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Hedwig R. Gill (Niemiec)

October 12, 2018

Hedwig R. Gill, 99 of Laflin and of St. John’s Apartments, Wilkes-Barre, passed away Friday October 12, 2018 at The Dawn Green Hospice, New York City. Born in Wilkes-Barre, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Helen (Briestek) Niemiec. ...

William "Whitey" Hockenbury

September 30, 2018

William “Whitey” Hockenbury, 72 of Mountain Top, passed away September 30, 2018 from complications of ALS. He was the son of the late Mahlon and Sarah (Pickett) Hockenbury, Sr. He was preceded in death by his brothers Harold, twin brothers ...

Kenneth J. Pryor

September 28, 2018


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Kenneth J. Pryor, 71, of Jenkins Township, passed away peacefully Friday morning, September 28, 2018 at his home surrounded by family. Born in Wilkes-Barre, he was the son of the late Donald C. and Anne (Larkin) Pryor, Sr. Kenny was a graduate ...

Rebecca L. Olander (Williams)

September 26, 2018

Rebecca L. Olander, 78 of Plains Township, passed away Wednesday morning, September 26, 2018 at her home. Born in Wilkes-Barre, she was the daughter of the late William and Hedwig (Borucki) Williams. Becky was a graduate of Hanover Area High Sc...

Dennis R. Isopi

September 25, 2018


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Dennis R. Isopi, 75 of Mountain Top, passed away suddenly Tuesday, September 25, 2018 at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Hospital after suffering a heart seizure at his home. Born in the Hilldale section of Plains Township, he was the son of the late Gal...

David J. Somoga

September 12, 2018

David J. Somoga, 60 of Plains Township, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday evening, September 12, 2018 after suffering a heart seizure at work. Born in Pittston, he was the son of the late John and Mary Darlene (Carter) Somoga. Dave was a grad...

John C. Rajchel

September 5, 2018


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John C. Rajchel, 91 of the Miners Mills section of Wilkes-Barre, passed away peacefully Wednesday afternoon, September 5, 2018 at Birchwood Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Nanticoke, PA. Born in Plains Township, on February 24, 1927, he was the...

Barbara C. Zaremski (Chrisco)

August 30, 2018

Barbara C. Zaremski, 65 of Pittston Township, passed away Thursday, August 30, 2018 at her home. Funeral arrangements will be private and held at the convenience of the family in North Carolina. ...

Randy T. Mikula

August 25, 2018

Randy T. Mikula, 63 of Plains Township, passed away Saturday evening, August 25, 2018 at the inpatient unit of Celtic Hospice, Geisinger South, Wilkes-Barre. Born in Plains, he was the son of the late Rudolph and Stephanie (Skierski) Mikula. Fu...

Edward P. Rembis

August 23, 2018

Edward P. Rembis, 82 of the Hudson section of Plains Township, passed away Thursday afternoon, August 23, 2018 at The Gardens at East Mountain, Plains. Born in Hudson, he was the son of the late Peter and Jessie (Henczel) Rembis. Ed was a gradu...

Harold J. Donnini

August 23, 2018


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Harold John Donnini, 71, of Tunkhannock, passed away peacefully on August 23, 2018 with his family by his side. Harold was born on February 17, 1947 to the late John Donnini and Margaret (Kittrick) Donnini of Wilkes, Barre, PA. Harold was a she...

Paul "P.J." Kane

August 18, 2018

Paul “P.J.” Kane, 71 of the Parsons section of Wilkes-Barre, passed away Saturday evening, August 18, 2018 at the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital. Born in Wilkes-Barre, he was the son of the late Paul A. and Regina (Mundy) Kane. P.J. was a gr...

Marie Theresa Horan (Kaczinski)

August 16, 2018

Marie Theresa Horan, 89 of Kingston and formerly of Plains Township, passed away Thursday evening, August 16, 2018 at the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital. Born in Plains, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Anna (Wichowski) Kaczinski. Ma...

Kendra Lynn Harrison (Wincek)

August 6, 2018

Kendra Lynn (Wincek) Harrison, 30, of Plains Township, passed away Monday August 6, 2018. Born in Plains, Kendra Lynn was the beloved daughter of Ronald and Melanie Wanek Wincek. Kendra Lynn was a graduate of James M. Coughlin High School class...

Robert Wasmanski

August 5, 2018

Robert Wasmanski, 57, of Plains Township, passed away Sunday afternoon, August 5, 2018 at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Plains Township. Born in Plains, Robert was the son of the late Anthony & Elizabeth Thomas Wasmanski and attended ...

Harold V. Mann

August 2, 2018


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Harold V. Mann, 62, passed away Thursday afternoon, August 2, 2018 at the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital. Born in Rutledge, PA, he was the son of the late Walter H. and Audrey Day (Poore) Mann. Harold was a graduate of Swarthmore High School, an...

Eugene T. Zawatski

August 1, 2018

Eugene T. Zawatski, 80 of White Haven, passed away Wednesday, August 1, 2018 at Geisinger Wyoming Valley, Plains, Twp. Born in Plains, he was the son of the late Edward and Agnes (Katinski) Zawatski. Gene was a graduate of Plains Memorial High ...

Romaine S. Lusaitis (Fabrini)

July 31, 2018

  Romaine S. Lusaitis, 69 of Plains Township, passed away Tuesday afternoon, July 31, 2018 at Timber Ridge HCC, Plains. Born in Wilkes-Barre, she was the daughter of the late Anthony and Florence (Franchella) Fabrini. Romaine attended Plain...

William J. Mikelski

July 30, 2018


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William Mikelski, of the Hilldale section of Plains Township, passed away Monday evening, July 30, 2018, at the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital after a brief illness. Born in the Plains, he was the son of the late Leo and Della (Paulikonis) Mikelski...

Joseph F. McKeown

July 26, 2018


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Joseph F. McKeown, 93, formerly of Wilkes-Barre, passed away on Thursday, July 26, 2018 at Mercy Center in Dallas. Born and raised in the East End section of Wilkes- Barre, he was the son of the late Michael J. McKeown and Mary C. (Lavelle) McKeow...

Peter J. Forbes

July 14, 2018

Peter J. Forbes, 70, of Plains, PA and Petwood, South Australia, recently passed away following emergency surgery and a long stay in the Commonwealth/General Hospital ICU where he was treated with dignity and respect by the doctors, nurses and other ...

Rita P. Kasteleba (Dirvonsky)

June 30, 2018

Rita P. Kasteleba, of Luzerne, passed away Saturday, June 30, 2018. Born in Plains Township, she was the daughter of Rita (Ferris) Dirvonsky of Plains, and the late Frank G. Dirvonsky. Rita was a graduate of Plains Memorial High School, Class o...

Francis P. Gavin

June 28, 2018


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Francis P. Gavin, 94 of Plains Township, passed away Friday morning, June 29, 2018. Born in Plains, he was the son of the late James and Nora (Gerrity) Gavin. Francis was a graduate of Plains Memorial High School, and was an Army Veteran of Wor...

Mary N. Evelock (Hurt)

June 25, 2018

Mary N. Evelock, 82 of Dallas, passed away Monday morning, June 25, 2018 at her home. Born in Keith, Texas, she was the daughter of the late Millard Stanford and Georgia (Hazel) Hurt. She was employed at Mary McIntosh Laundry and Dry Cleaning u...

June L. Wallace (Keen)

June 18, 2018

June L. Wallace, 77 of Wilkes-Barre, passed away Monday morning, June 18, 2018 at Fox Subacute at Warrington, Warrington, Pennsylvania. Born in Wilkes-Barre, she was the daughter of the late Harold & Elizabeth (Yale) Keen. June attended Jam...