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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...

Rita R. Weaver (Lavelle)

June 14, 2018

Rita R. Weaver, 87, of Kingston, passed away Thursday morning, June 14, 2018 at Little Flower Manor, Wilkes-Barre. Born in Swoyersville, Rita was the daughter of the late Thomas and Agnes (Freeman) Lavelle. Rita attended Kingston High School an...

Alfred J. DeAngelis, Jr.

June 11, 2018


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Alfred J. DeAngelis, Jr., 70 of Plains Township, passed away Monday evening, June 11, 2018 at his home, with his family by his side after a 7 year battle against pulmonary fibrosis. Born in Plains, he was the son of the late Alfred & Emily (Smolko...

Michael J. Lavage

June 7, 2018

Mike Lavage of Scranton, known to friends as "Snake," passed away on June 7, 2018, at the age of 56. He was the son of the late William T. and Dorothy S. (Siskovich) Lavage. Mike was born in Keyser, West Virginia but lived the majority of his l...

Joseph M. Osmanski

June 1, 2018

Joseph M. Osmanski, 33 of Wilkes-Barre, passed away Friday morning, June 1, 2018. Born in the Miners Mills section of Wilkes-Barre, he was the son of Michele (Miscavage) Lepore and Armand Lepore of Wilkes-Barre and the late Joseph Osmanski. Joe...

Nellie Haleski (Pasek)

May 30, 2018

Nellie Haleski, 92 of Plymouth, passed away Wednesday morning, May 30, 2018 at the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital. Born in Plymouth, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Maryanna Pasek. Nellie was a graduate of Plymouth High School, clas...

Joseph Madison

May 29, 2018


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Joseph “Joe” Madison, of Plains Township, passed away Tuesday, May 29, 2018, at the age of 84. Born in Plains on January 9, 1934, to Joseph and Anna (Pelak) Madison. Joe was a life resident of Plains Twp., graduating from Plains Memorial Hi...

Robert L. Langan

May 17, 2018


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Robert L. Langan, 86 of Wilkes-Barre, and formerly of Mountain Top, passed away Thursday evening, May 17, 2018 at the inpatient unit of Celtic Hospice, Geisinger South, with his family by his side. Born in Nanticoke, he was the son of the late Wil...

Thomas G. Fagula

May 15, 2018

Thomas G. Fagula, 85, of the Hudson section of Plains Township, passed away Tuesday, May 15, 2018, at Birchwood Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Nanticoke. Thomas was born in Plains, the son of the late John & Helen (Demonich ) Fagula. He was a ...

Mark N. Falandys

May 14, 2018

Mark N. Falandys, 56 of Plains Township, passed away Monday afternoon, May 14, 2018 at his home after a courageous battle against Cancer. Born in Wilkes-Barre, he was the son of Helen (Baker) Falandys of Wilkes-Barre, and the late Anthony J. Falan...

John M. "Jack" Smith, Jr.

May 12, 2018


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John Michael Smith, Jr., 86 years old of Wilkes-Barre, went home to the Lord on Saturday afternoon, May 12, 2018. He died peacefully at his home surrounded by his family. Born in the Miners Mills section of Wilkes-Barre, he was the son of the late...

Leonard J. Gierszal

May 11, 2018

Leonard J. Gierszal, 81 of Kingston, passed away Friday morning, May 11, 2018 at the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital. Born in the Hudson section of Plains Township, he was the son of the late Joseph and Ann (Vestyck) Gierszal. Len was a graduate ...

Ann Marie (Rhea) McGraw (Cawley)

May 7, 2018

Ann Marie (Rhea) Cawley McGraw of the East End section of Wilkes-Barre, passed away peacefully Monday evening, May 7, 2018 at home surrounded by all the members of her loving family, after a six month courageous battle with stomach cancer. Ann Mar...