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Joseph W. Zawatski

July 2, 2020


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Joseph W. Zawatski, 91 of Plains Township, passed away Thursday morning, July 2, 2020 at Allied Services Center City Residence, Wilkes-Barre. Born in Ashley, he was the son of the late Joseph and Bertha (Alesczyk) Zawatski. Joe was a graduate o...

Helen Melnyk

June 28, 2020

Helen Melnyk, 92 of Plains Township, passed away peacefully June 27, 2020 at Guardian Healthcare and Rehab Center in Nanticoke. She was born September 27, 1927, the eighth of eleven children born to Ukrainian immigrants John and Paraska (Popadiuk)...

Richard J. Skibinski

June 27, 2020

Richard J. Skibinski, 64 of Plains Township, passed away Saturday, June 27, 2020 at his home. Born in Wilkes-Barre, he was the son of the late Theodore and Margaret (Lapchak) Skibinski. Rick attended St. Stanislaus Kostka Grade School, North Wi...

Anna Mattei (Biscontini)

June 26, 2020

Anna Mattei (Nonna), 81, of Plains Township, passed away on June 26, 2020. Born on June 18, 1939 in Sigillo, Perugia, Italy, she was the daughter of the late Nino & Pasqualina (Pellegrini) Biscontini. After immigrating to the United States ...

Donna M. Yankowski (Farrell)

June 25, 2020

Donna Marie Yankowski, 78 of Plains Township and formerly of Wilkes-Barre, passed away Thursday morning, June 25, 2020 at her home. Born in Wilkes-Barre, she was the daughter of the late James T. and Catherine R. (Rogers) Farrell. Donna was a g...

Geraldine M. Rogers (Loftus)

June 25, 2020

Geraldine M. Rogers, 98 of Plains Township, passed away peacefully Thursday morning, June 25, 2020 at Allied Services, Meade Street, SNF, formerly Little Flower Manor, Wilkes-Barre. Born in Wilkes-Barre, she was the daughter of the late Francis an...

James R. Wood

June 24, 2020


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James R. Wood, 77 of Wilkes-Barre, passed away Wednesday morning, June 24, 2020 at Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Dunmore, with his daughter Jamie at his side. He was born and raised in Edwardsville, PA, son of the late Clifford K. and Bertha May (R...

Charmaine Bieda (Lewis)

June 20, 2020

Charmaine Bieda, 83, Kingston, passed away at Birchwood Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Nanticoke on June 20, 2020. After overcoming multiple health challenges and even beating Covid-19, Charmaine ultimately succumbed to complications from a recen...

Lia M. Vannucchi

June 16, 2020

Lia M. Vannucchi, 73 of Plains Township, passed away Tuesday morning, June 16, 2020 at Regional Hospice, Geisinger South, Wilkes-Barre, after a courageous battle against Cancer. Born in Plains, she was the daughter of the late Albert J. and Mary R...

Leonard Wasmanski, Jr.

June 13, 2020

Leonard Wasmanski Jr., 31 of Plains, passed away Saturday morning, June 13, 2020. Born in Plains Township, he was the son of Leonard and Paula (Bednarczyk) Wasmanski Sr., of Plains. Leonard attended James M. Coughlin High School, Wilkes-Barre, ...

Catherine M. Cavanaugh (McDonough)

June 10, 2020

Catherine M. Cavanaugh, 87 of Jenkins Township, and a longtime resident of Plains Township, passed away Wednesday morning, June 10, 2020 at her home. Born in Kingston, she was the daughter of the late Francis and Catherine (Moran) McDonough. Ka...

Karl B. Berretta

June 10, 2020


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Karl B. Berretta, 71 of Harding, passed away Wednesday June 10, 2020 at his home after a courageous battle against COPD and Leukemia. Born in Exeter, he was the son of the late Charles C. and Julia J. (Binker) Berretta. Karl was a graduate of t...

Louis E. Oeller

June 8, 2020

Louis E. Oeller, 39 of Wilkes-Barre, passed away Monday morning, June 8, 2020 at his home. Born in Wilkes-Barre, he was the son of Donna (Rudnesky) Oeller of Laurel Run and the late Louis F. Oeller. Louie attended G.A.R. Memorial High School, W...

Louise G. McHale (Gori)

June 5, 2020

Louise McHale, 89, of Jenkins Township, formerly of Franklin, NY, passed on June 5, 2020. Born in Scranton, PA, Louise was a graduate of West Scranton High and was preceded in death in November, 2019 by her husband of nearly 65 years, James H. M...

Louise G. McHale (Gori)

June 5, 2020

Louise McHale, 89, of Jenkins Township, formerly of Franklin, NY, passed on June 5, 2020. Born in Scranton, PA, Louise was a graduate of West Scranton High and was preceded in death in November, 2019 by her husband of nearly 65 years, James H. M...

Dolores (Kasulanis) Miller (Zukowski)

May 25, 2020

Dolores (Kasulanis) Miller, 83 of Harding, passed away Monday evening, May 25, 2020 at the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital. Born in Clark Summit, she was the daughter of the late Felix and Ethel (Marszalek) Zukowski. Dolores was a high school gra...

Michael Mykulyn

May 23, 2020


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Michael Mykulyn, 96 of the Midvale section of Plains Township, passed away peacefully, Saturday morning, May 23, 2020 at the home of his daughter Susan. He finished his work, put his tools away, swept up, and went upstairs to be with the Lord. Bo...

Gloria F. Reilly (D'Arienzo)

May 21, 2020

Gloria F. Reilly, 78 of Old Forge, passed away Thursday afternoon, May 21, 2020 at Geisinger Community Medical Center, Scranton. Born in Brooklyn, New York, she was the daughter of the late William and Ann (Truppi) D’Arienzo. Gloria was a gra...

Mary T. Kennedy (Culbertson)

May 19, 2020

Mary Teresa Kennedy, 64 of Dorrance passed away Tuesday evening, May 19, 2020 at the University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland. Born in the Heights Section of Wilkes-Barre, she was the daughter of the late Ben and Teresa (Banik) C...

Delphine J. Spagnuolo (Pascucci)

May 18, 2020

Delphine J. Spagnuolo, 85 of Quakertown and formerly of Bear Creek, passed away Monday afternoon, May 18, 2020 at St. Luke’s Hospice, Bethlehem, PA. Born in Gary, Indiana, she was the daughter of the late Henry and Jennie (Stella) Pascucci, and ...

Francis J. Baker

May 17, 2020


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On Sunday May 17, 2020 the Baker family is sad to say that the “Big Old Bear Daycare” has been closed. Pop Pop Baker has been called to Heaven. Francis “Frank” J. Baker, 67, of Kingston, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, May 17, 2020 at ho...

Clement Wasmanski

May 11, 2020


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Clement Wasmanski, 90 of the Hudson section of Plains Township, passed away peacefully Monday afternoon, May 11, 2020 at his home with his daughter and son-in-law by his side. Born in Hudson, he was the son of the late Stanley and Stella (Mahalick...

Nancie B. Conlon (Brannan)

May 7, 2020

Nancie B. Conlon, 89 of Wilkes-Barre, and formerly of Plains Township, passed away Thursday evening, May 7, 2020 at Residential Hospice, Geisinger South, Wilkes-Barre. Born in Plains Township, she was the daughter of the late James and Lottie (Par...

Shawn F. Mullery, Sr.

May 5, 2020

Shawn F. Mullery, Sr., 57 of Pittston, passed away Tuesday morning, May 5, 2020 at the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital after a courageous battle against Cancer. Born in Wilkes-Barre, he was the son of Frances A. (Rakaczewski) Mullery of Hanover and ...

Lisa Soboleski (Kelly)

May 5, 2020

Lisa Soboleski, 57 of the Parsons section of Wilkes-Barre, passed away Tuesday evening, May 5, 2020 at the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital from complications due to Cancer. Born in Wilkes-Barre, she was the daughter of the late Leo and Henrietta (Gw...