the late Luigi and Maria (Castellani) Ribacchi. Emil was a graduate of Old Forge High School and was an Arm...

Leo G. Doran

November 25, 2019


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Leo G. Doran, 88 of Trucksville, passed away Monday morning, November 25, 2019 at the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital. Born in Ashley, he was the son of the late James and Catherine (Conahan) Doran. Leo attended Hanover Area High School where he ...

Carl W. Engle

November 24, 2019

Carl W. Engle, “AKA BUG”, 72 of the East End section of Wilkes-Barre, passed away Monday morning, November 24, 2019 at Timber Ridge, HCC, Plains, where he had been a resident for the past 3 ½ years. Born in Wilkes-Barre Township, he was the s...

John Matrunich

November 23, 2019

John “Jeff” Matrunich, 64, of the Hudson section of Plains, passed away Saturday morning, November 23, 2019 at Penn State Health, Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA. Born in Plains, Jeff was the son of the late John and Anna (Parada...

Gary L. Nowikowski

November 19, 2019

Gary L. Nowikowski, 52 of Pittston and formerly of Plains Township, passed away Tuesday morning, November 19, 2019 at Geisinger Wyoming Valley, Plains. Born in Wilkes-Barre, he was the son of the late Leonard and Mary Ann (Engelman) Nowikowski. ...

Stanley P. Rajza

November 16, 2019

Stanley P. Rajza, 60 of Plains Township, passed away suddenly Saturday morning, November 16, 2019 after suffering a heart seizure at his home. Born in Wilkes-Barre, he was the son of Irene (Traini) Rajza of Plains and the late Leonard P. Rajza. ...

George A. Wilkas

November 11, 2019


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George A. Wilkas, 83 of Plains Township, passed away Monday morning, November 11, 2019 at the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital. Born in the Hilldale section of Plains, he was the son of the late Joseph and Antoinette (Volingavage) Wilkas. George w...

Steven R. Balut

October 30, 2019


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Steven R. Balut, 75 of the East End section of Wilkes-Barre, passed away Wednesday morning, October 30, 2019, at Residential Hospice, Geisinger South, Wilkes-Barre, after a courageous battle against Cancer. Born in Wilkes-Barre, he was the son of ...

Gene R. "Pepa" Mancini

October 29, 2019

Gene R. “Pepa” Mancini, Sr., 81 of Plains Township, passed away Tuesday morning, October 29, 2019 at Kingston Manor, Kingston, PA. Born in the Keystone section of Plains, he was the son of the late Albert and Elizabeth (Mascelli) Mancini. P...

Catherine Kulikowski (Lenkowski)

October 28, 2019

Catherine “Connie” Kulikowski, 94 of Pringle, passed away Monday morning, October 28, 2019 at the United Methodist Homes, Wesley Village Campus, Jenkins Township. Born in Kingston, she was the daughter of the late Michael and Frances (Deitz) L...

Joseph R. Guiliano

October 23, 2019


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Joseph R. Guiliano, 93 of Kingston, passed away Wednesday evening, October 23, 2019 at the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital. Funeral arrangements are private and are entrusted to the Corcoran Funeral Home, Inc., 20 South Main Street, Plains, PA 1870...

Charles Walkowiak

October 21, 2019


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Charles Walkowiak, 93 of Plains Township, passed away Monday morning, October 21, 2019 at the Jewish Home of Eastern Pennsylvania, Scranton, PA. Born in Plains, he was the son of the late Stanley and Josephine (Sheebee) Walkowiak. Charles was a...

Ann S. Westawski (Marko)

October 16, 2019

Ann S. Westawski, 89 of Pittston, passed away Wednesday morning, October 16, 2019, at the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital. Born in Wilkes-Barre, Ann was educated in the city schools and was employed by the area cigar factories until her retirement. ...

Gary T. Phillips

October 10, 2019

Gary T. Phillips, 59 of Plains Township, passed away Thursday morning, October 10, 2019 at the Jewish Home of Eastern PA, Scranton, after a 9 year battle against Alzheimer’s disease. Born in Wilkes-Barre, he was the son of Janet (Malenovitch) Ph...

Joan P. Ide (Langdon)

October 3, 2019

Joan P. Ide, 66 of Harvey’s Lake, passed away Thursday morning, October 3, 2019 at her home. Born in Wilkes-Barre, she was the daughter of the late John & Stella (Krawetz) Langdon. Joan was a graduate of James M. Coughlin High School, and was...

Joan A. Martin (Young)

September 30, 2019

Joan (Young) Martin, 86 of Hanover Twp., passed away Monday morning, September 30, 2019 at Little Flower Manor, Wilkes-Barre, PA. Born in Larksville, she was the daughter of the late Leslie and Margaret (Weaver) Young. Joan was a homemaker and ...

Catherine L. Fries (Rodeghiero)

September 21, 2019

Catherine L. Fries, 89 of Westminster, passed away Saturday morning, September 21, 2019 at Residential Hospice, Geisinger South, Wilkes-Barre, PA. Born in Westminster, Jenkins Township, she was the daughter of the late Dominick and Cora (Jenkins) ...

Joan M. D'Ambrosio (McDonnell)

September 20, 2019

Joan M. D’Ambrosio, 85 of Jenkins Twp., and Hughestown, passed away Friday evening, September 20, 2019 at Highland Manor Nursing Home, Exeter, where she had been a resident for the past 3 years. Born in the Browntown section of Pittston Township...

Romaine E. Jacques (Singer)

September 18, 2019

Romaine E. Jacques, 90, passed away Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at the Meadows Manor, Dallas, PA, with her family by her side. Born on January 31, 1929 in Dalton, PA, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Clara (Bedell) Singer. She was...

Angeline A. Plis (Brostowski)

September 18, 2019

Angeline A. Plis, 87 of Suscon, passed away Wednesday evening, September 18, 2019 at The Gardens at East Mountain, after a courageous battle against Alzheimer’s disease. Born in Dupont, she was the daughter of the late Albert Brostowski and the ...