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Dorothy Lutchko (Bellack)

June 19, 2019

Dorothy Lutchko, 85 of Plains Township, passed away Wednesday afternoon, June 19, 2019 at Allied Services Hospice Center, Scranton, with her family by her side. Dorothy was born and grew up in Luzerne, PA, the daughter of the late George and Anna ...

Joseph J. Colarusso

June 15, 2019


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Joseph J. Colarusso, 92 of Plains Township, passed away Saturday afternoon, June 15, 2019 at Residential Hospice, Geisinger South, Wilkes-Barre. Born in Yatesville, he was the son of the late James and Angeline (Nardone) Colarusso. Joe was a gr...

Joseph J. Romanofski, Jr.

June 9, 2019


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Joseph J. Romanofski, Jr., 76 of Laflin, passed away Sunday morning, June 9, 2019 at the United Methodist Homes, Wesley Village, Jenkins Township, with his family and friends by his side. Born in Wilkes-Barre, he was the son of the late Joseph J. ...

Rita M. Wysocki (Moritz)

June 6, 2019

Rita M. Wysocki, 87 of Plains Township, passed away Thursday, June 6, 2019, at her home. Born in Plains, she was the daughter of the late Bernard and Bernice (Francoski) Moritz. Rita was a graduate of Plains Memorial High School, and was employ...

Joseph Marykwas

June 4, 2019


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Joseph Marykwas, 86 of Exeter and formerly of Laflin, passed away Tuesday evening, June 4, 2019 at the Dept. of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Plains Township, with his family by his side. Born in the Shantytown section of Jenkins Township, he w...

Gerald W. Mosley

June 1, 2019

Gerald W. Mosley, 72, of Bear Creek, passed away Saturday June 1, 2019 at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Plains Township, from injuries sustained after being involved in a motor vehicle accident. Born in Bear Creek, Jerry was the son of ...

Elizabeth Pietrefase

May 30, 2019

Elizabeth “Betty” Pietrefase, 89, of Wilkes-Barre, passed away Thursday May 30, 2019 at the inpatient unit of Regional Hospice, Geisinger South, Wilkes-Barre. Born in Pringle, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Anna Stilp Kosisher, a...

Geraldine M. McGrady

May 30, 2019

Geraldine M. McGrady, 89, of Wilkes-Barre, passed away Thursday afternoon, May 30, 2019 at the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital. Born in Wilkes-Barre, she was the daughter of the late Martin and Mary (Madden) McGrady. She was a graduate of Marywoo...

Andrew J. Koschak, Jr.

May 27, 2019

Andrew John Koschak, Jr., 58 of the Hudson section of Plains Township, passed away Monday, May 27, 2019 in Pittsburgh, PA Born in Plains on April 16, 1961, he was the son of the late Andrew and Florence (Zukowski) Koschak, Sr. Andrew was a grad...

Ruth M. Cook (Lowery)

May 22, 2019

Ruth M. Cook, 95 of Edwardsville and formerly of Wilkes-Barre, passed away Wednesday evening, May 22, 2019 at The Gardens at Wyoming Valley, Wilkes-Barre. Born in Wilkes-Barre she was the daughter of the late Francis and Ruth (Edwards) Lowery. ...

Robert Patrick Lynott

May 22, 2019


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Robert Patrick Lynott, 81 of State College, PA, passed away Wednesday evening, May 22, 2019 at Ohesson Manor, Lewistown, PA. Born in Jenkins Twp., he was the son of the late Robert E. and Rita M. (Tigue) Lynott. Robert was a graduate of Pittsto...

Shannon N. Karaffa (Callahan)

May 21, 2019

Shannon N. Karaffa, 42, of Plains Township, passed away Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at her home after suffering a brain aneurysm. Born in Wilkes-Barre, Shannon was the Daughter of Lorraine “Cookie” Blaine, of Plains and William Callahan, of Dallas. ...

Kevin Conlon

May 21, 2019

Kevin Conlon, 63 of Hollywood, Florida, passed away May 21, 2019 at Hospice of Palm Beach County, West Palm Beach, Florida. Born in Wilmington, Delaware, he was the son of Nancie (Brannan) Conlon of Plains Township, and the late Joseph “Chip” ...

Ann L. Hannagan (Egan)

May 16, 2019

Ann L. Hannagan, 88 of Bear Creek Township and formerly of Wilkes-Barre, passed away Thursday afternoon, May 16, 2019 at ManorCare, Kingston. Born in the East End section of Wilkes-Barre, she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Florence (Raffe...

Thomas J. McGarrity, Jr.

May 15, 2019


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Thomas J. McGarrity, Jr., 81 of the Miners Mills section of Wilkes-Barre, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday morning, May 15, 2019 at the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital. Born in Taylor, he was the son of the late Thomas J. and Sophie (Lasky) McGarr...

Paul O. Binker

May 15, 2019

Paul O. Binker, 59 of the Hudson section of Plains Township, passed away Wednesday afternoon, May 15, 2019 at Residential Hospice, Geisinger South. Born in Hudson, he was the son of Gertrude M. (Tolarski) Binker of Hudson and the late Paul A. Bi...

Peter J. Tavella

May 14, 2019

Peter J. Tavella, 78, of Plains Township, passed away May 14, 2019 at River Run Health Care Center, Kingston, Pa. Born in Plains, he was the son of the late Bruno and Rose (Capria) Tavella. Peter was a graduate of Plains Memorial High School, Cla...

Kathleen F. Gavin

May 12, 2019

Kathleen F. Gavin, 68 of Plains Township, passed away Sunday afternoon, May 12, 2019 at the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital after a courageous battle against Cancer. Born in the Hudson section of Plains, she was the daughter of the late Regina (Matt...

Paul J. Buchter

May 12, 2019

Paul J. Buchter, 41 of Bear Creek, passed away suddenly Sunday morning, May 12, 2019 at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Plains Township. Born in Lebanon, PA, he was the son of Glenn and Kathy (Keller) Buchter of Lebanon. Paul was a gra...

Etta May McDade Olewine

May 10, 2019

Etta May McDade, 78, passed away on Friday, May 10, 2019, at her residence and the home of her son, in Drums, PA, surrounded by her loving family. Etta May was born October 24, 1940 in Harrisburg, PA. She was the daughter of the late Jane Elizab...

Thomas J. Butch

May 7, 2019


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Thomas J. Butch, 87 of Plains Township, passed away Tuesday evening, May 7, 2019 at Geisinger Wyoming Valley, Plains. Born in the Hudson section of Plains, he was the son of the late Samuel and Virginia (Byczek) Butch. Tom was a member of the P...

Dr. James R. Bruno

May 5, 2019

James R. Bruno, MD, resident of Plains Township and Internist in the Pittston area, died on Sunday, May 5, 2019 at the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital. Born in Pittston on July 7, 1946, he was the son of the late Dr. Joseph N. Bruno and Josephine ...

Barbara A. Millikin (DiMario)

April 22, 2019

Born to Dominick and Mildred (Volpicelli) DiMario on August 24, 1934 in Nanticoke PA, Barbara (DiMario) Millikin left this beautiful earth for a much better place on April 22, 2019. Barbara recently asked “when did I get old?” but even thoug...

John J. Levandowski

April 21, 2019

John Joseph Levandowski, 85 of the Parsons section of Wilkes-Barre, passed away Easter Sunday, April 21, 2019 at his home. Born in Wilkes-Barre, he was the son of the late John V. and Rose V. (Ostraszewski) Levandowski. John was a graduate of J...

Bernard F. Gorski, Jr.

April 17, 2019


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Bernard F. Gorski, Jr., 85 of the Miners Mills Section of Wilkes-Barre, passed away Wednesday evening, April 17, 2019 at his home. Born in Wilkes-Barre, he was the son of the late Bernard F. and Genevieve (Mosciejewski) Gorski, Sr. Bernie was a...